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Senior Digital Analyst

Education Week, a nonprofit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 educators, researchers, policymakers, businesses, and other influencers with informed, independent, and highly respected journalism and research, is seeking a Senior Digital Analyst to join our growing Audience Engagement and Analytics team. 

About Education Week 

Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.  We are expert. We are principled. We are welcoming. We are passionate. A leading authority in an ever-evolving space, we bring nearly four decades of experience to our journalism and research without bias or agenda. We offer services that create real impact, providing accessible content and resources that ignite conversations and spark action across the K-12 ecosystem.  At Education Week, we believe that an equitable—and excellent—education for all students is possible, and we empower the field to make it a reality. 

Education Week’s parent company, Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), is a non-profit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers and other influencers with informed, independent and highly respected journalism and research, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 education. 

Job Summary 

Education Week is in the midst of a significant digital transformation and the Senior Digital Analyst joins a growing team and plays a critical role in helping us achieve our mission and business goals. Part of the Audience Engagement and Analytics team, the Senior Digital Analyst leads the analytics team to manage the integration and analysis of data from multiple sources to identify trends, expose new opportunities, and answer key business and editorial questions about audience behaviors and needs. We’re looking for someone with an inherent curiosity, a knack for asking insightful questions, and a passion for solving complex problems using analytical thinking and an understanding of an organization’s mission and business goals.   

Responsibilities 

  • Analyze, develop, and implement data integrations using ETL frameworks and tools to ensure data capture in data warehouse 

  • Create, prepare, and maintain databases and tables to power reports, dashboards, and downstream analysis. 

  • Plan, create, and fine-tune data pipelines and automation workflows for reporting and BI. 

  • Manage data requests and detailed project activities to ensure accurate, timely and efficient reporting and analysis deliverables. 

  • Lead web analytics strategy, managing one direct report (Digital Analyst) to ensure optimal web analytics implementation, reporting, and analysis to meet editorial and business needs. 

  • Serve as a data champion across the organization helping others to understand how to use data to inform their work. 

Qualifications and Skills 

  • 3-5 years of experience in analytics, business intelligence, statistics, data analysis, computer science or other analytical discipline. 

  • Experience using SQL and Python  

  • Experience with BigQuery or similar data warehouse  

  • Experience with BI tools, like Power BI 

  • Experience with web analytics (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics) a plus 

  • A passion for to work for an award-winning non-profit mission driven journalism organization that makes a difference in K-12 education 

Benefits and Perks 

Education Week is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD right outside of Washington, DC.  We are within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401(k), PTO, and tuition assistance. We value innovation, leadership, and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of our staff is still working remotely, but we are beginning to transition staff back to the Bethesda office as conditions allow. Upon reopening, the expectation is that this position will be located and performed in the office. Candidates that live within regular commuting distance to the office or are willing to relocate to the DC/MD/VA area are preferred. 

Education Week strongly values equity and believes in a society where all children have access to high quality K-12 education. As such, Education Week is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood. EdWeek is committed to maintaining a diverse and multicultural working environment. 

If you feel comfortable doing so please feel free to note which pronouns you use in your application (for example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, ze/zir/zirs, etc.) 

Education Week will not be able to sponsor applicants for work visas.

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