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Sr. Analyst, Data Delivery



United States
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Business Overview

KINESSO is the technology-driven performance marketing agency that sits at the very heart of IPG Mediabrands, providing actionable growth for both our agency partners and clients. We turn 'action' into 'outcome' for our clients, leveraging our unique capabilities in optimization, analytics, AI, and experimentation. KINESSO has brought together the collective power of what was formerly Matterkind, Reprise, and Kinesso under one collective entity that will serve as the most powerful delivery engine in the industry. We have extensive offerings spanning across performance marketing and data and technology. Fueled by a deep understanding of consumer behavior, we offer an end-to-end engine of planning and optimization while also delivering on data-driven strategy for social platforms, actionable growth in e-commerce, and creating curated marketplaces specific to each client's function and needs. The company has more than 6,000 employees operating in more than 60 countries. Learn more at

Position Summary

Rufus, Amazon's media agency of record, is seeking a Program Manager to lead media measurement data collection and transfer efforts across multiple countries. In this role you will be responsible for working with your media counterparts, to gather, package and ship the measurement data files on a scheduled delivery. Attention to detail is critical as data quality is paramount in addition to timeliness. You will be required to co-ordinate and manage a multitude of stakeholders within the Rufus agency, 3rd parties and Amazon. Client-facing experience is required.


  • Manage Rufus-Amazon's data and measurement program, including MMM-type data, across multiple countries
  • Ensure that data files meet acceptance criteria
  • Be responsible for meeting the "on time, first time right" KPI for data delivery via S3
  • Oversee feature enhancements and updates to data program technologies, proactively raise areas for improvement in addition to user requests
  • Provide measurement and tools training to countries/markets within your scope of work and new Amazon lines of business and countries as they arise
  • Work cross-functionally across stakeholder groups including media planning, buying and finance
  • Provide internal feedback to the data engineering and development teams
  • Manage multiple timelines; project management experience required
  • Client-facing; engage and keep informed of progress
  • Manage and prioritize scope changes to the data program
  • Maintain current program documentation, including training materials and service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Ability to manage up; inform of blockers and seek resolution where you are not able to do so

Required Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years' data program management experience, including data collection, validation and delivery
  • 2+ years' experience with a Media agency
  • Project management expertise

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Hands-on SQL query experience
  • Experience working with global teams
  • Exposure to SQAD MediaTools
  • Familiarity with CM360

We See You

At IPG Mediabrands, we are unified behind a commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging. Together, we shine through a set of shared values and behaviors. We take pride in our responsibility to our clients, communities, and to each other. We embrace differences and recognize the unique value that each of us brings to our community.

We encourage you to apply, as unique backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences are welcomed.

We See You at IPG Mediabrands.

Wage and Benefits

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes medical and dental coverage, 401(k) plans, flex spending, life insurance, disability, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and paid family benefits to support you and your family. To give you the ability to better meet your personal needs, and in support of your physical and emotional well-being, you will receive discretionary time off days and company-wide Appreciation Weeks and Wellness Days.

We also offer a competitive Total Compensation package, including a competitive salary and eligibility for an annual discretionary incentive award or a relevant incentive award.

The salary range for this position is posted below. Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position, market considerations, budgetary considerations, tenure and standing with the Company (applicable to current employees), as well as the employee’s/applicant’s skill set, level of experience, and qualifications.

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About IPG Mediabrands

IPG Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). IPG Mediabrands manages over $47 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients across its full-service agency networks UM, Initiative and Mediahub and through its award-winning specialty business units Healix, Kinesso, MAGNA, Mediabrands Content Studio, Orion Holdings, Rapport, and the IPG Media Lab. IPG Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors including automotive, personal finance, consumer product goods (CPG), pharma, health and wellness, entertainment, financial services, energy, toys and gaming, direct to consumer and e-commerce, retail, hospitality, food and beverage, fashion and beauty. The company employs more than 18,000 diverse marketing communication professionals in more than 130 countries. Learn more at

Salary Range
$85,000$95,000 USD