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Associate Product Manager, Education  

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Digital Products, Education  

U.S. News & World Report is a digital first media company dedicated to helping consumers and business professionals make important decisions. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for more than 85 years.

As a trusted authority providing empowerment and guidance that improves the quality of life for consumers and communities, U.S. News ultimately leads to better life decisions.

Your role in helping us shape the future:

U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. In this position you will have the opportunity to leverage your data-savvy critical thinking to help us meet our goals and shape the future of our industry-leading Education franchise.

Over the past 30 years, U.S. News has established a reputation as a data-driven force in the higher education landscape. As our new Product Analyst, you'd know the ins and outs of the performance of our current products and be the go-to resource for setting up measurement plans. You'd play an integral role in helping your colleagues improve our products through qualitative analysis and determine if the ROI of a new initiative is positive.


Are you up to the challenge?

  • Use web analytics, partner reports, and other tools to develop recommendations that will grow our web audience and business

  • Use our tracking systems to ensure that we’re measuring our audience accurately and in ways that make sense, including tagging, event tracking, and pathing.

  • Work with stakeholders across departments to understand what KPIs are important from a priorities perspective and come up with a measurement plan

  • Project and track monthly revenue from a variety of sources

  • Work with partners to identify issues and areas for growth

  • Study the competitive landscape

  • Present findings and recommendations to colleagues

  • Support product responsibilities such as testing, requirements gathering, documentation and other aspects of the product lifecycle

Position Requirements

You should definitely have:

  • Intense curiosity about what the numbers can tell us

  • Exceptional quantitative and qualitative reasoning ability

  • Deep experience using Adobe Analytics and Google Analytics

  • Advanced experience with Excel (pivot tables, index match, Report Builder, and vlookups)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills to clearly explain and interpret the numbers without jargon

  • Comfort working with a variety of stakeholders including executives, product managers, developers, designers, writers and editors

  • Familiarity with Agile methodology and UI/UX principles

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience

  • Some experience working in or closely with performance marketing

  • Some experience working in or closely with digital media


It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with digital product management

  • Experience with a tag manager, ad server, demand side platform, and other digital media systems (e.g., Tealium, Doubleclick, comScore, Krux, Sailthru)

  • Experience with surveys and user research methods

  • A strong understanding of statistical concepts

  • Strong design and PowerPoint skills to visualize data

  • Experience with app analytics a plus


What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.


  • Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity

  • Focus on fostering personal and professional growth

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation time, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

  • Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers


Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • Please note that we will not offer visa sponsorship for this position.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Location DC Office  
About the Organization U.S. News & World Report is a publisher of news and information that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives.  

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