Data Analyst (WASH)

BBC World Service

London, UK 🇬🇧

  •  Job Reference: BBC/TP/2528740/64937
  •  Contract Type: Fixed Term Full Time
  •  Closing Date: 08 February, 2023
  •  Job Category: Data & Analytics
  •  Business Unit: News – WSG HQ
  •  Location: London – New Broadcasting House, United Kingdom
  •  Job Title: Data Analyst

Job Introduction

The BBC World Service has partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in an ambitious project to deliver compelling stories across digital and broadcast platforms on the theme of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) with a specific focus on ten African countries: Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Niger, Senegal and Tanzania. We are looking to recruit a data analyst, who will be responsible for producing impact and audience reports, and supporting the smooth and effective running of the partnership project. They will work alongside the production teams in London, Lagos, and Nairobi, and keep abreast of all content produced and published on BBC platforms. They will oversee the social and digital output as well, and help ensure optimum impact and reach for this project. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented data analyst/impact producer to join the team and create great content.

This is an 18-month fixed term contract. The team is based in London but we would be happy to consider applications from other locations. The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants. Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

Role Responsibility

Monitor and audit the performance of assets which have been published across BBC and social media platforms using such tools as Emplifi, Facebook insights and BBC measurement tools.

Develop and maintain documentation, presenting complex data in accessible formats. This may include the partner’s custom trackers, internal documentation or project specific detail.

Use social media listening tools such as Brandwatch and Crowdtangle and search data to find the most compelling stories, topics and relevant audience profiles.

Are you the right candidate?

Specific Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of using digital and social media analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Emplifi.
  • Proficiency in a data wrangling/analysis language e.g. R, Python.
  • Data visualisation principles and the ability to construct a narrative from data insight.
  • Ability to work in cross-disciplinary teams, collaborating with a variety of analysts and researchers.
  • Strong technical aptitude, with an interest in learning/improving programming skills that you will use every day.

Ideal candidates will also demonstrate any of the following:

  • Familiarity with SQL and data warehouses (e.g. Redshift)
  • Experience of using digital analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, AT Internet)
  • Experience with data visualisation tools e.g. Tableau, Looker, PowerBI, other
  • Understanding of media analytics, data, measurement, methodologies and industry standards including online and offline channels
  • Knowledge and experience of digital media

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: 18 Months FTC/ Attachment – June 2024
Location: London – NBH, but can be flexible (hybrid working available)

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression â€“ the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities â€“ our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits– We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

Attached documents




You ad could be here!