VP, Advanced Analytics & Marketing Science

Location: Detroit, MI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $140,000.00 - $200,000.00
Degree: Master;
Date: 7/13/2017
Job ID: 02501545
Job Description

VP, Advanced Analytics & Marketing Science

This individual should be comfortable with clients and utilizing analytical solutions to support business issues. The successful individual will have a proven history of success working with Fortune 500 clients. The ideal candidate will possess strong consulting and qualitative skills in areas relating to brand and communications, product development and customer engagement. Strong writing and presentation skills are essential. The role is client facing, requires a business orientation to problem solving and, the ability to work with cross functional teams. While this is a senior level position, they must have the ability to be “hands on” with data and statistical analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be a creative problem solver that can deliver design support, analytical rigor and thought leadership to business problems
  • Collaborate with account managers in the proposal, selling, analytical, and delivery phases of market research projects
  • Translate complex statistics into client recommendations and action plans
  • Manage a team of highly skilled individuals to support existing workload and develop new products
  • Meet with clients and support account managers on business development opportunities
  • Frequent participation in client meetings, onsite and in calls


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Sociology, Psychology or similar area with a demonstrable concentration in research design, statistics and quantitative analysis
  • Track record managing a professional staff
  • 10+ years experience in the marketing research field – a mix of supplier and client experience is ideal
  • Expertise in relevant software, such as SAS, SPSS, Sawtooth, as well as PowerPoint and Excel. Other analytical programs a plus