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Skimlinks

Skimlinks

Skimlinks

Skimlinks is one of the most well-known UK-originated startups currently in the internet space, founded in London in 2007 and now with offices in San Francisco and New York.

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
5 Feb 2014

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Salary will depend on experience. 

We offer:
- health and dental insurance
- employee pension scheme and company contribution
- company stock options
- cycle-scheme
- free breakfast in the office
- more different accents in a company than you could dream of!

Employer tags:
Industry:
Tech
Advertising
Marketing and Advertising
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
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Kick-ass Insights Manager at London based Tech Start-Up

Exciting opportunity for a stellar Insights person or insightful Data Analyst to join an award-winning VC-backed start-up.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Salary will depend on experience. 

We offer:
- health and dental insurance
- employee pension scheme and company contribution
- company stock options
- cycle-scheme
- free breakfast in the office
- more different accents in a company than you could dream of!

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
Function:
Analysis
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This exciting role will involve the following responsibilities:


  • Take data and turn it into a competitive advantage for Skimlinks across bizdev, marketing, product & operations; working proactively with the teams & delivering insight
  • Own the Business Intelligence layer of our business, and work with senior management on KPIs, internal reporting and dashboards 
  • Design actionable data points to be integrated into our customer interfaces
  • Support senior management with data to enhance pitches, messaging and collateral
  • Help drive our data architecture for logging & analysis forward i.e. data cube design
  • Work with our data team to develop statistical testing for problem solving, including methodologies for A/B testing and multivariate testing
  • Be our evangelist of a “data-informed” approach to add rigour and counter-balance how we develop our intuition-driven ideas

The role is based in Shoreditch, London right in the middle of Silicon Roundabout. Our digs have a strong technology culture, lots of space and a high-spec setup. We care deeply about creating an environment that feels welcoming, inspiring and comfortable.


About you

Here at Skimlinks we value dedication, enthusiasm, and a love of innovation. We are disrupting the online monetization industry, and welcome candidates who want to be a part of this ambitious journey. But its not just hard work, we definitely appreciate a bit of quirkiness and fun along the way.

  • You have a strong analytical ability, mathematical skills as well as strong attention to detail.

  • You are a natural in joining the dots to create insight: you can make clear, concise conclusions from data

  • You have experience working with BI tools - ideally Tableau, bonus if you’ve experience in speccing/designing cube architecture.

  • You are a SQL #expert and are able to write complex queries.

  • You have highly advanced Excel skills.

  • You have experience with statistical packages like R, SAS, SPSS etc.

  • You are comfortable with rolling your sleeves up in the technologies/tools above and making things happen.

  • You have excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills

  • You are self-starter, you can work independently, carve out your direction and hustle to get the resources you need.

  • You have a cheeky sense of humour, are ambitious, and love the thrill and madness of working in a start-up environment.

  • Bonus if you’ve had experience with large scale data processing/data stores: MapReduce, Hadoop, Redshift

About the Company

Founded in 2007, Skimlinks is start-up behind an innovative service that helps online publishers make money from their editorial and user-generated content. Our base products convert relevant words and links in-text into monetizable links, with a suite of publisher tools and advanced reporting supporting them.

Our clients include the world’s leading online newspaper, content and blog networks, including Wordpress, Hearst Digital, T3.com, Pocket-lint, Mumsnet and over 150,000 more content sites, forums, web applications and blogs.

We make B2B sexy. We are a vibrant, passionate company that derives pleasure in knowing that we help publishers earn an income from what they do, and we do this in innovative user-friendly ways. We seek to offer a suite of automated and editorially-led tools to seamlessly monetize the commerce-related content of a wide-range of publishers across the world, and do this with a team of people who relish the chance to be part of building a company and making a difference.

After 6 years of growth, we are proud of what we have achieved to date. We have grown 2-3x year-on-year since we started, and are now processing 300 million clicks a month across 160,000 active websites. Last year $500 million of e-commerce transactions went through our platform. We have raised over $12 million in venture funding with well-known investors such as Greycroft, BDMI, Index Venture’s Accelerator Fund, NESTA, Sussex Place Ventures, and many well-known Angels and advisors.


We have won a myriad of awards, including Telegraph Startup100: Runner-up for Advertising & Marketing, Linkshare Technology Genuis Award 2010, Best New Business and Special Award for Technological Innovation from New Media Age. Check out our blog for more awards and media mentions at http://blog.skimlinks.com

Find out more about what its like working at Skimlinks http://skimlinks.com/careers

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