CBS Corporation Market Research Manager - in New York, New York10176

Market Research Manager -

REF#: 28538


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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A great opportunity for a strong researcher to build on their career in the exciting and fast-changing world of online media in the CBS Digital Media division (, and This position provides an opportunity to conduct a wide range of research (primary, syndicated, and secondary) to support business leads across product, sales, and marketing. The ideal candidate will have experience working with syndicated data sources as well as conducting primary research.

Day to Day Primary Job Responsibilities

Provide senior executives, product and marketing teams with market and consumer research to support strategy and product development

Develop approaches and oversee qualitative online and offline research including usability and focus groups

Design, program, manage, analyze and report on internal audience surveys and third party panel surveys on multiple platforms, including mobile devices, PCs and OTT

Work closely with Data Science teams to ensure proper tracking of our sites and apps in syndicated measurement tools; eg comScore, Nielsen

Investigate and resolve data tracking issues with syndicated measurement tools

Manage CBS Digital Media taxonomy in third party tools such as Nielsen and comScore

Partner with sales research to assess syndicated and develop proprietary advertising effectiveness measurements

Key Projects (including but not limited to:):

Develop a clear understanding of differences between internal traffic metrics and traffic metrics in new syndicated data sources. If needed, work on correcting data.

Study entertainment, sports and news digital video viewership consumption across platforms to understand shifts in viewer consumption and identify business implications

Help assess and validate syndicated cross-platform measurement solutions and work with vendors to ensure accuracy of these approaches

Quarterly research on the fast-evolving OTT platform including who’s watching, what they’re watching and why they choose OTT over other viewing platforms.

Through frequent site/app testing identify areas of opportunity to improve user experience of CBS Digital Media sites/apps

Industry representation of CBS Digital Media at MRC, IAB and industry conferences


What you bring to the team:

Quick learner who works fast and is very team-oriented

Minimum 5 years research work experience with BA or BS required

Experience working with syndicated research tools including Nielsen Online, comScore, MOAT, Decibel Insights, etc.

Good analytical skills and excellent Excel and Powerpoint skills are a must

Math aptitude and focused on data accuracy

Must be well-organized and able to work on several detailed projects at once

Strong verbal and written communication skills

You might also have:

Quantitative/statistical background - strong SPSS skills a plus

Experience working in digital media industry strongly preferred

Experience with Nielsen NPower as well as digital analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics are a plus


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