Business Analyst

At Black Spectacles, we have ambitious plans to help support the architecture community, and we need a Business Analyst to help us analyze and evaluate our sales and marketing processes, while also finding opportunities for improvement and implementing effective solutions.

We’re on the hunt for teammates who:

  • Are passionate about architecture and making an ambitious impact on the Architecture and Design community
  • Own it – comfortable taking responsibility for your work
  • Take calculated risks and encourage others to do the same
  • Take a world-class approach to everything you do
  • Make it safe to share ideas
  • Take care of your people
  • If this sounds like you, we need to talk!

Black Spectacles is an ambitious group of 25 teammates with the goal of growing to 75 over the next two years to support our purpose of helping architects thrive in their careers, trying to achieve big things to support the architecture community.

At Black Spectacles, you’ll benefit from working with a team who lives and celebrates our values every day, and you can be sure that you will regularly see and feel the impact of your work. As a fully remote company you’ll benefit from working from home year round, and from company trips to keep you connected to your team.

Black Spectacles has been recognized by Great Place to Work and Built In as a great place to work, by the American Institute of Architects for the national impact we’re having on the profession of architecture, and has been recognized by Inc Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the country.

Role Overview

We‘re looking for an enthusiastic Business Analyst with 0-2 years of experience to join our Sales and Marketing departments. This role is perfect for someone with excellent writing skills, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for data analysis. The Business Analyst will be instrumental in collecting, analyzing, and presenting data from all sales and marketing channels. This position plays a critical role in supporting the strategic decision-making process, driving the company’s growth by evaluating and improving our sales and marketing processes.

Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyze data from various sales and marketing channels, ensuring accuracy and relevance.
  • Present data in clear, compelling ways to support management’s decision-making, including regular reports, dashboards, and presentations.
  • Evaluate current sales and marketing processes, identifying areas for improvement.
  • Document all sales and marketing processes in a detailed and accessible manner.
  • Work closely with management to implement process improvements, aiming for increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in sales and marketing analytics.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to understand their data needs and support their goals.

Requirements

  • 0-2 years of experience in a business analyst role or a similar position, preferably within a sales or marketing context.
  • Exceptional writing skills with the ability to present complex data in an understandable and actionable manner.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data analysis tools and methodologies.
  • Familiarity with CRM systems (e.g., HubSpot) and analytics platforms (e.g., Google Analytics).
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Chicago preferred. Full-time remote.
  • Occasional travel for in-person team gatherings.

Benefits

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health, Dental, Vision, Short-term / Long-term Disability and Life insurance
  • Flexible Savings Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k with Employer match
  • Employee referral program
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Team events and quarterly gatherings

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and make a significant impact at Black Spectacles, please submit your resume and explain why you’re interested in this role. We look forward to considering your application!