Principal Econometrician

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Bedford Avenue (London)

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Job description

Do you see the big picture clearly, even in an unclear and ever-changing world? Do you want to lead the delivery of exciting projects and play a key role in the future of William Hill? If so, we are looking for Econometricians of all levels to be part of this growing and exciting team


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely to support our Managing Econometrician to deliver against requirements and provide business critical information, analysis, insight and recommendations
  • Cultivating a strong culture and environment to deliver first class Econometrics, though personal delivery and by leading on team growth and development.
  • Identifying, scoping, proposing and owning aspects of the project delivery to ensure all fundamental questions are correctly addressed for those Econometric deliverables
  •  Direct involvement and ownership of driving Marketing efficiency and improvements through optimisation and scenario planning
  • Significant responsibility for, and involvement in, building and maintaining marketing optimisation tools, interactive dashboards, and process automation required to build a best in class internal Econometrics capability here at William Hill.  
  • Continual and positive engagement with stakeholders to support the integration of findings in business decisions, whilst collaborating with other analytical teams and expertise across the business, to maximise ROI across our media mix, product, and promotions.

You could have:

  • Relevant MMM industry experience either agency or client slide centred on marketing scenario planning and optimisations.
  • Numerate degree such as Economics, Econometrics, Maths, or Statistics at undergraduate or postgraduate level.  
  • Experience of leading the delivery of Econometric projects and leading, mentoring and developing a team.
  • Technical expertise with advanced Excel capabilities (able to manipulate data and scenarios based from model parameters) and a strong working technical knowledge of programming languages such as R, Python and SQL.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the media planning and buying landscape and how MMM can drive more effective marketing plans.
  • Ideally, experience working within an internal MMM capability (specifically as a technical lead) and in the Entertainment, Gaming and or Gambling industry, within an MMM capacity.  

If you want to combine your passion and knowledge for data and analytics with the chance to work in a fast paced and dynamic business, where you can influence the roadmap and success of a new and exciting team, we would love to hear from you.


What we offer 

We’ll welcome you on-board with a generous pension, flexible benefits package, competitive bonus and a range of other benefits.  Your 25 days paid holiday is topped up by an extra day for your birthday.

We are also continuing to work as flexibly as possible as we want our employees to have a great work/life balance. Work demand defendant, you would only be expected to work 20% of your working time in the office and 80% remotely.

Although there is a preference on London being the home base, for the right candidate we can be flexible and would still encourage a conversation.



William Hill in London


Our brand-new central London office has a vibrant, fun and collaborative start-up feel. We couldn’t be closer to the action. A 2-minute walk from Tottenham Court Road station, around the corner from Soho and Oxford Street means you’ll never be short of anywhere to go for a lunchtime stroll or a post-work drink. There’s plenty of green space too with Regent’s Park and Hyde Park not far away at all.


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