Turner Broadcasting Senior Manager - Portfolio Client Insights in New York, New York

Posting Job Title Senior Manager - Portfolio Client Insights

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 Senior Manager will be a part of a Client Insights team within Turner Portfolio Research, supporting Ad Sales
  • The team will cover key areas: - Cross-functional portfolio team (sales, publicity, marketing) to develop optimal portfolio positioning - Sales, Content Partnerships and Turner Ignite to develop strategic plans and outcome based solutions for clients

What will you be doing?

  • 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
  • Oversees the day-to-day production and release of all portfolio research information related to the sales organization's requirements
  • Select and control the activities of third party research and data providers including research through social media platforms or affinity panels
  • Dynamically leads meetings and initiatives with both internal and external clients
  • Reports directly to Director or VP level

What do we require from you?

  • Demonstrates an ability to understand client business strategies
  • Proactively identifies potential ad sales leads and provides insights about specific strategies to win business
  • Proactively develops new ideas to solve business problems for internal and external clients
  • Look outward for new ideas and industry trends
  • Leads and coordinates insights from multiple lines of business to present a complete picture of the portfolio assets
  • Work with portfolio sales executives in NY, LA, Chicago, Atlanta and Detroit to pitch and win business from new and existing clients
  • Utilizes both syndicated and custom research to understand consumer behavior relating to media and to brands
  • Gives working-level direction to analysts and/or senior analysts as the project lead
  • The ideal candidate for this position should have well rounded cross-platform research / analytics experience, and be interested in a broad range of industry topics. 8+ years of experience at a media organization with linear and digital properties or at an agency in research / strategy are required
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience required, including linear, digital and/or direct-to-consumer research experience
  • Bachelor's degree required with communications, media, marketing or mathematics degree preferred
  • Strategic Thinker with strong research and analytical skills
  • Solid understanding of and experience with software applications that extract data from primary sources (i.e. Lake5, Npower, StarTrak/Multitrak, MRI, comScore, SMI, AdIntel, Nielsen Media Impact, Adobe Analytics, ListenFirst, Pathamatics) etc
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with PowerPoint, Pivot Tables and Macros, Data Visualization tools is a plus
  • Prior experience managing people is required
  • 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.