Analyst, Revenue Optimization

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13478
Groupon’s North America Local and Gateways Revenue Optimization team has the cool responsibility of being business matchmakers. Through the tweaking of key business levers and the optimization of algorithm, our mission is to find “dealmates” by introducing available deals to the individuals most likely to be interested in purchasing those deals.

As an Analyst, Revenue Optimization, you will work closely with partners in Merchandising, Marketing, Relevance Engineering, and Email Audience Distribution Management to understand performance, identify opportunities for improvement, and develop plans of action to maximize revenue. You will be required to understand and interpret data structures and business performance at various levels of detail in order to generate objective, data-driven, and actionable short and long-term recommendations.


Collect, analyze, and evaluate data to understand macro business trends and measure effectiveness of campaigns, email audience mixes, relevance tests, promotions and merchandising levers

Track business performance through the creation of standard and ad hoc analyses

Develop insights to identify areas of opportunity, and partner with cross-functional stakeholders to take action

Communicate performance trends and analyses to key stakeholders across the organization


2+ years professional business data analytics experience

Bachelor’s degree in STEM, Business, or Economics

Exceptional Microsoft Excel database management skills and strong SQL required

Experience with Tableau, Hive, or R is helpful

Prior experience with marketing effectiveness or big data analytics would be considered a bonus

Excited by working with data, measuring performance, and making objective decisions based on quantitative and/or deductive reasoning

Self-starter, fast learner, adaptive to fast-paced working environment

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability and confidence to succinctly convey complex information to senior management

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.