SVP, Data Services - Remote

Houston, TX

We are looking for an SVP, Data Services to oversee our North America Data Services team made up of data strategists, analysts, and engineers. This role plays a critical part in shaping our and our clients' ambitious marketing initiatives - ensuring they are data-driven, evidence-based, and aligned with overall business goals.

As our SVP, Data Services you will work closely with our executive and senior leadership teams as well as our client and product leaders to develop and implement innovative analytics solutions that ensure data is used effectively across the organization. You'll make sure our data infrastructure is secure, reliable, and scalable. You'll develop our mature team of data experts, ensuring products are delivered on time and team members are allocated optimally. And you'll have a special focus on building and delivering our data story as you participate in pitching and winning new business!

So, tell me about the company

Brainlabs is on a mission to build the biggest digital-first media agency in the world.

We hire the top talent in the industry and give them the right training, tools and culture to do the best work of their career.

As one of the world's leading independent agencies, our agility and client-centricity allows us to win for clients.

To learn more about what it's like to be a Brainlabber, check out our culture code

What this job is:

Telling & selling compelling stories using data

Leveraging your team of data experts to discover insights and recommend connections across different data sets

Provide advanced analytics support for clients, fellow Brainlabbers, and leadership, use influencing skills to ensure adoption

Leading and developing your team into the best data & analytics experts in media!

What this job isn't:

Day to day analysis and modelling

Only crunching numbers in an excel spreadsheet

Presenting numbers not stories

Give me a breakdown of what a SVP, Data Services at Brainlabs does:

Translating data into clear, compelling, and actionable insights for existing and potential clients

Develop and implement innovative analytics solutions that harmonize data and delivers against our and our clients' business goals

Discovering and recommending connections across different data sets

Engaging with client, product, and agency teams to support data products and the vision for data at Brainlabs

Communicating complex ideas clearly at a management level, with excellent written and oral presentation skills - internally, externally via thought leadership, and in new business pitches

Build and deliver compelling pitch stories that are data-centric, leading edge, and tuned to resonate with enterprise and global clients

Provide strategic thinking and leadership of our data and analytics work, including defining the roadmap of work, engaging in cross-organization priority projects with a heavy data component, and ensuring successful delivery of data and integration engineering, data applications, reporting, and analysis services

What we really want:

Someone who can translate complex data inputs, outputs, and solutions into stories that are compelling

Someone that can work with data modellers and analysts and engage with media planners and strategists to bring data into the approaches we take

Someone that can analyze impacts to our clients' businesses and then develop plans demonstrating how advertising/media will contribute to overall success

Someone that thinks business outcome first, not campaign outcome

Someone who leverages advanced knowledge and experience with best-in-class data strategy design to advise and execute complex, innovative digital strategies

Someone who can ensure the data product is not only servicing our clients, but is also a growing and profitable team within the agency

Someone who can drive in-market success while collaborating with and supporting the global Brainlabs data community

Someone with a proven track record in pitching and winning enterprise brands

What particular set of skills would suit this role?

Data subject matter expert who can go deep with data teams and also pivot to communicate complex ideas to C-level executives in a media agency environment

Very comfortable working alongside planning and strategy teams

Ability to drive the evolution of or data product by leaning into emerging machine learning and artificial intelligence-driven solutions.

Strong business analyst skill set:

o Ability to look and audit a clients business and brand performance strategically

o Ability to build a client narrative that demonstrates a data led pedagogical approach to growth

o Strong capability in modelling and analysis of data

o Management of a team of data & analytics experts

o 10+ years experience in a data strategic role in a media agency environment

How will I know I am doing it right?

You will see our approach and thinking moving from we believe' to we know'

The evidence you identify and provide will become a key facet in everything we do

Business outcome thinking becomes the norm

The Brainlabs NAmer data team is thriving and set up for success in their interactions with each client and initiative

Location Houston, TX (77246)
Job Type Full Time
Company Brainlabs
Posted 24 days ago