• Manager, Research Analytics

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Brand
    Viacom International Media Networks
    iCIMS ID
    2019-13193
  • About The Brand

    Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.

    Overview and Responsibilities

    Viacom is home to outstanding global media brands that build 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 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 partners with regular analytics, data-led insights and business expertise. Partners (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 Manager will be responsible for leading research analytics and reporting for senior channel partners across linear and non-linear properties, providing analysis and insights to help brands understand performance and make better informed decisions. The role involves regular and ad-hoc tasks and interpretation of data to identify performance trends and anticipate issues and opportunities. The role is also closely involved in the development, testing and maintenance of the suite of research dashboards and will also be expected to aggressively input and assist on BI initiatives such as system developments, new reporting, improvements and automation.

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Experience of providing research analytics and data to senior partners
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of linear and non-linear metrics and the wider broadcast industry
    • Hands-on technical skills, ideally including experience using reporting tools (e.g. Tableau) and industry specific tools (e.g. TechEdge AdvantEdge, Abode Analytics)
    • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to demonstrate subject matter authority and expertise
    • Have excellent attention to detail and ability to monitor and review the quality of work done by self and others to maintain appropriate standards
    • Demonstrate ability to quickly communicate timelines, prioritise, maintain focus, delegate if necessary and deliver results in a timely manner when faced with numerous urgent tasks

    Additional Qualifications

    • Actively find opportunities to improve processes and services provided
    • Interest in and knowledge of the entertainment industry and media consumption trends
    • Understand concepts behind Business Intelligence (e.g. – data warehouses, automation) and how information can be used to drive daring advantage
    • Be able to demonstrate Viacom Core Competencies and share VIMN values (see below)

    Viacom Core Competencies:

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Communicates and Listens
    • Establishes Relationships
    • Influences and Negotiates

    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
    • Builds 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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