IT Data Analyst

The Humane League ยท US, Remote

Data + Analytics
Food & Agriculture
$58035 - $62853 Per Year
Posted 3 weeks ago

Project Management
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The Humane League (THL) is a global nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. Over the past few years, we’ve grown to a staff of 90+ talented individuals dispersed across the country and around the world. 


The IT Data Analyst is an exciting opportunity for committed animal advocates that get energized by analyzing and sharing power insights from data. You will analyze data from various internal systems and create impactful reports, dashboards and other visualizations that assist all teams in making informed data driven decisions. You will work with stakeholders at all levels within the organization to ensure data integrity (accuracy, completeness, consistency) by regularly meeting with colleagues to verify and validate the outcomes of your work. With a relentless passion for inquiry and analysis, coupled with a clear vision for how data can transform an organization, you will grow and improve upon the organization’s data systems. This position reports directly to the IT and Data Privacy Manager.

This is a full-time, remote position. This position requires domestic travel, this is equivalent to approximately 2-3 trips per year, plus rare miscellaneous errands that may include buying and shipping computers, monitors, mice, keyboards, peripherals, etc. We are only able to consider applicants who reside in the United States and possess United States work authorization.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Convene, lead and participate regularly in departmental and cross functional meetings to learn the data related goals of your colleagues. Then take those goals, refine them and deliver inspiring reports and visualizations from data.

  • Use a variety of tools including EveryAction, Metabase, Salesforce, Redshift, and Google Analytics to glean key analytical insights pertaining to organizational activities.

  • Configure and maintain web analytics tools across all of our digital products and web properties.

  • Collaborate with database administrators and web developers to identify opportunities for process improvements, recommend system modifications, and develop policies for data governance.

  • Be comfortable with relational databases and be able to query information in the databases and generate customized reports/dashboards that synthesize data.

  • Lead projects that improve data-related product development, enhancements, and support.

  • Explore our data to develop unique and actionable insights.

  • Deliver high-quality, high-value data products; working to scale the data function in a cloud-based SaaS systems environment; and ensuring consistency in the organization’s approach to data collection, analysis, and reporting.

  • Work with your manager to create SMARTIE goals that will optimize our ability to make decisions based on data.

  • Review and improve our current work request process for new analytical tools and ensure it is efficient and effective at gathering requirements and as automated as possible.

  • Document and publish policies and procedures related to our data systems and how to request new analytics reports.

  • Verify that our integrations and APIs transfer data securely and with integrity to the data warehouse and work with our Database Administrator to ensure production data adheres to a clear and strategic data model.

  • Safeguard trust in our cloud-based data by cleansing and reviewing it regularly. 

  • Review our data sets and proactively provide solutions and insights for teams based on your observations.

  • Proactively assist leadership with updates to our data strategy.

  • Create a durable data and analytics product portfolio, ensuring all teams use cutting edge data-centric solutions to enhance their work.

  • Cross train with other IT staff, as directed by your manager, to provide insights and redundancy within the team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess most, if not all the following qualities, skills, and characteristics:

  • Technology: At least 2 years professional experience with data, analytics software, preferably in a remote workplace. The ability to write SQL queries to generate customized reports from different databases. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including formulas and pivot tables.

  • Project Management: Experience working on and leading projects successfully that identify and elevate insights gained from analyzing data sets.

  • Work Style: Work with integrity and mutual respect, motivate, and inspire trust and confidence with a wide range of people representing various backgrounds and levels of experience. Ability to adapt quickly to new or unfamiliar tools, data, and problems, as well as develop

  • Communication: Write and speak clearly and effectively, sharing digital reports, dashboards, BI visualizations, briefs, presentations, etc. to advance our org wide goals. Create and maintain clear and helpful process documentation that incorporates writing, speaking and video storytelling. Communicate with peers, project stakeholders, and product support teams in a friendly, welcoming manner, especially when introducing new processes or explaining difficult concepts. Be proactive in communicating analytical opportunties, needs and updates. 

  • Accountability: If you say you’re doing something, do it on time and with quality. Show up to meetings on time. Keep your goals on track and let people know what you need from them to be successful.

  • Organization: Be self-directed and flexible, with excellent planning and multi-tasking skills. Able to plan and manage a variety of tasks and projects and ensure all are completed on schedule, often working with ambiguous guidelines. 

  • Problem Solving: Ability to exercise good judgment, balance risks in ambiguous and complex situations, and take a practical approach in considering different courses of action. Anticipate needs, actively seek opportunities, and propose solutions with strong decision-making capability. Think through your solutions and test them before rolling them out.

  • Teamwork: Be creative and enjoy working within a mission-driven, results-driven and community-oriented organization. Must be a highly resourceful team-player who works effectively with all levels of staff, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently, and display dedication to the work and role. You should welcome the chance to give, receive, and act upon critical feedback to improve your knowledge and expertise.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Commitment to ongoing learning, engagement  personal  growth in diversity, equity, inclusion, and other justice principles

Salary range $58,035 - $62,853, to commensurate with experience. We do not make offers or negotiate outside of the posted salary range.

This position will close on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 12:00pm ET.

The initial application review will happen after the application closing date above. Once your application has been reviewed, you will be notified via email with further details on the status of your application. If a candidate is moved forward, the interview process will be as follows:

  • Work Simulation Exercise (completed remotely)

  • First Interview (via video call)

  • Final Interview (via video call)

Employees enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, pet care & Rx discount plans, working from home, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible employees, paid holidays, flexible vacation time, professional development, and the supportive environment at The Humane League!

At The Humane League (THL), animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work. As such, many of our staff are vegan by personal choice, and all of our THL-hosted events offer fully vegan menus. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please complete this form to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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