Turner Broadcasting Manager, Research in New York, New York


Posting Job Title:

Manager, Research

WarnerMedia Division:



United States - New York - New York

Posting Job Description:

The Turner Story

Turner is a division of WarnerMedia along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros., delivering brands like CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! http://www.turner.com/

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The Team

Turner, a WarnerMedia company and a leading media conglomerate, creates & programs world-class content in the news, entertainment and sports verticals. Turner content reaches hundreds of millions of consumers globally and in the US via TV and digital distribution. Turner's consumer-facing brands include CNN, CNNMoney, Bleacher Report, tbs, TNT, Cartoon Network, along with deep relationships with sports leagues such as the NBA, MLB, and NCAA March Madness.

The Job

  • This leadership position requires extensive knowledge of the principles and theories of media research and requires the ability to use independent judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic go-getter who can be proactive and take initiative, while working with sales and other research members, and who can comfortably present projects in front of large groups
  • This position will have two direct reports and work closely with the senior members to manage and train junior members of the team as they work together to complete projects and support sales
  • The Manager will be expected to maintain a current knowledge of the media industry across all platforms and should be a source of knowledge for Sales with the ability to speak to the data and key stories
  • The Manager will also be expected to draw reasonable and actionable conclusions from different data sets and make recommendations to peers and senior management
  • The role is responsible for working across all platforms where our brands' content lives -- linear TV, mobile, desktop, VOD, OTT, and social
  • This person will be expected to be extremely knowledgeable of the Emerging Consumers brands as well as have a basic knowledge of the Turner portfolio brands, collaborating across different divisions
  • The ability to work effectively across divisions and levels is a must!
  • They will respond to and manage ad hoc requests and collaborate closely with sales and research on projects for the branding, positioning, and selling of the Turner brands The Day-to-Day

  • Be an expert on cross-platform consumption and innovations in measurement

  • Work closely with the brand and portfolio research teams to ensure our digital properties are properly measured
  • Oversee groups regular reporting
  • Work in partnership with integrated marketing on custom sponsorships
  • Manage ad effectiveness studies, ROI projects, and other custom work
  • Manage request log
  • Attend digital and social media taskforce meetings
  • Assist in vetting syndicated data vendors and making recommendations for new data sources and third-party vendors The Essentials

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience required, including linear, digital and/or direct-to-consumer research experience
  • Proficiency in extracting and manipulating data from Nielsen Media Research and other reporting systems
  • Strong analytical, technical, verbal and written communication skills and leadership ability necessary
  • Knowledge of the Nielsen Tool Box, Star Media, MRI, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT)
  • comScore and Omniture knowledge a plus
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates the ability to collaborate, meet deadlines, and produce accurate, detailed results
  • Strong research and analytical skills The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMedia 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.

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Full Time

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Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services