CBS Corporation Research Analyst in New York, New York

Research Analyst

REF#: 31070

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY:

The Analyst, Research will be a key contributor to the CBS Network Research Department. The Analyst will work with the research team to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of ratings data throughout the entire corporation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Principle duties include tracking television audience trends via daily/weekly ratings reports relative to television audience trends across all dayparts.

  • Collect and summarize findings using data visualization techniques and daily write-ups to share results with key stakeholders.

-Collaborate with other researchers and analysts within CBS to utilizing data from different sources/methods to develop a clear and concise picture.

-Assist with ad-hoc research requests and projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIREMENTS:

-College Graduate with Bachelor’s degree or higher.

-Experience: 1+ year(s) of professional experience in an analytics capacity within TV or digital mediums preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

-A deep knowledge of Nielsen national and local data and methodologies.

-Motivated self-starter with an ability to story-tell using various data sets.

-Adept at accessing syndicated research tools which is critical for success in this role.

-Excellent written and presentation design skills, with the ability to explain research results in a clear and compelling manner.

  • Displays a genuine interest and knowledge of the current media landscape.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled