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Thursday, January 7, 2010

F/T - Data Analyst - Nielsen


The Data Analyst is responsible for supporting BuzzMetrics methodology and product efforts, focusing on the foundation of consumer-generated media analysis. The role is centered on supporting the research team through query creation, source segmentation, collaboration and training. You will be responsible for understanding and defining data set dynamics and proper analytic rigor for foundational research related to client relationships. Integral to this function will be a reorganization and maintenance of our classifier (keyword) and source taxonomies.


-Develop rigorous queries for client projects
-Ensure the quality of classifiers used among the U.S. research team
-Ensure the quality, relevancy and freshness of syndicated segments
-Participate in the redevelopment of the classifier and source taxonomies
-Manage and maintain taxonomies on an ongoing basis
-Available as a resource to analyst team when seeking help on classifier creation and/or source identification
-Participate on client calls in order to gain insight into project background
-Communicate and train analysts on methodology and best practice developments for classifier creation and source identification
with respect to international expansion, train international employees on classifier creation and source identification; disseminate information about new tools and processes used
-Perform other work as required to meet business needs


-BA/BS required; background in the social sciences or Library and Information Science a plus
-1-3 years work experience
-Passionate about language and understanding consumer behavior
-Familiarity and working knowledge of social media and Internet technologies
-Effective organizational skills and ability to multi-task
-Skilled researcher with demonstrated ability to locate specific information and understand hierarchical relationships

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