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Manager, Program Research


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Program Research

Jobid 23768-365132

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 32992BR

**Job Title** Manager, Program Research

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** Syfy

**Posting Category** Research

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (, and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


Role Summary

This is an opportunity to work in an exciting, evolving research environment supporting the Syfy Program and Digital Research teams. This position will work closely with Programming/Scheduling, Production, Marketing, Press, and Finance. This position reports to the Director, Digital Research.


• Compile, analyze and interpret Nielsen and digital data for recurring and ad hoc requests

• Manage topline and detailed analyses, reports, presentations, and highlights covering Syfy and competitors

• Maintain and improve all regular reporting and competitive analyses

• Assist in positioning research data in a creative and concise manner

• Utilize critical thinking/mathematical skills to analyze industry trends

• Prepare and present robust insights/recommendations in a timely manner


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Media, Statistics or related field

• Minimum 3 years of experience in Television Research

• Experience with Nielsen systems (such as NPower) required

• Excellent computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint

Additional Job Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #32922BR)

• Must be willing to work in New York, NY

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

• Ability to write clearly, analyze data and summarize data

• Attention to detail and strong mathematical skills necessary

• Ability to take a project from inception to completion while managing multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Strong communication and presentation skills

• Experience with Adobe Analytics (Omniture), Comscore/Rentrak, ListenFirst, Excel Macros a plus

• Passion for TV/New Media and storytelling with data

• Team player

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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