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Senior Manager – Research (FX Networks)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 901828BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Dec. 19, 2021

Job Summary:

Everybody loves TV, but do you really love TV? Do you have a passion for premium scripted dramas, comedies, and documentaries? If so *and* you’re a whiz with data and enjoy using it to tell stories about the performance, competitive placement, and demography of television shows ― then there is a great opportunity at The Walt Disney Company that might be of interest to you.

Disney General Entertainment Content (DGE) ― the television production arm of The Walt Disney Company ― is seeking a Senior Manager for its Analytics & Insights team to support the FX Productions Programming, Marketing, Communications, and Finance teams. The ideal candidate will be joining a collegial, collaborative team that values excellence. An affinity for FX’s original series is a plus (e.g., Snowfall, American Horror Story, Reservation Dogs, Atlanta, DAVE, What We Do in the Shadows, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide all manner of program performance and competitive marketplace analysis to FX Productions’ Content, Marketing, and Finance teams.
  • Support DGE Corporate Strategy in landscape analyses and insights.
  • Participate in all program testing and bespoke survey research.
  • Support the analysis of FX on Hulu internal data.
  • Provide strategic support to the Marketing and Communications teams in preparation for new and returning series premieres.
  • Oversee reporting processes for all scheduled reports.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least five years’ experience in Television Research and be a demonstrably advanced user of Nielsen-based software including NNTV, NPower (e.g. SVOD Content Ratings and advanced Reach metrics), and Star MultiTrak.
  • Possess advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Possess extraordinary attention to detail and be a curious, perceptive self-starter.
  • Excellent written communicator.
  • Strong organizational skills are a must ― able to efficiently juggle multiple projects, inclusive of managing regular reports and bespoke requests that are often under tight deadline.
  • Passion for TV; someone who keeps up with marketplace trends, especially premium content ― both scripted and documentary programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, other data visualization tools, VBA, SQL, and Python is a plus.


About FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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