Recruitment

Research Analyst: Television Team

Job Purpose

The primary purpose of this role is to write regular reports on the broadcast TV and online video market for Enders Analysis subscribers and to produce analysis on new areas and strategic questions. The postholder will deliver their own reports and have responsibility for the department’s data sources. Internally, they will help train junior analysts within the television team.

The development and management of strong, collaborative relationships across our business and client base is key and forms a crucial component of the role.

Accountabilities

  • Write regular reports on the television and video market for subscribers and help build our capacity to produce analysis on new areas and strategic questions
  • Assist in the leadership and development of our television team and research programme
  • Create presentations for our clients based upon our current research
  • Manage research and consultancy projects within television, as well as work on larger projects across the company
  • Help manage our subscriber base of television, film and investment clients
  • Present to a range of organisations including media companies and financial institutions
  • Market the company and our research at industry events and through appearances on TV, radio, press and digital media

Particular experience:

  • 3+ years experience television strategy or research in a TV company, research firm or consultancy practice
  • Familiarity with BARB data, TV audience analysis and many aspects the UK TV industry, including advertising, subscriptions, online video and regulation
  • Exceptional research, analytical and writing capabilities, including the ability to develop ideas that will interest our subscribers, analyse complex data, develop compelling arguments and write incisively
  • Superb interpersonal and communication skills, able to present ideas intelligently and persuasively to corporate boards as well as to broadcasters and other media outlets

Personal attributes

  • Self-motivated, able to multi-task and manage demanding deadlines, and consistently deliver work of an exceptional standard
  • Conscientious, curious, meticulous
  • Highly analytical with proficiency in handling and presenting data and using Excel
  • A first or upper second class degree from a top university
  • A confident writer and communicator with gravitas to operate effectively at senior level
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to deliver under pressure

 

Research Analyst: Media and Technology Team

We are looking to hire a recent graduate to join our expanding Media and Technology team, which focuses on analysing major companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook as well as traditional media businesses and key strategic questions relating to the future of digital device, media and services markets. Recent reports have covered subjects like the future of digital news, YouTube and its channel strategy, and the prospects for content marketing.

Role and responsibilities

  • Write regular reports for subscribers and contribute to consultancy projects
  •  Maintain and analyse data from a wide range of sources to produce models and forecasts
  • Help develop our capacity to produce analysis on new areas and strategic questions
  • Assess the impact of wider demographic, social, commercial and regulatory changes
  • Present to a range of organisations including media companies and financial institutions
  • Manage individual projects within media and technology, as well as work on larger projects

Requirements

  • Strong analytical and research abilities, including the ability to identify subjects that will interest our subscribers with a focus on the commercial impact for firms affected
  • A strong proficiency in handling data and using Excel, as well as good mathematical ability
  • Ability to write in a clear and engaging manner, argue compellingly and present data intelligently
  • Ability to work quickly, since many of the subjects we write on are highly time-sensitive
  • Interest in understanding both the consumer and business sides of markets in media and technology
  • A first or upper second class degree from a very good university. Training in mathematics, economics or computer science are valuable, but not a prerequisite
  • Extensive knowledge of media and technology is less necessary than interest in the area, together with the abilities to learn quickly, research a subject autonomously and write incisively