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Viacom Inc Manager, Corporate Research & Analytics in New York, New York

Overview and Responsibilities

Job Description:

The Research & Analytics Manager will be responsible for audience analysis of media consumption for Viacom television networks and competition at the corporate level. The ideal candidate will have a deep interest in entertainment, television, and the media business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Strategic thinking and execution of top line concepts relating to the evolving media landscape

  • Collaboration with team members and other groups within the organization to address and inform important questions relating to Viacom and competitive TV landscape performance metrics

  • Utilize multiple software programs to collect, process, and visualize data involving various media metrics; software tools include products associated with Nielsen, ComScore, and Tableau

  • Work independently and with direction from the Sr. Director and Vice President to identify and communicate key audience trends to Executive Management, which are needed for – but not limited to – the preparation of frequent ratings inquiries, quarterly earnings calls, and periodic board meetings

  • Develop and maintain/automate relevant TV audience reports which display insights in an efficient and meaningful way for internal stakeholders

Basic Qualifications

The candidate will be proficient in research methods, with a passion for television, and a willingness to learn and work with others.

  • Keen understanding of the role that research (linear/multi-platform) has when measuring content consumption

  • Media math proficiency with the ability to apply to daily requests, deep dives, and analyses

  • Familiarity with large data sets, using a solutions-oriented approach when maintaining them

  • Computer fluency with strong Microsoft Office skills is essential (Excel, PowerPoint, Word); Tableau knowledge a plus

  • Expertise in computer systems and websites used by the department such as:Nielsen TV Toolbox, Star Media, Lake 5 Media, and TechEdge

  • Highly organized and extremely detail-oriented with the ability to work under pressure, set priorities, handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

  • Proactive self-starter who takes initiative, and can work well both independently and with others

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, with excellent writing skills

  • Bachelor Degree or higher

Additional Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with Nielsen audience analytics

  • Interest in learning – or existing knowledge of – additional analytical software/platforms (examples include Tableau, SQL, Python)

  • A motivated, curious, and enthusiastic individual looking to grow their research career

We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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.


Job LocationsUS-NY-New York

iCIMS ID2019-12032