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Senior Data Strategy Executive

3.6 Essence – London, England 3 days ago
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About Essence

Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven media agency whose mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. Clients include Google, Flipkart, NBCUniversal, L'Oreal and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 1,800 people strong, manages $4B in annualized media spend and deploys campaigns in 106 markets via 20 offices in APAC, EMEA and North America.

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About the role

Data is Essence's lifeblood which is why we built Olive, our proprietary agency platform. It's the spine of our operations, enabling financial control, operational workflow management, ongoing reporting, and advanced analytics at an enterprise level. It brings all our data together into one complete campaign overview.

Working on the reporting team will involve pushing our proprietary platform to the limit by leveraging the Olive DataLake and BI platforms to build reports/tools in support of our teams and clients. This team will also play a role in helping to shape Olive's future technological roadmap.

As Senior Data Strategy Executive, you will use your curiosity and analytical mind to explore, structure and visualise media datasets to help deliver more timely, and engaging data-driven intelligence for our customers. This team will also explore and implement opportunities for automation during every step of the process.

Some of the things we'd like you to do:
  • Gather reporting requirements from internal and external stakeholders in order to take the lead in developing client reports
  • Structure media datasets and build interactive reports to meet client and team needs
  • Become a confident user of systems and tools within Essence and the industry
  • Generate technical specifications for upcoming Olive features
  • Attend status meetings, and client calls when required
A bit about yourself:
  • Degree from a top-tier University (preferably engineering, science, computer science)
  • Natural affinity for numbers and analysis
  • Wizard with Excel or other analytical tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks
Nice to have
  • Experience with programming and/or statistical languages (e.g. JavaScript, Python, SQL, R, Matlab)
  • Experience with Business Intelligence/Dashboarding Tools (e.g. Tableau, DataStudio, Domo, Chartio, Power BI, etc)
What you can expect from Essence

Essence's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status.
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