Analytical Consultant

Passionate about data analytics and econometric modelling? Join our team!

About the job

You work in (small) teams on the design, execution and delivery of a variety of projects. The projects are characterised by the delivery of tools for media planning, campaign evaluation and brand outcomes whereby research and expert knowledge are combined as a basis for our client solutions. In addition, you are equipped with knowledge and expertise in the field of quantitative techniques, such as econometric modelling and simulation, and will be able to continue to develop yourself in this.

You will apply your developed methods and models to different challenges in the field of media & marketing, such as the allocation of advertising budgets or campaign effectiveness analysis. You are able to communicate solutions and actionable results in a way that is simple and understandable to non-experts.

You comprehend complex problems quickly, are creative in finding solutions and you are results-oriented. You are part of a diverse team that consists of people with similar backgrounds, experts from the concerning work field and professional IT-staff.         

Your profile

  • Master degree with emphasis on analytics & statistics such as Econometrics, (Technical/Applied) Mathematics or a related study;
  • 0-5 years of experience;
  • Excellent understanding of statistics and econometric modelling, preferably with experience of both qualitative and quantitative analysis using econometrics software (preferably R);
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with a keen eye for detail;
  • Strong technical skills, coding experience is a plus;
  • Bayesian modelling knowledge is a plus;
  • Interested in quantitative marketing;
  • Good understanding of the English language, both verbally and in writing.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits;
  • Personal and professional development opportunities;
  • Flexibility in working hours and location;
  • Exciting development projects and clients;
  • An open, respectful and multicultural atmosphere;
  • Time for socialising and fun;
  • 25 days of paid leave;
  • Reimbursement of traveling expenses;
  • Daily fruit snacks.

Contact information

If this vacancy appeals to you, and you would like to know more about our challenging opportunities, please contact us through careers@pointlogic.com. We would like to find out your real motivation for choosing this job, so please include a CV and a motivation letter, explaining ‘why do you want to work at Pointlogic’.

The recruitment process typically includes a (face-to-face) interview, an assessment and reference checks. 

Employee story

Read the story of Sarah, Analytical Consultant at Pointlogic. 

About Pointlogic

Pointlogic, A Nielsen Company, provides customised decision-support systems to improve marketing effectiveness. Our products are backed by powerful analytical methods, extensive research and (big) data to enhance and enrich our customers' marketing tools and processes. The combination of software and analytics allows our customers to make more informed strategic and tactical business decisions, ultimately leading to greater ROI from marketing budgets.

At Pointlogic, you work in an exciting media and marketing world, which combines creativity, mathematics, econometrics and marketing analytics to maximum effect. Our expertise in these areas led to Nielsen acquiring us in 2016 to strengthen its data and planning capabilities. Pointlogic's head office is in Rotterdam, and we have further offices in London, New York, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

What we do?

Pointlogic products are linked via a generic effectiveness chain covering all major aspects of the marketing cycle. We design, develop and customise marketing decision-support tools for each element of this cycle. These tools are applied to a range of media problems, such as the optimal allocation of advertising budgets, the analysis of media campaign effectiveness and tactical budget planning across offline and online media channels.

Who are our clients?

Our activities are globally oriented: we have product users in more than 80 countries around the globe. With our tools, we support the decisions of large advertisers, media owners and media agencies, both on a tactical and strategic level. Together with Nielsen, we can delve deeper into the market to provide the key insights that businesses need to achieve campaign success.

Who are we?

We are a team of approximately 90 energetic, highly educated people with backgrounds in mathematics/econometrics, software development and IT, business administration and market research. A bunch of intellectuals? Maybe a little, but foremost we are a highly motivated and creative team that works hard to finish the job. An open atmosphere, mutual respect and having time for socialising and fun are important ingredients within our company.

To support the ongoing growth of our business from existing as well as new customers, we are looking for new staff for our office in Rotterdam.