Senior Associate, Analytics

Data, Analytics & Insight New York, New York


GroupM Nexus brings together 9,000 practitioners globally across ad ops, addressable content & TV, AI, commerce, programmatic, search and social, among others, to deliver transformational outcomes across digital channels and platforms and create exciting new career paths for our people. GroupM Nexus is the world's largest performance engine that integrates paid, owned, and earned to deliver true business outcomes for our clients.

Role Summary & Impact

The Senior Analyst is expected to demonstrate the following skills/experience: hands-on skills in data management and data visualization, quantitative data analysis, problem solving, statistical modeling, and the ability to develop/analyze business cases. Strong ability to design, customize and maintain platforms for contract management, business intelligence and user access. Excellent oral and written communication skills, client focus and the ability to support and enable teamwork, self-motivated and able to operate independently with limited guidance and direction.

Key Responsibilities    
  • Work with senior level Insights and Analytics staff to develop project timelines and deliverable schedules.
  • Deliver projects independently, but proactively communicates project progress, issues and deliverables to Manager and Director.
  • Ensure all client materials meet or exceed expectations (from content to quality) and are delivered on time.
  • Conduct client calls and bring in extended team members when necessary.
  • Establish a strong relationship with day-to-day clients through a demonstration of industry knowledge and a deep understanding of client’s business objectives.
  • Develop creative and media strategies in collaboration with other departments.
  • Develop measurement plans and reports that are relevant to the client’s business and their creative/media testing.
  • Research industry trends and facts sharing expertise to team.
  • Understand budget allocation process for media and fees across media platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Economics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Analytics, or related field. OR equivalent professional work experience
  • 2 - 4 years relevant media work experience; digital media experience required
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative skills
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, building charts and graphs, etc.
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, and other web analytics tools
  • Knowledge of ad server technology – mainly Google Campaign Manager
  • Python, R, and SQL experience a plus
  • Experience with Tableau and PowerBI is helpful
  • Knowledge of media industry research tools like MRI, Nielsen Net Ratings, Ad Relevance, Pathmatics, and Forrester
  • Strong understanding of media metrics (e.g., buying models, CPV, VCR, GRP) and Quantitative business measures
  • Must be able to lead day to day activity on large analytical projects
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Program Experience: SQL, Excel, Data visualization tool

Life at GroupM

Our passion for shaping the next era of media includes investing in our employees to help them do their best work, and we’re just as committed to employee growth as we are to responsible media investment. GroupM employees can tap into the global GroupM & WPP networks to pursue their passions, grow their networks, and learn at the cutting edge of marketing and advertising. We have a variety of employee resource groups and host frequent in-office events showcasing team wins, sharing thought leadership, and celebrating holidays and milestone events. Our benefits include competitive medical, vision, and dental insurance, significant paid time off, preferential partner discounts, and employee mental health awareness days.    

GroupM is WPP’s media investment group and the world’s leading media investment company with a mission to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. The company is responsible for more than $60 billion in annual media investment, as measured by the independent research bureau COMvergence. Through its global agencies Mindshare, Wavemaker, EssenceMediacom, and mSix&Partners, and cross-channel performance (GroupM Nexus), data (Choreograph), entertainment (GroupM Motion Entertainment) and investment solutions, GroupM leverages a unique combination of global scale, expertise, and innovation to generate sustained value for clients wherever they do business. Discover more at

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The base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $45,000 to $90,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, please visit for more details.