Analytics Executive - NBCU, London, Greater London

Agency Essence Global
Created 06/11/2021
Reference 7501H
Category Analytics
Country United Kingdom
State Greater London
City London
About 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. Visit for more information and follow us on Twitter at @essenceglobal.

About the role

We are looking for an Analytics Executive to join our growing EMEA team. Reporting into a senior member of the team, you will be given the opportunity to use data creatively and through the application of statistical methods and techniques, generate meaningful insights.

In turn you will be given the opportunity to work in a dynamic and interesting industry and gain a wealth of knowledge and experience in digital marketing, technology and applied analytics. You will work closely with experienced analysts as well as marketers to build the skills you will need to drive our strategy forward.

Some of the things we'd like you to do:
  • Learn about how media marketing works and demonstrate your aspiration around the use of analytics to make advertising more valuable for the consumers.
  • Accountable for quantifying and measuring the success of our executions and for delivering insights that enable us to innovate the work we deliver at Essence.
  • Develop measurement plans that measure campaign effectiveness through experimental design. You will collaborate across departments to ensure accurate implementation.
  • Contribute to the design & build of statistical models to measure cross-media performance of some of our largest clients.
  • Use observational customer data to understand potential drivers of performance.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and insights through the interrogation of media datasets (typically via a database).
  • Support the wider agency in ensuring that decision making is based on statistically robust data and conclusions.
  • Support the deployment of Learning Agendas. These are the best in class digital measurement and data science programmes which explore and develop cutting edge measurement, optimisation, audience discovery and forecasting tools.

A bit about yourself:
  • A passion for everything media and advertising, coupled with a continued desire to expand your knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, and an ability to collaborate and engage with those around you
  • Diligent and attentive to detail, able to listen, learn, and put into practice
  • Computer literate with good skills in all basic Office programs (including Excel)
  • A comfort when working with numbers, we use them a lot!
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to identify business questions, analyse data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations.

  • Ideally you will have some experience or education that demonstrates analytical skills such as a quantitative field like Statistics, Engineering, Economics, psychology or communication
  • Some programming experience - ideally with SQL, R or Python. Demonstrate a clear affinity and interest in developing your skills in this area. Any past work done with the use of the programming to create apps and statistical outcomes will be looked at very favourably during the interview process.

What you can expect from Essence

Essence's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status.

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