Strategic Insights Manager

Quantcast is hiring a Strategic Insight Manger to join the Strategic Insights team in our San Francisco office.

We have created one of the world's largest, living data-sets and we use it to bring unparalleled relevance to online advertising. By utilizing technology and big data to understand digital audiences, Quantcast solves the biggest challenges in marketing. 

As a Strategic Insights Manager, you will be working with Quantcast’s unique, proprietary data to surface actionable audience and campaign information for our most important clients.  You will partner with members of Quantcast’s sales team, making recommendations and delivering audience and campaign insights which enable our customers to make important strategic decisions about their marketing campaigns and which deepen their relationship with Quantcast. 


  • Work with the Strategic Insights Director as well as sales and marketing stakeholders to support key client projects
  • Work autonomously to extract data needed for key client projects and manage multiple queries simultaneously
  • Nimbly navigate Quantcast’s large-scale proprietary online data set in order to pull and deliver key insights in a efficient and timely fashion
  • Analyze data to investigate and test hypotheses used to identify meaningful patterns and benchmarks in large, multi-dimensional datasets
  • Present complex data and insights in a compelling and easy-to-digest fashion, supporting sales pitches and post-campaign analyses
  • Attend client and agency meetings, representing and presenting Quantcast’s unique insights as needed 


  • 7+ years experience in digital advertising/media industries with specific focus on research and analytics
  • Comfortable and confident extracting, transforming and working with large sets of data (both structured and unstructured)
  • Highly proficient with Postgres SQL (or any form of SQL) is essential
  • Strong analytical, strategic, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of statistics and analytics: you’ll be expected to pull your own data and analyze it to formulate interesting insights, trends, and reports
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and the ability to simplify complex data-driven insights for a non-technical audience
  • Ability to perform optimally under pressure and strict deadlines
  • Highly proficient with Excel – complete ease with Pivot Tables and advanced functions
  • Experience with Tableau, BI and other data visualization tools a plus
  • Use of data science tools such as R, MapReduce, Hadoop and big data technologies highly desirable
  • Advance knowledge of ad serving technologies, such as Atlas or DoubleClick
  • Experience with one or more real-time bidding (RTB) ad management, DSP and SSP platforms
  • Experience with SalesForce (or other CRM software)
  • Understanding of online ad campaign metrics and analysis, online advertising industry trends, technologies and pricing models (CPM, CPC, & CPA)

Quantcast is a fast-growing, late-stage, pre-IPO startup headquartered in San Francisco with offices around the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can confidently be their authentic self.

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