Automotive Data Analyst

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Machines that Move Us. 

People who Inspire Us.

Stories that Drive Us.


Check us out: http://bit.ly/MotorTrendG


About Us


We are MotorTrend.

With a monthly reach of more than 131 million, the MotorTrend Group is the largest automotive media company in the world. Launched with MotorTrend’s iconic magazine 70 years ago, the company now has a global reach that includes MotorTrend TV, the MotorTrend streaming service, MotorTrend.com, and Hot Rod magazine, with franchises that include MotorTrend Car of the Year, Roadkill, Wheeler Dealers, Best Driver’s Car and dozens more. Our portfolio brings together Discovery’s #1 TV network for automotive super fans, with our vast automotive digital platform that includes direct-to-consumer products, websites, apps, social, and live events.


Our People

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up everyday intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world. 

The Role

 Job Summary & Responsibilities:

 The Automotive Data Analyst (full-time, salaried, regular) helps demystify the new car market. Using data from numerous sources (including proprietary MotorTrend testing data), the analyst arms editors of the MotorTrend New Car Buying Guide with the insights they need to craft stories that will entertain and inform in-market shoppers. At the core of this role, the data analyst will also maintain a ratings system within the buying guide. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Content Operations, essential duties of the Automotive Data Analyst include but are not limited to: 

  • Maintaining the MotorTrend buying guide's ratings and rankings systems, working with other editors (and the numbers) to keep the machine humming.
  • Coordinating the process of updating our dataset and publishing new rankings on a regular basis.
  • Continuously evaluating our rankings algorithm to uncover new ways to improve our rankings methodology.
  • Adeptly monitoring the new car market, inputting automaker data into our buying guide and rankings systems when applicable.
  • Work with the product & developer teams to ensure data is ingested properly and is properly displayed on the site.
  • Perform data QA functions to ensure our data is always 100-percent accurate.
  • Helping MotorTrend explore new content-creation opportunities by providing insights on various sets of data.
  • Flexibly pivoting from a mix of directly assigned projects to suggesting areas of editorial opportunity.
  • Communication: Present findings to all appropriate audiences on a consistent basis via email, verbal, in-person, and other communication methods as deemed appropriate.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position will not include supervising one or more employees where applicable.

 Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in economics, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related quantitative field
  • 2-5 years of experience in a top management consulting firm, investment bank, private equity, hedge fund, and/or media/entertainment/tech company in a strategy/business development/analytical role.
  • Prior experience in Media/Entertainment is a plus, but not a prerequisite

 Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Candidates are required to be highly analytical and be strong, effective communicators. You must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics.
  • The ideal candidate must be motivated, disciplined, flexible, and be able to work effectively autonomously.
  • Experience in conducting analyses to drive revenue impact and / or in strategic finance, corporate development, investment banking or consulting.
  • Experience with Adobe Analytics, Business Intelligence Tools.

 Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.

 Equipment/Software Used:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe

 Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Technology we use

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Location

Conveniently located next to the 405, LAX, Douglas Metro Green Line stop, and the beach! Many walkable food/coffee/tea, grocery, and shopping options.

An Insider's view of MotorTrend Group

What are some social events your company does?

We work hard and love to celebrate our diligence. We host wellness classes, caterings, have arcade machines and give back in our community. We go to Dodger's Stadium, K1 Speed, host movie nights, and get free access to MTG events. Summer time is the best time at MotorTrend! We have KidsDay, ice cream bars, pizza parties and end with a company BBQ.

Stephanie Rios

Human Resources Generalist

What is your vision for the company?

Every day our team wakes up ready to Embrace Entertain & Empower a motoring world. Embracing the Car-Nivore in all of us. Entertaining our 110 MM digital fans with addictive storytelling & experiences. Empowering MotorTrend families with over 70 yrs of street cred. MotorTrend is building a billion-dollar car company without building a single car.

Alex Wellen

President

What's something quirky about your company?

As an automotive enthusiast, working at MotorTrend is the realization of a dream. Each day brings something new, from million dollar Pagani's to LowRiders and HotRods. MotorTrend is on the cutting edge of technology implementation and we are diving the way consumers now consume content via their mobile device and television apps.

Thomas Rosquin

SEO Manager

What are MotorTrend Group Perks + Benefits

MotorTrend Group Benefits Overview

We offer comprehensive health benefits for you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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