Director, Program Analysis

Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Job Type
Full-Time Staff

About The Brand

ViacomCBS has a clear vision: to be the premier destination where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our global audiences, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees. Through television, film, digital content, live events, merchandise, studio production and more, we connect with billions of people in nearly every country in the world. At ViacomCBS, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional career at the home of iconic brands like BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount and others.

Overview and Responsibilities

This position is an active contributor in the highly-energized Global Program Acquisitions Group that works across multiple brands platforms. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team that licenses a record amount of series and movies for a suite of networks and services. This group is considered marketplace leaders by crafting creative deals that secure A-list product. This individual will work with Dept Execs to provide acquired content analysis, data and business intelligence reporting, forecasting, industry overviews and build and generate high-level media insight presentations. Excellent analytical and mathematical abilities and knowledge of basic statistics is required. Highly-motivated candidate must be a self-starter, detail-oriented and a forward-thinker who is able to jump in & anticipate the needs of a fast-paced, deadline-oriented department. You must be a strong communicator who can analyze data easily and explain complex concepts in high-level formats. Must have excellent organizational, written & computer skills and thrive in a dynamic and high-reaching environment.



  • Analyze performance of acquired product utilizing research tools and resources to identify key metrics, trends and insights
  • Provide interpretive data analyses and develop presentations that efficiently convey findings
  • Collaborate with Data Science/Research teams to communicate department needs and develop tools and processes to deliver on those
  • Monitor regular reporting of program / service performance & industry/competitive trends to help drive strategy
  • Build research summaries and regularly present applicable insights to department
  • Review deal proposals with a focus on ratings estimates, scheduling plans and usage

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years experience in TV research/programming
  • Expertise using viewer-insight software, including Nielsen, and understanding of digital marketplace research initiatives
  • Excellent mathematical abilities and knowledge of basic statistics required
  • Bachelor’s degree and strong computer skills required, including in-depth knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with ability to transform data into high-level Corporate presentations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast paced environment without sacrificing accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of program acquisitions and exposure to deal negotiations preferred
  • Creative and strategic thinker with strong presentation background and a passion for the business
  • Must show the ability to deal effectively with senior management and a detailed understanding of the TV industry


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