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Research Analyst

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Research Analyst

Jobid 23768-385554

Location: Sydney, AUS

Description **Job Number** 36833BR

**Job Title** Research Analyst

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International TVD

**Posting Category** Research

**About Us** NBCUniversal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the US and international marketplaces. The International Television Distribution division is responsible for the international distribution of NBCUniversal product to all forms of linear and digital media. This includes distribution of current and library theatrical movies, direct-to-video movies, documentaries and specials, plus all forms of television product – scripted TV series, non-scripted TV series, mini-series, animation and TV movies. 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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** Australia

**State** - -

**City** Sydney



The Audience Research & Analysis department is responsible for supporting NBCU’s international channels (Networks), content licensing (TVD) and Production (Studios) businesses with audience based quantitative and qualitative reporting, insight and strategic analysis in all international territories across all content platforms.



The Analyst will focus on cross-platform reporting, market based analysis and commercial support for NBCU’s content licensing and channels businesses. The position will also provide some support to local offices in Singapore, Los Angeles and London.


• Provide audience data, reports and insights across several linear and digital platforms across Australia & New Zealand using various ratings systems/software including, but not limited to, Landsberry & James, Nielsen Arianna, Adobe Omniture, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and NBCU’s own custom software systems.

• Assist in creating engaging and client ready research-based sales materials to support both TVD and Networks.

• Analyze data and contribute insights and ideas into the presentation and interpretation of audience behaviors to be shared with management.

• Gather research and intelligence on competitive landscape, clients, digital and programming trends within the designated markets.

• Prepare regular reports to support Networks and Distribution businesses, including key programming summaries, weekly and monthly updates as well as supporting local sales and networks teams with ad hoc requests.

• Help automate/simplify report generation process, as well as contributing ideas to enhance and improve the department where appropriate.

• Reports directly to the Research Manager.



• A university degree and preferably 1-2 years media research experience, ideally with a content distributor/studio, broadcast or cable network, ad agency, internet company, digital service/platform or research firm.

• High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, including knowledge of advanced functions. Knowledge and use of VBA highly desirable.

• Competence with various research software/tools such as Landsberry & James, Adobe Omniture, Google Analytics, Nielsen Arianna, ITVR, Social Media insights is preferred.

• Familiarity with TV and digital research terminology and methodology is an added advantage

• Familiarity with evolving landscape as it relates to TV, media, entertainment and digital.

• Strong numeracy and analytical skills.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Detail-oriented with the ability to handle priorities and deadlines.

• A passion for television, film and short form content.

• Ability to read and write VBA, SQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript desirable but not required and training can be provided.

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

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


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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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