40 Hours Paid Time Off Upon Hire
Up to $2,500 in Relocation Reimbursement
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 9702564050
About the Position:
As a Data Analyst with Visit Grand Junction, you will play a key role in formulating and applying statistical modeling to collect, analyze, interpret, and visualize data. Your work will yield actionable insights and optimize the team's destination marketing efforts.
About Visit Grand Junction:
Visit Grand Junction (Visit GJ), the Destination Marketing Organization, is a Department of the City of Grand Junction. Visit GJ is dedicated to marketing the Grand Junction area, outside of Mesa County, to attract year-round tourism, thereby providing for a sustainable and consistent economy and enhanced quality of life for residents. The team consists of dynamic individuals who are culture-focused, innovative, driven, and dedicated to supporting the travel and tourism industry while reaching departmental goals that serve the Grand Junction community and guests. The Department has evolved into a state-of-the-art marketing organization utilizing data science as its foundation.
What We Offer:
We know that a healthy and happy workforce is a thriving workforce, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that supports quality work-life balance including 31 days of paid annual leave, health insurance options, employer-matched retirement, a City employee health clinic, wellness program, and an Employee Assistance Program. Of equal importance, we offer an opportunity to serve the community you love and live in. Our employees find their work rewarding and fulfilling, knowing that their day job makes a positive impact.
Our Culture: At the City of Grand Junction, we lead the way with continuous improvement, collaborative partnerships, and exemplary service. Our core values are demonstrated by our willingness to challenge the status quo, ability to work together using all areas of expertise to achieve a common goal, and commitment to fulfilling the needs of our community through thoughtful interactions. We are searching for professionals who share our values to join our organization.
What You'll Do:
Mine data and measure performance of existing marketing campaigns using predictive analytics and statistical programming languages including A/B and multivariate testing; analyze, plan, monitor, and optimize data to enhance the performance of future campaigns to maximize performance outcomes.
Develop strategies to enhance data availability, quality, and usefulness for decision making for earned, owned, and paid media to increase visitation and related sales and lodging tax revenue for the City of Grand Junction; interpret data using scientific methods to provide ongoing actionable insights and create high-level and in-depth reports and presentations.
Manage the development of analytical tools, develop key performance indicators (KPI), and outcome metrics; identity, analyze, and interpret patterns in large, complex data sets; develop database queries using programming language tools to extract, transform, and load data for analytics and marketing campaign execution.
Develop, create, and maintain Visit Grand Junction’s data platform and dashboards using data visualization platforms to facilitate fact-based internal staff communication, prioritization, and decision making; follow-up with staff, monitor actionable insights and discover operational improvement opportunities.
Seek a comprehensive understanding of the Grand Junction visitor and analyze visitor engagements throughout the entire customer journey; offer new perspectives on the Grand Junction travel market, visitors, and the local tourism economy; make recommendations to improve destination brand engagement and drive visitation.
Prioritize information and data needs of contractors, research methodologies, and assist with proper selection of contractors throughout the procurement process.
Oversee department-specific and industry-wide research including visitor profile and economic impact research; develop first-party data and manage third-party app data.
Prepare communications highlighting Visit Grand Junction's performance and insights to stakeholders, elected officials, Visit Grand Junction Advisory Board of Directors, and the public; translate data analytics into non-technical language and presentations that can be easily understood by external audiences.
Proactively and regularly conduct market and competitor research, including KPIs, and provide regular updates and insights to support marketing strategies and business development.
Maintain up-to-date skills in the dynamic field of data science, marketing, analytics, and data visualization platforms; seek out continuing education, certification, and training opportunities; stay current with market trends and continually improve strategies, tactics, and techniques; evaluate emerging technologies for destination marketing.
Two (2) years of professional experience in marketing and/or business analytics.
Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, or another quantitative field.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver's license.
Visit Grand Junction (Visit GJ), the City of Grand Junction’s destination marketing organization, executes marketing targeted toward potential visitors outside of Mesa County to promote year-round travel to Grand Junction, during appropriate times of the year. Through destination management strategies, travel and tourism enhances the quality of life for residents, ignites economic development, supports the workforce, and strengthens economic sustainability.