Analyst (Sales & Operations)

Central London
up to £100k paye, plus all meals, bonus.
Start date:
Posted By:
Shana Hector

Job Description:


Our client is looking for an experienced analyst to join our Global Agency Trading team which manages FB’s partnership programmes with media agencies. A core part of the role will involve deal management, process development, business analysis and performance reporting. You will use your modelling skills, exceptional analytical skills and ability to derive insight from complex data to support the evolution of agency partnership programmes and aid decision making. You will provide business critical insights, ensure cross-functional alignment across partnership programme goals and execution, and help teams activate strategic partnerships and new initiatives. Additionally, you will have an active role in the development and roll-out of processes, policies and tools for performance tracking and best practice sharing. As well having a proven track record in business analysis and deal performance management, the candidate will need to demonstrate strong team working and influencing skills, as this is a highly cross-functional role . This role is both strategic and operational in nature . The candidate is an experienced professional who is skilled and comfortable switching between the two 


·         Work closely with the other members of the Trading team to manage, develop and maximize the effectiveness of Facebook partnership programmes. 

·         Operations and Deal Management 

·         - Drive regional execution and deal management through the ability to quickly move from high level trading strategy conversations into detailed operational discussions, supporting all regions across all trading related activities 

·         -Managing the day to day trading operations and acting as a first point of contact for Sales and other cross-functional partners 

·         -Play the role of impartial trading expert and counsel to local and regional sales teams by understanding global trading principles and objectives and ultimately ensuring decisions are made in the best interest 

·         - Support in the evolution of trading programmes and provide training and guidance on both a local and regional basis 

·         - Work cross-functionally with in-market Sales teams, Business Operations, Measurement/Metrics, Product Marketing, Legal, Finance and Engineering teams to optimize the performance of our trading arrangements 

·         - Reflect on the business and improve process, policies and efficiency Ensure we have the best processes and tools for deal performance tracking and deal management 

·         This includes: 

·         - Leading the design, roll-out and maintenance of tools for performance tracking and best practice sharing 

·         - Maintaining and enhancing systems, processes and data that drives our trading programmes 

·         - Creating and implementing contracts with agencies and reporting monthly on their status 

·         - Driving streamlined and automated processes br 

·         Analytics 

·         - Performing both periodic and ad hoc analysis and providing reports to evaluate and deal performance and optimize our trading strategies 

·         - Support the central trading team coordinating and leading cross-regional analysis (e.g. strategic modelling, quarterly business reviews, competitive analysis, revenue performance reviews and revenue forecasting) 

·         - Responsible for all monthly, quarterly and periodic revenue tracking reports to inform key stakeholders (executive and operational) on trading deal performance 

Minimum Qualifications 

·         BA/BSc required in an analytical field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Business, Economics or related field) from a leading university 

·         5+ years of work experience required in Sales Finance, Sales Analytics, Sales Operations, and/or Strategy Consulting, or 3+ years with MBA/Master’s degree (preferably Business Management) 

·         Advanced excel skills are essential (e.g. high comfort level consolidating and joining large data sets, 

·         Intermediate knowledge of SQL required, with a strong aptitude to learn new data systems that will help the candidate to perform heavier analysis 

·         Consultative and quantitative/analytical skills. Ability to show data and analysis in an interesting and compelling way. Creative thinker with strong problem solving skills - ability to think outside the box and demonstrate a “can do” attitude is critical 

·         Articulate, adaptable and assertive communicator 

·         Strong team working and people skills, as this is a highly cross-functional role 

·         Intelligent, motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and work ethic 

·         Above all else, humility is something that will make the candidate fit in well with our team and ethos 

Client Description:

The Largest Social Media Company in the World.