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Business Data Analyst - Racing

Department:

Analytics

Location:

Chicago, Illinois
The Partner Strategy (Business Data) Analyst for Racing (SMI) will spearhead the delivery of analytics and insights to our operators and partners at our respective SMI venues. In this role, you will be responsible for working with our Racing Vice President and Operations Teams to set the strategy for the deployment and focus of analytics insights across different racing tracks. Additionally, this position is responsible for establishing and advancing the methods, processes and standards of analytics and partner service that fuel the innovation that is driving Levy Operations forward. 

Specific Responsibilities
  • Implement and Analyze Key Parts of the Racing Business: 
  • Identify and support the data structure and strategy needed to import available transactional data for our race tracks 
  • Develop and deploy optimal pricing, product, placement, and promotion strategies for concessions and premium points of distribution 
  • Establish and constantly refine an analytics tool to better project racing attendance at our tracks 
  • Develop reporting (heat maps, dashboards, slide decks, status updates) standards and formats for partner and operator end use 
  • Analyze and build optimal solutions around variable labor and travel support plans 
  • Leverage available artificial intelligence, consumer insights, and emerging technology tools to drive guest experience and profitability 

Other various responsibilities as required 
  • Participate in various organizational programs and initiatives such as, but not limited to, supporting sales and retention efforts, performing ad hoc analyses, optimizing group sales strategy, and more 

Qualifications
  • Ability to develop and own stakeholder relationships 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a consultative role 
  • 3-5+ years of experience in quantitative, analytical and/or client-facing businesses (ideally, consulting) 
  • Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree in business analytics, computer science, statistics, economics, or a related field 
  • Some experience using SQL, R, Python, and Tableau for data analysis 
  • Can share examples of using data to solve complex problems 
  • Food service operations awareness/experience 
  • Experience communicating complex ideas to non-technical audiences

About E15
At E15, we are the spark that ignites. Our team delivers next-generation insights based on data, not hunches, to drive business in MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL, College Sports, and beyond. E15 brings unmatched industry intelligence and cutting edge analytics to sports, entertainment, hospitality, and retail industries to help companies make forward-looking decisions to benefit their business, fans and customers. www.e15group.com  

About Levy

Levy is the leader in Sports and Entertainment dining, catering such renowned sports venues at Wrigley Field in Chicago, STAPLES Center and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Ford Field in Detroit and Churchill Downs in Louisville. Levy also caters events including Super Bowls, World Series, NASCAR Racing, the Kentucky Derby, the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament and the Grammy Awards. www.levyrestaurants.com



E15 is an equal opportunity employer. At E15 we are committed to treating all Applicants and Team Members fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. 

The Company is not able to sponsor employment visas for this position
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