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Discovery

Research Analyst

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Our Team

The Data & Strategic Insights team enables a holistic 360 view of the consumer and content for the entire Discovery organization. The team leverages a central research model with shared data and analytics services that can be accessed by all consumer-facing business functions. This team creates a shared, cohesive language with standardized data, metrics, and reporting to enable a global research community.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the corporate research team that supports advertising sales efforts for Discovery Inc.'s leading brands, including Discovery, HGTV, Food, TLC and ID, across all platforms including television, digital devices and social media.

The Research Analyst is responsible for learning and leveraging a variety of research resources to provide data driven intelligence in support of advertising sales and marketing initiatives.

With direction from their manager, they will provide research data and insights including audience profiles and trends, competitor, market and industry intelligence.

Day to day responsibilities will be focused on utilizing varied data systems and translating that information into digestible information in excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint slides, so a high level of comfort with numbers and different computer systems is necessary.

Responsibilities

1. Partner with ad sales teams to produce actionable insights, compelling stories, and persuasive network positioning
2. Position networks within the ad sales marketplace
3. Use analytical and syndicated research systems to produce relevant sales and network reports, analyses and presentations
4. Assure that research reports are consistent, accurate, and timely
5. Update and maintain monthly and quarterly reports and all relevant research archives
6. Collaborate with ad sales research colleagues to exchange relevant information, and insights

Requirements

* Familiarity with some media research tools and audience measurements/metrics. Examples of relevant systems include Nielsen, Star, Lake5, MRI, Simmons, comScore, Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, etc.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and Google Workplace (Sheets, Slides, Docs, Gmail)
* 1-2 years relevant business experience at a media company, ad agency, market research firm or equivalent
* Bachelor's degree in a related field
* Strong Interest in TV, media, advertising and/ or entertainment industries
* Strong attention to detail and accuracy
* Excellent organizational skills
* Analytical thinker
* Multi-tasker
* Eager to learn from and partner with colleagues on diverse projects
* Ability to work independently to fulfill requests from within and outside research department

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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