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Friday, April 9, 2010

F/T - Sr Analyst, Distribution & Bus Dev Research - AETN

Job Description

Position Summary
Support AETN's distribution efforts through development of reports, presentations and strategies pertinent to positioning AETN brands with traditional and new media distributors.

Position Responsibilities

- Create standard reports, including local and national ratings, DMA rankers, viewer profiles, etc., as well as work on numerous ad hoc requests.
- Evaluate network viewership trends to inform the distribution group of network/program performance (program premieres/final analyses, quarterly updates, etc.)
- Work on developing and updating distribution sales presentations for all Network brands.
- Review syndicated research studies (such as Beta, Horowitz, Magid, etc.), assess their impact on AETN brands and create concise summary reports for each study.
- Support the affiliate web site, by providing research updates on a quarterly basis.
- Manage projects involving new distribution platforms, i.e. VOD, iTV, Mobile, Broadband, etc.


Required Experience:
3 yrs research experience in the media industry (distribution related experience a plus).
Candidate must be familiar with Nielsen data and systems (Arianna, NPower, StarTrak, etc.) as well as secondary research sources (MRI, Scarborough, etc.).
Candidate must be a strategic thinker focused on detail and well versed in current issues facing the industry.
Excellent analytical and written communication skills required.
Expert in Excel and PowerPoint.

Required Education:

Colege Degree

Company Description

A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN) is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, to home videos/DVDs to gaming and educational software. AETN is comprised of A&E®, HISTORY™, Lifetime®, Lifetime Movie Network, BIO™, History International™, Lifetime Real Women, HISTORY en ESPANOL™, Military History Channel™, Crime & Investigation Network™, Lifetime Digital, AETN International, A&E IndieFilms® and AETN Consumer Products. AETN is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group, Hearst Corporation and NBC Universal.

Additional Information

  • Local candidates only, no relocation (Greater New York City Area).
To apply:
Job ID: 916441