Insight Account Executive

Analytics London, United Kingdom


Position at Havas Media

Role: Insight Executive

Reporting To: Insight Director

Office Location: The HKX Building, 3 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG


About us:

Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups founded in 1835 by Charles Louis Havas, founder of the first ever press agency. Havas Group operates in over 100 countries, employing over 16,000 people. There are two major divisions within this group: Havas Creative Group (the creative agencies) and Havas Media Group (the global media agencies.)


Havas Media Group employs over 700 people in the UK and we have a number of key business areas: Havas Media, Arena Media, Fullsix, Target Media, DBi, SCB Partners, Socialyse, Affiperf, and Cake, all based in one single operational unit, in one office location - the new ‘Havas Village’ based in Kings Cross.


We are a strategic media and marketing agency designed to create Meaningful Brands by re-imagining valuable experiences. Our smart thinking around enhancing customer experience means we deliver high performance, highly optimised user first solutions to deliver more measurable, meaningful experiences between brands and people.


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The Role:

The HMG Insight team sits in the wider Strategy, Insight and Innovation group and works in partnership with all of the media group agencies. We are also closely aligned with the Data Team, working on many collaborative initiatives. Our mission as a team is to provide insight that challenges and inspires great strategic thinking and planning work. The Insight Executive role is an important hire to deliver on HMG ambitions and to push our insight capability to the next level.  We are looking for someone ambitious and talented who wants to progress quickly.


We have expertise in qualitative & quantitative techniques, industry research, data strategy, data science and analytics. HMG are looking to connect these disciplines into a connected and compelling proposition. Our plans are moving fast in this area and we want an ambitious and talented insight executive to join us on this journey.


HMG offers a clear career trajectory and our HKX Campus programme provides lots of opportunity for training, coaching and mentoring across a wide range of transferable skills. We also offer full vocational training and support across to help you develop as an insight specialist, learning from our senior colleagues who have considerable experience.



Key Responsibilities:

Support quantitative and qualitative insight client projects

Proactively support the insight team, strategists and planners on new business pitches

Help promote and develop the role of insight across our agency brands

Creating compelling and accurate insight debriefs and reports

Writing insight proposals

Working with a range of external and bespoke data sources to develop compelling stories

Work collaboratively on new and existing client business.




Who we’re looking for:

At least 1 years’ experience in a research / media agency or consultancy or in a client-side role

A genuine interest in insight & data

Highly ambitious - with strong evidence of achievement in career to date

Exceptional academics 

Knowledgeable and comfortable working with a range of different digital data sources

Intellectually curious about people and the world around them

Excellent numeracy & communication skills

Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Confident and outgoing

Highly collaborative

Enjoy working with a variety of people


We offer:

An environment where you can learn more about media, advertising and consumer behaviour

A strong personal development programme with significant investment in training

Exposure to a wide range of client sectors and genuinely interesting analytical problems

An opportunity for genuine career progression within an expanding and constantly evolving 21st century media agency

The chance to pioneer new techniques and areas of understanding