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Jr. Data Recognition Lead

About You:

We are looking to bring in an entry level data analyst with a minimum of 1-year professional experience to learn and help to power the data transparency initiative. This person should be very self motivated and thrive in a fast paced and rapidly changing start-up environment. Experience managing teams, responding to changes in business priority, developing business use case proposals, as well as the ability to multi-task, manage numerous priorities, communicate, and a strong interest in the CPG industry will help a candidate succeed in this role. Experience in data analysis is preferred and a bachelor’s degree is required in Management Information Systems, Business Management and/or related field (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Economics). The person who fills this role should also be an extremely quick and independent learner.


  • Manage external recognition teams including accountability for performance, business cost, throughput, and budget management.
  • Support various projects led by recognition manager and data team members.
  • Work on team initiatives through joint independent work.
  • Develop business use case proposals and present to management.
  • Work alongside industry experts on cutting edge and dynamic projects.
  • Propose product and platform efficiencies to increase throughput and decrease business costs.
  • Help to manage a database of ingredients, claims, and nutrient data.
  • Work closely with internal data and technology departments.
  • Write, run, and interpret MySQL query results.
  • Build data visualizations to showcase metrics and trends from various tools and/or Excel.
  • Lead individual quarterly projects as assigned.
  • Create reports for both clients and internal management.
  • Provide status updates to management addressing project status, risks and issues.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree required
  • Proficiency in Excel, MySQL, Data Visualization Tools (i.e. Tableau, Kibana,etc.)
  • Prior management experience
  • Motivated and conscientious self-starter
  • Data driven decision maker
  • Intellectually honest
  • Ability to thrive working in a fast-paced team environment
  • Have a passion for driving product transparency
  • Desire to grow and develop a career

About Us:

Label Insight is a rapidly growing VC backed startup growing in both the St. Louis and Chicago markets. We are the industry’s most powerful and innovative CPG product data insight exchange for CPG manufacturers and retailers. The industry’s largest retailers and manufacturers rely on our  platform as an integral solution to manage their product data, increasing their ability to respond to the demands for transparency in the market. Label Insight’s partnership with the FDA, proprietary technology, and scientific data structures set us apart from all other solutions in the industry. Our mission has always been to make vast amounts of product label data accessible and easily analyzable. 

Perks of the job:

  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks, drinks, a kegerator and more!
  • Casual, dog-friendly, open-layout workspace
  • Company subsidized Health Insurance, and 401(k) and commuter benefits
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Catered team lunches every other week
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Regular team events and happy hours
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

Check out more about Label Insight, our culture, and our employees here.

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