Director, Insight & Strategy (Data Strategy)

Insight & Strategy · Kansas City, Missouri
Department Insight & Strategy
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Director, Insight & Strategy (Data Strategy)



We are looking for a Director of Data Strategy to build and lead the data analytics offering at Global Prairie. This individual leads all things with data-driven insights and is continually thinking of ways data can transform each project in front of him/her. As a leader in the Data Science space, this individual will innovate the data analytics offering from the inside out.


If this sounds like you, we would love you to apply to join our Insight & Strategy team.



Global Prairie is different by design. One part creative agency, one part data analytics shop and one part consulting firm, we deliver deep, innovative thinking – quickly. Because we don’t operate as a traditional agency in terms of process, structure or output, we look for team members with an entrepreneurial spirit who embrace innovation and are comfortable working with best-in-class leaders.


Everyone at Global Prairie shares the following characteristics:

  • Collaborative
  • Optimistic
  • Resilient
  • Flexible
  • Curious
  • Community-minded and philanthropic


Strong candidates for this specific role will demonstrate:

  • Passion for data analytics, measurement, and campaign optimization
  • Innovative thinking and creative problem solving
  • Strength in distilling complex information into a compelling story
  • Action and solutions oriented
  • Growth-minded



As a senior member of the Insight & Strategy team at Global Prairie, this individual will be responsible for:

  • Lead the development of the Data, Technology, and Analytics offerings at Global Prairie
  • Drive and enhance the data analytics offering across Global Prairie through internal expertise, education, organic client growth opportunities, and new business
  • Be the true visionary for data science offering at Global Prairie to drive business offering growth and integration into all Global Prairie services
  • Leverage and grow existing proprietary data dashboard to enhance, grow and optimize data collection software
  • Enhance data visualizations both within analytics software, as well as in client presentations
  • Design and deliver cohesive Data Analytics selling strategy for current and new clients
  • Identify new opportunities for business growth, including partnership with integrated teams to build new business proposals
  • Lead as a data technology and strategy subject matter expert, building a team of data analysts and deepening relationships with clients as a trusted data resource
  • Recommend the right data collection methodologies by project and generate insights based on collected data
  • Drive quantitative research projects, including framework design, implementation, analysis, and overall team education


Additionally, the ideal candidate must meet these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 10+ years experience in programming, quantitative research, digital marketing platforms or other related analytical work experience
  • Industry experience in predictive modeling, data science, and analysis
  • Strong understanding of the latest digital and data science trends and technical implementation techniques
  • Excellent data-driven marketing knowledge and ability to interpret client technical requirements
  • Experience in designing, developing and leading a team
  • Preference for direct experience managing campaigns within regulated industries/verticals (i.e. healthcare, pharmaceuticals, federal government, etc.)
  • Effective communication skills – long form written, informal spoken, and formal presentation style
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Experience with Google Marketing Platform (i.e. Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Data Studio, etc.)
  • Experience with additional web analytics platforms (i.e. Adobe), SQL programming skills, Python, a plus
  • Familiarity with digital tools, including: monitoring (Brandwatch), influencer (Buzzsumo), social media management system (Hootsuite) and email marketing (Exact Target) a plus



We are a purpose-driven marketing firm founded on the belief that business should be a force for good. We’re passionate about driving breakthrough results for organizations that make the world a better place. And it’s not just the work we do – but how we work – that creates our impact. As a Public Benefit Corporation and certified Benefit Corporation (B-Corp), we meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.


We are a team of smart, driven individuals who partner with our clients to create positive change. Our shared commitment to making the world a better place unites us. In addition, we recognize and celebrate our individual strengths and contributions.


Our culture is best-in-class. With generous, industry-leading benefits, supportive and progressive employee programs, collaborative office environments, and top percentile compensation packages, the culture at Global Prairie is unparalleled. And as an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), we operate as a 100% employee-owned company.



The physical activity required of this position includes standing, walking, lifting, pulling, pushing, kneeling, reaching, stooping, talking, hearing and use of repetitive motion.  Light work is required of this position, occasionally lifting or moving objects between 10-20 pounds.  The visual acuity of this position requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle.  This position will not be substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Important Note: Global Prairie's Talent Management Department is based in our Kansas City, MO office, which is why you see Missouri listed as the location for this posting; however, please be sure to select your office location preference below.


Creativity, great ideas and lasting impact come from diverse teams. Global Prairie is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Department
    Insight & Strategy
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience