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Sep 25, 2017

Chicago, IL

Agent: Katie K.

Job #: 123521

Job Description

We’re looking for experienced Data Scientists to fill project-based and full-time roles.  

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and apply data in analyses, and explain findings to business audiences with the intention of improving products and processes.

  • Projects support business decision making for multiple business functions.

  • Develop and execute statistical and mathematical predictive model solutions to business problems.

  • Frame problems then determine intended approach and quantitative methods to develop solution.

  • Use analytical rigor and statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, culling actionable insights using advanced statistical techniques such as predictive statistical models, customer profiling, segmentation analysis, survey design and analysis and data mining.

  • Develop new algorithms and mathematical approach to understand the company’s audiences and solves complex business problems such as optimizing product performance, revenue and adoption.

  • Researches new ways for modeling and predicting end-user behavior.

  • Design experiments to answer targeted questions.    

  • Document projects including business objective, data gathering and processing, leading approaches, final algorithm, detailed set of results and analytical metrics.

  • Develop materials to explain project findings

  • Work with marketing business units on special projects relating to formulating data driven solutions and analyzing core marketing data involving business activity.

  • Assist management in promoting and developing a strong sense of analytics culture based on data facts, teamwork and contribution

  • Support the production of customer predictive models (Decision tree, Linear / Logistic Multivariate Regression Modeling), analytical studies, and deliver accurate customer based insights on spending behavior, response modeling, customer scoring, forecasting, customer lifetime value, and other data sources compiled from multiple tools and sources.

  • Ensure valuable model insights are evaluated for long-term reporting utilization. Build / Rebuild predictive models / segmentations supporting direct marketing

  • Track effectiveness of marketing models, incremental sales and ROI per selection, interpret data models and provide insights to management.

  • Assess relationships for sales KPIs and suggest promotions based on customer behavior

  • Perform duties by collecting data, analysis, and makes recommendations to management relevant to the strategic direction of marketing programs.

  • Analyze market conditions, sales trends, customer preferences and competitive behavior

  • Drive and ensure continued definition, evaluation and analytical review of campaign success metrics and customer segmentations

  • Develop strategies for prioritization of analytical project initiatives through supportable analytical projects which identify greatest and most immediate financial impact or enhance customer experience

  • Help with research related to customer based analytical practice and develop communications for management and strategies for building institutional knowledge

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s in analytics, statistics and/or computing related field. Master’s preferred

  • 5+ years of experience, preferably at a creative agency and/or consultancy

  • Command of principles of machine learning, statistical analysis, data mining algorithms, and mathematical segmentation and modeling

  • Demonstrated ability to use knowledge of current techniques, and develop new methodologies

  • Proven ability and experience in design and development of solutions for increasing yield

  • Proven analytical skills and experience in handling large volume of data

  • Experience in dealing with imperfections in data

  • Experience in implementing Data Visualization solutions

  • Working knowledge in statistical programming languages

  • Strong digital campaign management experience

Nice to Have

  • Continued education

  • Marketing or advertising agency experience

Please Note: ​We are building an active pipeline for this area, candidates will be contacted when active needs arise, please apply so we know your background, we will be in touch over the next couple of weeks!

 

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