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13 Aug 2014

Full-Time VP of Analytics

Smart-tek – Posted by KimHorte Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Description

VP, Analytics Director


Placement: Direct-hire, Full-time

Location: Atlanta, GA (Buckhead)

 Salary: $110-115K + 8-10% bonus (total comp 125-130K)

Perks: Medical & Dental covered 100%, 5K tuition reimbursement

The Vice President of Analytics will be a key member of the management team as analytics is considered one of the major driving forces of growth within the organization. He or she will be responsible for initiating and managing decision-support engagements for internal partners and external clients. The Analytics function is expected to proactively address opportunities for media optimization with an emphasis on digital and broadcast with objective and sound analytical solutions. The departmental charter is toward innovative and replicable model-based applications, as well as supporting CRM/eCRM initiatives with segmentations. Testing, design, market basket models, propensity to churn and other marketing-based projects are recommended as needed. The Vice President of Analytics will partner with account leadership for new business opportunities with “support” or “retail” analytics components.


  • Serve as the domain expert with predictive and explanatory analytics, namely Media Mix, Attribution and Inferential models
  • Manage a growing team of 1-3 analysts with varying levels of experience: applied statistician, business analyst and marketing consultant
  • Identify and deliver high impact analytical projects on behalf of agency
  • Coordinate Analytics priorities and deadlines with account and agency leaders
  • Recommend, manage and implement the analytical tools (e.g. SAS, JMP, etc.) needed for consistent and effective project delivery
  • Represent the organization as a thought-leader on data analytics as applied to marketing


  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Sociology (“Methods”) or Biostatistics preferred; Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics or similar with 8+ yrs relevant experience will be considered
  • 6+ years of experience with an enterprise analytics language (SAS, SPSS, R, etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience with inferential modeling and time series applications; significant experience with advertising media, media mix models attributions and applications
  • Experience managing competiting priorities in a shared resource environment
  • Demonstrated success evangalizing analytics to multiple levels of management
  • Ability to translate technical findings into practical deliverables
  • Strong presentation and consultative skills
  • Audit or consulting experience preferred
  • Vice President of Analytics will need to manage, from inception to implementation, large modeling engagements for blue-chip clients


How to Apply

To apply please call and/or email your resume to:
Kimberly Horte
[email protected]

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: ANALYTICS, Manage, MARKETING, r, SAS, and SPSS. Salaries: More than $100,000.

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