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Audience Analyst, Riga

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: INB026-2301

Apart from advancing your career and doing what you love, working in our new bureau in Riga you will contribute to spreading unbiased news while working in a non-profit company.

As authoritarian governments around the world crack down on free press and spread disinformation, RFE/RL’s mission – independent media in places where they are banned by the government or not yet established – is more critical than ever.


What does the role entail?


Reporting to the Director of Audience and Growth and closely partnering with other colleagues in the Innovation & Audience Engagement division you will be the key point of contact on audience research and digital performance at RFE/RL.


Among other responsibilities you will:


  • respond to in-house requests for data and analysis;
  • assist Riga-based journalists to make full use of available audience research and digital analytics;
  • prepare reports and other analyses;
  • distribute and archive audience research reports;
  • collect and distribute digital performance measurements obtained through clickstream metrics, including reporting results and mentor staff on the usage of clickstream metrics;
  • help language services follow conversations on social media and track performance of key competitors.
  • contribute to the planning of major projects based on data insights from earlier projects, SEO and social data insights etc.


The successful candidate will have:


  • Master’s degree in Mass communications research or related field
  • Experience in:
  1. media research or/and digital journalism
  2. using website analytics tools, ideally Adobe Analytics
  3. using tools like Chartbeat, Tweetdeck, Crowdtangle, Hootsuite, Emplifi (Socialbakers) to analyze digital performance
  • Familiarity with metrics across platforms (site, social media, subscriptions, video, audio)
  • Awareness of best practices of audience growth and development
  • Ability to work with large databases of statistical and other information and to extract information for requested reports
  • Relevant software knowledge (SPSS desirable)
  • Presentation skills
  • Proficiency in English (in addition - Russian language knowledge - preferred) 
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Broad knowledge of political, economic, and social situations and international affairs acquired through studies, research, writing, travel, or other relevant experience or exposure
  • Passion for our mission


We offer:


  • International and friendly working environment.
  • Numerous courses and instructions for professional development.
  • Life and health insurance as of first working day.


Please send us your CV and cover letter in English.


To learn more about us please refer to our web page:

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

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RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.