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Dow Jones Data Science Manager, MarketWatch in NEW YORK, New York

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Job Description:About the Company:

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, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role

We are looking for a data science manager to join the Data Science & Strategy team for Dow Jones’ Membership group. You will oversee the ongoing optimization of paywall rules and membership strategy for MarketWatch’s new subscription product. You will build models to better understand and reduce churn for MarketWatch members, identifying “sticky” habits for retaining new members. Additionally, you will measure membership's impact on MarketWatch advertising revenue, and share relevant insights on MarketWatch members to the advertising team.

The membership team is committed to supporting great business journalism through the improvement of our products and the growth of our subscription business. We obsess over building outstanding data products that bring applied research methods to all stages of the customer lifecycle.

We ask that you have a background in customer analytics and a passion for topics in data science like machine learning and multivariate testing. Working with the MarketWatch product organization, you will oversee future experimentation around subscription offerings. You will also provide the MarketWatch editorial team with helpful insights and recommendations on how to improve publishing strategy for a membership model.

You will report to our Associate Director, Data Analytics.

You Will:

  • Build predictive models that help us better automate and personalize customer communications with MarketWatch members. Draw meaningful insights from the process and produce those models in a manner that make our products and marketing feel more connected.

  • Consult the engagement team on best practices for segmentation in their member communications.

  • Communicate with team members across MarketWatch, identifying requirements, reporting on important success metrics and remediating discrepancies.

  • Identify opportunities for creative ways we can engage and retain our members—with a focus on strengthening sticky habits. Ask smart questions, diagnose the problem, and develop long-term solutions.

You Have:

  • You have at minimum a bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, mathematics, data analytics, data science, or a relevant quantitative field. Applicants with relevant technical experience and a professional background in media are also encouraged to apply.

  • 3+ years experience in an analytics or media-related role.

  • An enthusiasm for MarketWatch and an understanding of the product.

  • You have experience working with data science-related libraries in Python or R, and have a mastery of common analytics tools; SQL, Tableau, Excel (can perform complex functions) .

  • You are self motivated and sweat the details.

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About Us

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: 22419