The New York Times

Analyst, Data and Insights, Storytelling

14 June 2024
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£50000 - £100000 / year

Job Description

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. 

About the Role

The New York Times is looking for an Analyst to join our Storytelling Team.

As part of the Storytelling team, you will work closely with Product, Engineering and Newsroom partners to help uncover meaningful patterns from our data, engineer data solutions, and develop data infrastructure. You will contribute to the team’s work measuring engagement and evaluating the success of Storytelling initiatives. You will be a curious and collaborative team player who works often with our big data and understands the importance of consistent analytic delivery to support the Times mission. You will report to our Manager, Storytelling Analytics.


  • You will work with Storytelling partners to understand challenges and develop data-driven solutions

  • You will write SQL to pipeline and analyze big data 

  • You will develop dashboards to expand access to data and insights

  • You will develop tracking requirements for new features with the team and ensure that those requirements are implemented properly with engineers

  • You will be a steward of and perform quality checks on your work, especially as new product features scale and become more formalized

  • You will run A/B Tests and provide scope, deliver test analysis, insights, and recommendations on future tests and next steps

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience working with data analytics or data science teams to deliver analysis

  • Proficiency in SQL and experience working with relational databases

  • 1+ years of experience working with dashboarding tools such as (Mode, Tableau, Power BI, Looker, etc.)

  • 1+ years of experience in at least one additional scripting language like R, Python, or JavaScript (R preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfort with version control (Github, code review)

  • 1+ years of experience with designing, running and analyzing the result of A/B tests

  • 1+ years of experience working in dbt

Benefits and Perks


If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave, and much more.




The annual base pay range for this role is between:$80,000—$95,000 USD

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email [email protected]. Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

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