Head of Data & Insight

Head of Data & Insight

Head of Data & Insight - Agency

The Company

My client are an award-winning media agency who pride themselves on successfully bringing together creativity, account management and innovative technology. With digital at the core of the work they do, they work with their clients to increase profits and build brand awareness on a global scale.

Based in their London office, this role will be working within the Data and Experience Tech team to manage and grow their platform, services and propositions. This is a hands-on management role suited to an evangelical and highly skilled data leader who can lead by example and can transform data into compelling stories and tangible value.

The Job

  • Manage measurement and optimization of programs across clients or client channels.
  • Identify insights that empower creativity, generate innovative product and stimulate creative bravery
  • Curate and transform data into insights, compelling monthly/quarterly intelligence packs with expert recommendations
  • Devise/develop the clients' measurement, data-driven marketing and testing strategies.
  • Help clients define digital channel goals and key drivers.
  • Proactively assess client performance to recommend improvements.
  • Manage and report on ROI of measurement and optimisation programs for client.
  • Campaign management and set up of local market tracking, reporting and analytics across all markets


  • Ideally minimum of 5 years' experience in database marketing or direct marketing.
  • An inquisitive explorer by nature with strong analytical and problem-solving skills both number-and data-literate
  • Significant experience within a customer insights function with clear examples of how your work has delivered commercial value
  • Experience working across multiple data sources including marketing, sales and customer data
  • Defined analytics programmes across marketing or customer insight
  • Creative and/or digital agency background with experience in supporting a large global, complex, multi-brand organisation e.g. P&G, Unilever, GSK, J&J, Pfizer
  • Strong stakeholder management ability, highly experienced in delivering pro-active value-added insights to client stakeholders from managers, creatives to C-suite
  • Deep statistical background or data mining experience
  • Experience in informing MVT experiment ideas, configuring, measuring and presenting compelling insights from results.
  • Strong familiarity implementing and using optimisation and targeting tools, such as Adobe Target, Google Website Optimizer/Optimise 360, Optimizely and others.
  • Strong familiarity with digital analytics tools, such as Omniture Site Catalyst (Adobe Marketing Cloud - AA, AAM), Google Analytics, WebTrends, and others.
  • Competent and experienced in the use of SQL and BigData wrangling.
  • Understanding of search, audience intelligence, social analytics and social analytical tools i.e. radian 6, SimilarWeb, GlobalWebIndex etc
  • Ability to build segmentation strategies and audience frameworks based on quantitative, qualitative and behavioural research.

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Gabriella Morrey- Jones

Senior Consultant - Data, Analytics and Insight

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