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Decision Scientist

Overview

The Decision Scientist will be responsible for developing and executing strategic programs that deliver results against client goals. The position is a hybrid analyst/strategist role that will require collaboration across multiple marketing teams to deploy an integrated customer CRM program utilizing an omni-channel approach.

 

To be successful, the Decision Scientist must work closely with internal stakeholders and agency offices to create strategic plans, analytical assessments, insights, and measurement designs.

 

The Decision Scientist will be responsible for understanding customer and industry trends, and will need to develop data and insights to drive the development, execution and optimization of customer segmentation, channel mix, data models/sources, and multivariate tests across omni-channel campaigns.

 

A successful candidate will have demonstrated understanding of Omni-channel marketing (web, mobile, social, email, direct mail, call center and vehicle) and analytics, having worked on digital/CRM initiatives in their career tenure.

 

The position requires extensive ability to create insights and strategy from analytics data, outstanding written and verbal communication, creative problem solving and ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deliverables. Must be able to develop strong relationships with agency partners and team members.

 

Responsibilities

  • Advise external clients on building and continuously improving Customer Engagement Marketing programs and initiatives.
  • Advise internal and external decision makers around customer and industry trends, and how those trends impact current and future marketing channels & technologies.
  • Develop CRM programs, plans and creative briefs and manage their execution across multiple customer touch points (web, mobile, social, email, direct mail, call center and vehicle) in an effort to nurture relationships and ensure continuity and consistency in all customer contact.
  • Proactively develops insights and builds business cases to drive optimized or new tactics/strategies, which will move business performance and customer experience forward.
  • Define learning agendas within and across CRM programs that continually test, learn and leverage variables such as timing, segments, messaging, creative, and offers to optimize program results against business objectives.
  • Coordinate BI reporting for clients as instructed including weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and summaries, and augment reports by researching and pulling data queries.
  • Works closely with our database team to ensure program needs are being maintained, continuously improved and to address any areas of risk.
  • Understand industry standards for omni-channel marketing and develop key performance indicators for all CRM initiatives.
  • Manipulate, cleanse and perform statistical analyses against data
  • Participates in ad hoc special projects as required, and other tasks as assigned

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Post-Secondary Degree in a quantitative discipline (Math, Statistics, Political Science, Economics or Computer Science). 
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in CRM or one to one marketing strategy/analytics.
  • Ability to identify, communicate and inspire an organization around the next generation of omni-channel CRM experiences to dramatically grow the business, and be able to work through issues and overcome challenges while maintaining good relationships.
  • Ability to design multivariate experiments, while ensuring statistical significance of results.
  • Ability to provide strategic thought leadership in reinventing CRM in an emerging media world.
  • Must have worked on CRM strategies and analytics across channels, including digital engagement and database growth.
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills to interpret and discuss programs, technologies, and analytic methods with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong and proven track record/performance.
  • Experience in hands-on use of tools such as SQL, R, Python, or SAS.
  • Experience in Google Analytics, Tableau/PowerBI preferred
  • Experience cleansing, manipulating, and transforming data.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Travel required.

Benefits

The Marketing Store provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees starting on day one. Our benefits include options for medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with Company matching provision, profit sharing, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits (including discounts on products & services), employee assistance program, and disability insurance

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Location

Our company is in the heart of the Loop, making for an easy commute. We are blocks away from the river and the lake surrounded by trendy hotspots.

An Insider's view of The Marketing Store

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

The Marketing Store offers employees an incredible work life balance. We all work hard to get the work done but our personal lives and passions outside of work are always supported. Employees are encouraged to have flexible work schedules, working remotely when needed and finding time to do what they love in and out of the office.

Alysha

Vice President, Communications

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re leveraging data to solve marketing challenges for clients to understand who their customers are, and to activate future games & promotions. By using data, we’re enabling our clients to make data driven decisions and create custom experiences that will resonate with their target audience.

Wendy

Senior Director, Analytics

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being solutions oriented is the secret to success at The Marketing Store. We’re lucky to work with some of the biggest brands on new digital initiatives – which means we are often navigating in the unknown and encountering new scenarios. Successful team members can access current road blocks and determine how they can help solve the problem.

Leigh Anne

Director, Product Management

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Analytics is at the core of what we strive to achieve at TMS – measurable impact to our client’s business. The decision science team is responsible for enabling the descriptive and prescriptive marketing analytics that drive strategic recommendations and shape the programs that we execute across the agency.

Tom

Manager, Decision Sciences

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I let creatives do what they came here to do by empowering them to think and have a point of view. Make them trust me because I commit to their development and follow through. I challenge their thinking and executions, so they can think strategically. Respect them as humans and provide them with an environment where they have fun and can grow.

Diana

Vice President, Creative Director

What are The Marketing Store Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
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