At Team Whistle, we’re on a mission to build a global sports and entertainment company at the dynamic intersection of media, technology and commerce that elevates and inspires our audience and community of partners. Every day. Every way.

We’re looking for a Social Data Engineer & Analytics Manager to build/manage foundational datasets to fuel our social media/revenue reporting and provide actionable content insights.  This is an opportunity to shape and grow a high-impact data space at Team Whistle.  The Insights & Analytics team tracks, reports and analyzes social media content performance by focusing on datasets describing revenue, viewership, engagement, subscriber growth and audience demographics.  We uncover content trends and audience insights to impact our original content strategy, monetization models, marketing strategy and brand partnerships.

In this role, you will focus on the following:

50% - Data Engineering for Social/Video Platforms: build/maintain API connectors and Python web scrapers which generate data sets to fuel our social media reporting (revenue, views, engagements, watch time, etc.)

  • Maintain pre-existing data feeds 
  • Build new ones as social platforms and KPI reporting requirements change 
  • Monitor data taxonomy, quality, and completeness, and maintain relevant documentation
  • Advise analytics teammates on data pipelines and optimal data sets to use, based on business needs

25% - Revenue Operations: manage and up-level revenue reporting across our Media Network (across YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook) for both internal tracking and external partner reporting

  • Contribute to ongoing content reporting and analysis for both in-house and client channels, e.g. YouTube analytics  
  • Support branded content campaign reporting (measurement setup, in-flight tracking and post-campaign recaps)

25% - Social Media Reporting & Insights: translate data into actionable insights that increase social media video/post performance and channel growth to drive revenue

  • Contribute to ongoing content reporting and analysis for both in-house and client channels, e.g. YouTube analytics  
  • Support branded content campaign reporting (measurement setup, in-flight tracking and post-campaign recaps)

Sample Projects in a Typical Week:

  • Modify API connectors to pull in a new metric (ex: watch time across social platforms) which will feed into data trackers and executive dashboards
  • Partner with a content analyst to build/provide the optimal data set to analyze episode-level viewership trends on our slate of original shows on Snapchat
  • Forecast ad impressions across our YouTube network based on historical data; present findings to cross-functional partners from Revenue and Media Strategy teams

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2-3 years experience as a data engineer / analytics engineer...
  • ...or 3+ years of experience in data analysis and modeling combined with a strong desire to pivot into the analytics engineering path
  • Data programming languages: Python, SQL, R, etc...
  • Cloud services & data warehouse skills: Heroku, AWS, etc… 
  • Experience building and maintaining custom API connectors
  • Experience building custom web scrapers with Python (or similar)
  • Savvy with Excel and/or Google Sheets, with favorite advanced formulas & functions, ex: Pivot Tables, V-LOOKUP, etc.
  • Ability to visualize and present complex information in a simple, digestible way
  • Can translate data into stories
  • Have strong prioritization skills and are comfortable determining and managing your project timelines

As A Bonus

  • Passion for sports content 
  • Has worked for a digital media content publisher 
  • Has worked for a data vendor/provider 
  • Has worked in an analytics role (media/social/marketing)
  • YouTube analytics
  • Experience with data visualization / business intelligence software such as Tableau
  • Excited about creating intuitive, interactive data sets and dashboards
  • Sharp design sense 

Who You Are

  • Detail-oriented and technically savvy
  • Highly organized self-starter, with ability to manage projects independently and seamlessly juggle multiple competing projects at once
  • Comfortable with large data sets
  • Clear and concise communicator (both to internal partners and external clients)
  • Collaborative 
  • Entrepreneurial and solutions-oriented (have a “get it done” mindset)
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • Sense of humor
  • Passionate about the digital media and entertainment industry 
  • Avid social media user (e.g. have favorite YouTube or TikTok channels)
  • Strong intellectual curiosity
  • Solid mix of quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

At Team Whistle, we’re proud to offer a wide range of benefits. These include:

  • 80% of employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance premiums for employees and family members;
  • Unlimited paid time off;
  • Fully paid primary and secondary caregiver leave (10 and three weeks, respectively);
  • 12 months of free online therapy through Talkspace;
  • Annual membership fee covered for One Medical, a membership-based primary care practice offering both digital health and in-office care.

Team Whistle is currently operating mostly remotely. Candidates not based near one of our main offices (Charlotte, LA and New York) will be considered. 

 

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