Director, Data Insights

Blast Analytics & Marketing

Location: San Francisco, CA | Type: Full Time | Level: Senior Manager/Supervisor

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Target Hire By Date: 04/16/18
Requisition #: BAM0051A
Posted/Updated: 03/06/18

Ready to Make your Mark?

We are actively seeking a Director, Data Insights who can help lead our business analytics services in providing valuable insights that inspire and engage our clients to continually EVOLVE their organizations. Specifically, the Director, Data Insights is responsible for providing data-driven insights, supporting decision making, answering business questions, and managing best practices for analysis, while serving as a leader and advisor for our team’s execution of analysis in delivering meaningful insights that adapt as our clients change and mature.

Functioning as a leader of strong storytelling for our consulting team, the Director, Data Insights provides in-depth analysis, delivers high-value visuals, defines measurability, designs dashboards/visualizations, explores data definitions, builds our team skills, and ensures high standards are met. This internal leadership and client-facing role will help organizations turn data analysis insights into actionable recommendations.

This is a full-time opportunity that will preferably work in our San Francisco, CA or Rocklin, CA location.

Who We Are

Blast Analytics & Marketing is a leading analytics and digital marketing consulting company supporting leaders to EVOLVE their organizations. Through our deep expertise and proven process honed over 19 years working with clients worldwide, we help enterprises transform their data into actionable insights and better decision making — to do more of what works and less of what doesn’t. Our company is driven by smart, talented people who have a strong desire to learn and apply their knowledge, constantly evolving and pushing ourselves each day.

Why Work at Blast

At Blast, we believe in meaningful work. Regardless of role, you'll have the opportunity to Make Your Mark every day, solving challenges and seeing the positive impact of your contributions, as we support leaders to EVOLVE their organizations while EVOLVING our organization. Join us to Make Your Mark — on each other, our clients, our company, our industry, and the community. Ask any team member why they come to work at Blast, and they'll say, "to make my mark!"

To Be Successful

  • You will “Make Your Mark” in customized data analysis and insight delivery
  • You will help our team EVOLVE our analysis rigor and improve our ability to identify and communicate insights in an engaging format
  • You will lead by example in your ability to gain leadership buy-in and ensure action is taken on recommendations provided to our clients
  • You will leverage your ability to build trust and develop strong personal relationships, internally and externally

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications

  • History providing recommendations/insights
  • Detailed analytical abilities with statistical rigor
  • Expertise in visualizing data in one or more tools: Tableau, Power BI, Looker, or DOMO
  • Familiarity with MySQL (or other) databases
  • Experience with Digital Analytics tools, such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics (a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Primary Responsibilities

  • Architect the vision for insightful storytelling (excellent information/presentation design)
  • Lead analysis and insights best practices across analytics and marketing teams
  • Ensure reporting quality and ongoing evolution
  • Recommend strategies leveraging an analytical approach to closing the loop on our implementation/optimization efforts to ensure meaningful impact/action/goal achievement
  • Identify team performance trends, coach, lead, and mentor
  • Execute at an executive level with all communications
  • Overall ensure Blast is supporting decision making for our clients as a result of our analytics consulting
  • Oversee quality assurance and lead/manage our analytics and marketing teams to ensure proper rigor in our analysis of both teams


  • Leadership communication proficiency
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Visual storytelling/information design skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Technical capacity
  • Account management
  • Collaboration skills

You Will Work With

Senior Business Analyst, Director Data Solutions, Senior Marketing Strategists, Analytics Strategists, along with Marketing Team Members and other Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

Are You a Fit?

Blast Analytics & Marketing is a small yet rapidly growing company that is continuously inspired to learn and tackle challenges in analytics and marketing. To get an idea of whether or not you would be a fit within our culture, please review our core values.

Compensation & Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary based on experience, Blast offers extensive benefits for full-time team members, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, unlimited paid time off, a 401(k) plan, and much more. We provide a supportive, challenging, and fun work environment to ensure teamwork, productivity, and teammate happiness.

How to Apply

If you like what you’ve read thus far, please complete the application form and submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format. We read cover letters and weigh them heavily in our decision to consider an applicant. We are not interested in placement agencies or companies at this time.

Blast Analytics & Marketing is an “at will” employer. Compensation, benefits, and job descriptions are subject to change based on individual performance and business conditions.

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