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Data Manager (Contract)

The Ad Council

Job Description

Who we are:

The Ad Council is where creativity and causes converge at scale. We are a national non-profit organization, bringing together the brightest minds in the marketing, media, advertising and tech industries to inspire change around the most critical social issues facing our country. We produce and activate communications campaigns that drive awareness and behavior change, creating a lasting impact on American life. We are behind the iconic social good communications programs featuring Smokey Bear, "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk" and Love Has No Labels." Our unprecedented efforts around COVID-19 now include the largest communications initiative in U.S. history, Its Up To You, which educates Americans about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Job summary:

We are looking for a bright, talented data professional who wants to help the Ad Council leverage our marketing capabilities to reach new and existing partners. In this role, you will be part of an internal team that values innovation, collaboration and is passionate about our end users. Its critical that this person understands our mission to make a measurable difference in peoples lives by reaching audiences with social good campaigns.

The Ad Council is looking for a Data Manager who will carry out the collection, clean-up, and analysis of a media database. This person will have advanced excel skills, experience in data clean-up, and an understanding of data quality assurance. They will oversee the development and maintenance of a media database that will ultimately be used to reach out to local media stations nation-wide. They will also manage our partner relationships data and ensure adherence to data protocols.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of database management and excellent communication skills. They will also be tech-savvy with a keen attention to detail. They will discover efficient ways to keep data information accurate and organized. They will oversee the function and integrity of data collecting, reporting the data accurately at the Ad Council. Their duties also include researching corporate hierarchies, developing procedures and policies for data management, and assisting colleagues in performing data-related tasks.

This is a contract employee role. This means that, while the position is at all times one of at will employment, the Ad Council anticipates at present that the employment length would be approximately 6 months with the possibility to extend the contract. The compensation for this position is $7,500 monthly, paid semi-monthly. Contract employees will be eligible to participate in limited benefits and paid time off.

What youll do:

  • Collect information from media outlets by phone or internet research
  • Research and maintain media organization parent/child hierarchies, responsible for its accuracy
  • Complete quality assurance process on data collection
  • Generate and run reports using basic Salesforce reporting features
  • Analysis and oversight of database maintenance issues
  • Promote best practices in data collection, mapping, and reporting
  • Develop, implement, and maintain efficient procedures for data handling and analysis
  • Monitor and analyze information to identify issues or areas of concern with the functionality of CRM systems and other operating systems.
  • Work with technical lead to manage data feed to ensure clean data integration and no duplicates.
  • Prepare detailed reports for management and other departments by analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Support functional teams to ensure data integrity is maintained
  • Engage with functional teams to understand their processes and their impact on data cleanliness
  • Create reports and data extraction, as well as other data-related projects for functionality assessments, as needed.
  • Ensure presentation of metrics and data is consistently defined, formatted, and labeled across end-user deliverables and reports

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of data management experience
  • Thorough understanding of management and data administration duties such as collection, analysis, and distribution
  • Specialized experience working in Microsoft Excel, well versed in functionalities like VLOOKUP and pivot tables.
  • Knowledge or the ability to learn basic Salesforce skills required
  • Ability to compile and organize findings and data retrieved before presenting it to management
  • An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills with extreme attention to detail
  • Display good research and organizational abilities
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and organize large amounts of data
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to accomplish assignments/tasks with little or no supervision
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, etc.)

Qualities of a standout candidate:

  • Experience with modern database and information system technologies
  • Knowledge of the media industry is strongly preferred

What were committed to:

At the Ad Council, we value and celebrate the unique characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. Diversity is the foundation of our work and allows us to reimagine how we reach our audiences. It is not simply our belief, but our duty, to cultivate a team that is representative of the American people. Only then can we drive true, measurable, and life-changing impact on the most important issues facing our country today.

The Ad Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected status.

The Ad Council invites all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below.

How to reach us:

To apply online: https://www.adcouncil.org/join-our-team

Email: (careers@adcouncil.org)

Fax (212) 922-1676


Ad Council

Attn: People Operations Team

815 2nd Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10017


Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/bWjOeYf4BY1lPI2E8fRdDO


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Job Location
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