Data Strategist

Data & Analytics London, England


The Data Strategist is a key strategic partner on the Lloyds Banking Group (LGB) Mediacom Digital Marketing account team. You will be leading a team of data scientists, ensuring close collaboration with LBG.

Our Data Strategist will be accountable for developing customer first digital media and measurement strategies that support LBG objective to be Best Bank for Customer. Identifying opportunities for innovation and advancement in support of LBG Contact Strategy, driving segmentation and personalisation whilst balancing customer and commercial priorities.

The Role of the Data Strategist:

This is a critical role, as part of the client and agency leadership team the successful candidate will be the go to person for all segmentation, targeting and operationalised delivery therein. Your work will help LBG become more effective at building insight-driven audience treatment strategies identifying and encompassing data from relevant, compliant platforms and sources.
As the Data Strategist you will bring new ideas forward as to how the business can optimise their customer analytics, challenging the POI teams to ensure their skills and thinking remains ground breaking and being recognised as developing industry best practice!

You will champion customer journeys, customer experience through segments and triggers.

What you will need:

• Proven track record in a leadership position within a data & insight led environment
• Proven track knowledge of working with customer data sets and be able to help drive a customer contact strategy
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Experience of managing large, cross functional teams and projects at pace.
• Demonstrable experience working with data integration processes and functions
• Experience managing and improving the quality of large data sets that facilitate robust, timely attribution reporting
• A track record of building high performing teams through mentoring and coaching.
• Strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience using data-driven decision making and performing financial and operational analysis.
• Experience working on customer and marketing analytics e.g. Customer attribution and retention strategies.

About MediaCom

MediaCom is “The Content + Connections Agency”, working on behalf of its clients to leverage their brands’ entire system of communications across paid, owned and earned channels to step change their business outcomes.

Employing over 1,200 staff across 5 regional offices, MediaCom is the leading agency in the UK in terms of billings. Its client roster includes British Sky Broadcasting, DFS, Tesco and Cancer Research UK.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do; we firmly believe in our “People First, Better Results” philosophy and want to be certain that work is always challenging, engaging and satisfying. We aim to ensure that that our employees’ skills are constantly evolving, and so provide all MediaCom staff with training and development and regular appraisals to enhance their performances and guarantee great results for them and the company.

We also strive to change traditional attitudes to workplace culture by offering a more holistic view of employees' aspirations. There are numerous initiatives for MediaCommers to take part in, from the Social Club to Mindfulness Training, to help ensure that our employees thoroughly enjoy their experience here.

We aim to be the only agency that talented people want to work for. We do this, not only by stimulating and challenging our people through great work and outstanding clients, but by providing a variety of learning programs, cultural initiatives and an exciting environment to invigorate our employees personal and professional career development.

MediaCom was named Campaign’s Agency of the Decade and received top marks in its 2016 School Report.

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