Analytics Director

Analytics Director

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    London, England

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    Data Science

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    Tess Alves

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Analytics Director - Essence

Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven media agency whose mission is to make brands more valuable to the world. Clients include Google, Flipkart, NBCUniversal, L'Oréal and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 2,000 people strong, manages $4.5B in annualized media spend, and deploys campaigns in 121 markets via 22 offices in APAC, EMEA and the Americas.

As an Analytics Director, your responsibilities will include:

  • Support the leadership of the Analytics team
  • Develop a deep understanding of marketing plans and their objectives to help build comprehensive learning agendas and measurement plans
  • Partner with clients to identify objectives and inform design thinking for marketing measurement plans
  • Leverage your understanding of data signals to inform business decision-making and become an invaluable problem-solving partner for your clients
  • Be a hands-on contributor in evolving and designing new, innovative measurement tools, from inception to delivery, through to global rollout
  • Support members of the team in the delivery of their responsibilities, ensuring quality and that deadlines are met
  • Recruit, manage, and mentor resource ensuring workflow is efficient throughout the team, as well as a high-quality output is delivered
  • Oversee refinement and evolution of work delivery, processes, and communication of actionable insights


  • A curious person with a natural inclination for learning and personal growth
  • Experience managing teams of four to eight analysts
  • Excellent at presenting data in a visually engaging and insightful manner that cuts through the noise
  • Experience working in an agency-styled environment
  • Technical proficiency with systems such as SQL, Python, 'R', and social analytics tools (such as Crimson Hexagon, Spredfast, etc.)
  • Exposure to campaign measurement practices, modelling techniques, and best practices
  • Strong client management skills and ability to partner with our Client Services team
  • Strong understanding of what data can be collected and analyzed in both digital and non-digital campaigns, and how each data point should be analyzed
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Established and professional communication, presentation, and motivational skills

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Tess Alves

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Sphere Digital Recruitment are specialists in placing marketing, sales, analytics, product and creative talent globally.

Sphere Digital Recruitment are specialists in placing marketing, sales, analytics, product and creative ​talent globally.