Jewelry Television (JTV) is seeking a passionate, talented analyst to lead our research projects, and build tools and frameworks that deepen our collective understanding of our business, influence innovation, and deliver actionable insights. The ideal candidate has outstanding analytical ability, knowledge of econometric modeling, business acumen, intense intellectual curiosity, strong technical skills, superior written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams. He/she will have a strong bias toward data driven decision making and the capability to use advanced mathematics and/or statistics. He/she will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to think big (while paying careful attention to detail), and will enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment. He/she will work closely with Merchandising, Marketing, Operations, Programming, Finance and the broader Business Intelligence community. This position is regarded as a critical role in providing senior management with analytically based recommendations on significant strategic issues facing the company.
Identify, develop, manage, and execute analyses and econometric modeling to uncover areas of opportunity and present written business recommendations that will help shape the future of JTV. Report on key insights and trends using statistical rigor to simplify and inform the larger team of noteworthy story lines.
Collaborate with programming, merchandising, inventory management, and finance as a leader of quantitative and statistical analysis. Analyze and solve business problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context.
Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation. Develop solutions that utilize the highest standards of analytical rigor and data integrity.
Use data mining, model building, and other analytical techniques to develop predictive models. Write high quality code to retrieve and analyze data.
Learn and understand a broad range of JTV’s data resources and know how, when, and which to use.
Drive development of quantitative and statistical models necessary for evaluation and implementation of new strategies with product managers. Build scalable database solutions when required.
Manage and execute entire projects or components of large projects from start to finish including project management, data gathering and manipulation, synthesis and modeling, problem solving, and communication of insights and recommendations.
Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, dynamic pricing, demand modeling, game theory and customer/product segmentation.
Participate in periodic reviews with JTV Executive Leadership team.
Lead process management changes that result from analysis and ensure the changes are implemented throughout organization.
Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.
Experience solving complex quantitative business challenges; experience in the development of pricing analysis or merchandising analysis is a strong plus.
Verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
Working knowledge of accounting, financial, operational, and marketing principles
Experience using R, Stata, SQL, and databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.
Has the ability to communicate with executive level management on complex issues.
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for JTV leaders:
Exhibits solid business judgment
Has relentlessly high standards
Dives deep into complex issues but has capacity to distill into concise business recommendations
Thinks strategically and has the ability to demonstrate tactical execution
Thinks big and is willing to defend a position
Has exceptional listening skills
Please send resume and list of relevant classes to: Cameron.Bradley@jtv.com