Product Data Analyst

  • United states
  • Full-Time
Acast was founded in 2014 and is one of the most eminent podcast platforms, and a pioneer in the open 
podcast ecosystem, connecting all podcasting stakeholders to one common software infrastructure.
Through its infrastructure, Acast allows advertisers to efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners 
through dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2020, had approximately three billion 
listens on Acast-connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts more than 35,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has 12 local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada.

This new role with Acast is perfect for anyone who loves analyzing data, has been embedded in a software development team and/or loves podcasting and related media. You’ll be working with two remote, US-based software development teams who are committed to helping podcasters find their audiences and also generate subscription-based revenue from new product offerings. 

You’ll be tasked with understanding how we quantitatively measure the performance of our various products, notably Google Analytics integrations and SEO strategies, and propose new technologies and strategies to make sure we’re serving the needs of our podcasters. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day health of these products, making sure we identify trends and healthy growth strategies, but also be influential as we develop strategic goals for our products, and hold us accountable to those metrics. 

This isn’t a role to just make dashboards and reports, rather one that is deeply invested in all of the nuances of our products and the multitude of factors that influence their performance. This role will work with other analytics-focused teams and colleagues at Acast, from our content teams, who are analyzing the performance of podcasts in the portfolio and looking for actionable insights and trends, to the software teams who are invested in various data pipelines.

With the product teams specifically, you'll: contribute to Acast’s thought leadership around listener growth and revenue generation; create visual guides; provide input to reports we can share more widely; generate analysis and insights into data-driven product development.

How you will contribute
  • Embedded with the US-based product teams to own the Google Analytics and Search Counsel integrations across our various podcaster products
  • Design the best ways of tracking and measuring new productsReview the performance of existing products and identify factors that contribute to growth
  • Advocate for changes as needed for product development, making business recommendations using quantitative information.
  • Work independently on projects that align with quarterly and annual goals
  • Collaborate with other colleagues at Acast who track the performance of podcast listening, content trends and industry platform trends

  • Who you are
  • At least 3 years of experience in a data analyst role within product, marketing or audience development, ideally within podcasts or other relevant mediums
  • Experience with software development and/or Agile-software teams
  • Previous work with growth funnels or user insights
  • Expert at Google Analytics and experience with Google Search Console and/or SEO tools like SEMRush
  • SQL, Python experience
  • A scientific approach to data measurement and a collaborative approach to finding new ways to gather it.
  • A self-starter, able to identify what needs to be done and deliver resultsA team-player, good at collaborating and managing multiple internal stakeholders
  • Good at translating complex data into useful learnings
  • A good understanding of the podcast ecosystem, or desire to learn
  • A confident communicator
  • Ability to manage time and work to deadlines
  • Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

    Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.

    We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!