Full Time Job

Analyst, North American Distribution Research

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 02-23-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Analyst, North American Distribution Research

The Analyst, North American Distribution Research is part of a holistic team that supports the distribution and monetization of film and television content in the U.S. and Canada. Distribution Research spans all platforms of television: Network, Cable, Broadcast Syndication, SVOD, AVOD, transactional and other digital platforms. This is an important role that will be physically located in Los Angeles but will provide dynamic support for SPT business efforts across North America. It requires high levels of adaptability and flexibility, the ability to multi-task, excellent communication and strong time management skills. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of North American Distribution Research, but will be responsible to partner with all members of the Distribution Team (not limited to just research) and be able to coordinate with all other research teams with the Sony organization as needed.

Key Responsibilities:
• Operate within a cross-functional research team, as part of a larger North American Distribution team, as it supports of all functions of SPT Businesses
• Understand and communicate SPT business needs – supporting Sales and all complimentary business teams with data and insights
• Collect, consolidate and analyze data from multiple sources while ensuring data quality and the integrity of its business implications
• Provide strong, clear, impactful analyses to uncover and communicate content, industry and consumer insights across SPT
• Create sales presentations for all platforms of SPT Distribution and Advertiser Sales
• Project Management and Support, as business needs, department and individual workloads dictate
• Deliver verbal and written insights to Senior Management, Sales and other team leaders

• Bachelor's degree
• 1+ year professional experience in media and entertainment
• Experience using data and analytics tools successfully in a business environment required
• Able to distill and effectively communicate complex information clearly and concisely in writing and presentation
• Must be highly-adaptable and flexible, highly-organized, able to multi-task: coordinate and prioritize multiple workstreams
• Strong communication skills with the ability to and work well with others; flexing between lead and support roles as necessary
• Comfortable working in a matrix environment
• Proactive, problem-solver; able to anticipate next steps for business needs
• Must be highly-detailed, reliable and always maintain data integrity
• Must be curious, ask questions, driven to find answers / solutions and able to produce alternate workarounds when necessary
• Familiarity with television, media metrics and methodologies across all platforms a plus
• Familiarity with Home Entertainment, especially EST and rental a plus
• Familiarity with non-linear, digital and social media a plus
• Familiarity with Nielsen Ratings and products and systems a strong plus
• Familiarity with analytics tools like Tableau, Google Analytics and Omniture also a plus
• Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.