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Business intelligence analyst

Business intelligence analyst

locationGreater London, UK
ExpiresExpires: 16/08/2022
Permanent position
£51,000 to £60,000 per year

Closing date for applications: 15th August at 11.59pm

Salary: depending on experience


Are you interested in using data to understand the bigger picture? This is an exciting time to join the Data & Insights team at The Economist Group.

Under our newly appointed Chief Data Officer we are creating a centre of excellence spanning research, analytics and data science partnering with the whole group, including our core subscription business, our Economist Intelligence, Economist Impact and Executive Education and Events businesses. Our purpose is to better understand and affect the drivers of our business through data analytics and research, with a focus on our users, B2C customers and B2B clients. We are value-focused and outcome-driven: we help drive growth and agility at every level, whether through informing strategic alignment and decisions, providing quick feedback loops to operators or creating machine learning models to be integrated into our products and marketing communications.

In this role, you will contribute key deliverables to help us to bring data to a wide audience of stakeholders around the business. Our dashboards currently reside in Qlikview, Qlik Sense and Google Data Studio, but we are starting an exciting transition of Business Intelligence (BI) to Tableau. You will translate requirements into Tableau dashboards, using best practice data visualisation guidelines, ensuring content can be consumed with the minimum effort possible.  Our goal is to drive up dashboard usage to facilitate more data-driven decisions, and to enable self-service BI across all verticals at the Economist.



  • Deliver regular reporting using data visualisations in Tableau
  • Create impactful data visualisations that drive action in Tableau
  • Build using a template to ensure consistent look and feel for the end user
  • Present your findings to stakeholders and iterate on dashboards to keep them relevant  
  • Identify ways to automate currently manual processes, using Tableau to visualise
  • Provide end-user training in Tableau in an engaging way
  • Share your Tableau knowledge with others across the team and company to help build a Tableau community
  • Help to ensure best practice visualisation standards are employed in the team’s Tableau content
  • Build the right Tableau published data sources to enable self-service BI
  • Gather new business requirements and collaborate closely with our users



Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Experience building and enhancing Tableau workbooks
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of energy, enthusiasm and passion to succeed in a dynamic environment
  • Hands-on experience working with Tableau Online or Tableau Server
  • Knowledge of best practice data visualisation techniques
  • A graduate degree (or equivalent)


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Fields of study

  • Business administration / Management
  • Marketing / Sales
  • Economics

Required degree level

  • Level 6 (e.g. Bachelor's degree)
  • Level 7 (e.g. Master's degree)
  • Level 8 (e.g. PhD)

Years of experience

  • Mid-Level

Salary range

  • £51,000 to £60,000 per year

Required languages

  • English

Required skills

  • general knowledge
  • SQL

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