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Associate Digital Strategy Manager, Analytics

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: NWS2166-2201


The Associate Digital Strategy Manager, Analytics works with journalists across the News Division on optimizing the digital distribution and engagement of RFE/RL reporting in alignment with RFE/RL’s overarching strategy, as well as the organization’s mission and standards.

Reporting to the Head of Digital Strategy, the Associate Digital Strategy Manager is responsible for building a culture of constant experimentation and incremental improvement of products and processes across the Services’ digital operations, to reaches new audiences, deepen loyalty, and build trust.

Informed by data and guided by editorial priorities, the incumbent provides actionable insights for editors in day-to-day operations.

S/he actively advances collaboration in and across teams across RFE/RL and works towards raising the efficiency of production, distribution, engagement, and loyalty-building efforts of subscription products across digital channels.

 Associate Digital Strategy Manager helps colleagues adapt to changes in their media environments to advance RFE/RL’s mission and meet its high editorial standards.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Works closely with stakeholders to build, manage and analyze a constantly revolving series of tests, reaching beyond the media sector to utilize techniques from the politics and consumer marketing sectors.
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders to understand the news ecosystem and develops data-driven operational insights.
  • Creates and maintains dashboards that assist day-to-day operations of the Services in terms of monitoring which reporting is performing well and where performance could be improved.
  • Helps Service follow conversations on social media and helps them to track performance of key competitors.
  • Designs, executes, and analyzes A/B tests to optimize the customer journey and habituation pathways.
  • Contributes to the planning of major projects based on data insights from earlier projects, SEO and social data insights.
  • Works closely with RFE/RL’s Market Insight and Evaluation team to align success metrics and share results of optimization experiments, and helps the Service understand and work toward meeting its annual targets.
  • Guides the technical implementation of processes that relate to data through the CMS. 
  • Performs related work as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

University education in journalism or related field or the equivalent in experience is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience in digital journalism
  • Basic familiarity with metrics across platforms (site, social media, subscriptions, video, audio)
  • Awareness of  best practices of audience development

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of news and the news ecosystem
  • History of mentoring and training of journalists 
  • Strong user empathy and understanding of digital metrics, including the use of tools such as Adobe Analytics, Chartbeat, Emplifi
  • Strong sense of news judgment, pace, and an eye for detail
  • Familiarity with RFE/RL mission and journalistic standards

Languages:

  • Proficiency in English
  • Other relevant languages, esp. Russian, preferred

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

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Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.


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