About Us

Here at the FT, gold-standard journalism is just the beginning. 500-people strong, our Product & Tech team keeps us ahead of the ever-changing digital landscape by delivering cutting-edge products to over one million digital subscribers every day. Our plans for growth rely on a diverse, dedicated and dynamic group of product, tech, delivery and data specialists - everyone’s welcome in this friendly, forward-thinking team. And with entrepreneurial spirit, intelligence and opportunity at every turn, there’s no limits to where your FT career will take you.

 

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

At the FT, we give all employees a voice so that diverse perspectives are heard and valued. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work. We'll continue to remove barriers for all, and in particular barriers facing employees from underrepresented groups.

 

The Team

One of the world’s leading global business news publishers - the Financial Times - is recognised as an innovator within the media industry, pioneering successful new digital business models and delivery. Within this dynamic, customer-centric organisation reacting to a fast-moving digital environment, the Customer Analytics team plays a pivotal role in driving the success of the FT, helping to shape all areas of our multichannel strategy. 

Over the past 10 years, the Analytics team has established itself as an independent source of truth and strategic advice for the whole business, providing actionable insight to a variety of digital stakeholders across the business (i.e. Marketing, Product, Editorial, Sales, Senior Management Group). 

 

The Role

The Experimentation Analyst will join the Experimentation & Optimisation team, a key component of the central team within Insight & Analytics. The scope of this role is company-wide, supporting our mission to share knowledge and best practices about running experiments as well as performing crucial analyses. 

The Analyst is responsible for supporting the Experimentation & Optimisation team in all aspects of what it does, with a primary focus on the analysis of tests and insight sharing as well as offering support to teams who are running and analysing their own tests.

At the FT, several different experimentation tools operate concurrently, so a flexibility and willingness to learn is crucial. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide test analysis and test support to stakeholders across the business.

  • Support embedded analysts in conducting tests on the ground.

  • Be the primary contact for testing BAU questions.

  • Assist teams with pre-test metric evaluations, post-test analyses and documentation.

  • Help to establish best practices, and maintain consistency in experiment reporting.

  • Advocate for an experimentation culture, recommend FT’s experimentation goals, and collaborate with L&D.

  • Help the team keep track of the multiple work streams and tests.

 

You'll bring to the role...

Essential

  • 2+ years of Analyst experience

  • Advanced SQL skills

  • Experience with A/B testing / Experimentation -

  • Strong statistical background

  • Enjoy working with stakeholders

  • An ability to understand the commercial imperatives behind requests and design A/B tests with those in mind

  • Exposure to working with a wide variety of data sets and data tools

  • Ability to present and communicate complex analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner to senior stakeholders

  • University degree attainment in Mathematics / Management / Business / Psychology / Computer Science / Statistics / Economics / or similar numerate discipline

 

Desirable

  • Experience with Optimizely, Amplitude Experiment or similar tools

  • Have a passion for data visualisation & familiarity with visual techniques
  • An interest in current affairs

 

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

 

Further Information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We have implemented a hybrid working model and we also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please send an email to talent@ft.com and a member of our team will be happy to help.

 

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