Social Insights & Analytics Apprentice

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas | US-MA-Boston | US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington, DC | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Francisco
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Methods+Mastery, a FleishmanHillard company, has an immediate opening for an energetic, self-starting Social Insights & Analytics Apprentice to join our team. Our new Social Insights & Analytics Apprentice will have the opportunity to work alongside Methods+Mastery’s analysts and strategists to analyze data and generate  actionable insights and recommendations for our clients. Positions are available in Texas, California, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Missouri, Massachusetts, New York and Washington, D.C. This position offers the opportunity for a hybrid set-up with work from home and work from office flexibility.


Methods+Mastery is an entrepreneurial, collaborative environment that values talented, creative people who like to work with others to create cutting-edge programs for our clients. We’re seeking someone who is passionate about social, data and analytic tools. Someone who has an innate curiosity and the desire to find out "why?” Our team is growing at an amazing rate, and this is an opportunity to produce work for top clients in an entrepreneurial and collaborative environment that values team above all. We do great work – and hire only great people, too.


Methods+Mastery is actively committed to increasing our team’s diversity, aggressively eliminating systemic barriers to equity, and fostering a culture where different backgrounds and perspectives are respected and celebrated. We firmly believe a team of many diverse perspectives not only makes M+M a better place to work, it is also critically important for producing creative and thoughtful work that represents the world we live in. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and neurodivergent people.


The anticipated hourly rate for this position is $16.20-$22.00 per hour.


Hourly rate is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography.


The Social Insights & Analytics apprenticeship will last three months, with an opportunity for extension to six months. 


Sound like what you’re looking for?


  • Play an active role in daily social media listening, research and measurement for a variety of national and global clients.
  • Assist in developing social insights from primary and secondary market research, business analysis and competitive data.
  • Work closely under senior analysts’ guidance to recommend social and digital strategies and ensure implementation.
  • See the big picture: Connect the dots by digging deep to uncover trends and insights from data.
  • Conduct analysis through the use of social listening tools, audience intelligence tools and owned analytics tools.
  • Assist in developing client KPI’s.
  • Stay current with the latest social measurement trends, as well as relevant industry trends.


Candidates must be a graduate and display an eagerness to expand their skills in social-focused communications, marketing, advertising and project management and be available to work full time Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m (local time). Specifically, the candidate should also have some experience in the following areas:


  • 1 year of experience gained in social media, planning, communications and/or analytics with experience writing up recaps, summaries, or trend reports
  • Analytically-minded: Must be willing to learn how to analyze and interpret social-driven data with a basic understanding of percentages and math
  • Passionate about news, culture, and social media trends
  • Excellent research, writing, and organization skills
  • Excellent communications and critical-thinking skills
  • Experience utilizing tools within the Microsoft and Google product suite, with particular emphasis on advanced comfort in Excel/Google Sheets 
  • Exceptional attention to detail, particularly when managing large data sets
  • Ability to work easily in both large team environments and independently
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn from our industry-leading team of counselors


  • Experience executing social media listening programs and delivering reports that inform internal and client teams
  • Experience utilizing research or social media monitoring tools such as: Brandwatch, TalkWalker, Crimson Hexagon, Sprinklr, Tagger, YouGov, Comscore, Quintly, SocialRank, Tracx, Spredfast, Simmons, etc.
  • Experience using web analytics packages such as Google Analytics, Omniture, and WebTrends
  • Experience collaborating on Slack




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