Data Analyst, Content

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by The Athletic Media Company

San Francisco, CA 94102
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
About The Athletic Fall in love with the sports page again. The Athletic () is a subscription-based sports media publisher that goes beyond the box score with smart, in-depth sports coverage in 28+ US and Canadian local markets from 100+ talented, acclaimed sports journalists. Founded in 2016, is focused on providing unique, high-quality journalism for passionate fans in an ad-free, uncluttered reading experience. About This Role This is a full-time position in San Francisco, CA. We are looking for a data analyst who can identify the types of content that resonate most with our readers and deliver these insights to our editorial and marketing teams. Our ideal candidate will combine their intuition for great sports content with a strong, data-driven approach to measure and contextualize the value of different story types to our subscribers. Our analyst will work very closely with our editorial team to deliver insights on what's working and what can be improved with our product. Responsibilities Content Tagging: Read, research, and tag all of the content produced by The Athletic with characteristics about the article. Content Insights: Analyze all of our content to understand what resonates with our subscribers. Editorial Support: Work closely with our writers and editors to answer any questions that they might have about the engagement of their work. Communicate Insights: Deliver contextualized insights to our editorial team to improve our product. Job Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics or other quantitative field 1 - 3 years of prior experience in a data scientist or content analyst role Must have extensive knowledge of professional/collegiate sports and the sports media landscape (NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAA, NFL, Soccer, etc). Ability to read through articles across all sports and identify characteristics for each story. Ability to consolidate findings and communicate analysis to editorial team in an easy to understand manner. Must be proficient in SQL and Excel. Experience in Python, R, or another scripting language Strong work ethic and attention to detail. Ability to multitask and self-manage projects. Zero fear of failure and the ability to quickly ramp up on new projects. Comfortable dealing with ambiguous, open-ended problems Ability to remain objective and deliver constructive analysis Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-moving start-up

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