Marketing Analyst, (Subscriber Growth & Retention Insights)

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Pandora is looking for a Analyst to join the Subscriber Growth and Retention Insights Team within our Marketing Analytics organization in Oakland, CA.


The role will focus on the email and push marketing channels for Pandora Plus and Premium subscription acquisition and will be responsible for forecasting performance of these channels, evaluating impact of changes, and partnering with Listener Marketing, Product Management, Subscription, Research Science, and Artist Marketing to drive fact based decisions around audience and messaging.


  • Expert on our email and push notification subscription marketing channels including product functionality, how listeners engage with them, and the data instrumentation
  • Build self-service and ad-hoc reports to understand performance of email and push notification subscription messaging
  • Model the impact of changes in marketing product behavior, messaging, audience, etc. on channel performance
  • Drive bottoms-up forecast of subscribers from push and email channels
  • Develop, execute, and report on AB tests to optimize marketing for subscriptions
  • Collaborate with peers on Subscriber Growth and Retention Insights Team to understand cross-channel performance
  • Provide key business insights based on emerging data trends
  • Visualize key metrics on an ongoing basis to communicate out to Marketing, Subscription, and exec team
  • Work with the Marketing Analytics Data Infrastructure, Integrations, and Tools team to ensure appropriate data is tracked and to develop repeatable, automated processes where possible
  • Partner with Listener Marketing, Product Management, Subscription, Research Science, and Artist Marketing to drive fact based decisions around audience and messaging


  • Education: Master’s degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in a quantitative field at a mobile or consumer web company
  • Strong analytics and problem-solving skills with the ability to draw inferences from abstract data patterns
  • Knowledge of email and push as marketing channels (practical experience preferred)
  • Familiarity with data visualization application (Tableau and/or other Business Intelligence tools)
  • Experience working with relational databases and SQL query languages
  • Familiarity with no-SQL architectures (Hadoop) a plus
  • Experience with developing, implementing, and reporting on AB tests
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment and to drive decisions with data
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and communication skills


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