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New York City    Posted: Friday, August 28, 2020
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theSkimms Data & Analytics team provides robust measurement & actionable insights on our growing membership base. We partner closely with Product, Marketing, Social, & Editorial teams to measure our performance & drive improvements & growth.

As our company grows & our user base evolves, were looking for a Content Data Analyst to join our team. Reporting to theSkimms VP of Product & Data - but working closely with our Marketing & Editorial teams - you will define & drive key content performance metrics across our social channels, newsletter, app, web, & audio. To do this you will aggregate & analyze content data from various sources, & distill complex analyses into clear, actionable solutions for partners throughout the company.


  • Develop a content evaluation framework to communicate content performance & best practices to social, editorial, & marketing teams
  • Keep track of competitive trends/competitor keywords & flag content opportunities using Google Trends & other analytical tools. 
  • Keep pace with SEO & internet marketing industry trends & developments
  • Test new social & content strategy including design, execution, & analysis & translate results into actionable metrics. 
  • Help content creators throughout the company understand trends, marketplace dynamics, & user behaviors
  • Build dashboards for all levels of the company, including executive leadership, to monitor key metrics & track progress
  • Identify, collect, & transform data from disparate sources using SQL, R, Python, or other statistical tools
  • Develop a sound understanding of the role of each product within theSkimms ecosystem of products


  • 3+ years of experience in data analytics, SEO optimization, consulting, or similar quantitative role
  • Knowledge of content performance in a social & digital media landscape 
  • Previous analytical experience working with an editorial/content team
  • Familiarity with content management platforms such as Contentful
  • Comfortable with comparative & exploratory analysis
  • Experience with large datasets, statistical analyses, data visualization
  • Strong SQL skills, proficiency with business intelligence tools (e.g, Looker, Tableau)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of user segmentation, cohort analyses, funnel optimization
  • Experience in Media or Publishing
  • Familiarity & enthusiasm for theSkimm: a passion for our audience & mission


  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter


theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

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