Manager, Analytics

Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury/Sports & Entertainment Services

Full Time
Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury/Sports & Entertainment Services
Phoenix, AZ

Job Details

Job Purpose

Perform strategic analysis related to all aspects of team business operations.  The ideal candidate will have experience preparing executive level presentations as well as the ability to perform rigorous data analysis in Excel or other analytic platforms.  This position reports to the Director, Strategy and Analytics and will interact with colleagues across all areas of business operations.

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • Create executive level presentations and reports on a weekly and monthly basis for senior leadership and investors
  • Collaborate with business area stakeholders to identify and track key business metrics in the areas of Ticket Sales, Corporate Partnerships, Marketing, Arena Operations, and Finance
  • Perform advanced modeling on large data sets and apply results to business operations
  • Oversee ticket pricing strategy for organization
  • Design and build dashboards promoting a self-service analytics environment for use by managers
  • Exploratory analysis of new data sources to assess data quality and applications to business practices
  • Perform database management on date warehouse to ensure integrity of data and business rules

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong presentation skills and particular expertise in designing effective charts, graphs, and tables
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues across multiple business areas
  • Familiarity working with large data sets and relational tables
  • Programming experience (R, Python or SQL) required
  • Experience using an advanced visualization tool (e.g. Spotfire, Tableau) a plus
  • Technical expertise in SAS a plus

Experience/Education Requirements

  • 2-5 years of experience in a consulting, business analyst, or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • MBA a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Traditional business hours with occasional weekends, evenings, and some holidays to meet business needs

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.


The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer



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