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Media and Data Analyst

Position Overview
As Data Analyst, you are a critical, independent contributor focusing on bringing data-rich insights to internal and external stakeholders and strategic projects. You will work across multiple project work streams, conducting analysis across a number of clients and verticals. You will establish trust-based relationships, serve senior executives with critical insights, and identify business development opportunities to expand Makana360 Products and services into clients’ strategic processes.
- Perform analyses using some of Makana360 tools, your knowledge and expertise, as well as researching available online resources.
- Leverage Makana360 capabilities and methodologies (and test new ones) to add critical insights to senior client executives.
- Collaborate internally to test new approaches with unstructured data and leverage our advanced tools to transform these data into actionable insights.
- Strategically identify potential service opportunities within our client base and beyond (find opportunities to expand and upsell projects).
- Monitor and analyze clients’ traditional and social media, their competitors, and related events using a variety of inputs and tools.
- Compile daily media reports, analyse and summarise coverage and flag important articles and issues to client teams in real-time.
- Ensure daily reports and ongoing monitoring is delivered on a timely basis.
- Provide best-in-class support, build and maintain a trusted relationship with our key clients.
- Attend internal/external meetings to gain an understanding of the critical issues and seek feedback from account leaders regularly.
- Preparing reports for executive leadership that effectively communicate trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data.
- Conduct in-depth research on topics of importance to clients.
- Create research briefings on specific topic areas and issues.
- Demonstrate behaviour consistent with Makana 360’s values (Quality, Integrity, Respect, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Mutual Benefits), Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.
- 1-2 years of experience in market research, consumer insights, data analytics, strategic consulting or similarly analytical roles.
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Data Analytics or a related field is required.
- Successful team members show initiative, drive, passion for learning, and a curious mind.
- Knowledge of NGOs and the Public sector is a plus.
- Knowledge of Social listening tools, SQL, SPSS, and Tableau is a plus.
- Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint and willing to learn new tools quickly.
- Proficiency in English and Arabic is a must.
- A basic understanding of social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
- The ability to take the initiative, communicate across teams, and solve problems creatively.
- Excellent listening and communication skills (written and verbal), including the ability to express thinking coherently.
- Critical thinker who is eager to learn, detail-oriented and possesses strong research, writing and analytical skills.
- An organized problem solver who can prioritise efficiently and is comfortable processing diverse and sometimes high amounts of tasks and data.
- Team player with the ability to juggle multiple assignments and work in a collaborative environment.
- Knowledge and interest in current local and international social, economic and political events.
- Professional attitude and the ability to use their own initiative.
What we offer
- An open and friendly work culture that embraces creativity and learning from mistakes.
- A flexible work environment.
- Opportunity to learn and master next-generation AI tools.
- Build industry connections and expand your network.
- Get the knowledge and exposure to multiple industries and sectors.
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