Data Journalist / Analyst

Mint Talent - API

Data Journalist required to support the ever growing team.

This company is looking for an experienced data journalist to join their team. The right individual will be able to discover, craft and visualise stories that lie within data, helping their teams create data-led marketing strategies for their clients. This is the perfect role for anyone with an interest in data analysis and creative thinking. Using your insights, they will create compelling content for their clients and ensure that their efforts are backed with unique, exciting data.

The right person will have a keen eye for detail and exceptional data skills. You will have a proven ability to spot stories within data that will benefit their marketing teams and you'll stay ahead of current news and industry trends.

You will be highly organised and have a skill set for analysing and sorting data, whether its's through spreadsheets or coding platforms (Python etc.)

This is an exciting role for anyone looking to join an incredibly creative team. Your data will allow them to provide an even better service for their varied clients, from local businesses to household brands.

Responsibilities
- Develop own ways of generating unique data (web scraping, FOI requests, APIs, raw data etc.)
- Locate data that will be useful to journalists, consumers and internal marketing teams.
- Using their own data sources to guide cross-team marketing strategies
- Working with the SEO Outreach team to find unique content marketing stories to enable them to build quality links for their clients.
- Organising and storing data with the longterm goal of creating their own data resource.

Requirements
- A data-focused, yet creative individual with a keen interest in current affairs.
- Proven data analysis skills which have been used to create results-driven campaigns.
- The ability to juggle multiple projects and work reactively when needed.
- An understanding of eCommerce and digital marketing as a whole, especially SEO.
- The ability to sort and analyse data quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment.
- A proactive approach to sourcing and overcoming issues with finding or presenting data.
- Ideally familiar with SQL, Python, Google Big Query and other analytical or data tools.

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