Data Analyst - Sandwich Placement
Job Title: Intern Marketing Scientist
Department/Team: Marketing Science Business Planning
Operating company: Mindshare
Location: Central St Giles, London
Closing Date: Friday 5th March 2021
Mindshare is a leading global marketing and media services network with billings in excess of £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.
Technology is changing our lives in astonishing and unimaginable ways and, in media, we are lucky enough to be working at the very heart of this change. However, the way we think about media is vital to unlocking the greatest opportunities for our clients and producing our best work. We define media as the space where content, audiences, data and technology meet.
This media playground is an exciting, vibrant and fast evolving space - a space that’s buzzing with innovation and creativity. A space where new people behaviours, habits and routines are fast emerging.
WORKING FOR MINDSHARE
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. In January 2012 Huddle was launched- an innovative future planning discussion collaborating across our global network. Due to the global pandemic, we found ourselves hosting our first virtual Huddle event in November 2020 which was a big success. Find out more here: 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. In May 2018 Mindshare launched its first health and wellbeing event called Mindshare Balance Day. Every year we close the agency for a morning to host inspiring talks and activities around health and wellbeing.
The role of the Marketing Science team is to use our problem solving and data analysis skills to help the agency and our clients with their major marketing challenges, such as:
• How can they compete and continue to drive business growth through more efficient and effective marketing?
• What are the different kinds of consumers in the market and who should we be targeting with our advertising and marketing campaigns?
• Does the client’s marketing activity work as well as it could and what can we do to improve the way in which clients spend their marketing budget?
We answer these sorts of questions though our data-driven consultancy work for our clients, using a range of approaches from simple data analysis to sophisticated modelling methods.
This role is hands-on from the start! You will help the team with many aspects of data collection, preparation and analysis. The role provides the opportunity to:
• learn to code or improve your existing skills
• learn about data visualisation and dashboards
• gain experience of applying statistical models to decision making in a commercial setting
SKILLS & BEHAVIOURS
You will be an analytical and numerate candidate who has a genuine interest in a career in marketing and advertising. You will be inquisitive with a drive to understand how our clients’ marketing drives their business growth, and how 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 typically look for candidates with the following background – however if you feel that you can demonstrate the skills required, we would love to hear from you:
• Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in a numerate subject – Sciences (including social sciences), Maths, Statistics, Economics etc.
• Understanding of basic statistics and regression analysis
• High level of comfort using data
• Strong ability to use Excel, Powerpoint and Word
Understanding of advanced statistical methods
Experience of one or more of the following languages: R, Python, SQL
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 [email protected].