This primary focus will be on building predictive models and machine learning algorithms to predict who might be a potential customer

Data Scientist


This interim role is working on a key travel client for this award winning media agency, based in Central London.

This primary focus will be on building predictive models and machine learning algorithms to predict who might be a potential customer, whilst working alongside a permanent Machine Learning Engineer who will be responsible for implementing the models and algorithms you build, working on ensuring they are delivering the right output over time and turning these results into dashboards and reports for stakeholders.

You will be working with Big Data from lots of different sources, so work needs to be done to seamlessly pull together the high dimensional data sets they are working with (across CRM, web and email). Potential customers can come from anywhere in the world and be of a variety of different profiles, so the client are keen to gain a holistic view of potential customers and also a picture of their overall global audience. So you will be looking at things like churn, value of each customer, how much spend potential they have etc.

Your background should be in machine learning, propensity modelling and using Python to an advanced degree.

LOCATION: Central London

RATE: £425 per day

TERM: 6 – 12 months

Experienced required:

  • Educated to at least degree level in a numerate subject; Maths, Statistics, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Machine Learning, Computer Science etc.
  • Experience in building predictive models and machine learning algorithms is essential
  • Any experience in media or marketing would be viewed as hugely advantageous


For further information or a copy of the job description please contact:

Kate McDermott

Managing Consultant – Blue Pelican Marketing

DDI: 01892 507129

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Kate McDermott

Managing Consultant - Marketing
I started my career with Blue Pelican back in 2006, and now manage a team of consultants, with particular specialism in ...