Research Coordinator

Research Coordinator

Research Coordinator
Business Segment NBC Sports Group
Sub-Business NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics
Posting Category Research
About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP: When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the sports assets of the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN (NBC Sports Network), Golf Channel, 10 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.
Career Level Entry-Level
Country United States
State/Province Connecticut
City Stamford
Responsibilities Role Purpose 
The Research Coordinator is responsible for supporting the NBC Sports Group research team with data analysis for Programming/Scheduling, Consumer Marketing, PR, Finance and Sales Planning. This role also provides administrative support to the overall research department including both linear TV and Digital functions. 
  • Provide detailed analysis of Nielsen audience data, highlighting the performance of NBC Sports Group and competitive sports networks including analysis of both local and national audience data. 
  • Submit daily program lineup information to Nielsen for ratings processing 
  • Maintain upkeep of standardized reports 
  • Manage distribution of daily reports, including occasional coverage for weekend special events 
  • Provide departmental support including maintaining meeting schedules and other administrative functions 
  • Responsible for professionally answering phones, preparing all correspondence and coordinating calendars, including meetings and appointments 
  • Coordinate travel arrangements 
  • Assist when appropriate in preparation and drafting of documents and presentations 
  • Monitor and report audience deliveries vs forecasts 
  • Provide personal assistance on various projects and activities for the Research department 
  • Additional duties as assigned
Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Media, Statistics or related field 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Attention to detail and strong mathematical skills and logic necessary 
  • Ability to write clearly, analyze data, summarize data in presentations 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Must have the ability to work independently to handle multiple assignments at once in a fast-paced environment 

    Eligibility Requirements 
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: ) 
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice 
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Desired Characteristics
  • Knowledge of and passion for Sports Television; prior academic or internship experience in this field a plus 
  • Knowledge of media math and Nielsen audience ratings a plus

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