Director, Analytics & Data Science

Director, Analytics & Data Science

We are an assembly of data, talent and technology.
 
Assembly is a global marketing services company designed with the modern mixture of omnichannel media expertise, powered by data, technology and business consulting solutions that help the best brands on the planet find the change that fuels growth.
 
We’re not built like anyone or anything else. We’ve assembled a market-leading collection of data, talent and technology to deliver something that’s truly distinct and capable of driving transformation, change and growth to marketing leaders worldwide.
 
When you become part of Assembly, you become part of a global community of digitally-led experts – with 1,500 people in over 20 countries and 30 office locations around the world. We pride ourselves in our global thinking, matched by a specialized local approach that enables brands to understand, engage and move consumers anywhere they are.
 
We believe in a world where Purpose is on par with Profit, and as a modern business in a dynamic and influential space, we have a responsibility to use our position to impact meaningful change. It keeps us connected to each other and to the world around us, and we are here to make our mark.
 
Assembly is looking for a Director, Analytics & Data Science. 
                                                                              
Data drives strategy. Assembly’s Data Science & Analytics practice helps internal and client stakeholders take a scientific approach towards optimizing critical business and marketing decisions. Our forward thinking in Data Science & Analytics is a key differentiator that has contributed to Assembly’s recognition as Ad Age’s 2018 Media Agency of the Year. This position will lead analytical work across a portfolio of clients, driving innovative approaches to omnichannel media, measurement and analytics.
 
This role requires both strategic and tactical skill sets with an eye for numbers, intellectual curiosity, and high proficiency at problem solving with expertise in offline & online media. The candidate must have a proven track record in data-rich analyses and be a team player. A “roll up the sleeves” approach is mandatory and a “get it done” attitude is a must. Specific responsibilities include client thought leadership, product development, business development, and delivering high-quality analytical projects to our clients.
 
Successful candidates will be multi-dimensional strategic thinkers who can contextualize data effectively and turn numbers into actionable insights and are able to communicate these succinctly to a broad client and media stakeholder audience.

Requirements:

    • Minimum 8 years of experience in leading/performing analytics in marketing sciences capacity at a market research, consulting, media or retail firms
    • Minimum 4 years of management experience
    • Experience working with complex large-scale clients
    • Recommend appropriate analytic methodologies and be a subject-matter expert for advanced analytics techniques
    • Partner with internal channel & planning teams to deliver insights and recommendations
    • Conceptualize & refine analytics dashboards to improve the effectiveness of digital online and offline marketing programs
    • Design and enhance media planning optimization reports across all channels such as Search, Programmatic, Social, TV, and Digital Video platforms
    • Supervise and mentor members of the analytics team
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Proven ability to develop a point of view, lead, and communicate complex, technical concepts to a broad audience
    • Define and execute new process improvement opportunities across automation, data collection, forecasting, and building dashboards
    • Experience in a cross-functional team environment. Agency experience a big plus

Technical Skills:

    • Knowledge of media measurement
    • Ad serving platforms (e.g. DCM) and digital marketing metrics
    • Website analytics software (e.g. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)
    • Expertise in the digital marketing ecosystem
    • Knowledge of syndicated media research & systems (Nielsen, comScore, MRI)
    • Ability to look at the bigger picture and translate data into strategy
    • Proficiency with visualization software (e.g. Tableau) and querying languages like SQL
    • Familiarity with modeling techniques like logistic regression, random forests, etc. to be able to translate data science findings in a client-facing environment
    • Strong analytical skills with solid foundation in statistical techniques
At Assembly, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
 
Assembly is an advocate for equal opportunity in the workplace. We are committed to ensuring equal opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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