Director of Insight

Position Purpose

SoundCloud is the world's leading social sound platform, scaling alongside a rapidly growing global userbase. We believe information is power, and with customer-centric thinking and deep analytical rigour, we can shape the future of audio on the web.

We’re looking for a smart and experienced leader to build a world-class Insight team, to support the organisation’s growing need for insight. In this role, you’ll draw on your industry knowledge at the interface of media, Internet and the social web to leading a growing team of diverse analytical thinkers aiming to turn data into insight and insight into business action.

Reporting to the VP Marketing and Insight you’ll influence all areas of the business and push SoundCloud forward as a data-informed rather than data-driven company, and an industry benchmark in insight-informed decision making.

Your key responsibilities:

Be an internal and external evangelist for data-informed thinking.
Help to develop our analytical framework and influence key decision makers.
Combine qualitative and quantitative data with strategic objectives to provide recommendations that guide strategy at macro and micro levels of the business.
Work with the Product team to implement an organizational model that enables rapid insight-influenced development in independent teams.
Be responsible for the development of a decentralised BI and analytics infrastructure.
Set highest standards in how to deliver and present data / insights.

Required skills and experience:

MBA or comparable degree from one of the world’s best schools.
At least 7-10 years proven experience in insight, market research or data analysis.
Previous team leader / management experience.
Outstanding analytical skills paired with a profound business sense.
Understanding of the levers of big data and a thorough enough knowledge of technologies/methodologies/statistics to effectively manage a technical data team
Strategic oversight but at same time a hands-on attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
We will be able to sponsor a work permit for Germany for this position and offer support for relocation.

If this sounds like you, and you’re excited to work with people from 28 nationalities in a fast-paced start-up environment, please send your resume and cover letter in PDF or link.

Job Summary

  • Berlin, DE
Date Posted:
13 Sep 2014