The Walt Disney Company Manager - Research in Burbank, California
The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a new, global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, the Disney+ streaming service and its ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.
Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, a division of The Walt Disney Company, is looking for a qualified individual responsible for performance and audience analysis in support of Disney Television Studios properties. This person will report to the Sr. Manager of Research, and will support a variety of internal and external needs.
Analyze DTS performance on a daily basis and collaborate with other research groups in order to report a full picture view of how a show performs within its ecosystem and larger landscape.
Analyze and understand the rapidly changing competitive landscape to inform how viewers watch video content to support marketing, current, business affairs and a variety of other groups across DTS (20th Television/ABC Signature Studios).
Develop insights into the performance of content across all platforms (including linear, multiplatform and SVOD) through the DTS lens.
Develop a strong understanding of the studio environment and position DTS in its competitive environment accordingly.
Responsible for the production, distribution and quality control of key studio focused reports such as audit rankers, studio counts, series rankers as well as regular based studio reporting.
Collaborate with the larger ratings team to support shared reporting (SVOD measurement tracking, program insights, etc).
Work independently on projects, fielding as hoc requests with little guidance
Manage multiple projects simultaneously independently or collaboratively across the research team
Responsible for training and project management/daily tasks of analysts/contractors/interns as needed
The ideal candidate would have a passion for all forms of television. Knowledge of the larger television landscape is a plus.
At least 5 years’ experience in media research
Experience and understanding of content and familiarity with media and television businesses, including digital platforms.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communication. Ability to communicate complex ideas, stories, and data sets graphically and accessibly to a variety of business partners and stakeholders
Ability to be flexible, adapting to changing priorities and able to juggle multiple projects at once
A strong team player, able to collaborate easily across teams
Enthusiasm and curiosity for solving problems and answering challenging questions, while maintaining superior attention to detail and accuracy
Desire to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Self-Starter, pro-active in approach, detail orientated; looks for solutions and information in creative ways
Respectful, friendly and approachable with a positive outlook and attitude
An advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Nielsen software. Tableau or experience with other data visualization tools is a plus. SQL or Python also a plus.
Prior experience in linear or multiplatform research is preferred, along with related TV and/or digital fields
- Bachelor’s degree
Job ID: 788572BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
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