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Data Analyst

Posted: 7 Jun 2021 Closes: 7 Jul 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_

Company Description

Our Business

Spark Foundry make up part ofa thriving global media network and are part of the Publicis Groupe, one of the world's leading communications groups. We are globally connected with over 8,000 employees in 110offices across 70 countries.

Who We Are in the UK?

Spark Foundry, the Acceleration Agency.

We help brands to identify, learn and respond to opportunities faster than the competition.

Every client has an area of their business they need to accelerate, from short term goals to long term transformation.

We've proven our approach during the most difficult year on record. Now we're using it to provide a launch pad for their future.

Come be an accelerator with us.

How we accelerate

Planning: an approach that works in practice rather than theory, arming planners with the ability to create cutting edge campaigns

Intelligence: a suite of tools that give definitive answers to big questions, and uncovers actionable insights about real people

Trading: a model built on flexibility and trusted relationships, underpinned with bold guarantees

Relationships: a culture of asking challenging questions to better understand the brief - we are not a 'yes' agency

People: a strong history of recruiting talent from diverse backgrounds and accelerating their careers

We are an accredited member of theIPAand offeroutstanding Learning and Development programmes. We pride ourselves on having an industry leading Accelerator Programme (our 'Grad'/Entry Level programme for all entry level hires) as well as programmes to develop each level. Every single member of staff has a personal development plan and we care about every individual's career development equally.

The Agency

Spark Foundry are diverse in many ways, though our experience, people and the clients we look after - and we celebrate that diversity.

Our people hold us accountable to our beliefs and via regular surveys and our grass routes D&I team, The Collective, and internal next generation board, Firestarters, we hold regular events and work continually towards generating ideas, initiatives and educating our people to ensure we are a diverse and inclusive agency

Job Description

We are looking for an individual with between least 2 to 4 years' experience to join the ACE team.This role of Data Analyst is to work with either the Head of Analytics or the Analytics Director on analytics projects for Spark Foundry clients. The types of projects will vary, but an individual with expertise in Marketing Mix Modelling is preferred. The role would involve working across all stages of a project, from data collection through to modelling, insight generation and presentation.

This role will suit an individual who has developed a solid analytical understanding in their early years within the industry and would like to develop these skills further. We are looking for someone who enjoys seeing their work influence client's decisions and understands the need for clear recommendations from analytics projects to enable this. We are looking for someone who would enjoy being part of a small but ambitious team and would enjoy the opportunities this would present them.

Responsibilities & Requirements

The role of Data Analyst is responsible for:
  • Collecting data from relevant sources, checking for accuracy and formatting for analytics
  • Conducting the appropriate analytics techniques on the data. This will focus on Market Mix Modelling but will also include a wider range of techniques such as portfolio management and digital analytics.
  • Crafting practical and implementable media recommendations from the results of a project.
  • Communicating results to internal teams, and establishing buy-in
  • Answering client queries and running scenarios
  • Working within a team of 2-3 people to ensure project deliverables are produced on time.
The individual we are looking to hire will:
  • Possess a degree in Economics, Statistics, or another STEM subject.
  • Be highly numerate and analytical
  • Have strong problem-solving skills
  • Be highly diligent and be able to conduct analysis with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Have a proven ability to convert analysis into real world actionable solutions
  • Show ability to identify and deal with client issues before they get out of hand
  • Understand marketing strategy and business issues across clients.
  • Have experience conducting econometric modelling - ideally in the field of marketing
  • Show a good understanding of MMM model output implications on media planning
  • Have experience using modelling platforms (e.g. EViews, MassTer, Stata etc.)
  • Have excellent knowledge of the Microsoft suite (Excel, Powerpoint),
  • Experience of other analytics techniques is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of a programming language (such as R/Python) is desirable but not essential

Additional Information

Spark is an equal opportunity employer
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