• Lead Analyst, Data Operations

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  • Cramer-Krasselt is one of the largest independent, totally integrated agencies in the country with over $700 million in billings and over $400 million in media asset management.


    With a mission to Make Friends, Not Ads®, C-K has built a reputation for changing perception and behaviors that lead to purchasing action for brands. It's how we helped Porsche achieve six years of consecutive record-breaking growth, how Corona became the #1 import and Pacifico grew 19% this year alone.


    We've done it by interconnecting an ever-expanding range of disciplines from strategic branding to digital, social, analytics, media/programmatic, SEM, PR, UX and more.


    Major brands include Benihana, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (Knott's Berry Farm, Cedar Point and 9 others), Corona Extra, Edward Jones, Kroger Divisions, Meiomi Wine, Nikon, Pacifico Beer and Porsche. www.c-k.com.



    About C-K Chicago:

    Chicago’s independent spirit makes it the perfect headquarters for C-K, one of the nation’s oldest and largest independent agencies. C-K’s Chicago office, located just off the Magnificent Mile, is full of native Midwesterners and transplants alike that are united in the values of hard work and collaboration.

    At C-K in Chicago, we work with major global and national brands like Porsche, Corona Extra, Cedar Fair, BIC, Edward Jones and many others. We’re proud of these partnerships and the integrated approach we take to every client and every element of a campaign, be it large or small.

    Our experts here have backgrounds spanning every marketing, advertising and communications discipline across all categories imaginable. C-K Chicago is a hub of innovation and the nerve center of the agency.

    We also apply our work ethic to the community. Our flagship charity in the Chicago office is Off the Street Club (OTSC), the oldest boys and girls club in the city. Throughout the year we participate in the planning and execution of several key OTSC fundraising events such as Swing for the Kids, The Firefly Ball, Summer Bake Sale and Holiday Luncheon. We also participate in the Battle for Hope, the Chicago-area advertising agency battle of the bands. In 2015, our house band, the Angry Pickles, won the Battle for Hope and helped raise thousands for OTSC in the process.

    The Lead Analyst is a key operational member of the analytics team. This position requires a mix of product management, marketing and technical analytics skills.  They are a key interface and team player able to work with data engineers and technical analysts in order to deliver data infrastructures and processes that create powerful marketing intelligence capabilities for our agency.


    About the role:

    • Strategize and execute how data will be generated, collected and consumed within the agency.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the client’s marketing situation and the ability to diagnose when analytics can add value to the client’s business.
    • Understand the technological infrastructure involved in delivering data to analysts and end users.
    • Make recommendations of vendors, processes and infrastructure that supports advanced analytics goals.
    • Coordinate analytics activities among a variety of agency team members
    • Responsible for driving the structure and development roadmap for DataFirst, C-K’s proprietary data warehouse.
    • Translate client needs into business requirements for a technical team to execute on.
    • Mentor, coach, and be able to educate clients and co-workers alike in the best data capture processes; as well as the best analytics tools and technologies to implement in order to meet business goals.


    About you:

    • 5-7 years in Marketing, CRM, Media, eCommerce or Financial Analysis industries
    • Experience with data visualization and dashboarding tools like Tableau
    • Experience with web analytics tools (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics) and the implementation of those tools
    • Experience with media analytics tools (e.g. DoubleClick, Facebook, SEM) and the digital media measurement operations process.
    • Experience with social analytics tools (e.g. Crimson Hexagon)
    • Experience with at least one scripting language (PHP, Python, R, Ruby, etc.)
    • Expert user of SQL and completely comfortable working with relational databases to deliver reports and insights.
    • Proven track record of driving analytical insights into tangible results
    • Work autonomously to drive best practice adoption across a wide variety of clients and verticals
    • Able to think about both practical and visionary uses of available data
    • Excellent communication, management and time prioritization skills


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