Data Journalist - online media

Recruiter
Morgan McKinley
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
21 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The world's leading tech company is currently recruiting a Data Journalist to work with their Culture and Trends team. This team use video and channel data, and trends to connect their video platform content to millions of people per year via community focused initiatives or other special projects. You'll spend your days managing a diverse set of projects and becoming an expert on web video phenomena, sharing stories about videos and channels through partnerships with the press and directly through the organisations' own communications. You will become an expert at using SQL to extract data from large data sets and turning that data into compelling stories that help understand what's trending on the platform. Responsibilities Data analysis: Write SQL queries to extract, analyse and interpret data around trending content. Insights: Identify and communicate insights to tell compelling content stories. Present findings that explain and contextualize online video trends with minimal direction. Data visualization: Explore data visually at multiple levels to find insights and create a compelling visual story. Ideation: Support the regional team on idea exploration, including brainstorming, research and data analysis. Experience required: BA/BS degree in media, marketing, economics, statistics or a related quantitative field 4+ years of experience in online media, digital marketing or data journalism 3+ years of experience with SQL and relational databases 2+ years of experience in data visualization (e.g. Tableau, Python) is an advantage Passion for web content and digital culture Strong communicator Ideally 3+ years of experience telling data-driven stories related to web content, pop culture, technology or news, preferably as a data journalist for a large editorial organisation Strong experience with project management and working cross-functionally with marketing, communications and engineering Excellent communication, writing, presentation, data analysis and statistical skills Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences If you are interested in this opportunity as a Data Journalist, please apply now with your CV. Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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