Associate Manager

Associate Manager - 22431

Analytics - Canada Markham, Ontario 

Innovation matters. With best-in-class research and predictive analytical tools, Nielsen's Innovation Practice remains at the core of our clients’ new product ideas, product messaging that inspires action, fresh packaging designs and optimal product launch strategies. In Nielsen's Innovation Practice, you will work with industry-leading marketers and see your work come to life.  Have you ever wanted to modernize the brand and packaging design for an iconic brand? How about discovering the next big energy drink? In Nielsen's Innovation Practice, you can.  Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward thinking.  Join the Innovation team and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver and the voice of Nielsen at our clients.


As an Associate Manager, Innovation Business Partner within the Innovation Practice, you will be responsible for the following accountabilities:

•Develop the Nielsen Innovation Practice business through strategic leadership, being a client partner and trusted advisor.  An associate manager will support Manager on one or more large, complex account and will own one or more small account. •Accountable for achieving and exceeding revenue targets through excellence in partnership with Innovation Practice Managers•Establish self as strategic partner with clients, focused on full innovation system and fully supportive of initiatives from early stages to activation


Job Responsibilities: 

•Serve as a leader for client relationships, understanding business needs, driving to better innovation outcomes to increase client engagement•Drive Nielsen business results through consultative selling and pursue new business from existing and potential clients•Lead client meetings, design and estimate costs of projects and conduct external presentations as appropriate – ensuring client deliverables, including forecasts, are consistent with client business decisions and strategy•Understand full innovation eco-system/process, including Nielsen’s competitive environment, preferred agencies, tools•Aligns the broader client team with client needs - provides relevant client background, history and other Nielsen analytics

The ideal candidate will have:

•5+ years of experience in marketing, research, business development, consulting or a related field•Strong multi-tasker with the ability to operate and make decisions independently using  a bold, nimble and collaborative approach to problem solving•Accountable, motivated, results driven and open to new ideas and ongoing learning•Strong consultative, business development and analytical skills developed through client and project management experience•Strong verbal, written  and presentation skills•Strong time management and leadership skills•Statistics, research techniques and experimental designs experience•Technically fluid with a strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and Google Apps for Work•Experience with Nielsen services and forecasting models, French language experience would be an asset

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Markham,Ontario 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No 

Full time
Markham, 08, CA