Data Scientist

06 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Established in 2014, UNILAD is the number one content publisher on social media and - with just under a billion engagements and over 25 billion video views in 2016 alone - we have matured into the most engaged and viewed channel in the world.Initially only licensing viral content, UNILAD has now evolved into a leading original content producer, blending the best viral videos with exclusive content built for social and becoming one of the fastest growing media properties in the world.OVERVIEWData is behind everything we do at UNILAD. We use it to gain a richer understanding of our audience, to identify what content they watch, engage with, and share. Interpretation of this social data is vital, as it helps us continue to make groundbreaking content that we know will resonate with our fans around the world and beyond.With over 4.5 billion video views per month, we generate a vast amount of social data ready to be analysed and interpreted. As a result, we are looking for our first dedicated Data Scientist to create and manage automated systems to collate this information and enable us to draw valuable insights.We welcome the ability to bring data to life, conveying insight in a simple and impactful way. Think effective, efficient and elegant.RESPONSIBILITIESInitiate, manage and own the Data Science division of UNILADCollect, interpret, and disseminate data to allow for rapid content experimentationBuild learning loops in which user experiences generate insights used to drive growth and engagement across different platformsDevelop and foster services that will use data to create personalized and optimized experiencesDevelop KPIs and measures of success in a cross-platform worldSupport development of data tools, such as dashboards and A/B testing platformsREQUIREMENTS3+ years of industry experience, working on data-related initiativesExperience in applying Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, and Classification techniques towards business initiativesExperience with social data or media is a plusStrong statistical skillsStrong interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to manage multiple projects to strict deadlinesExperience working with marketing stakeholders.QUALIFICATIONSEducated to degree level in a numerical disciplineExperience in analytical or business intelligence teams developing sound analytics-based solutions to business initiativesPreferred - Masters in a quantitative field such as computer science, economics, statistics, physics or mathematicsOUR PERKS25 days holidayFantastic location in the heart of the city (close to great pizza, food markets, bars, gyms, darts and a bowls green!)Friday drinks at our top floor barA social but hard-working atmosphereSeasonal socialsLunch discount schemeCorporate eyecare voucher schemeWHAT TO EXPECTWorking in a unique start-up environmentWith teams structured across our spacious six-storey office, we're a friendly bunch full of self-starters who really buy into the brand from day oneWe love collaboration between teams, so expect loads of hot-desking, open Slack communications and no structural 'layers' to break throughYou'll have all the resources at your disposal and the perfect environment to allow you to be the best you can beWe want people to live and breath the UNILAD brand and encourage innovation and creativity in every areaWork hard, develop fast and have tons of fun doing it.SkillsTechnology, Social Media, Media, Data analysis, Data Science, Machine Learning, Shoreditch, Data Insights, Old StreetSectorsQuestionsDo you have experience in a similar role? Tell us about that experience and what you would bring to this role?, Are eligible to work full time in the UK?, Are you currently based in London?, Tell us about your experience and what you would bring to this role?