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ViacomCBS Analyst / Senior Research Analyst - MTV Entertainment Group in New York, New York

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

The Analyst/Sr. Research Analyst is responsible for the accurate and timely production and distribution of research reports for the MTV Entertainment Group, as well as the competitive landscape. This person will work with the team to extract and interpret Nielsen data utilized in supporting key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will show analytical abilities, be detail oriented and have an inquisitive nature.


  • Collect, organize and analyze Nielsen data for recurring reports and ad-hoc requests

  • Maintain and update programming schedules in Nielsen system

  • Produce and distribute daily ratings overnights reports

  • Assist with the creation of daily and weekly cable/broadcast competitive emails

  • Provide support on research projects across MTVE Group portfolio

  • Help to provide actionable insights to key stakeholders which include Programming/Scheduling, Press, Business Development and Senior Leadership Team

  • Work with other team members to identify trends in viewing behavior/content consumption

  • Collaborate on special projects and presentations such as show greenlights, tentpoles, highlights

  • Help to integrate cross platform reporting into research deliverables

  • Create actionable data visualizations that are informative and tell a story

Basic Qualifications

  • Ideally 1-2 years of related research or media experience (may include internships)

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of analytics and creating data-driven stories

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail, with ability to set priorities and meet deadlinesStrong communication skills, both written and oral, and exhibits professional demeanor

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)Knowledge of research tools (StarTrak, Nielsen software: MyEvnts/NCL and Npower)

  • Passion for pop culture and content across multiple platforms


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand MTV Entertainment Group

Function Research

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2021-15917