Business Science Associate Director

Data & Analytics London, England Manchester, Manchester


At Mediacom our Business Science Associate Directors are experts in their field and take overall responsibility for the delivery of brilliant client analysis. Managing a small team of analysts you will be responsible for coaching and developing them so they maximise their potential. You will contribute to the growth of Business Science by taking a lead in commercial aspects of projects and representing Business Science in new business pitches.

We are seeking someone to ensure the smooth running of client analytics projects, end to end. You will ensure the overall delivery of client analysis projects and drive the team to produce completing data processing and econometric modelling correctly and efficiently

As the Associate Director we would look for you to drive integration with all other MediaCom departments. Ensure all commercial aspects of project are completed as required, contributing to the departments income targets and represent Business Science in new business pitches.

Ideally we are seeking someone with the following skills:  

  • Knowledge of Market Mix Modelling (desirable) although econometric modelling techniques is a must
  • Solid knowledge of typical tools and techniques used in marketing analytics
  • Media and Marketing industry would be advantegous
  • Advanced MS Office
  • Advanced Eviews or other statistical software package
  • Advanced programming language preferential
  • Strong communicator and influencer, able to deal with challenging people and senior client situations
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Keen attention to detail, a questioning mindset
  • Calm under pressure and able to juggle multiple projects/clients

*Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at MediaCom London*

About MediaCom

MediaCom is “The Content + Connections Agency”, working on behalf of its clients to leverage their brands’ entire system of communications across paid, owned and earned channels to step change their business outcomes.


Employing over 1,200 staff across 5 regional offices, MediaCom is the leading agency in the UK in terms of billings. Its client roster includes British Sky Broadcasting, DFS, GlaxoSmithKline, Tesco and Cancer Research UK.


Our people are at the heart of everything we do; we firmly believe in our “People First, Better Results” philosophy and want to be certain that work is always challenging, engaging and satisfying. We aim to ensure that that our employees’ skills are constantly evolving, and so provide all MediaCom staff with training and development and regular appraisals to enhance their performances and guarantee great results for them and the company.


We also strive to change traditional attitudes to workplace culture by offering a more holistic view of employees' aspirations. There are numerous initiatives for MediaCommers to take part in, from the Social Club to Mindfulness Training, to help ensure that our employees thoroughly enjoy their experience here.


We aim to be the only agency that talented people want to work for. We do this, not only by stimulating and challenging our people through great work and outstanding clients, but by providing a variety of learning programs, cultural initiatives and an exciting environment to invigorate our employees personal and professional career development.


MediaCom is a member of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and part of GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm.


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