About the Opportunity
Epsilon's Analytic Consulting Group is seeking a Director of Analytics to join its fast-paced, growing team. The Analytic Consulting Group partners with internal and external clients and data providers, leveraging predictive analytics and advanced statistical techniques to drive strategic thought and effective decision making. The Director provides a clear, strategic vision and a plan for bringing actionable, innovative analytic solutions to market and responsible for translating raw data into insights that prove or disprove marketing hypotheses. He or she is responsible for the analytics strategy and tactics for a significant book of business
Provides strategic recommendations and analytic vision (at higher levels) to clients based on analysis findings/roadmaps
Lead cross-functional projects using advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights and the "why" that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities
Manages analytic projects, including profitability, timeliness, quality, and client value
Proactively identifies business needs, and develops actionable project plans to serve them
Serves as primary client contact on all phases of the analytic project from problem definition through presentation, appropriately managing client expectations throughout the project
Contributes to the development of new product and service offerings
Strong Communication Skills
Communicates complex analytical results, and corresponding implications to both internal and external clients in a manner that will be easily understood
Creates compelling presentations to tell the analytic story, demonstrating value by providing actionable insights with recommendations
Collaborates with peer managers to effectively manage team resources in order to produce high quality deliverables
Holds associates accountable for their work by setting expectations, achieving commitments, providing feedback, and evaluating effectiveness
Continuously focuses on ways to improve efficiencies and quality control within the group
Identifies and seeks improvement for current systems/methodologies, and applies industry best practices (techniques/ideas/trends)
Provides technical leadership in the organization
Knowledge & Skills
Effective and creative problem solver, able to challenge conventional approaches
Excellent attention to detail
Able to solve complex problems and issues
Excellent knowledge of direct marketing
Excellent project management, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills
Bachelor or Master's degree in a quantitative discipline
Deep knowledge of Primary and secondary Market Research
A minimum of 8 years professional hands-on experience translating analytics including statistical modeling, data mining, and advanced segmentation into actionable insights
A minimum of 5 years proven managerial or supervisory experience
Telecomm or B2B marketing experience/knowledge
Excellent coaching and mentoring skills
Hands-on programming experience in SAS, SPSS, or related language
Ability to think strategically and 'big picture'
Duties & Responsibilities
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand the client's business situation and develop data driven insights that can be understood and implemented to drive marketing strategies
Align to the overall business strategy when driving the direction of the team, projects, and processes
Provide overall direction to the development of advanced analytic solutions and strategies to new and existing clients
Formulate insights, championing and driving insights into action
Provide developmental and managerial leadership to the Analytic Consulting Group
Programming experience in SAS, SPSS or related language, including in newer and emerging languages such as R and Python;
Excellent knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau and visualization packages
Conditions of Employment
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.
Great People, Deserve Great Benefits
We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us.
Epsilon is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator. We provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution. Epsilon's digital media arm, Conversant, is a leader in personalized digital advertising and insights through its proprietary technology and trove of consumer marketing data, delivering digital marketing with unprecedented scale, accuracy and reach through personalized media programs and through CJ Affiliate, one of the world's largest affiliate marketing networks. Together, we bring personalized marketing to consumers across offline and online channels, at moments of interest, that help drive business growth for brands. An Alliance Data* company, Epsilon employs over 8,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.epsilon.com and follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg.
Alliance Data provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.
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Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.