Business Analyst


Denver, CO, Remote, San Francisco, CA

About the Role:

As the Business Analyst you will be integral to helping set strategy and uncovering great community stories via data for the Strava Business team. This role is an outstanding combination of analytics and business/sales development. In this role you will be responsible for translating data into learnings and recommendations, ensuring dashboards and information delivery are robust and insightful. Responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate with teams and verticals inside Strava to deliver insights. You will work closely with Analytics, Product, Business Development and Revenue.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for innovation and improvement by diving into athlete behavioral data and product usage.

  • Ensuring that our clients receive the highest level of data insights and that information is presented professionally.

  • Build self service analytical tools (data pipelines, dashboards, etc.) to automate common requests from both partner and operational leads.

  • Ability to self-prioritize and turn around data requests quickly.

  • Learning and mastering the Strava athlete and data ecosystem.

  • Translating client feedback into deep insights.

  • Using industry trends, research, and data to provide partner product pricing guidelines and recommendations.

  • Analyzing success metrics to build reporting & inform powerful case studies.

About You:

You are extremely organized and have a business-oriented mentality. You have a great ability to thrive in a constantly evolving start-up environment. Most of all, you are curious and eager to learn! Other requirements include:

  • 2-3 years of full time experience in an analytics, sales operations, or business analytics role.

  • Awareness of digital sales cycles and comfortable working with sales data and forecasting.

  • Eager to make your mark. You are able to spot things in data that others have overlooked and are comfortable making recommendations and helping the broader team improve our product and ways of working.

  • Communicates effectively with business and client partners. Must have outstanding written, oral, and cross-cultural communication skills - especially when it comes to reading data and presenting it in a visually professional manner.

  • Excellent understanding of reporting and forecasting best practices.

  • Proven track record of meeting goals and keeping projects on pace System proficiency.

  • You are highly proficient with SQL and visualization tools (e.g. Tableau / Looker).

  • You have deep experience in working with the Google or Microsoft suite of products including Excel / Sheets and Powerpoint / Slides to both synthesize and present data insights.

About Strava:

Strava is Swedish for “strive,” which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We’re a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world’s athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes’ days even better. And just as we’re deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we’re dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We’re backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we’re expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community – we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.

In light of the global pandemic, Strava is currently working in a fully remote capacity. As always, we remain committed to fully supporting our employees, especially their mental health and wellbeing, through these challenging times. Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes’ lives — now more than ever. All to say, it’s a great time to join Strava!

Strava is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Strava, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

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