Freelance Insights Manager

New York

Contract Permanent

Listed 03-Jun-2019


The 1000heads Insight Team work with data to fulfil the research and measurement needs of a lively creative agency.  Ultimately, the Insight Team answer crucial questions beginning with WHY? If you are curious by nature and determined to uncover the facts, you’ll fit right in.  The Insight Team is fully integrated within account teams in the agency, providing our clients with data-driven insight and decision making at the key stages of: Strategic planning, Insight generation for ideation, KPI selection and targeting setting, and Post campaign evaluation. The Insight Team also conduct bespoke, stand-alone research projects designed to help our clients understand their audience, brand and category.


Answering briefs: You will work with account leads to define and refine client briefs, creating bespoke solutions for their insight and measurement needs.

Methodology development:  You will create and deploy research and measurement methodologies. You will be the guardian of accuracy and consistency against these across your projects. 

Data collection and analysis: You will use a range of data sources for analysis, from social listening tools, to native platform analytics, and 3rd party research. No data source will be out of bounds for you. 

Report production: You will produce and present reports that interpret data, provide insight and inspire action. 


Data visualization that goes beyond basic excel functionality

Intricate knowledge of social and digital platform analytics 

Advanced experience with social listening platforms 

Advanced knowledge of audience analysis platforms like Global Web Index, and an awareness of the wealth of data sources available to you 

Methodology development for both primary research and performance measurement 

A demonstrable ability to look beyond the numbers towards interpretation, recommendation and action 

A dab-hand at creating and implementing reporting templates in Excel and PowerPoint 

The ability to communicate with internal and external people in a productive, progressive way to solve

problems together 

An eye for detail, the ability spot flaws or mistakes in methods, reports and plans 

Verging on OCD about the organization, accuracy and storage of data 

Agency experience preferable 

Experience as an analyst or in an insight role on with a social and digital element 


Degree or equivalent experience 


This job description is not intended to cover everything that will be expected of you but rather to act as a guide and you may be required to get involved in additional ad hoc projects.

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