Marketing Scientist Intern – Sandwich Placement
Marketing Scientist Intern – Sandwich Placement
Are you a creative, curious, analytical problem solver? Are you looking for a career that challenges you intellectually? Are you looking for a role where you get to work with some of the biggest brands in the world? Do you want to work in a vibrant, creative atmosphere? If you have answered yes to these questions, then why not consider a career in Marketing Sciences at Mindshare?
Mindshare sits in the space where data, content and technology collide. We are a leading global marketing and media services network with billings of more than £23billion worldwide. The network consists of 97 offices in 67 countries throughout the USA, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific; each dedicated to forging competitive marketing advantage for businesses and their brands.
We invest heavily in staff development. Training is extensive from the most junior level with mock pitches, cross-media training, and learning modules in conjunction with the GroupM University. We work hard to create a coaching culture across the agency and have a diverse offering of training programmes and in January 2012 Huddle was launched- an innovative future planning discussion collaborating across our global network. Find out more here: https://www.mindshareworld.com/uk/huddle
It’s not all work here - Mindshare hold social events for everyone including festive and summer parties and monthly get-togethers. February 2012 saw Mindshare’s first subsidised ski-trip, which was a roaring success and is now into its 8th year!
The Marketing Sciences Team
The Marketing Sciences team is an integral part of the agency. Our job is to use our problem solving and data analysis skills to help the agency and our clients with their major marketing challenges. Here are some of the questions that we help our clients with:
- What is the potential for growth for our clients? How can they compete and continue to drive business growth through better, more innovative and more effective marketing?
- What are the different kinds of consumers in the market and who should we be targeting with our advertising and marketing campaigns?
- How do consumers make choices when buying products and how can we take advantage of these insights to deliver better marketing campaigns?
- Does our client’s marketing activity work as well as it could and what can we do to improve the way in which clients spend marketing money?
We answer these and many more questions though our data driven consultancy work for our clients. We use a range of techniques – ranging from simple data analysis to sophisticated modelling methods to tackle our client’s questions. We combine this with our consulting and problem-solving skills to provide them with actionable advice.
Who are we looking for?
You will be an analytical and numerate candidate who has a genuine interest in a career in marketing and advertising. You will be inquisitive and curious with a drive to really get under the skin of our client’s marketing, understand what makes them tick and be able to turn this into actionable insights. You will be comfortable working in teams and will be able to proactively engage and collaborate with peers from other teams within the agency.
We normally look for candidates with the following background – however if you feel that you can still demonstrate the skills required, we would love to hear from you:
Academic background and experience:
- Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in a numerate subject – Sciences, Maths, Statistics, Economics etc.
- An interest in Marketing and advertising
Knowledge and skills:
- Understanding of basic statistics and regression analysis
- High level of comfort using data
- The ability to analyse data to discover insights
- Strong ability to use Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- Understanding of advanced statistical methods
Ability to use one or more of the following packages: R, SPSS, eViews, SAS
What do we offer?
You will have the opportunity to work in one of the most vibrant and fast developing industries in the UK. You will work in a spectacular office in Central St. Giles – located close to Soho and Covent Garden.
You will have the opportunity to work on some amazing clients and will join a team of highly talented individuals who will mentor and guide you.
We are committed to providing you with professional development – including training in both the technical and soft skills that will create a foundation for your future career.
Please apply here with your CV and covering letter. Applications close on 09/03/2020 at 11.59pm (subject to application volume).
In your covering letter, please include the following:
- Why you would like to work in Media?
- What interests you about Marketing?
A UK/EU/EEA passport with full rights to work in the UK is required.
If you require any assistance throughout your recruitment process, please call the Future Talent Team on 02071584969 to discuss your requirements.
GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us via TalentTeam.UK@GroupM.com.