Vox Media is hiring a

Data Strategist

New York, United States

Vox Media is redefining the modern media company by empowering the smartest creative voices – producers, writers, designers, and developers – with the technology and insights to create and distribute premium content that connects with an audience of 170 million people who look to us for intelligent content experiences.

Vox Media is eight distinct media brands: SB Nation (Sports), The Verge (Technology and Culture), Polygon (Gaming), Eater (Food and Nightlife), Racked (Shopping, Beauty and Fashion), Curbed (Real Estate and Home), Vox.com (General News), and Re/code (Tech Business).

As Data Strategist (Data Concierge) you'll be responsible for driving revenue-oriented data solutions for the Marketing Solutions department. In this role, you will work closely with the Growth & Analytics team to institute Data as a practice and will help translate data needs and solutions between the G&A and revenue teams.

Ideal candidates are entrepreneurial types who have a genuine interest in data and an insatiable curiosity. You should be a self-starter, self-sufficient, self-reliant, and selfless. You anticipate things that need to get done and you like to get your hands dirty. You are resourceful and a problem-solver, even when you don’t fully understand the problem. You communicate effectively and efficiently with people across many organizations and experience levels.

The bottom line is this job is very dynamic, and you should be too.This position will report to the Director, Special Projects and reside within the Revenue Strategy team. This position will be based in New York.  

What you’ll do:

  • Act as a Data Concierge for clients, supporting all client data needs including presenting reporting, optimizations, insights and wrap reports.
  • Support the Director and Executive Director in different data-oriented tasks and projects by creating and updating necessary documents, facilitating meetings, developing presentations, and managing projects as necessary
  • Communicate campaign and client insights to internal teams to inform future content strategies and optimizations
  • Develop necessary materials, reports, project plans, and case studies.
  • Communicate updates on the department’s initiatives and progress across multiple departments.

What you’ll bring:

  • 2-plus years working in digital media, preferably in a startup environment
  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Keynote, and CustomShow
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics, Adwords, and comScore, and the ability to easily pull and interpret data from those sources
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Previous experience managing or working directly with clients
  • Ability to manage several projects at once and prioritize accordingly
  • Superior organizational skills, both mentally and in tangible outputs
  • Experience creating materials for differing audiences
  • Ability to see the long-term picture but deliver short-term success
  • Flexibility to pivot your workday as needed while maintaining a level head and a positive attitude
  • Strong eye for detail 

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About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesn't describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.