For over two decades, BrainPOP has been trusted by educators and parents worldwide as a source of engaging and impactful learning experiences for all kids. With a presence in over two-thirds of U.S. districts through school and district subscriptions and an estimated annual reach of 25 million students, BrainPOP is empowering kids to take agency over their learning and excel in and out of the classroom. 

The company was acquired in 2022 by KIRKBI, the family-owned holding and investment company of the LEGO brand, marking a significant milestone as their first acquisition in the digital learning realm. We are thrilled to continue making learning fun and accessible with the strategic guidance and support of KIRKBI.

About the Role

As part of our Analytics team, the Data Analytics and Insights Manager will be essential in providing critical data and insights for leaders across the organization to help them drive decisions and understand business health, success, and opportunities. This role requires the ability to query and manipulate data from multiple sources, critical thinking, applying advanced analytical methods, a sense of end-to-end ownership, and data storytelling. 

You will report to the Sr. Director of Data Analytics and will collaborate with leaders and business teams to enable them to drive decisions through reports, models, and automation. Additionally, you will identify and execute opportunities to scale reporting within the organization by developing self-service reporting and dashboards for business teams.

This role will also provide project leadership within the Analytics team and help coach teammates on best practices and delivery against project tasks. 

This role is hybrid with weekly time spent in our New York City office (1 day standard, more as needed).

In this Role You Will

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, marketing, and engineering, to understand and define business requirements and translate them into data analytics solutions. 
  • Conducted in-depth analysis of large and complex datasets and created practical data visualization tools. Extract actionable insights and trends to inform strategic initiatives.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to user engagement, product usage, and revenue metrics. Identify areas for improvement and optimization and provide recommendations to enhance performance.
  • Constructively challenging business on assumptions and goals; asking questions that effectively push the thinking of business partners
  • Report and Dashboard Creation: Create, maintain, and enhance reports and dashboards within our centralized Tableau instance.
  • Drive execution on analytics projects by defining problems, identifying relevant data sources, applying appropriate analytic techniques, ensuring accuracy, and presenting actionable results.
  • Take ownership of the end-to-end reporting process, from querying in-depth data to collaborating with team members to understand underlying business drivers. Create clear presentations that communicate insights related to business and customer trends, performance against KPIs, and recommendations for company growth.

You Are

  • Analytical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to work with large and complex datasets and derive actionable insights
  • An excellent communicator and presenter with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Collaborative and consultative: able to leverage your business acumen to partner with stakeholders and coach and mentor more junior colleagues
  • Operationally minded-with the ability to lead projects from start to finish

On Your Resume

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or Economics. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Analytics Expertise: You must possess 5+ years of experience (excluding internships) in analytics, with increasing responsibility and a proven track record of delivering actionable insights that drive business impact. Predictive Analytics experience is a plus.
  • Collaboration Skills: Demonstrate strong collaboration skills with a “can-do” attitude. Comfortably engage with senior-level stakeholders.
  • Technical Proficiency: Strong proficiency in SQL, Python, R, DBT, and advanced presentation and visualization skills using business intelligence tools
  • Understanding of Product Analytics tools like Mix Panel is a plus 
  • Subscription Business Understanding: Familiarity with subscription-based business models and a deep understanding of subscriber acquisition, retention, and churn metrics.
  • Effective Communication: Excellent communication and presentation skills, demonstrating subject matter authority and expertise.
  • Attention to Detail: Maintain high standards by monitoring and reviewing your and colleagues' work quality.

 

Location:

The BrainPOP team operates in a hybrid work environment: Each role has remote flexibility and an in-person component at our New York headquarters or other meeting locations. Based on the requirements of a specific role, we may prioritize hiring within a commutable distance of our New York headquarters or in another region relevant to that role.

We can employ individuals residing in the following approved hiring states:

  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • New York

 

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We take a geo-neutral approach to compensation within the US, meaning that we pay based on job function and level, not location. We have competitive pay bands for all other countries based on market standards. Individual compensation decisions are based on a number of factors, including experience level, skill set, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company. Based on these factors, we expect most of the candidates offered roles at our company to fall healthily throughout the range. We recognize that the person we hire may be less experienced (or more senior) than this job description, as posted. If so, the updated salary range will be communicated to you as a candidate.
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Life at BrainPOP

At BrainPOP, our work directly impacts how teachers teach and students learn. They inspire us to build solutions that facilitate joy and meaningful learning outcomes. Our commitment to educators and kids is reflected in our dedication to the BrainPOP team: ensuring their experience is empowering, creative, collaborative, playful, and anchored in learning and growth.  

Our team is made up of educators, data scientists, published authors, engineers, artists, bakers, film buffs, cyclists, dual citizens, and so much more. We value diversity and inclusion, collaboration, and learning from multiple perspectives.

We believe that a diverse organization is a more effective organization. BrainPOP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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