NBC Universal Analyst, Broadcast Entertainment Research in Universal City, California

Job Number 34608BR

Job Title Analyst, Broadcast Entertainment Research

Business Segment NBC Entertainment

Sub-Business NBC Ent Program Scheduling & Research

Posting Category Research

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


Job Purpose

The NBC Broadcast Network seeks individual to support quantitative research for the network’s entertainment properties and competition. The Research Analyst services internal clients (i.e., programming, scheduling, marketing, pricing, press & publicity and management).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Focus on linear TV ratings while incorporating alternate platform (digital) consumption

  • Provide analyses and audience estimates with logical POVs

  • Report directly to VP of West Coast Entertainment Research, supporting NY-based research department and top management in all aspects of quantitative research for primetime, late night and daytime dayparts including routine reporting, analyses, providing POV/input to financial, scheduling and strategic estimates, and contributing to presentation materials


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience working within an entertainment company (including experience gained from internships or entry-level rotational programs)

  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools (notably Excel & PowerPoint)Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

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

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly desired

  • Passion for TV past, present and future

  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel, familiarity with macros/VBA

  • Experience with Nielsen tools, particularly NPower

  • Proficiency with HTML and/or programming languages (e.g., SQL, JavaScript) a plus

  • Comfort working with numbers/data

  • Attention to detail

  • In-depth knowledge of Television/Media landscape and impact on TV viewing

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