Data Scientist

Location: New York
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Our client is one of the top integrated ad agencies in the world.  Their team puts together innovative integrated campaigns for the world’s top brands… all of which are driven by data analytics and data science.

This role is within the Marketing Science team and will support a portfolio of blue chip brands by manipulating and analysing a variety of data sources to identify insights & opportunities.  They will ask you to interpret the findings in a clear and meaningful format that can deliver business advantage.


  • Performing statistical analysis (from significance testing to complex data modeling)
  • Visualising and reporting data findings creatively in a variety of formats
  • Designing and building complex and often large data sets from a variety of sources
  • Thinking strategically about uses of data and the interaction with customer experience
  • Designing and implementing statistical data quality procedures around new data sources, e.g. social media
  • Performing data studies and data discovery around new data sources or new uses for existing data sources
  • Implementing any tech required for accessing and handling data appropriately
  • Day to day liaison with clients, internal departments and 3rd party suppliers


  • Academic success in quant or technical discipline
  • Utilization of multiple diverse data sources (i.e. transactional databases, social media data, web analytics) for statistical analysis and formulation of insight-driven strategy
  • Practical ability to visualize data and communicate data stories
  • Strong problem solving and logical skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to work well both as part of a team and as an individual contributor
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools like SAS, SPSS, R, Python and Tableau
  • Competent with PowerPoint
  • Strong mathematics and statistics skills


  • Curious – desire to discover the interesting and unusual
  • Enthusiasm – proactive, able to demonstrate good initiative
  • Communication – excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation – good client facing and presentation skills
  • Accuracy – good attention to detail at all times
  • Analytical – knowledgeable of the numerous analysis techniques the exist
  • Efficacy – a well organised person with excellent task and time management, capable of managing multiple-tasks
  • Solid digital, direct and database marketing knowledge – with a thorough understanding of data and the application of this in a marketing environment