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Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021
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theSkimms Data & Analytics team provides robust measurement & actionable insights on our growing membership base. We partner closely with product, engineering, & marketing teams to build innovative products, understand customer demand signals, & measure growth & engagement. 

As our company grows, were looking for a Product Data Analyst to join our team. Reporting to theSkimms VP of Data & Analytics, you support the tracking of events on our app & web, design & analysis of A/B tests for new product features, size new opportunities, & define key performance metrics across our newsletter, app, web, & audio.


  • Supporting our Product Manager of Personalization & Director of Data Science as we build out personalization at theSkimm
  • Providing actionable insights to help product managers understand trends, marketplace dynamics, & user behaviors
  • Segmenting our Skimmrs to understand their different motivations & use cases along with our ability to fulfill those needs & add meaningful value
  • Conceptualizing key metrics to measure success & identifying levers to move key metrics
  • Building dashboards for all levels of the company, including executive leadership, to monitor key metrics & track progress
  • Identifying, collecting, & transforming data from disparate sources using SQL, R, Python, or other statistical tools
  • A/B testing strategy including design, execution, & analysis
  • Developing a sound understanding of the role of each product within theSkimms ecosystem of products


  • 3+ years of experience in data analytics, consulting, or similar quantitative role
  • Understanding of A/B testing methodologies
  • Experience with large datasets, statistical analyses, data visualization
  • Experience with product analytics platforms such as Amplitude or Optimizely
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Proficiency with business intelligence tools (e.g, Looker, Tableau)
  • Experience with Python or another scripting language
  • Understanding of user segmentation, cohort analyses, regression models, funnel optimization
  • Experience in Media or Publishing
  • Familiarity & enthusiasm for theSkimm: a passion for our audience & mission
  • High EQ


  • 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 mission-driven digital media company giving millennial women the information they need to live their smartest lives. Since launching in 2012, theSkimm has become a trusted source for a community of millions of Skimmrs by seamlessly integrating into their existing routines, fundamentally changing the way its audience consumes news & makes decisions. theSkimm's flagship product, the Daily Skimm, remains the fastest-growing newsletter on the market, & the company continues to innovate, finding new ways to Skimm everything from finance & careers to voting, wellness & downtime. theSkimms product suite has expanded to include two top-rated podcasts, Skimm This'' & Skimmd From the Couch, theSkimm mobile app, Skimm Money & Press Pause newsletters, a new virtual course series called SkimmU, & Skimm Studios for innovative in-house video & audio content. theSkimms first book, How to Skimm Your Life, was released in June 2019 & debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. 

And were not done. By continuing to grow the breadth of theSkimm offerings in the lifes necessity categories & expanding our products across events, commerce, customized content & audio, theSkimm ecosystem will become the go-to resource for this generation -- & the ones that follow --  in the most critical areas of their lives. Join us!

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

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