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The New York Times

Director, Subscriber Data & Analytics

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time

On Site


New York, New York, United States

The [Register to View] target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.

Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

The New York Times is looking for a director to lead the Subscriber Data & Analytics team. This team partners with data engineering, data product, finance and internal audit to deliver reliable and scalable subscription, subscriber and revenue reporting systems. This team also works closely with growth, engagement, audience, marketing and enterprise analytics teams to define metrics and enable performance reporting across the company. The role requires strong strategic and tactical viewpoints, leadership skills, and endless curiosity.


  • Partner with functional leads (data engineering, data product, finance) to set strategy, roadmap and OKRs

  • Develop, manage and communicate the analytics roadmap and deliverables

  • Communicate complex data constraints to non-technical stakeholders in leadership

  • Lead, hire, and onboard analysts, and develop talent, careers, and a culture of analytics within your team

  • Manage the quality and direction of analytics team’s work

  • Collaborate closely with counterparts across Data & Insights on projects that span multiple missions

  • Represent the best practices of the Data & Insights group to both internal and external partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of progressively complex experience in analytics

  • Mastery of SQL

  • Experience working with data engineering teams

  • Experience with big data environments such as Google BigQuery

  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau, Mode, or Looker

  • Experience with people leadership

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work seamlessly with a cross functional team of analysts, technologists, operations and product managers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Python

  • Experience working in git

  • Experience with ETL tools, such as Airflow or dbt

  • Experience with subscription businesses

If you don’t fill all of these requirements but believe you have what it takes to succeed in this role, we encourage you to apply!


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.