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Principal Digital Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa

Are you a digital analytics professional who can help drive an enterprise wide digital strategy? We are looking for a passionate analyst to join our US Specialty Benefits data and analytics- digital team who will help define key measurement strategy for digital efforts. This individual will partner closely with our business, IT, and marketing partners to take our digital and business strategies to the next level. To be successful in this role, you will bring a passion for working with data and expertise in ensuring the right metrics and insights are developed from analytical initiatives.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Act as a consultant for the US Insurance Solutions digital measurement strategy and analysis questions

  • Provide outstanding cross-channel insights by stitching together a variety of data sources and synthesizing key findings to stakeholders

  • Design and build reports/ dashboards (Google analytics, Power BI) to monitor business performance

  • Partner extensively with marketing, CX and business partners to translate digital strategies into measurable requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

  • 2+ years of related work experience in an analytics role is required

  • Strong background in SQL

  • Previous experience with data visualization (Microsoft PowerBI, Google Data Studio or Tableau) to tell data driven stories

  • Experience working with R or Python is highly preferred

  • Working knowledge of one of Salesforce CRM and Marketing Cloud is preferred

  • Shown critical and strategic thinker; ability to understand all available information, synthesize, and communicate a proposed solution clearly and concisely

  • Strong attention to detail, and a foundation of collaboration skills, analytical abilities and strategic minded

  • Knowledge of Insurance industry is preferred

  • Understanding of digital marketing and experimentation methods is preferred


We are open to hiring for this role in Des Moines

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)

Investment Code of Ethics

For Principal Global Investors positions, you’ll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

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Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2021-31395

Enterprise Segment: USIS

Business Area: Specialty Benefits Division

External Company Name: Principal Financial Group

Street: 711 High Street

Remote: No

FLSA Status: Exempt