Team Lead (m/f/d) - Transportation Editorial Team

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Founded in 2007 in Hamburg, we have quickly developed into a global company. In our 13 office locations, we employ over 1,100 colleagues from more than 70 nationalities.

In our international working environment, everyone is encouraged to contribute ideas to make Statista a special place to work.

Our culture, framed by clear goals and a supporting team, paves the way for us to stay a profitable, leading player in the market.

We look forward to having you be a part of our team!

Your tasks

As the Team Leader of the Transportation Team within the Editorial Research Intelligence department of Statista, you are responsible for an agile team, covering key content and the newest trends on transportation, logistics and metals with a focus on global, U.S./Canadian, European, and Latin American markets. Your main responsibility will be functional (industry-related) and disciplinary, denoting a day-to-day team leadership.

Your main tasks will be:

  • You have a systematic and continuous overview of the data and editorial content coverage created by the team for the platform. Your core task is to evaluate the performance of the statistical and editorial content, and derive plans for its further development; 
  • You confidently apply agile KPI tracking, in close cooperation with your department leadership. internal departments of sales, account management, and online marketing, responding to management requests in a fast manner; 
  • You inspire the team by leading the development of new ideas and products for the transportation content, reacting promptly to industry developments, and being open to new technologies and communication tools (i.e., webinars); 
  • You ensure the quality of all industry-related content in accordance with Statista’s guides and standards; 
  • You establish strategies to communicate team goals and deadlines to the team, driving the professional output and motivating team members; 
  • You undertake team-building efforts and integrating all team members. You support them in a development of professional research expertise, as well as train and support them (in cooperation with experienced department and company trainers), and evaluate their skills;  
  • You contribute your own editorial content, among others statistical content and advanced editorial trend reports, and act as the central contact within the company with regards to transportation industry expertise.  

Your profile

The main qualities we look for in the future team leader:

  • Successful completion of graduate studies;
  • Experience working with transportation industry data with focus on key information, as well as the most current market trends; direct experience within the industry a plus; 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of editorial work, attention to detail and accuracy, analytical mind with focus on the highest standards in editorial quality; 
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, with experience in editorial English and strong presentation skills, further languages an advantage; 
  • Proven professional record with willingness to grow into a people-leading role; previous experience a plus;
  • Solution-seeking personality, pragmatic and practical in goal setting, open and clear in communication;  
  • Respectful and understanding approach to diversity in perspectives and personalities, displaying motivation to encourage, train, share knowledge with, and empower team members;
  • Highly collaborative working style, bringing a high level of maturity, integrity, balance, and empathy;  

The team

In our Editorial Research Intelligence Department, approximately 200 researchers work on the statistics and topic pages for our different national platforms. Each day, while focusing on their specific fields, our experts research and prepare new data from the world’s most significant sources for our platforms:


Career Opportunities
Statista University
International Team
Attractive Locations
Home-Office & Flextime
Events & Activities


What we offer our employees

Career Opportunities

Excellent career tracks to develop into management, expert or project manager roles.

Statista University

Wide range of continuing education and training-courses as well as coachings for all hierarchy level.

International Team

A challenging job with a dynamic international team.

Attractive Locations

Attractive locations in the heart of Berlin, Hamburg, London, Paris, New York and Singapore.

Home-Office & Flextime

We offer Home-Office and flexible working hours

Events & Activities

Many team building activities, corporate events or sports.

Statista by the numbers


Users from 195 countries are working with statistics from our platform


Editors in 12 editorial offices assure high quality content

Join us

Join our international team and become part of Statista's success story.

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