Facebook Marketing Science Partner ( Agency) in Tokyo, Japan
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
The Advertising Research team is a research and analytics group focused on measuring the value and effectiveness of advertising on Facebook that agencies and other marketing partners obtain from their media investments. Through measurement and research we are systematically building the knowledge and tools required to plan and buy campaigns in an increasingly complex media environment. With our ecosystem partners, we seek to answer key industry questions such as how Facebook advertising works in conjunction with other media channels such as Paid Search and how to measure Facebook within the wider media mix. As an Agency Lead in this group, your primary goal will be to build relationships at management level with media agencies. You will also be a key member of the broader team concerned with understanding and influencing the evolving ecosystem of companies and entities buying and planning campaigns on Facebook. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Facebook, interested in advertising, intellectually curious, a fast learner, and able to move fast while keeping focused on high impact projects. This role will be working to apply techniques to understand consumers and ad effectiveness through innovative analytics, methods, and products. This position is full time and located in Tokyo.
Establish senior-level agency relationships through analytic expertise
Identify, structure and execute ad effectiveness research
Package these insights effectively for both internal and external audiences
Build the empirical case to demonstrate that Facebook media should be a critical component of all media plans
5+ year’s analytics experience with a technology company, media agency, consulting firm, or research company. At least 5 years of which should be in Japan.
Candidates must have a solid understanding of online advertising and measurement techniques
Excellent communications and client-interaction skills are essential
Management consulting, ad agency, research industry, or sales experiences are highly valuable
Strong client-facing / partnership skills
Must have worked in an internal or external client facing role
Ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear and effective manner to a broad range of audiences
Degree in Economics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering or similar field. Graduate or MBA preferred.
Experience with statistical packages, such as SAS, R, Stata, or SQL preferred
Fluent in Japanese and English is required