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

SUMMARY:

Assist research department with all aspects of analysis including compiling research reports, data preparation, competitive marketplace analysis and program tracking.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for pulling and distributing ratings data and all related reports:
    • Daily National Overnights
    • Local Ratings
    • Competitive Programming Reports
  • Responsible for myEVNTS, program name entry
  • Load data and maintain research databases.
  • Prepare quantitative and qualitative research analysis using Nielsen and other proprietary tools.
  • Create, format and distribute weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Create and/or contributed to presentations as well as special projects related to Scheduling, Programming, Marketing, and Ad Sales.
  • Responsible for responding to assigned department ad-hoc requests.
  • Perform quality assurance checks on internal and custom reports.
  • Prepares and presents research reports and participates in communicating findings to team and external departments as needed.
  • Act as a back-up to Senior Analyst & Research Managers.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel experience (keen ability to summarize data would be preferred)
  • Proficiency with all Nielsen software products as well as third party software systems such as: NPOWER, myEVNTS, Arianna, Star Trak/Star Media, Sparq
  • Numbers savvy and detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills are required
  • Familiar with TV process and concepts (including ratings/audience targeting, creative delivery)
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Understanding of digital and programming research, which means training across all platforms.
  • Legal right to work in the United States

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

BA/BS degree and 1-2 years research experience at a media company, agency or advertiser preferred.

 

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