Latest For You Saved Applied Escape Stories Job Listing Costs & Information




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.


London, United Kingdom

5 Feb 2014

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:
Marketing and Advertising
Esc Factor:
Exciting Brand
Da9f413f ec48 412a a407 d00593f59ffc

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:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Recommend to a friend:
To view this opportunity please sign back in or join
(it takes 10 seconds and might change your life!)

New to Escape?

Sign up for free

  • Get matched with exciting employers
  • Map your future career aspirations
  • Connect with like-minded people


Already a member?

Keep me logged in

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,, 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

Find out more about what its like working at Skimlinks

This opportunity has expired
Report Bug / Give Feedback
Bug / Feedback