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DK Data & Analytics - Data & Analytics Associate (12-month programme)

Are you ready to take your passion for data to the next level? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where your analytical skills can make a real impact? If so, keep reading because we have an exciting opportunity for you!

DK is the leading publisher in non-fiction illustrated works, and we’re committed to leveraging data insights to propel our growth and innovation. We aim to move the world forward, one book at a time, by championing new thinking and creativity and putting the customer at the forefront of what we do. 

As a Data & Analytics Associate, you will play a vital role in leveraging data to drive business growth and inform decision-making at DK. Your responsibility will be to utilise data to deliver compelling and actionable insights that drive change, provide recommendations to stakeholders across key publishing teams and give DK a competitive advantage. 

During your first four months with the business, you will join our Data & Analytics team and become a trusted advisor to our publishing stakeholders. You will develop your business and analytical skills in a structured programme, while shadowing and learning DK’s core processes. In the following months, you will be able to show off your problem-solving skills as you work on project-based tasks across DK. You will also:

  • Navigate the dynamic publishing landscape and gain a deep understanding of the business, analyse shifts across the market and become a strategic business partner
  • Leverage data visualisation techniques to communicate with impact and provide actionable insights to our internal customers. 
  • Conduct business intelligence reporting using a variety of datasets and managing your projects through agile methodologies. 
  • Producing consumer, competitor, trend, and market analysis, assessing opportunities, providing forecasts, and utilising KPIs or benchmarks to drive meaningful action. 
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of data-driven strategies to drive business growth.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand their needs and develop reporting solutions that meet their requirements.
  • Design and build automated data pipelines to streamline data processing and enhance efficiency.

Key Requirements:

  • An understanding of statistical and analytical techniques and the ability to apply them appropriately will be essential in extracting meaningful insights from data. 
  • Attention to detail will be crucial to ensure accuracy in data analysis and reporting.
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills are essential, as you will be expected to proactively support projects and work streams across the Data & Analytics team.
  • Experience in analytics and spreadsheet software.
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn.

If this sounds like you and you’d love to work in a creative and dynamic environment, please send us your most recent CV and a covering letter by Monday 12 February.

Salary: Up to £30,000 depending on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus bonus and benefits
Closing date for Applications: 12 February 2024.

We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our people, some of which are:

  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Volunteering policy and charity matching
  • Employee assistance programme
  • 60% discount on company books
  • Cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership
  • Flex fridays (1pm Finish*)
  • Shopping discounts 
  • Up to 30 days remote working from abroad

And we plant a tree for every new employee in our business.

DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the varied communities that read our books across the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or social background. DK is proud to announce that we have adopted The Halo Code.

DK supports flexible working and has introduced a new ‘smart-working’ policy with a hybrid approach of working weekly from home and in DK’s office.

The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade, but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews or undertaking internships. For more information, visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org

*Subject to certain criteria being met.

About our Company: 

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in. From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

We are the world's leading illustrated publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann, creating cutting-edge design and stunning visual books for the whole family. We are passionate about inspiring curiosity and bring people to books through their thirst for knowledge. With a global book loving community of over 800 colleagues in the UK, US, Germany, India, China, Spain and Australia, we produce books in over 100 countries and over 60 languages. Find out more on dk.com.

DK Data & Analytics - Data & Analytics Associate (12-month programme)

DK, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Administration, Analyst, Publishing, Communications, Data, Analytics
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DK Data & Analytics - Data & Analytics Associate (12-month programme)
Salary description: 
Up to £30,000 depending on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus bonus and benefits

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An understanding of statistical and analytical techniques and the ability to apply them appropriately will be essential in extracting meaningful insights from data.  Attention to detail will be crucial to ensure accuracy in data analysis and reporting.