Posted On: April 25, 2019
Media Organization: Spectrum Networks - Spectrum News NY1
Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
What we’re looking for: The Media Research & Strategy Manager is responsible for providing support with Media Research, Planning and Strategy functions within the Audience Insights Department across traditional and digital media. Develop and lead research/strategy initiatives.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support Media Research team by using data to develop audience insights that will guide media strategy, media planning and execution
Responsible for gaining an understanding of business needs and recommend research solutions based on the business needs
Maintain knowledge of key industry and product trends, including internal customer research and industry research (news/telecom/cable/media/digital/sports)
Generate innovative, strategy-driven research programs that utilize the best possible techniques to provide useful insight, particularly in growth areas such as digital, mobile, etc.
Monitor competitive strategies to identify new opportunities
Fulfill various ad hoc requests for research as needed
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Experience with data analysis, interpretation, presentation, and delivery
Excellent communication, analytical and writing skills are a must and candidate must be able to work well with others in both research and non-research areas
Experience with Nielsen, ComScore/Rentrak, MRI, Scarborough, Simmons, and Kantar Media data
Experience with digital monitoring and tracking tools, including Chartbeat, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, CrowdTangle
Strong problem solving skills and ability to implement changes rapidly that positively impact media performance
Highly motivated, resourceful and self-directed with the ability to deliver under pressure
Must be detailed-oriented, while seeing trends, themes and macro impacts
Ability to work well with people from all levels of the organization
Strong attention to detail, balanced with the ability to think strategically
Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-performing team environment
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Ability to support the complete research process, including outside agencies, partners, consultants and vendors
Knowledge of all major research methodologies, leading companies, associations, publications, industry trends and innovations
Strong interest in television and/or media research preferred
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) from a four-year college or university, preferably in related field of study
Additional research academia, training, certification, memberships or research affiliations are all relevant
3-5 years of Media research experience, agency, publisher and/or client side
Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
Participation in an established on-call rotation
Apply here: https://jobs.spectrum.com/job/new-york/manager-media-research-and-strategy-spectrum-networks/4673/10973333