Data Analyst

Manchester - £1

About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

Social Chain is looking for a Data Analyst to join its publishing and e-commerce division based out of the Manchester HQ. Reporting to the Head Of Performance Strategy, you will be joining a fast growing team that operates across multiple verticals with a variety of performance and brand-led goals. 


As the Data Analyst, you’ll be responsible for managing, interpreting and presenting data across the publishing and e-commerce divisions of the organisation, using a variety of tools that we have at our disposal. 


Our social communities have a wide following and some key areas we focus on are Gaming, Sport and Young Professional Lifestyle. Each of these key areas also have an e-commerce store, so understanding the data flow from one group to the other is key.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the publishing and e-commerce divisions to extract data driven insights and findings to propose recommendations in line with performance marketing and brand goals
  • Pull and analyse data from key social platforms, and internal data management tools to offer informative and clear insights based on the findings
  • Support new business and PR efforts to back up pitches 
  • Set measurement objectives and forecast KPIs in line with the performance marketing and brand teams

Candidate Requirements

  • 2-4 years experience in a role involving data & analytics, social media analytics, or market research
  • Experience using native analytics and social listening platforms to present informative and relevant findings, such as: Permutive, Google Analytics, Social Bakers, Brandwatch, Tubular, Crowd Tangle.
  • Ability to digest data to make informed recommendations and analysis to address challenges and opportunities
  • Proactive problem solver with a passion for helping uncover new opportunities and solutions for the business


Desired Skills

  • Experience using a data management platform, such as Permutive, to segment and analyse site audience data
  • Experience analysing e-commerce data trends using google analytics and shopify
  • Experience presenting data insights and recommendations to key internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Experience from brand and agency backgrounds will be considered