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Manager, Content Digital Forecasting & Modeling


New York, NY 04-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Peacock is the place to stream thousands of hours of hit movies and shows, exclusive originals, live sports, news, and pop culture. We're in need of courageous leaders and creative problem-solvers who work hard and want to be at the epicenter of content, tech, and entertainment. NBCUniversal's Peacock is growing, and we're looking for another smart, passionate, and collaborative person to join our team.

We value inclusivity in our content and our people, and believe that success is only possible when we represent the world around us. So, are you ready to join our flock?

The Peacock Content Digital Forecasting & Modeling Manager will play a key role in the direct-to-consumer streaming business at NBCUniversal. This individual will support the forecasting efforts for a high-growth ad-supported subscription business, including evaluating content opportunities and estimating performance for a large, dynamic library of titles. The ideal candidate has a deep passion for content and a firm understanding of critical metrics for evaluating content.

Major Responsibility:
• Thoughtfully devise methods to forecast new content based on third-party data sources as well as internal data
• Regularly monitor key performance indicators on a granular level to analyze and account for unexpected model variances from actuals to continuously update and enhance forecasting methodology
• Work closely with the Finance team to provide title-level and category-level consumption forecasts to fuel quarterly financial estimates
• Create greenlight pro forma models to evaluate and forecast potential original titles
• Learn and master available business intelligence tools and reporting dashboards to source and validate inputs for modelling and analysis
• Analyze current and past trends for key performance indicators (including user acquisition, engagement, and retention) in order to inform forecasting decisions and establish benchmarks to compare to future estimates
• Deliver updates and reporting on a regular cadence (quarterly, monthly, etc.) to track performance against forecasts and identify opportunities to improve estimate accuracy

• 5+ years of experience in digital, digital video/TV, or media-focused data businesses
• Experience estimating video content with fluency in video metric terminology (starts, total time, unique viewers, etc.)
• Strong quantitative, research, data modeling, market sizing, and problem-solving skills
• Deep passion with entertainment TV, film, and sports content
• Expert Excel spreadsheet modeling skillset
• Skilled with web analytics platforms such as Adobe Analytics
• Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
• Robust ability to error-check own work and always find ways to improve
• Ability to work quickly and efficiently and meet strict deadlines
• Be willing and able to learn new concepts and software applications quickly and thoroughly
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral

Desired Characteristics
• TMT investment banking background or Media and Entertainment Industry Market Research experience
• Proficiency with Tableau or other data visualization tools
• Some Nielsen experience
• Passion for pop culture and content across different platforms