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Associate Director, Analytics

Horizon Media

Horizon Media

Data Science
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary

Horizon Media runs the premier marketing analytics practice in the United States combining great technology, methods and talent to grow our clients’ business. We are experts in marketing measurement advising some of the biggest brands in the country on how to structure optimal marketing programs, how to refine their approach over time and have a great time doing it.

At Horizon we pride ourselves on working collaboratively, building strong relationships and growing together. The agency creates an environment that rewards curiosity, risk taking and brings out the best in people. We invest in our talent and make sure to continuously keep up with the rapidly evolving data science and marketing landscapes.

Horizon is currently looking for a Los Angeles based Associate Analytics, Director to do great work with us. The ideal candidate has extensive hands on experience applying analytics skills within a marketing context, is passionate about leading an exceptional data science team and continuously seeks to improve our measurement offering for our clients.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • 30% Structuring and running analytics projects
  • 20% Leading and mentoring analytics team members
  • 25% Being curious to find better ways to help our clients through applied data science
  • 25% Partnering with internal teams, external partners and our clients

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor Analysts, Senior Analysts and Analytics Managers on the Analytics team

Knowledge and Skills Required

You should have 5 to 6 years experience with:

  • Working in a client services environment and helping clients succeed
  • Building strong relationships across teams in a matrixed organization
  • Creating frameworks to structure, execute and evaluate marketing measurement initiatives
  • Efficiently working with data and applying statistical methods in a marketing environment
  • Telling compelling stories and tailoring your message to specific audiences
  • Leading and mentoring analytics team members
  • Creating a positive team culture that rewards curiosity and encourages risk taking
  • Continuous learning and suggesting better ways of servicing our clients

We know that there are a lot of tools out there and ideally you know how to use these:

  • Ad-servers and verification tools (i.e. Google Marketing Cloud, DoubleVerify)
  • Demand Side Platforms (e.g. The Trade Desk)
  • Site and app analytics (i.e. Google Analytics, Kochava)
  • Social listening (e.g. Netbase)
  • Data Management Platforms (e.g. Neustar)
  • Research Vendors (i.e. Kantar, YouGov)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Self-serve analytics platforms (e.g. Alteryx)
  • Scripting languages and relevant packages (e.g. R & tidyr)
  • Integrated development environments (e.g. RStudio)
  • SQL to query relational databases
  • Bonus points if you:
    • Passionately argue against the use of pie charts

Certificates, licenses and registrations

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Physical Activity and Work Environment

  • N/A

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.




Horizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Salary Range

$125,000.00 - $145,000.00

A successful applicant’s actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure/certifications, and equity. As an organization, we take an aptitude and competency-based hiring approach. We provide a competitive total rewards package including a discretionary bonus and a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement savings plans, company paid holidays and unlimited paid time off (PTO), mental health and wellness resources, pet insurance, childcare resources, identity theft insurance, fertility assistance programs, and fitness reimbursement.