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Sports- Data Analyst

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Stamford, CT, US

Company: Nielsen

Sports- Data Analyst - 42733

Analytics - USA Stamford, Connecticut 






Nielsen Sports is a global leader in the Sports Marketing industry, providing measurement, analytics and advice to help brands, sports teams, and rights holders drive the performance of their business.  
We are looking for a talented Data Analyst that has a passion working with data, backed with strong creativity and discipline.
As an analyst, you will play a critical role in delivering first-class evaluations and drawing insights across sponsorship and media consumption to support client decision making in a reliable and efficient manner



  • Develop mastery of Nielsen tools and metrics, which you will use to help evaluate data to solve our client’s most pressing business questions.
  • Building multidimensional data sets used to value sponsorships across different media platforms is something in which you´re going to be involved. 
  • You´ll be creating and managing league sponsorship files used for client reporting, benchmarking and trends. 
  • You´re going to collaborate with team members in the design and execution of sports industry projects and predictive studies through critical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Communicate internally with client service account team regarding project requirements, interpretation of data, and the development of recommendations that will be presented to clients and used by industry leaders to set strategy.



A naturally curious mindset is needed, so if you have the ability to solve problems thinking beyond common solutions this is a good opportunity to do that in your daily job activities.  
This job is for you if you like number crunching and also consider having strong adaptability and sense of accountability.



  • If you have a Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Market Research, or related field, you´re a potential candidate for this role. 
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel is a must because you´ll be working with formulas, logic statements, pivot tables, index/lookups, and VBA.
  • As this role will be constantly in contact with clients we need excellent communication skills and ability to simplify data and complex ideas.
  • Desirable: knowledge of and interest in the US sports and entertainment landscapes.



We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:


Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Stamford,Connecticut 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No 

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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