Senior Data Analyst, Business Operations (Remote)

United States / Canada

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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About Us
The Athletic is a direct-to-consumer digital sports media company committed to helping subscribers experience storytelling in a whole new way. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in San Francisco, The Athletic has over 500 full-time employees and covers more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams in the US, Canada and the UK. The Athletic’s newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth articles along with more than 120 podcasts and premium video content. The Athletic is a remote-friendly company as we have offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne.

About the Role
We are looking for a senior pricing and business operation analyst who will leverage data to guide and develop our short-term and long-term pricing strategy, and support performance driven product development and marketing budgeting processes. This helps us accelerate profitable growth of our business. In this role you will work closely with our product, finance, engineering, and design teams to develop pricing strategy hypotheses, design and analyze experiments for new features, define key performance metrics, and understand the long term impact of pricing on our subscribers and non-subscribers. You will also help build the company’s approach to data-informed product development.

Responsibilities

  • Executive level reporting and analysis on performance for acquisition teams.
  • Collaborate with finance and cross functional growth team leads to set goals and OKRs.
  • Support the design, deployment, and monitoring of pricing strategies and revenue optimization.
  • Deep dive into customer behavior, financial, and market data to provide insights in developing new pricing strategies.
  • Partner with the Pricing and Retention product manager to design and run pricing experiments.
  • Bridge product development, pricing strategy with broader business and financial impact and goals.
  • Provide financial and analytical support through profitability models to assess current and future performance of customers.
  • Perform price, offer, and discount realization analyses.
  • Be a vocal advocate of data quality and analytical rigor across the organization, and work closely with engineering to implement robust analytic tracking.
  • Present findings to leadership to influence product roadmaps.
  • Foster a data-driven, test-and-learn culture with your passion for telling stories with data.

Requirements

  • Capture and synthesize large amounts of data into actionable recommendations and build comprehensive financial models using advanced analytic techniques.
  • Strategic & analytical mindset - top-notch strategic thinking and problem-solving ability, excellent business intuition.
  • 5+ years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, and/or strategy analytics roles.
  • Experience with pricing strategy a strong plus.
  • Fluent SQL skills.
  • Can use script language like: Python or R.
  • Understanding of statistical analysis and experiment design.
  • Experience and ability to communicate across all levels and roles in an organization.
The Company is backed by Founders Fund, Evolution Media, Courtside Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bedrock Capital, Advancit Capital, Y Combinator, and other leading investors. The Athletic is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The Athletic was awarded a 2020 Great Place to Work.
The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
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