Data Science Manager

Chicago, IL, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate USD 152K - 240K *

Publicis Groupe

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Company Description

At Publicis Santé, it is both our model and culture to establish fully integrated cross-discipline teams that put our clients wholly at the center and enable us to provide best-in-class services in a fluid and modular way. We are seamlessly connected both organizationally and culturally around our clients, and are uniquely positioned to do so through our Power of One model.


Part of Publicis Media, our leadership is defined by experience, commitment, and continuity across our vast network. Helming our agencies are some of the most seasoned experts in the industry, committed to doing the best for our people and our clients every day, and bound together by our inclusive and humane culture. No matter whether we’re recruiting new talent or devising new media campaigns for our clients, we put the humanity and identity of real people at the forefront of everything we do. And our peerless history of continuous learning and innovation means we never stand pat.


Rather than offering standard services, we create bespoke solutions that are engineered to meet client objectives, and to enable not simply media planning and buying, but business transformation. Since all content competes with all content today, we’ve embraced the notion that meaningful connections between brands and human beings requires a combination of permission, relevance, and intimacy. And to ensure our clients’ dollars are always working as hard as they can, our approach to investment and data exist in lockstep, in service of real-time optimization and efficient ROI.


Publicis Media is the #1 media network in North America, made of a family of world-class media agencies, solutions, and talent. Together, we comprise more than 23,000 people in more than 60 countries, united to serve the world’s best-known and most successful brands.

Job Description

The Data Science Manager is a key driver of insight and strategic thinking. The primary responsibility is to provide analytics-based strategic insights and directions to aid in the development of media and communications initiatives. This position requires both strategic and tactical skill sets with an eye for numbers, intellectual curiosity, proficiency at problem solving, and a critical understanding of offline and online media. The candidate must have a proven track record in data-rich analyses and be a team player. A ‘roll up the sleeves’ approach is mandatory and a ‘get it done’ attitude is a must. Specific responsibilities include coordination between the research, analytics, and media teams to ensure high quality analytical projects are effectively delivered. Successful candidates will be multi-dimensional ‘rising-stars’ who are able to employ complex problem-solving skills and are able to communicate these succinctly to a broad client and media stakeholder audience.

Role Objectives:

  • Work with Associate Director to design and execute analytical plans to improve the effectiveness of communications programs.
  • Perform hands-on analysis in support of results, including development of conclusions and implications.
  • Supervise and mentor Analysts.
  • Teach Analyst to perform ongoing analysis to ensure the timely adjustment/optimization of campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain SQL-based reporting system.
  • Understand dashboards and apply MMM findings, statistical testing to media planning.
  • Partner with external analytical stakeholders daily to plan, execute, and analyze projects.
  • Support agency new-business process as directed.


  • 3-5 years of experience in performing analytics in marketing sciences capacity at a media agency, market research, consulting, or pharmaceutical firm.
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL a must. Knowledge of web measurement technologies:
  • Ad serving platforms (e.g. DART), Website analytics software (e.g. Adobe SiteCatalyst, Google Analytics),
  • Data visualization skills desirable (e.g. Tableau, Omniscope).
  • Quantitative educational background (preferred advanced degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Economics, Quantitative Marketing).
  • Strong analytical skills – able to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Experience analyzing large data sets.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to communicate complex, technical concepts to broad based stakeholder audience.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Consulting Data visualization Economics Market research Research SQL Statistics Tableau Testing

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: North America
Country: United States
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Category: Leadership Jobs
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