Maxus | Digital Analytics Manager

Overview of job
The Manager, Digital Analytics supports the Analytics director and business teams, to deliver on great data and digital-driven work for our clients.  This person will play a key role in driving Tech and Data projects in the audience and measurement space.

The position will span across 5 key product areas within the Technology, Effectiveness and Data (TED)team -Dashboarding and Reporting, Advanced Analytics (including digital attribution, market mix modelling, etc), DMP services, Dynamic Creative Optimisation and Ad Tech Consulting with a focus on the areas of digital attribution, DCO and DMP services.


Reporting of the role

This role reports to the National Marketing Analytics Director.

Office location:  Melbourne

3 best things about the job:

  1. Your work will make a real impact on what our brands do with their media activity
  2.  You will work in an environment where we constantly try to push the boundaries of media
  3. You will work with teams of passionate media experts, within an agency that leans into change at every opportunity


Measures of success –


In three months:

        Contributed to the project management and delivery ofan advanced analytics project for key clients.

        Contributed and managedad hoc reporting/analytics projects for key clients.

        Immersed yourself in ongoing digital specialist projects, providing support and guidance to business teams.

        Built relationships with key Client leads, GroupM business divisions (e.g. GroupM AdOps) and martech vendors.


In six months:

        Worked with National Analytics Director, Business Teams and clients to start new projects in the areas of DMP services, Attribution and/or Dynamic Creative Optimisation across both Sydney and Melbourne

        Established a strong working relationship with key clients and will be the local lead on Specialist Digital Projects

        Earned the trust of client partner teams, having them turn to you for assistance in making their own basic data analysis more meaningful

        Helped educate business teams on any updates to our TED product offering and better integrated data into responses

        Led 1-2 projects in the TED space

        Played a support role in the analytics portion a new business pitch

        Contributed significantly to ongoing digital specialist projects, providing support and guidance to the Jetstar business team.



In 12 months:

        Contributed to the insights and actions portions of 1-2 advanced analytics projects

        Helped improve how client partner use data in their day to day roles

        A position of thought leadership in the agency in Tech, Effectiveness and Data

        Become the day-to-day contact and lead on ongoing TED projects from the Melbourne office.

        Identified and converted a TED project with a client not currently leveraging our capabilities in the TED space

        Made a key contribution to a new business pitch or two from a data planning point of view

        Contributed to templates and tools that help drive efficiencies within the agency


Responsibilities of the role:

        Project managing the delivery of advanced analytics projects

        Using statistical/analytical approaches to gain insights for clients using an array of data sources

        Assisting on the execution of analytics projects: from standalone marketing analytics projects, to projects as part of broader strategy planning,

        Support the Analytics Director in general operations when required, including:

o        Drafting scope documents

o        Managing client relationships

o        Creating and presenting insights and analysis

        Contribute to new business pitches when required

o        This might include presenting, creating content and any other areas requested by senior pitch staff.

        Champion better use of software and technology within Maxus

        Champion better use of data and analytics within Maxus 


What you will need:

        A passion for Technology, Analytics and Data and its role in media

        2+ years’ experience in an analyst role ideally from the digital space

        Advanced Excel skills

        An attention to detail with high levels of accuracy and strong project management skills

        A solid understanding of the digital space particularly ad operations, data management platforms, tag management and web analytics

        A working knowledge of statistics

        Ideally some experience with data visualisation platforms such as Tableau and/or Datorama

        The ability to build relationships & collaborate with client partner teams internally

        The ability to work autonomously when required

        Preferably experience with tools and languages like R, SPSS, Python, Eviews etc.

        To be a collaborative team player that supports the client teams

        A problem solving mentality

        The ability to think laterally and identify discrepancies in data/data visualisation/results

        The ability to “think outside the square” and source proxy data sources when client data is not available

        Energetic and creative optimist who is always looking to do and try things differently


About Maxus
Our team of around 2,500 people across 55 markets worldwide work for some of the world’s most well-known advertisers. Maxus has been the fastest growing agency network over the last five years, and at the heart of this sits our mantra of Leaning into Change. We embrace technology and innovation, challenging our clients to move forward; providing solutions that deliver tangible benefit to their business.

We are driven by our internal PACE values: Passionate, Agile, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial. We hire, train and reward based on these behaviours. While Maxus operates with the freedom of smaller independent agency, it is still able to draw on the resources of GroupM. This has allowed us to provide each of our talent the opportunity to reach their potential. To learn more about Maxus, visit us at 

At Maxus Australia, we have two offices – Sydney, and Melbourne. We look after some of the best brands in market, including Hungry Jack’s, iSelect and Jetstar. We have been listed in BRW’s Great Places To Work for two years running.


About GroupM

GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology. Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development. We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

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Melbourne, Australia


June 26, 2017