Senior Research Analyst
Employer: Fox Entertainment Group Job Posted: 2/15/2020
Location: Los Angeles, CA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The FOX Network, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, the FOX Network has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.


FOX Entertainment Research is looking for a Senior Research Analyst to support both of our Audience Research and Social Media Research teams. Analytics, data, and engagement trends are essential to Fox's overall audience and media strategy, and we thrive to sense, understand, and create valuable and actionable insights, creating intellectual value for various strategic teams across FOX.
We're looking for someone who thinks no problem is too big or too small to overcome, is resourceful, and can thrive in a lean, fast paced, deadline-driven environment. Working and collaborating with multiple teams, you will communicate heavily with internal and external stakeholders of all levels and develop cross-functional relationships. In the Audience Research space, you will be responsible for the product management of our business intelligence platform, which includes processing data sets, compiling reports and composing analysis. For our Social Media Research team, you will be measuring and interpreting our digital and social media engagement trends.

Social Media Research (50%)

• Ability to work with various social and digital media analytics tools
• Maintain FOX shows’ social dictionary; provide timely show updates to 3rd party research companies, in order to fully capture FOX shows’ social media engagement throughout various leading social platforms
• Assist preparing social media reports, understanding, summarizing, and generating applicable real-world insights to various FOX teams; some design skills a plus
• Perform competitive analysis and reporting for social media platform originated social video viewing trends across leading social & digital platforms
• Create in-depth social sentiment reports for leading FOX primetime shows
• Timely capture social media content consumption trends, along with the ability to report on such trends
• Stay current with new social platform capabilities and key KPIs; create various reports based on changing social media landscape (based on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other social tools back-end API reporting systems)
• Understand and be current on 3rd party social media and digital analytics vendors’ reporting capabilities and methodologies
• Work with FOX’s social media team in order to harness FOX’s social media data
• Prepare, update, maintain corporate social media topline summaries
Audience Research (50%)
• Product management of FOX Entertainment Research’s business intelligence platform
• Manage business rules, lead data quality control and validation, troubleshoot tagging/tracking issues, conduct testing for new releases, proactively communicate status and manage issue resolution processes
• Partner with FOX Entertainment’s Strategy, Scheduling and Operations teams to keep current on distribution/windowing and monetization strategies for FOX Entertainment content across digital, on-demand and streaming platforms; advise and manage measurement accordingly
• Own Research relationship with FOX technology teams to facilitate measurement of digital video assets and inform downstream reporting; facilitate encoding of digital assets for Nielsen measurement
• A Bachelor’s degree is required
• 2-3 years of relevant experience working in a product management and/or digital analytics capacity; prior media research experience is a plus, but not a prerequisite
• Strong ability to problem-solve and think critically
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills; familiarity with statistical concepts and data analysis
• Prior data management experience is necessary
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and familiarity with VBA is essential
• Experience with MicroStrategy, Tableau or other Business Intelligence software
• Knowledge of entertainment research methods and strategies preferred; familiarity with Nielsen products is a plus
• Strong and effective communicator, with the ability to write, facilitate and present analyses in a clear and concise manner
• Comfortable collaborating across functions (research, technology platforms, strategy and operations)
• Self-starter with high level of initiative, conscientious with ability to take ownership

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