Project Employee, Research

Location London, UK
Posted 03/01/2017
Closes 01/02/2017
Sector Federations & LOCs, Media, Technology & Broadcast
Function Strategy & Research, Analysis & Research
Contract Type Contract, Fixed Term
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Position Summary

The position is responsible for research, data management, reporting, analysis and providing insights to support the Europe and Middle East regions of the NBA. The position will also involve leading strategic and operational projects to support the VP, Strategy and Operations.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ownership of various data research projects, collecting data across media, digital, mobile, social, basketball participation and on other sports properties
  • Responsible for data management activities, including database development, data integration, maintenance and ensuring data integrity
  • Data analysis and reporting across various departments and markets
  • Developing dashboards, reporting tools and data analytics
  • Liaison with global and other regional research personnel to share best practices and adopt a common approach
  • Production of insights, both reactive and proactive, to support senior management decision making
  • Ownership of various projects, strategic and operational, to support the VP, Strategy and Operations
  • Ad hoc analysis as required

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, good time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal skills Understanding of sports industry
    • Advanced proficiency with Excel, including experience in statistical analysis, financial modeling, and macros
    • Advanced proficiency with statistical software packages, CRM, social media analytics and other analytics tools (i.e. Adobe Analytics)
    • Proficient in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
    • Ability to handle significant workload
    • Self-sufficiency, ability to learn quick and solve problems
    • Values: open-minded, smart, team oriented, enthusiastic, ambitious  
  • A passion for sport and an interest in the commercial element of sport would be a plus

Experience Needed

  • 4-5 years’ experience in research/analytics
  • Experience in the sports media landscape would be a plus

Educational Background Required

  • University or business school degree


The NBA’s entity that conducts the league’s business in Europe was formed in 1997 in Geneva, Switzerland. The NBA is committed to growing the sport, and stages regular-season games in partnership with FIBA, local federations and the Euroleague.

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