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Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, March 06, 2020
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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 Analytics, you support the design & analysis of A/B tests for new product features, size new opportunities, & define key performance metrics across our newsletter, app, web, & audio.


  • A/B testing strategy including design, execution, & analysis
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • Catered Friday lunches & monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches & a roof deck
  • 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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