Turner Broadcasting Manager, Research in New York, New York

Posting Job Title Manager, Research

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Research


United States - New York - New York

Requisition #


Position Type Full Time

Posting Job Description

The Turner Story

Turner is a division of Time Warner along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TCM, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! From cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Won’t you be a part of our story? http://www.turner.com/

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What part will you play?

  • The Manager will be a part of a new team within Turner Research, which will provide insights for Turner Portfolio Ad Sales
  • The team will cover 4 key areas: - Work with cross-functional portfolio team (sales, publicity, marketing) to develop optimal portfolio positioning
  • Work with Sales to develop outcome based solutions for clients
  • Support the Turner Ad Innovation team
  • Provide an ongoing perspective on the marketplace, including linear, digital, and social media

What will you be doing?

  • Utilizes both syndicated and custom research to understand consumer behavior relating to media and relate information to both industry-wide analyses and category/company-specific highlights
  • Responsible for presenting analysis and resulting recommendations to peers and senior management
  • Gives working-level direction to analysts and/or senior analysts as the project lead
  • Manage Analysts and/or Senior Analysts to include their development, providing coaching and feedback, performance management and providing day to day oversight including directing, assigning and prioritizing work
  • Constructive relationship with vendors and provides feedback on how to improve their products to meet our research needs

What do we require from you?

  • The ideal candidate for this position should have well rounded research / analytics experience, and be interested in a broad range of industry topics
  • 5+ years of experience at a media organization, financial institution, or at an agency or other company working in any of the areas of finance, economic research, or media strategy are required
  • Has proven ability to accurately interpret trends and translate the trends into actionable data
  • Analytical skills including dashboard and visualization
  • Has knowledge with both linear and digital media
  • Demonstrates an ability to understand client business strategies
  • Background in tracking media market data with knowledge of Turner properties and how Turner relates to the marketplace
  • Ability to customize and present information to junior staff up through senior executives
  • 5 years of relevant work experience including digital media marketplace knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability with both qualitative insights and quantitative analyses
  • Strategic Thinker with strong research and analytical skills
  • Must be fluent in both linear and digital media and metrics
  • Prior experience with visualization systems (Tableau, PowerBI, other) preferred
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, pivot tables and macros, data visualization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills to present insights and recommendations persuasively, in a compelling, easy to understand manner
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates the ability to collaborate, meet deadlines, and produce accurate, detailed results

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 Best Company forWorking Mothers
  • An in-houselearning and development teamto help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.