Data Analyst, Advertising

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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 newsroom that's 1,700 strong and 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.

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Job Description

Seeking analytical talent to turn passion for data and support of world-class journalism into tools and insights. You will work with the internal ad sales, ad ops, ad tech, and product teams to deliver tools that demonstrate the unique value of the NYT to advertisers, conduct experiments, interpret model results, and ensure integrity across a collection of data pipelines. You will solve technical problems that require thoughtful investigation while maintaining awareness of broader business contexts.

  • Work with internal partners to understand the business and develop data-driven insights that are both strategic and operational.
  • Create insights, advocating for them and driving them into action.
  • Be a primary contact for all phases of analytic work: from problem definition to representation of results.
  • Build and improve robust ETL pipelines.
  • Influence roadmap for advertising data product development.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Quantitative degree or 1+ years of experience in an analytical function.
  • Proficient in SQL.
  • Proven ability to communicate complex technical work to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience partnering with or working for an advertiser.
  • Familiarity with machine learning/statistical modeling.
  • Familiarity with Python.
  • Familiarity with Looker, Tableau, Chartio or other data viz tools.
  • Familiarity with GCP or other big data environments.


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 consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.