Sr. Marketing Analyst

Marketing United States


Position Summary:

As the Sr. Marketing Analyst you’ll act as the driving force for delivering knowledge of marketing activity performance.  Acting as the lead analyst, you’ll be the primary data partner for the marketing team, delivering actional insights, fostering understanding of what’s working, and enabling analytics self-service for the entire marketing team.  This position requires a strong quantitative background to develop sophisticated, dynamic reports and dashboards that will serve as the backbone for marketing enabling data-driven decision across the team.  Additionally, this role comprises advanced analytics functions such as developing nuanced forecasts with multiple data inputs; and developing propensity models, marketing mix models and other models to improve marketing efficiencies.  The ideal candidate is a data-driven marketing analyst with strong technical skills, marketing knowledge, and Higher Education experience.  

Essential Functions:


  • Consultative marketing skills: work with marketing team to translate marketing data needs into reports and self-service marketing tools.
  • Quantitative analysis: Strong capabilities with descriptive analytics utilize data warehouses and data sources to create reports and dashboards that enabling marketing team to understand performance across multiple grains of data.
  • Create data insights: create graphs, reports, and dashboards to increase understanding of performance across marketing and cross-functional teams.
  • Ensure reporting accuracy and availability: Responsible for the data integrity of reports and dashboards ensuring that reported data is accurate. Corroborates data integrity of website and digital media channel data.
  • Develop expertise in data sources: work with internal marketing with cross-functional data partners to ensure that data required is available to use in creating reports and dashboards.
  • Develop expertise in university business processes: cultivate a deep understanding of marketing and enrollment processes, statuses, and prospective student cycle and the supporting data across these to support report and insight creation.


  • Create nuanced forecasts: create forecasts of lead and applicant volume based on projected media spend by channel and other known factors to, working closely with marketing leaders to improve forecast accuracy both within month and across fiscal year.
  • Advanced analytics and modeling: utilizes data science knowledge, statistical models and tools to create marketing models that enhance understanding of significant marketing questions such as prospect propensity to enroll, marketing mix allocations, and marketing channel effectiveness.



Education & Experience:

  • Masters degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Math or comparable field.
  • 3+ years experience in marketing analytics or data science role.
  • 2+ years of Higher Education experience.



  • Strong technical skills including expertise with analytics tools and systems including Excel, R, SQL, SAS, and business intelligence and visualization platforms such as Tableau, Cognos, Birst, DOMO, Microsoft Power BI.
  • Hands-on experience using analytics code to extract data, create dashboards and reports.
  • Strong analytics knowledge base: Expertise using data warehousing tools and data science environments and integrating data from multiple sources.
  • Deep understanding of marketing analytics, marketing frameworks and concepts, and analytic needs of marketing team across multiple responsibility levels.
  • Proven capabilities utilizing marketing data to create insight. Strong understanding of marketing data sources including paid search, SEO, Google/Adobe Analytics.
  • Advanced analytics experience creating forecasts and data models.


Supervisory Responsibilities:





Competencies/Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Acts as a role model. Anticipates and plans for change. Communicates vision to the team. Ability to lead, direct and/or influence others to obtain results using a wide degree of creativity and latitude. Working knowledge in building teams.
  • Ability to participate as an active team member of the team and organization and work toward a common goal.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to influence, build effective relationships and gain alignment with peers, functional partners, and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
  • Accepts personal accountability, proactively seeks resolution for personal limitations head-on; and supports honesty and respect towards others, the company, and oneself.



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  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team of diverse cultures, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and frequently changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set and reach goals, self-motivated; detail-oriented with the ability to look at the big picture, goal and service-oriented; professional image and demeanor.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ability to learn new systems as necessary to succeed with results.   

Travel: No Travel Required

The National University System is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, the National University System is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

The National University System offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The System does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.