Lead Media Analyst - Product Innovation

Who We Are

In a digital economy data is the 21st century gold rush.  Imagine working for a Big Data company with 10 Petabytes of data at your fingertips.  A company where Analysts and Scientists derive insights from 35+ Terabytes of new data every week. 

84.51° is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Company.  Our data is sourced from consumer transactions and behavior across 24 banners, 38 states and 62 Million households.  We are the research, development and innovation arm of the nation’s second largest retailer.


We are a community of analysts – we are researchers in search of the customer story.  We are the voice of the customer.  Customers share their story with us each and every day, and it is our job to tell their story.  Our Analysis team is known for solving client and customer problems, employing the most appropriate statistical and analytic approaches.

We expect all analysts to be hands on with respects to the analysis of a retailer database, using the full suite of 84.51° technical and visual tools – SQL, R, Python, Tableau, Excel, and other specific internal tools – to create timely, relevant, and actionable insights. 

Position Details:

As a Lead Analyst – Media Product Innovation you will be responsible for the following:

  • Effectively manage product analytic solutions across Kroger Precision Marketing portfolio of media products (email, direct mail, banner ads, etc.) – with specific focus on off-property inventory and partnerships
  • Partnering with the product strategy and innovation team to leverage existing process as well as developing new media measurement solutions by marrying Kroger sales data with marketing campaigns
  • Independently developing, defining, and driving new and progressive ways of analyzing the success of media initiatives by leveraging rich user-level exposure information and Kroger’s robust 1st party sales/customer dataset
  • Be the analytic expert in the process of standing up new and exciting partnerships across new platforms and ad inventory sources
  • Delivering against the product launch work plan, ensuring that data/measurement best practices and innovative ideas are adopted
  • Effectively managing projects, tasks, and stakeholders to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget and to brief specification
  • Mentoring and developing junior analysts on measurement interpretation, results delivery, KPM-specific skills, and analytic techniques
  • Challenging and improving 84.51° analytical capabilities/products

Desired Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience in analytics across ad technology, marketing technology, media agencies, or product marketing
  • 4+ years of experience in extracting insights from large databases, translating sales / marketing data into actionable solutions and presenting findings and recommendations to clients
  • 3+ years of experience accessing large datasets via SQL
    • Experience using analytical software packages such as SAS, R, and/or Python
    • Strong desire to grow and expand R/Python coding skills through rich datasets & analytics
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and consultation skills are required
  • Strong business acumen to link analysis to business impact
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Self-motivated


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent in statistics, mathematics, analytics, economics or marketing

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