Job Posting 72778

Data Analyst
Children Believe
Toronto Metro area
closes in 3 days (Fri, 30 Jul)
full time

Careers that empower young dreamers

When you make a decision to work with Children Believe you’re not just doing something great for your career, you’re helping empower children around the world to access education, pursue their dreams and be a voice for change. We know there are lots of career options for talented, top performers like you, but not many offer the opportunity to help children live and dream fearlessly. Children Believe is currently recruiting for the following position: 


Data Analyst


Reporting to the Director, Technology, Analytics and Projects, the Data Analyst will be responsible for full lifecycle data analysis including requirements gathering and analysis, design, development and testing of reporting and analytics capabilities for the organization. The position will identify, design and execute analytical functions to support the decision-making processes, strategic direction and project execution of functional teams (Corporate Services, Fund Development & Communications and Programs & Policy) and cross-functional special project groups.  This includes monthly management reporting, marketing campaign analysis, donor profile analysis, program reach and effectiveness reporting and other ad hoc special projects.  The position will serve areas across the enterprise, supporting and enabling collaboration, new insights and data-driven decisions.


This role requires a detail-oriented, dedicated and driven individual who is passionate about data and transforming it into actionable insights.


This role includes, but not limited to: 

  • Work with management and key stakeholders to prioritize business and information needs.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams including Fund Development & Communications, Corporate Services, Programs & Policy, to answer high-level business questions, document the business requirements and then develop actionable insights.
  • Autonomously prioritize and execute Analytics projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Contribute to various phases of campaign management, from pre-analytics to list generation and post measurement.
  • Effectively create highly accurate reports, dashboards and data analysis to support the various teams as required.
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
  • Be able to handle and merge different data sources and respond rapidly to one-off requests.
  • Effectively communicate and/or present results and recommendations based on data analysis.
  • Work with internal stakeholders, fulfilling ad hoc reporting requests for information by interpreting requests, extracting, compiling, interpreting and presenting data. 
  • Ensure the integrity of key organization-wide data and the safeguarding of sensitive information.  This includes overseeing relevant data hygiene practice, quality control standards, records maintenance and cross-platform data integrity.
  • Develop, manage and enhance KPI dashboard reporting – working with relevant stakeholders to identify and prioritize needs, establish and test metrics, pilot test and improve ongoing reporting. 
  • Act as subject-matter expert in matters related to data integrity and analysis.  Research and provide guidance on policy changes and the establishment of best practices.
  • Continuously educate end-users and identify opportunities for enhancing analytics data, tools and processes to enable them for easy, quick and accurate self-serve reporting on Power BI.
  • Collaborate with digital and marketing teams on challenges and provide fact-based analytical advice for better acquisition and supporter retention.
  • Comply with all Children Believe’s policies.


The ideal candidate possesses: 

  • Post-secondary education in Statistics, Business, Marketing, Analytics or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience in reporting and analytics.
  • Comfortable generating, manipulating, and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Exceptional ability to gather, analyze and document information requirements from business units and cross-functional groups.
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.
  • Proven confidentiality processing sensitive data and information in accordance with security and privacy legislation and best practices.
  • Self-driven with a strong desire to collaborate and leverage the knowledge and skills of those around them.
  • Familiarity with Power BI -DAX, Power Query & SQL.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Children Believe’s Vision, Mission and Values. 


Attributes, Traits, Behaviours:

  • Accountability for results;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a keen attention to detail;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple deliverables that have overlapping completion date;
  • Solutions-oriented, flexible, adaptable;
  • Ability to filter and prioritize opposing and concurrent requests and balance the needs of various functions.


Location: The office is located at 1200 Denison Street, Markham, ON. Staff are currently working from home with some flexibility on in-office activity until further notice (due to Covid-19 related health precautions).


Children Believe offers competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EFAP and company-match RRSP.


Application Process:

If you believe you have that unique combination of a not-for-profit heart, combined with the skills and interest for the Data Analyst position, then you will want to apply for this opportunity by going to Children Believe's Careers website:


Select the button: “Find Career Opportunities”. 


Search under Job Title for "Data Analyst".  Follow the application process stated on the specific job posting, you will be required to complete a brief questionnaire and attach your résumé and covering letter.


Children Believe is not accepting recruitment agency/firm referrals.


Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.


Consistent with our Child Safeguarding Policy, the successful candidate must receive clearance by a Canadian criminal record check.


Children Believe is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.


Children Believe is committed to providing workplace accommodations. If you require an accommodation, inform us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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