The Variable is looking for someone seeking their next data and analytics challenge in the social space. Our ideal candidate has 5+ years of dedicated social experience and is excited to push forward an innovative agency’s social measurement and insights capabilities. You will help refine our approach and process for providing insights on social activity during a pivotal time in the industry and our agency’s growth.

You will collaborate with Social, Media and Brand Strategy leads in providing social listening insights, paid social campaign measurement, organic channel/content performance, and discovering category/brand insights during strategic development.

We are looking for a person who is insight-minded, enjoys seeking patterns and thinking critically about social platforms’ consistently changing metrics and algorithms. You need to be a strong collaborator and communicator, and have managed reporting across paid campaigns, organic channels/content and digital activations.


  • Be able to build standards and processes for social measurement
  • Collaborate with strategic leads on selecting meaningful KPIs for digital and social programs
  • Design and manage custom reports for clients
  • Be able to compile reports independently as well as co-build with other analysts
  • Be well versed in all social platform metrics and nuances, and a rapid learner as they evolve
  • Be comfortable with most social platform reporting suites, as well as Google Analytics for performance tracking on site
  • Be able to help visualize data for impact and storytelling
  • Be able to simplify insights for internal and external stakeholders
  • Be a strong presenter and confidence-inspiring team member
  • Be well versed in both quantitative and qualitative analysis


  • Experience using multiple Social Listening Tools (eg. Brandwatch, Crimson Hexagon, Netbase, etc)
  • Experience using multiple Social Channel Analytic Tools (eg. Sprout, Later, SimplyMeasured, Sprinklr, etc)
  • Experience using Social Platform Reporting Suites (Facebook, Google, Twitter, Snapchat, etc.)
  • Experience using data visualization tools (eg. Tableau, Adobe, Power BI)
  • Have in-depth knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube with an aptitude for emerging social platforms
  • Have 5+ years of social or digital experience, preferably in strategy, media or analytics roles