Analyst, Product Analytics

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks a data analyst to join our growing newsroom product team. The successful candidate will become a key member of the team, developing a deep understanding of our audience to help drive product development in a meaningful way.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of The Wall Street Journal audience across platforms
  • Analyze the performance of WSJ products, working with key newsroom and business stakeholders to drive action on those insights
  • Pull together the voice of customer and develop a perspective entrenched in data on reader response to new and existing features and products
  • Organize and facilitate user testing sessions with Wall Street Journal subscribers and prospects to better understand user preferences for product development
  • Manage A/B tests and process results to come up with actionable conclusions
  • Help define and report back on key performance indicators in order to drive product development
  • Work closely with the audience development and analytics teams within other areas of the organization to support multidepartmental growth initiatives


  • Facility with Omniture, Urban Airship, Chartbeat, and other analytics tools in creating reports and analyzing audience data, including from off-platform partners
  • At least 2 years of experience working in digital publishing or newsroom preferred
  • Experience providing analytics to inform product development
  • Expertise in analyzing raw data to come up with strong data-driven conclusions and recommendations for both smaller improvements and larger strategic decisions
  • Proven talent in surfacing key performance indicators and reporting back against them on a regular basis
  • Deep experience with survey creation and managing onsite and in-person qualitative feedback sessions
  • Ability to pull both quantitative and qualitative data together in comprehensive presentations that tell a story and draw conclusions
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Creative problem solver who thrives in a highly collaborative environment

Applications should include a resume and cover letter.

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Company Overview:

About The Wall Street Journal

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. & world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published byDow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-28295

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function Data/Content

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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