Salary Competitive salary
Consultant Emma Sargeant
Date posted 02 May 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
Wiggle are currently recruiting for an experienced Data Scientist to join the team based in Portsmouth. As the Data Scientist, you will report directly into the group sales promotion lead, working closely to establish and maintain consistency of approach to display advertising across each brand and country.
Wiggle inspires everybody, everywhere, everyday; to experience the joy of sport. Wiggle is an online retailer of Cycle, Run, Swim, Triathlon & Outdoor product, in over 100 countries. With offices in Portsmouth (UK), Wolverhampton (UK), Taipei (ROC) and Sydney (AUS), Wiggle are a truly global company; with multi-language websites, customer services, and free worldwide delivery. Wiggle staff live the brand. Being cyclists, runners, swimmers and outdoor enthusiasts; they share a love of sport.
Being active in the great outdoors is a great way to get people together, create a sense of fulfilment and enjoy life. Wiggle’s aim is to give as many people as possible the choice to access-cycling and tri-sports; to experience aforementioned benefits for themselves. Wiggle’s staff live the brand. Being cyclists, runners, swimmers and outdoor enthusiasts; they share a love of sport.
WiggleCRC is looking to enhance its Customer journey by radically improving its CRM capability. Delivering new prediction models, customer segmentation and personalised content through the application of new data sets and Big Data technologies. Responsible for driving this greenfield deployment and delivering improved digital marketing capabilities will increase customer retention and provide the organisation with the ability to identify new insights through a deeper understanding of our customer.
The Marketing Data Scientist will provide input on all aspects of the design, development and delivery of marketing data products including problem definition, data acquisition, data exploration and visualization, feature engineering, experimenting with algorithms, machine learning, evaluating and comparing metrics, deploying models and iteratively improving the solution, using near real-time and batch data processing.
- Matrix role working across digital marketing, data and IT functions
- Supporting the upkeep and development of the big data platform and components
- Experienced delivering against Agile methodology
- Data driven customer insights
- Prediction models
- Segmentation models
- Personalisation in email
- Personalisation on site
- Personalisation off site
- Support the integration of personalisation across channels
- Increase sales per returning Customer
- Grow returning customers
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- 2yrs+ experience in a similar role
- Present complex ideas concisely to stakeholders and Senior managers
- Degree in a numeric discipline
- NoSQL (HBase)
- Knowledge of the retail sector
- Knowledge of GA and SFDC
- Master's or PhD in relevant subject
- Collaborate & partner with the business
- Technical awareness/acumen
- Managing a quality service
- Deliver analysis at pace
If you are interested in applying to the role, please apply below.