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Job listing closed on 25 May 2023
5 May 2023

Data Analyst

🇨🇦 Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Reporting to the VP, Analytics & Technology, the Data Analyst will be responsible for using large data sets to find opportunities and solve challenging business problems.

What to be excited for in this role:

  • Develop business intelligence dashboards, reports, data analyses, and tools aimed at enhancing the organization’s revenue, operational, and financial performance by collaborating with key internal stakeholders from across the organization.

  • Perform exploratory data analysis to support key decisions with critical data insights by writing advanced SQL queries to extract data from internal databases.

  • Create data visualizations that enhance end-user understanding.

  • Build statistical models based on internal and external data to support attendance forecasting, operational planning, dynamic ticket pricing, evaluate new ticketing models, and develop fan segmentation.

  • Conduct data wrangling to transform raw data from disparate data sources into clean, structured data prepped for analytical use.

  • Partner with StellarAlgo, IT, and other strategic data partners to develop automated pipelines, maintain and improve True North’s data warehouse, and ensure data accuracy and integrity.

  • Provide support to data tool users.

  • Build strong relationships with internal cross-functioning stakeholders, NHL contacts, industry peers, and external data partners.

  • Ensuring effective communication of user requirements and setting expectations to internal clients.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What we need from you:

  • 2+ years’ experience in data analytics, data science, business intelligence or other related fields.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in math, engineering, computer science, management, or statistics.

  • Sports Management MBA, or experience in an analytical role within the sports industry is an asset.

  • Strong knowledge of SQL with the ability to write advanced queries.

  • Prior experience in data visualization tools (Microsoft Power BI is preferred).

  • Prior experience in Python, R, or similar statistical programming languages.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

  • Strong understanding of relational databases and data structures.

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Intermediate knowledge of regression, machine learning, and other statistical modeling methods.

  • Prior experience with cloud database technologies (i.e. AWS, Azure) and data transfer technologies (i.e. REST API, SFTP).

  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative, with an analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills.

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with style fitting for the audience and message.

  • Thirst to learn, be proactive in your own learning and development.

  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organization.

  • Knowledge and experience working in the Sports & Entertainment industry is an asset.

Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process.

Why you should join us

As a top employer in Manitoba since 2008, True North Sports + Entertainment offers challenging and meaningful work in a fast-paced work environment, exciting opportunities with room to grow and develop, a variety of work day-to-day, and a rewarding and enjoyable place to work.

At True North, we value and are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. While all our positions require demonstrated competence to achieve success, we encourage you to apply even if your previous experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description. You may be just the right person for this role, or other roles!

Submission Requirements:

To be considered for this position, please complete the application form below and attach your cover letter and resume (combined into one document)

Closing Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023

True North thanks all that apply however only those selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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