Sports Research Manager Jobs in Austin, TX at Univision
Title: Sports Research Manager
Location: Austin, TX
About The Role & Team
Our Network Sports Research team works directly with both our Content and Sales partners to analyze audience behavior, communicate actionable content insights, and investigate opportunities for the continued growth of our properties as well as compile consumer and market insight for business development purposes. This team is highly collaborative & passionate about the media industry, and oriented towards continuous improvement.
As the Sports Research Manager, your role is to support our sports business, primarily on soccer and mixed martial arts programming. You will manage analysis and reporting to company stakeholders utilizing viewership data from third parties like Nielsen and other sources. You will have a strong desire to discover the “why” beyond “what” data reveals. You will be involved in all aspects of research, working closely with the Ad Sales Research team to transform large data sets into clear insights, infer trends from a variety of data sources, and confidently present findings.
Your responsibilities include compiling, analyzing Nielsen ratings and creating presentations for use by Univision Television Sales and affiliates as well as other departments within Univision. In addition, you will work with the sports programming team to optimize ratings and produce estimates for acquiring/renewing sports property rights.
You have a strong desire to discover the “why” beyond “what” data reveals, fascinated by digging into data to uncover critical insights and has the ability to tailor reporting and data analysis to clients’ needs and objectives, including requests of an ad-hoc nature. Is a skilled collaborator who can build successful relationships with cross-functional internal teams and clients.
You will provide research support for Univision Deportes across platforms
You will manage and analyze Nielsen audience data on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
You will create program trend reports, highlights and materials for sales, programming, corporate communications and all levels of management
You will generate reports utilizing various tools, including Nielsen software
You will support the ad sales team on special ad-hoc audience analysis with the guidance of VP, Sports Research
You will ensure that research reporting is consistent, clear, accurate, relevant, insightful, and timely
Can identify opportunities to create efficiencies and automate reporting so that more time can be spent focusing on developing insights and internal partnerships
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Experience reporting on and using Nielsen’s TV viewership suite products (NNTV, NPower, etc.)
Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Must know how to create and edit formulas in Excel
Proficiency in English, both oral and written, required
Strong analytical skills and presentation skills
You are knowledgeable, & passionate about sports, television, content and/or the Hispanic & LatAm media landscape
TelevisaUnivision believes that a happy, well-balanced employee is what makes our culture thrive. We offer a wide selection of perks and benefits including PTO; tuition reimbursement; wellness and employee support programs; 401K; and life and other insurance plans. This is all in addition to our comprehensive and competitive health benefits package featuring medical, dental and vision coverage options.
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