Research Analyst (Technical)

Research Analyst (Technical)

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The Position

What You’ll Do

You will work as part of a team responsible for delivering insights and data support for all advertiser pitches qualifying for support from the Audience Insights team. You will support Analysts and Managers in the team with extracting data from internal systems by using advanced techniques to uncover broader insights, as well as creating ways to escalate our current internal data pulls.

Who You Are

  • You have a strong, quantitative, and analytical background.

  • You enjoy working with data, with experience in designing behavioral research or experiments, and analyzing datasets.

  • You have experience using statistical techniques to draw insights from a wide range of different data sources you then use to make informed recommendations.

  • You have attention to detail and are highly organized.

  • You are a self-starter who takes initiative (e.g., could befriend colleagues outside of reporting lines in different geographies for knowledge sharing).

  • You can balance the need for quick turnaround with longer-term strategic efforts.

  • You have strong teamwork and collaboration skills

  • You have a client-responsive, customer service mindset.


  • 3-5 years working in marketing research and analysis

  • Experience using and interpreting descriptive and inferential statistical techniques (e.g. regression, ANOVA) to draw insights from data.

  • Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) on large-scale data sets. Experience using statistical packages (SAS, SPSS, STATA, R, Matlab), or general programming experience is highly preferred (Python, JavaScript).

  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to conduct complex research studies that use a range of data sources.

  • Advanced degree desired; minimum of Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in marketing, business, statistics, marketing research, marketing science, social science, or a related field preferred.

Company Description

The Marketing Insight & Analytics team exists to explore how consumers think, feel, and behave on Twitter, and to understand what that means for brands, culture, and advertising.

The Audience Insights team is a team within Marketing Insight & Analytics that provides insights about consumers and society to support customized pitch presentations for high-value advertising opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high profile team that uses data creatively to tell compelling, human stories with a significant business impact.

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