Director, Research (Silver Spring, MD or New York, NY)

by Human Resources

June 22, 2021


This position will direct and manage the generation of all Research & Insights data to support all TV One and CLEO TV functions.


  • Serve as primary Research Liaison to Programming, Marketing, and Scheduling team leads.
  • Manage the development, project management, and execution of quantitative and qualitative research for TV One & CLEO TV.
  • Create, execute and present quantitative and qualitative research including production of daily, monthly, and quarterly analyses of the network’s rating trends, audience, and market profiles.
  • Develop and facilitate research strategies and analyses that will assist the Programming, Marketing, and Scheduling teams in their content creation, promotion and scheduling efforts.
  • Provide analyses and recommendations to Scheduling and Marketing teams in an effort to increase ratings and optimize the TV One and CLEO TV brands.
  • Partner on the development and communication of market intelligence reports on the African-American consumer.
  • Lead team of researchers on high-profile projects to support TV One and CLEO TV network strategies and long-range business goals through comprehensive analyses of audience viewing and consumption trends.
  • Help junior staff members to grow skills and provide guidance in generating strategic, thoughtful, and effective research.


  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge in Nielsen and third-party processing including but not limited to NPOWER, Star Trak/Star Media, Galaxy Explorer, Behavior graphics
  • Solid understanding of the ad sales process and needs
  • Experience in ratings forecasting and estimating a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in audience segmentation and profiling
  • Understanding of consumer research methods
  • Familiarity with the use and management of on-line research panels
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively under changing priorities and time constraints
  • Knowledge of television, film, and media content of interest to the African-American audience
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel experience (keen ability to summarize data).
  • Legal right to work in the United States.


College Degree preferred and 7+ year’s industry research experience. Proficiency with Nielsen applications and other key research sales tools.


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