Vacancy overview

Vacancy Havas Platformer - Data & Analytics (Havas Media)
Employer Havas
Vacancy type Internships
Reference number Hav7301
Form of employment Full Time
Salary / Rate £22,526
Hours Not specified
Published 10/08/2023
Closing date 04/09/2023


**Scroll down to find out how to apply (it is essential that you answer the two application questions using the text box provided)**

Havas Platform is a 6-month full-time paid internship programme in partnership with LIFT. The various agencies within the Havas umbrella are providing 10 roles within the advertising, communication, and media industry. The programme is ideal for anyone looking to begin their career in the creative, tech and digital industry and is interested in brands, culture, and communication. The programme is designed to be an in-depth learning and supported role where you will have the opportunity to be a part of the real team, working on real briefs, doing real work, for real clients. You will also have access to a mentor and peer-to-peer group work.

Havas Agency: Havas Media - Data & Analytics

We are looking for an enthusiastic data driven individual, capable of contributing throughout the data product life cycle, including data preparation and analysis. The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering high quality, insightful output, and will take an active interest in presenting findings back to clients.

You will take business questions from both internal and external stakeholders and turn these challenges into clear recommendations through analytics. This is a great career development opportunity for a pro-active, confident, articulate, and rigorous self-starter.

You will be reporting to the Data Analytics Director, working closely together with the Client Planning teams to build data-driven narratives. The Analytics team also works closely with the Data Ops, Consumer Research & Insight, and Data Strategy teams across a range of projects.

We don’t expect you to have bundles of experience in our field, but we do need someone who has the appetite to grow and learn. Some of the things you will be involved in are outlined below. Don’t worry if you have not come across some of these as you will gain the opportunity to learn some of these aspects in your day-to-day tasks.


  • Act as an analyst on a range of projects, getting involved in multiple aspects of a project including data collection, preparation and analysis.
  • Extracting, processing, and transforming a variety of data.
  • Data analysis – perform data analysis using a variety of tools i.e. Microsoft Excel, R, Python or SQL.
  • Competitor analysis understand what strategies competitors are employing and provide recommendations based on the findings.
  • Create visually appealing and insightful presentations that share information in a highly efficient manner.
  • Learning and implementing theory, to analytical techniques and relevant tools.
  • Interpreting data to identify and communicate key insight in verbal and written form.
  • Understanding clients' market position, and project aims.
  • Working with all teams in Havas and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including account management teams, to integrate data-driven insights into media strategies.

Essential criteria

  • Passion for data and analytics
  • Someone with a numerical background
  • An interest in using data and analytics to help businesses make better decisions
  • An interest in marketing and the media landscape
  • Experience with statistical software is ideal but not essential
  • Experience with R/Python is ideal but not essential; a willingness to learn coding
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint

Personal skills:
  • You love tackling business questions and think analytically
  • You’re also a curious, strategic problem solver, applying critical thinking at every stage of a media planning process
  • You’re a high energy, positive, can-do person, and is always looking for ways to improve what we do
  • You have strong communication skills with an ability to tell data stories to stakeholders
  • You feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • You are interested in the latest trends in data analytics and data science.
  • You have great attention to detail
  • Confidence working autonomously, with a real team spirit
  • Communication – fluent, professional verbal and written English

Essential Eligibility Requirements
  • A resident of a LIFT borough (Camden, Hackney, Islington, and Tower Hamlets)
  • Are Aged 18-25 or Aged 25+ and from an underrepresented community including people from black and Asian minority ethnic backgrounds, women, lone parents and those with a disability.
  • Have a keen interest in starting a career in the advertising, communication, and media industry
  • Are looking to take your first steps in the sector with a paid internship
  • Are available and committed to paid work for the full 6-month placement
  • The programme will run from October 2023 – March 2024 and you must be available for full time work for the duration of the programme to be considered.
This programme aims to create opportunities for people with little or no experience of the creative industries, and we will prioritise applicants with less than six month’s relevant work experience.

Additional information

This role is for a Six-Month Platform position sitting as part of the One Green Bean agency.

This is a ‘hybrid’ role, which means that candidates will be required to work some of time in the office and some time working from home. The exact split of time across the office and home will be
dependent on each team and the requirements of the work tasks on any given week. However, Platformers should expect to be in the office up to 100% of the time, if required.

How to apply

How to apply
  1. Click apply and register
  2. Upload a CV (you do not need to upload a cover letter)
  3. Click apply on the vacancy you wish to apply for
  4. Answer the following questions in the covering statement text box provided:
Why are you passionate about working with data? (300 word limit)
What skill do you have to help you in this role? (300 word limit)

*If you would like support to complete your application or require reasonable adjustments to submit an alternative application form (such as via video) please contact us on so we can arrange this with you. Please contact us before 30 August so we can accommodate this.

This vacancy is closed and is no longer taking applications