Associate Director, Marketing Science

Agency OMD
ID 2021-1392
US-CA-Los Angeles
Marketing Science/Data Science
Full Time





OMD USA is a proud part of the global OMD network. In the US, we have 2,250+ people across 9 offices, dedicated to delivering insights that unlock demand potential, ideas that ignite consumer desire and results that accelerate business growth for our clients. We are a dynamic, creative and influential agency network that collectively combines to make OMD the most awarded agency network in the world.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Information Management, Social Sciences or Business/Marketing related fields (advanced degree - MBA/MS - is preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in a quantitative data driven field 
  • A passion for digital marketing, research, and analytics 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of paid media strategy and media analytics
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Ability to work well with others and work in cross functional teams 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a number of concurrent tasks 
  • Ability to clearly explain complex technical ideas to multiple audiences both verbally and in writing 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ad technologies and research techniques (how they work and how to troubleshoot) 
  • Ability to move beyond descriptive analytics and employ more sophisticated techniques (predictive & prescriptive analytics) 
  • Ability to set individual goals for analysts and measuring individual success/performance 
  • Ability to identify issues related to quality of work and/or workload and re-allocate resources to address these issues 
  • Leading, mentoring, and training analysts 
  • Delegating and managing projects, creating learning agendas, and opportunities for junior staff 

Desired Technical Skills

  • Experience/familiarity in SAS, SPSS, R or other advanced analytics software packages 
  • Experience/familiarity in ad-serving and web analytics tools (DCM/DV360, Sizmek, Twitter, SnapChat, Omniture, etc.)
  • Experience/familiarity with concepts of database design and SQL 
  • Experience/familiarity with syndicated research sources/tools (Gfk, MRI, Simmons, Scarborough, IMS, Nielsen, comScore) 
  • Experience/familiarity with digital ad effectiveness research 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Project Management Tools (Trello, Asana, etc.)
  • Familiarity with web technologies including HTML and JavaScript 


As an Associate Director on OMD’s Marketing Science team, you will not only work closely with the Directors to manage resources, implement process improvements and provide mentorship to a team of analyst, but also work with the account team consisting of media planners and strategists to shape the strategic direction of your client’s marketing strategy through data-driven insights.

  • Participating in the measurement plan development and execution
  • Establishing self as a thought leader around analytics, research and ad-technology concepts/methods/tools 
  • Ensuring that analytics efforts lead to clear, compelling and actionable insights; insightful narratives are constructed through sophisticated analytics techniques 
  • Anticipating client’s needs and proactively developing solutions to address them 
  • Ensuring timely follow through on all scheduled and ad hoc deliverables 
  • Generating and communicating clear, compelling and actionable insights; constructing insightful narratives through sophisticated analytic techniques 
  • Manage engagement between Marketing Science and internal/external teams
  • Recommending and implementing research that will aid in the consumer insight gathering and strategic process 
  • Providing thought leadership of ad-tech and measurement technologies 
  • Identifying opportunities to continuously improve processes 
  • Leading, mentoring and training analysts 
  • Presenting reports, POV's, and other materials to clients on a regular basis over the phone and in person 
  • Provide high-level oversight of during client presentations


OMD is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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