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Junior Data Specialist - MA
Ref No.: 18-08496
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Title: Junior Data Specialist
Job Company: Major Social Media
Job Location: Cambridge, MA
Job Duration: 6+ mos contract

Job Description:

Who We Are
COMPANY is looking for a Junior Data Specialist to help us better understand what users are talking about on the platform. Tracking what users are talking about allows us to serve the best content, make informed product decisions and generally better understand our users and their interested to make COMPANY a better and more engaging experience.

What You'll Do
We're looking for someone enthusiastic to help us classify COMPANY content while helping us to share insights, integrate data with internal COMPANY products and facilitate strong internal strategic relationships around the organization. This person will be responsible for classifying content by creating, monitoring, and maintaining an array of logic-based keyword queries. These queries will span a number of specific domains including TV, Sports, Brands, Events, Celebrities, Movies and more.

Who You Are
The ideal candidate is a team player while also being an independent thinker. This candidate is someone who has a thirst for understanding what is happening in the world (especially in Social Media) and a desire to help drive a more engaging user experience. This candidate is someone who is available to work early morning, evenings and weekends. Finally, this candidate is someone who is detailed oriented and meticulous about their work while also remaining flexible to change and comfortable with multitasking.

If this sounds like it might be you, you probably have:
  • A love for the Social Media products and how it is used around the world
  • A strong knowledge/interest of mainstream topics across News, Sports and Entertainment verticals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across different areas of a business
  • Experience working to deadline, delivering solutions to unstructured business challenges in ambiguous and fast-paced environments
  • Good time management skills
  • A strong attention to detail and are highly organized
  • Advanced ability for problem solving

Job Requirements:
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Working knowledge of any other language is a plus

Education:
  • BS degree in Communications, Marketing or equivalent experience

Required

  • EXCEL
  • MS EXCEL
  • MULTITASKING
  • TEAM PLAYER
  • USER EXPERIENCE

Additional

  • HIGHLY ORGANIZED
  • MARKETING
  • MICROSOFT EXCEL
  • PROBLEM SOLVING
  • TIME MANAGEMENT
  • VERY ORGANIZED