Junior Analyst, Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics Toronto, Ontario


Description

Position at Wavemaker

Brief Description:

The Junior Analyst, Data & Analytics will assist in deriving insights from data for Wavemaker brands, and will serve as the primary analytics contact for client teams. As such, they will be expected to assist in making recommendations for the activation teams based upon insights retrieved. Additionally, the successful candidate will establish a highly collaborative relationship with the analytics and activation teams, thereby contributing to the success of our clients.

 Three Best Things About the Job:

  • Work in a dynamic team of data and analytics specialists serving high-profile brands
  • Drive innovative new approaches to automated reporting and data-driven decision making
  • Connect the dots between marketing investment and business results using a creative approach

 Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Aids the analytics team in measuring the success of media campaigns, comparing a performance to the client’s objectives and constantly seeking ways to improve the accuracy or timeliness of this measurement
  • Provides support to the analytics team in conducting client-specific analyses across all media channels and ensures that Wavemaker has access to the appropriate data
  • Contributes to the design and measurement of new tactics deemed appropriate in furthering the client’s objectives
  • Collaborates with internal and external business intelligence groups on the development of various databases and dashboards
  • Responsible for Maintenance on key projects
  • Will assist in Quality Assurance process
  • Data Management - Assist in providing data points for client dashboards

 What You Will Need:                                                             

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in a STEM discipline
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a data management or analytics role
  • Familiarity with SQL, R, or Python code (preferable data analysis packages, such as Pandas, Numpy and Matplotlib)
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence Platforms such as Datorama, Tableau or Power BI
  • Ability to query relational databases such as MySQL or SQL Server
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel VBA
  • Experience in working with data from various media channels including digital, search engine marketing, social, and traditional
  • Experience in conducting a business analysis to collect requirements from non-technical stakeholders, while managing their expectations at the same time
  • Experience in communicating technical terms to non-technical people, and helping them understand why change is required to achieve a specific goal or to complete a project
  • Knowledge of media analytics concepts, syndicated media data sources, third party ad serving platforms, and media buying platforms would be beneficial

 Qualities:

  • An independent, self-driven individual with highly responsible nature
  • A team player with natural curiosity and a desire to do things differently
  • An understanding of the broader media landscape and its impact on communications campaigns and strategies
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, client-focused agency environment
  • Proactivity in seeking solutions to unique and complex problems
  • Methodical, organized, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects

Wavemaker is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know. While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.