Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.
The Wall Street Journal is America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation with more than 2.2 million customers. In recent years, the Journal has expanded its core content offering to include coverage of the arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and personal health, building on its heritage as the leading source of business and financial news. Published by Dow Jones, one of the world’s largest news gathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 80 bureaus, The Wall Street Journal now spans 12 editions in nine languages, engaging readers across newspapers, websites, magazines, social media, and video. The Journal holds 35 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.
The newly developed DataSET team is responsible for gathering, enhancing and transforming customer data into business growth. We not only support businesses within Dow Jones, but help set the tone and standards of data by design. Our team is dynamic in supporting each other as well as other data scientists, data analysts, and data-hungry stakeholders across the organization.
The Data Analyst is an integral member of the Dow Jones Data Science and Engineering team. The role will support the data science, engineering and transformation strategy, which in turn supports the larger strategic goals at Dow Jones. This role would mainly support the Consumer side of the business, which includes WSJ, Barron’s, MarketWatch and more; but may also include exposure to other areas of the business, such as advertising and the professional information business.
Based upon this, there are three key areas of focus for the role:
Leverage the data and insight generated by the company’s products to drive revenue and identify product opportunities;
Execute the company’s best practice and strategy for data; and
Support the company’s use of state-of-the art technology end-to-end; from data pipelines, to analysis, algorithms and visualization.
The data analyst should first and foremost understand what drives the company, which factors influence the company’s strategy and how the available data within the company can contribute to the success of its strategy.
Oversee customer-facing report deliveries, both existing and ad hoc requests.
Interpret trends from the data and work closely with stakeholders to enable them to understand the dynamics behind the data.
Proposing future actions based on the insights learnt.
Assist our data engineering team in conjunction with our data science & analytics team to help classify our data architecture for use with various reporting tools.
Work with Data Engineering team to help optimize the data collection process.
Oversee daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly dashboards and build new dashboards using Adobe, Tableau, GA360 or other approved data visualization tool leveraging our own data lakes.
Collaborate with business stakeholders and understand the business problem they are trying to address.
Leverage the company’s immense data stores to provide actionable insight for key product and business decisions.
Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data exploration, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our products.
Facilitate delivery of various projects through all stages of production cycle. This includes working with Software Engineers, Operations, Data Collection, and Product Management to deliver timely and quality data.
Help drive data instrumentation across the company’s core business units. Manage development of data resources, gather requirements, organize sources and support product launches.
Build custom solutions to meet market & internal needs for audience measurement reporting. This includes developing solutions, testing, and integrating into core production process.
Work across functional teams to identify and resolve data issues. Apply critical thinking to quickly resolve issues.
Be stewards of our data governance and data privacy requirements; erring on validation with key stakeholders first to ensure accuracy of data is provided, reduce misinterpretation of data, and prevent misuse or dissemination of sensitive data.
Document and make transparent to stakeholders the methodology and requirements of projects delivered.
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative subject (Statistics, Engineering, Economics, etc.)
Experience in data analysis and problem solving with large amounts of diverse data.
Ability to think creatively to solve complex problems.
Ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects in a fast paced business environment.
Ability to work independently and collaborate across multiple teams.
Knowledge of relational databases and methods for efficient data retrieval.
Basic fluency in SQL or knowledge of relational databases and methods for efficiently retrieving data. Candidates with hands-on coding experience a plus.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills are required.
Experience with web analytics tools expected (particularly Adobe Analytics and BigQuery is a plus.)
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner.
Demonstrate interest in core business problems and challenges unique to the journalism and media industry.
Demonstrate curiosity to dive into available data and enjoy searching for patterns that could indicate new insights.
Knowledge/Experience: Ideally have worked as an Analyst within a media, marketing or data organization that handles membership and advertising models.
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - DATA SET/AD TECH
Job Category: IT Development Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 23113