Comic Relief

Senior Data Analyst

The Senior Analyst will play a pivotal role in Comic Relief’s transformation into a being a data-led organisation, working with fundraising and creative teams to optimise campaign activity and reach new and existing audiences with relevant content through development and ownership of a multi-channel supporter selections approach. You are creative yet analytically rigorous, have a stellar track record delivering Advanced Analytics projects in a professional capacity, understand the difference between reports and insights, and believe that data at its most effective is a lever for affecting positive change.


  • Develop an audience selections strategy and work closely with fundraising teams to implement a high-priority individual giving scheme

  • Perform deep-dive analyses of previous Red Nose Day/Sport Relief campaigns and become a source of knowledge for decision-making in support of future activity

  • Foster a culture of outstanding data literacy within the fundraising department

  • Work with engineers to prioritise and ensure quality of capture across the data pipeline – you have either worked in a technical team before, or are excited by the idea of taking a role in agile product development

  • Support the Data Lead in introducing Predictive Analytics and Personalisation capacity to the Comic Relief organisation

  • Provide leadership in effective data visualisation and storytelling to a small team of data engineers and analysts as they automate essential numbers-based reporting and become an insight generation capacity

Essential Education and Competencies

  • Experience working on an individual giving program or a B2C scheme in a targeted area such as CRM, loyalty, personalisation, membership

  • Excellent data storytelling skills, able to condense information into digestible and actionable insight for non-technical stakeholders

  • Highly numerate with fluency in statistics and their application to real-world problems

  • Proactive Data Champion able to accelerate data-driven decision-making at the highest organisation levels

  • Inquisitive, pragmatic, and exploratory mindset

  • Experience building dashboards and analysing data using a BI tool, ideally Tableau

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, able to take briefs from multiple teams and prioritise own workload accordingly

  • SQL, with an understanding of databases and modern engineering principles


  • Python or other programming or scripting language

  • CI/CD, Github

  • Able to work with open data sources and restful APIs

  • Experience working in an AWS environment

  • Experience working with Digital analytics tools and social media monitors, e.g. google analytics, Crimson Hexagon,

  • Experience of working in an Agile development environment

Role posted - 2019-10-21T16:24:12Z 5:24pm, 21st Oct 2019 BST

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  • Your application will be reviewed blind, to ensure fairness
  • You'll need a CV/résumé, but it'll only be considered if you score well on blind review

This role has no specific closing date, so it could close at any time

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