Analyst - Decision Sciences

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Starcom is the Human Experience Company. A world-renowned media communications agency, we believe the alchemy of people and technology creates experiences people love, and actions brands need. With more than 5,000 employees worldwide, Starcom partners with the world's leading marketers and new establishment brands, including Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Kellogg Company, Kraft Heinz, Samsung, Visa and more. Starcom is part of Publicis Media, one of four solution hubs within Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC40], and has offices within Publicis One.

Job Description

The Starcom Advanced Analytics & Insights (AAI) – Decision Sciences team draws on the dynamic advertising technology space, digital and offline analytics, and evolving methodologies to address complex research and measurement challenges across Starcom client brands.  It is an opportunity to join an innovative team that drives consumer-first thinking and actionable insights for top-tier brands.

The Analyst position is an entry-level position that uses research, data, reporting and analytics techniques to answer client business questions, assists with developing ‘test-and-learn’ approaches that roll-up to the client’s larger learning objectives, and implements best practices around research, analytics and campaign measurement. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help drive day-to-day research & analytics efforts while delivering impactful, actionable insights
  • Support execution of customer, media, brand, and market research that produce unique insights and opportunities
  • Synthesize research results and uncover overarching themes to drive the client’s business forward
  • Report on key metrics for campaign effectiveness and develop key findings for optimization
  • Facilitate the sharing of data and insights among relevant internal parties to inform future strategies
  • Develop and analyze media and brand targets that inform media strategies
  • Apply syndicated research (Nielsen, MRI, ComScore, eMarketer, etc) and agency research applications to client business
  • Foster strong relationships with internal client teams
  • Assist internal groups in maximizing the use of available research sources and proprietary studies


  • Intelligence and intellectual curiosity
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, business, engineering, statistics, economics, sociology, or similar discipline (Masters a plus)
  • Highly flexible, self-starter, proactive, responsive, resourceful, and motivated individual with an ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Demonstrated interest in quantitative and qualitative research, experimental design, and data analysis
  • Requires excellent project management, organization and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of statistical software packages (SAS, SPSS, R) is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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