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Dow Jones Audience Data Analyst in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a data analyst to help deliver critical data-driven insights and visualizations of them for the newsroom. These insights will be presented to senior editors, product managers and executives, and will help guide strategy across content areas and multiple ongoing projects. Through this work, you will also contribute meaningfully to the creation of new dashboards and metrics for WSJ’s newsroom and Digital Experiences and Strategy (DXS) teams.

The Journal has a large digital audience that is quickly growing. As we grow, we are dedicated to understanding all of our audiences and the value we provide them. You will be part of the News Insights team, which is using data science and predictive modeling to help us engage better with our audiences.

It’s important to have an enthusiasm for news and the public mission of journalism in this job. The Journal is the most trusted news outlet in the country, and we have made great strides in recent years in integrating audience insights into the newsroom.

While you may start the job remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office and report to the Journal’s director of data science.

You will:

  • Manage, organize and present data in a clear, concise and actionable format

  • Turn raw data into visual insights to help support newsroom decisions

  • Teach editors, reporters and others around the newsroom how to use tools and think about audience data

  • Help create clear and useful dashboards, preferably with Google data studio

You have:

  • Candidates with 1-3 years of experience preferred, but we're open to less professional experience depending on skills and relevant project work.

  • The ability to be flexible with your workflow and manage multiple assignments

  • Experience cleaning and manipulating messy data

  • Proficiency in SQL

  • Excellent time management skills, eagerness to learn and a desire to seek and give feedback

Top candidates will have strengths in one or more areas of the following:

  • Knowledge of Python (preferred) or R

  • Experience with Google data studio

  • Experience with Linux and cloud-based services

  • Knowledge of data analytics platforms, including Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Parse.ly or Chartbeat

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Req ID: 24905