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Sunday, December 9, 2012

F/T - Research Manager - NBC Universal (NYC)

Manager, Research

NBC Universal

New York, NY 

Reporting to the VP, Research; the Research Manager is responsible for leveraging ratings data and other syndicated audience measurement tools to deliver prescriptive insights that drive audience and business development for the Local Media division.

Oversight of Ratings & other Syndicated data
Finance support: ratings estimates, forecasts
Business development support: work closely with sales & integrated marketing
Quality Control/Data Integrity
Competitive Analysis
Manage 2 direct reports (research analysts)

Basic Qualifications:
3+ years in the media research field with expertise in Nielsen ratings, syndicated products (Simmons, Scarborough) and emerging alternative audience measurement tools
Familiarity with digital measurement tools (Omniture, comScore)
Experience with primary research, including qualitative and quantitative
Experience managing direct reports
Experience managing external research vendors
Bachelors Degree

Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:
Clear, effective & compelling communicator; exceptional written and verbal skills
Curious, creative and strategic able to identify & clearly articulate business implications drawn from research
Skilled at working with diverse data sets to problem solve (i.e., qualitative, quantitative, secondary, institutional knowledge, etc.)
Passionate about bringing the voice of the consumer into our business decisions
Knowledgeable about research, technology and media industry trends, including new methodologies, new data sources and new partners
Able to effectively guide, mentor and motivate team
Team player with ability to juggle multiple projects, effectively prioritize stakeholder needs, meet tight deadlines.

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