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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Research Coordinator

Jobid 23768-378673

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35548BR

**Job Title** Research Coordinator

**Business Segment** NBC Entertainment

**Sub-Business** NBC Ent Program Scheduling & Research

**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. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Job Purpose

The Research Coordinator’s responsibilities will include handling a busy desk, managing day-to-day administrative functions, and interacting with personnel internally, with vendors and external testing facilities. This position will support the SVP, Consumer and Market Intelligence, which is part of the NBC Entertainment Program Planning Strategy & Research division. This role will also serve as a backup to the data analyst and assist with survey programming, data processing, and building presentations. In addition, the Research Coordinator will assist the research executives on their projects when needed. The Research Coordinator will also have a vital role in ensuring that pilot cuts are delivered to the research executives and research vendors in a timely manner during pilot season.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ General administrative duties including answering telephones, calendar scheduling, arranging drive-ons, copying and faxing, filing, and planning all travel arrangements.

+ Maintain budgets for the department’s projects and admin needs, including maintaining files, vendor contracts, and research reports.

+ Coordinate meetings and events for the department.

+ Sort and log mail and follow-up where necessary.

+ Communicate information for SVP to executives and coordinators.

+ Manage speaking engagements, publicity events and functions of SVP.

+ Conduct research on request and maintain a general awareness of industry trends, formats, talent and competitive environment.

+ Occasionally assist the data analyst with survey programming, data processing, and building presentation decks.

+ Occasionally assist the research executives with their projects.

+ Managing pilot deliveries during pilot season and year round.

+ Facilitate the NBC Intern program involvement with department.

+ Cover for other department assistants as needed.

+ Maintain a high level of confidentiality with commitment and dedication to the executive office.


Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree

+ Minimum 1 year relevant work experience

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and OutlookEligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.

+ Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice.

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA.

+ Must have work authorization to work in the United States.

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics:

+ Previous work experience at a studio, network or agency Experience working in a fast-paced environment.

+ Knowledge of TV ratings/analyses and use of Nielsen software such as GALAXY EXPLORER.

+ Some knowledge of SPSS.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Detail-oriented and with excellent organizational skills.

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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