YouVersion Director of Data

Technology / Software
Job Type:
Education Required:
Experience Required:
5-10 years
Job Description
The YouVersion Director of Data is responsible for the direction, coordination and implementation of YouVersion’s data strategy.

With technology rapidly changing, YouVersion recognizes the opportunity to make the most of this moment in history and discover new ways to help people engage with God, the Bible, and each other. We’re seeking forward-thinking Christ followers to join our team. 

With more than 450 million installs of the Bible App and 40 million installs of the Bible App for Kids, the YouVersion team continues to grow and evolve in an effort to appropriately steward the opportunities brought our way. We’re looking for a unique individual with a passion for data strategy to serve as our Director of Data.  Are you excited about building a data team to ensure YouVersion has the right data and analytics to improve our products and marketing and impact millions of lives around the world?  Then keep reading!

Who you are:

    • An experienced leader with a track record of success
    • Able to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and drive change

What you’ll do:

    • Build and own data direction and strategy
    • Collaborate with YouVersion leaders across product, marketing, content and partnerships to understand data requirements and opportunities for growth
    • Understand and own the privacy of user data
    • Collaborate with other data teams in the Life.Church organization on overall data strategy and resourcing
    • Conduct analysis to understand the drivers of current product and marketing performance and identifying new opportunities (e.g., customer segmentation, pathing analysis, A/B testing)
    • Democratize access to data throughout the team by building tools/systems that empower the product team to visualize data they need on their own
    • Constantly evaluate new technologies and analytics tools, in conjunction with other data teams in the organization

The experience we're looking for:

    • 5+ years experience in data analytics, data science, statistics or related field
    • Leadership experience in building and leading high-performance teams
    • Consistent record of conducting proactive data analysis, distilling actionable takeaways, making recommendations, and helping the business act on those recommendations
    • Strong presentation and communication skills, with experience working with cross-functional stakeholders and executives
    • Direct experience with BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Amplitude, SQL, etc…)

Work Perks:
When you join the Life.Church team, our prayer is that your family will be closer, your leadership will be sharper, your finances will be stronger, your faith will be deeper, and your heart will be larger. And while the biggest perk to working at Life.Church is doing work that makes an eternal difference, you'll find that's not the only benefit we offer: 

Flexible paid time off
Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision coverage
Generous employer 401K contribution match
Childcare benefits
Casual dress code
Professional development funds

Learn More:
You may not realize it, but YouVersion was created by the local church in 2007, and remains a ministry of Life.Church to this day. Named one of the largest, fastest-growing and most innovative churches in America, we are one church in multiple locations and are passionate about our missional use of technology. 

Learn more about what it’s like to work at Life.Church: www.life.church/careers. To view the expectations and responsibilities of this role, click here. This role is located at Life.Church Central Offices in Edmond, OK.