CNN Digital is seeking an Analyst on the Business Operations team who will be instrumental in fostering a culture of data informed decision making to help drive the business forward.
This position will be responsible for ensuring the performance of CNN's off-platform products (e.g. social, video, news aggregators, etc.). The Analyst will work in close collaboration with multiple teams including Business Development, Social, Programming, Editorial, Research, Product, Finance, Accounting, Ad Tech, and Yield Management teams to help optimize and evaluate new content initiatives off site. This position will report to the Director of Business Operations, Off-Platform Monetization.
Setup, compile, and distribute weekly revenue reporting for all off-platforms to provide visibility to key stakeholders and aid with financial forecasts.
Ensure quality of all off-platforms, identify potential issues, communicate with necessary stakeholders, and quickly move to troubleshoot.
Use data to identify areas of opportunity to drive additional revenue.
Conduct deep dive analyses on individual off-platforms to help evaluate current strategy and provide recommendations for improvement.
Assist in setting up tests for potential new product strategies.
Own documentation of key learnings, setups, contacts, contracts, etc.
Stay up to date on the off-platform publishing landscape and be able to quickly adapt to the ever-changing digital media environment.
Identify and execute ways to improve operational efficiencies.
Assist Accounting in reconciling monthly off-platform payments.
2-3 years of experience in digital media industry.
Prior business experience in off-platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Apple News, etc.) preferred.
Knowledge in ad serving technologies, off-platform sales packaging strategies, or content distribution strategies a plus.
Intermediate reporting and chart-making skills with experience gathering from various data sources and turning into meaningful data for informed decision making.
An analytical mind with enthusiasm for data and the ability to translate data into actionable insights.
Excellent attention to detail, problem solving, and communication skills.
Resourceful self-starter, comfortable initiating new projects and seeing through to completion with minimal supervision.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.