Essence | Analytics Manager

Advertising & Creative Services Tokyo , Japan


Position at GroupM

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 $4B in annualized media spend and deploys campaigns in 121 markets via 21 offices in APAC, EMEA and North America. 

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About the role

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. You will be Supporting analyses for campaigns and helping the development of new analytical tools


Some of the things we’d like you to do:

  • Take ownership of delivery for designated clients/projects
  • Collaborate with campaign team to identify opportunities where our analytics offering can add value
  • Gain an understanding of marketing plans and their objectives to be able to assist with comprehensive measurement, and test & learn plans
  • Develop analytical techniques to analyze results from           experiments/studies/observations
  • Explore methods/techniques for solving business problems given the data available (potentially 3rd party)
  • Help internal and external clients understand the capability and limitations of methods used
  • Develop and present compelling and innovative presentations

A bit about yourself:

  • Degree from a top-tier College, 3.0 GPA or equivalent (preferably numerical)
  • Proficiency with systems such as SQL, Social Analytics tools (Crimson Hexagon), Python, and ‘R’
  • Have some understanding of marketing campaigns and their objectives
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to analyze raw data, find insights, and provide actionable strategic recommendations
  • Ability to manage someone effectively to bring out the best in their skill sets, motivating them to succeed, and keeping their focus
  • Strong work ethic, with ability to manage multiple projects, people, and time zones to meet deadlines and deliver results

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.