Associate Director, Data & Analysis | Attribution Lead


Associate Director, Data & Analysis | Attribution Lead


Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to bring bold, award-winning ideas to life.


The Data & Analysis team uses data-driven insights to fuel strategic growth for clients. We believe that data should never exist in a vacuum; instead, it should be put to work to bring the best ideas and stories to our clients.


To help with this, we’re looking for an outstanding Associate Director — someone who can lead strategic client growth, provide innovative data-driven solutions to marketing challenges, and motivate internal teams to bring marketing ideas to life. Sound like you? Read on.


What you’ll do:


As Associate Director, Data & Analysis (Attribution Lead,) your role is to enhance our existing attribution work by creating cohesive reporting, ensuring that we are using the latest and best approaches, and working collaboratively to integrate those learnings into the broader agency and client organization.


Day-to-Day, your role includes:

  • Developing and delivering cohesive attribution reporting combining Conversion Data, Marketing Mix Models (MMM), Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA), Last Touch Attribution (LTA), and Attitudinal Studies.
  • Working across a vast client and agency organization to continue to improve existing deliverables and approaches as well as champion new ones.
  • Developing best practices and approaches for each attribution channel and bring them to life.
  • Working with Strategy, Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics teams to improve and streamline data delivery for MMM.
  • Staying up to date on latest vendors, technologies and approaches.
  • Acting as a key partner for the client and internal teams by implementing conceptual data frameworks and developing effective marketing strategies
  • Expanding client work, including building recommended approaches and scope
  • Evaluating new online and offline data opportunities in the form of new sources, new technology, client priorities, partnership, etc.
  • Fostering creative thinking around how we use data, and we could use data to solve unique business challenges in support of all Marketing activities (Media, Creative, CRM, and eCommerce).
  • Managing efficient execution of projects, including the implementation of best practices
  • Building a collaborative team environment, including participation in department-wide training efforts and fostering employee career growth

We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • 7-9 years of experience in analytics or strategy with an advertising agency, management consulting company, or ad tech company
  • Strong client relationship and communication skills, with experience managing multiple projects across teams
  • Experience managing a team
  • A strong record of accomplishment integrating multiple unlinked data sources into one cohesive analysis.
  • Extensive experience communicating MMM Analysis to non-technically minded clients.
  • Experience communicating results from multiple approaches to attribution (MMM/MTA/LTA/Attitudinal)
  • Track record managing complex deliverables end-to-end for multiple and disparate stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Experience with modern statistical learning methods (regression techniques, classification models, supervised and unsupervised learning, etc.)
  • Knowledge of digital data technologies (DMPs, Google Analytics, digital pixel tracking, site tagging, etc.)
  • A four-year college degree; advanced degree is a plus
  • Passion for online advertising and emerging trends in the digital landscape
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

About Digitas


We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.