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Viacom Inc Analyst, Research Analytics BI in New York, New York

Overview and Responsibilities

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 165 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Channel 5 (UK), Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach a cumulative 3.2 billion television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

The Research Analytics team is responsible for all BI research reporting outputs across Viacom’s International linear and non-linear platforms (TV channels, website/apps and social media). The role of the Analytics team is to provide stakeholders with regular analytics, data-led insights and business expertise. Stakeholders (brand groups, regional clusters, business lines and HQ) look to the team for analytical insights and expertise relating to performance and trends across VIMN’s properties and the markets in which we operate.

In addition, the Analytics branch brings together dedicated BI operations, expertise, and support. Influencing all levels of the data flow from source through to report production, the group ensure business reporting is reliable, impartial, consistent and timely. The team is also involved in projects to build bespoke tools and dynamic dashboards to democratize research data across the business for self-service.

The Role

The analyst will be responsible for running data and reporting across brand properties in line with business requirements. This will involve regular and ad-hoc requests, ensuring the data is correct, identifying trends/issues and liaison with local research teams as necessary. In addition, the role will be involved in the testing and maintenance of the suite of research dashboards.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience of providing research analytics and data

  • Knowledge and understanding of linear and non-linear metrics and the wider broadcast industry

  • Knowledge of industry specific tools an advantage (e.g. TechEdge)

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel

  • Have excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills

  • An ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to understand, qualify and summarize information requests

  • Work with Technical departments to help further improve processes and solve any BI system issues

  • Effectively escalate roadblocks to management or senior colleagues in a way that facilitates their resolution

  • Be able to demonstrate Viacom Core Competencies and share VIMN values (see below)

Basic Qualifications

Viacom Core Competencies:

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communicates and Listens

  • Builds Relationships

  • Influences and Negotiate

Personal Effectiveness

  • Takes Initiative

  • Manages the Work

  • Composure and Flexibility

  • Acts with Integrity

Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Develops creative products and solutions

  • Judgment and analysis

  • Thinks strategically

Management and Leadership

  • Communicates effectively with employees

  • Creates a positive and inclusive working environment

  • Defines, directs and delegates work

  • Develops people through feedback and coaching

VIMN Values

  • Creative Excellence

  • Integrity

  • Passion & Optimism

  • Teamwork & Transparency

  • Citizenship

  • Innovation

  • Accountability

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Viacom is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

BrandViacom International Media Networks

Job LocationsUS-NY-New York

iCIMS ID2019-12883

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