Do you want to join the Insight & Analytics department with one of the world’s best news organisations?

The Insight and Analytics department at the Telegraph consists of Analysts, Researchers and Data Scientists. This Graduate role involves a rotational program through three of our I&A teams, spending time working in each of the following areas: Editorial Insight, Commercial Insight and Reader Research.

The program is designed to expose the Graduate to the core parts of the Telegraph business and develop them both commercially and technically. After completing all three rotations the Graduate will have the knowledge and experience to specialise within the Insight and Analytics team.

What to expect from each team:

  • In Editorial you will work with the journalists to drive audience and engagement, inform editorial strategy and optimise our digital output across all platforms.
  • In Commercial you will work with a variety of sales, marketing and production teams to identify, win and optimise commercial partnerships.
  • In Reader Research you will conduct quantitative and qualitative research to ensure the voice of the reader, particularly the subscriber, is at the forefront of business decisions.
  • Across all you will combine research and analytical skills to ensure our readers are at the very heart of everything we do as a business.

    The ideal candidate for this role has a passion for data and storytelling.

    Key responsibilities

    Across all three teams the successful candidate will champion data-led decision making. This could involve using editorial data to enhance research findings, or SEO insights to contextualise The Telegraph’s subscription performance.

    For Editorial insight:

  • Inform newsroom editorial decisions around audience and engagement by providing regular insights drawn from existing dashboards
  • Interrogate any information, key data points and reports that are prepared for the editorial team before release to the end user
  • Provide deep dive reviews into specific editorial desks, audience sources and events combining existing information, new data views from Adobe Analytics, bespoke SQL coding in Google BigQuery and overall trends
  • For Commercial insight:

  • Work as part of a team to conduct large projects that will identify and dissect Telegraph readers’ consumer sentiment, intent and actions
  • Analyse and integrate data from disparate sources to provide strategic recommendations for commercial partnerships
  • Working across a vast range of data sources including internal analytics systems, industry datasets (e.g. TGI and IPSOS), research findings and market-level search data
  • For Reader and Competitor research:

  • Design questionnaires and discussion guides for quant and qual research projects. Projects will span a range of business areas including subscriptions, editorial, product and commerce
  • Analyse research findings and support team members on reporting, as well as quality checking others’ work
  • Monitor the latest market and competitor developments, including changes to packaging and pricing, frequently sharing knowledge with teams across The Telegraph
  • Requirements

  • High attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build great relationships with team members and stakeholders
  • Be able to work collaboratively and independently on projects
  • Experience working with data to answer questions is essential
  • Experience using Microsoft Office or Google suite is essential (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets)
  • BA or MA Degree in relatable discipline would be beneficial but is not essential e.g. Psychology, Social Sciences, Marketing, Maths, Economics, Media Studies and Journalism.
  • Experience conducting qualitative or quantitative research would be beneficial but is not essential
  • Applications for the programme will close at 10:00pm on Sunday 31st July, 2021 . Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications after this date.

    Please apply with your CV, a cover letter explaining why you would like to work for The Telegraph.

    First-round interviews will be conducted in August. The successful candidates will join the team in January, 2022.

    Our commitment to inclusion

    We want you to feel you belong here and welcome candidates from all backgrounds. Our organisation is on a continuous journey to achieve this sense of belonging, with focused inclusion policies, training, and internal networks. We believe it’s not only the right thing to do but that there’s a strong business case to support it. Because if you feel you belong, you’ll feel more comfortable, so you’ll be more likely to achieve your best.

    We have a number of internal networks that are totally inclusive and open for anyone to join. These include internal inclusion networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, working families, LGBTQ+, disabilities and long-term conditions, gender, wellbeing, and women in tech.

    Your wellbeing is paramount, so we have trained over 100 Mental Health First Aiders in the last two years to help support our employees. We’ve also signed the Tech Talent Charter, and are committed to driving greater inclusion and diversity in tech.The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

    We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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