CBS Corporation Director, International Research in Los Angeles, California
Director, International Research
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Studios International
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of
programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than
200 markets in more than 30 languages across multiple media platforms. The
Studio participates in international channel ventures, currently comprised of
22 channels in 20 languages across 87 territories, reaching more than 100
million international households. CBS Studios International also exports a
diverse lineup of formats for local production around the world. The division
distributes content from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution,
Showtime, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of
programming. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.
CBS Studios International is currently seeking a Director of Research with International Markets Experience. This position reports into the SVP Marketing.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop sales pitches and marketing materials to showcase CBS success in the international marketplace
Create reports for sales team to help drive renewals of CBS series with optimal licensing terms
Support divisional groups, including marketing, sales admin, publicity, legal, and channels with ad hoc research needs by compiling, analyzing and interpreting ratings and data
Meaningfully summarize and disseminate pertinent research, trends, and news information to relevant internal stakeholders
Ownership of external vendor relationships while assessing new ones to expand research capabilities
Manage research department budget
Oversee junior analyst
Qualifications & Prior Experience:
6+ years of experience in ratings research at a distributor, broadcast network or cable network.
3+ years of international TV research experience.
Strong ability write creative sales presentations and one-sheets based on the performance of our slate of studio-owned content
Strong ability to objectively analyze ratings information that instructs and informs internal stakeholders
Comfortable and effective in interfacing with junior staff, top management and outside vendors
Excellent knowledge of the television business, evolving trends and their impact on business functions.
Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
Proficient in all MS Office products, particularly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Proficient in TV ratings/tracking software including MediaLogiq/ITVR, MediaMetrie, EMS, 4CInsights/Teletrax, and Nielsen’s NNTV and NPower.
A passion for television, new media and storytelling with data
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