CBS Corporation Director, International Research in Los Angeles, California

Director, International Research

REF#: 27974

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Studios International

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of

programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than

200 markets in more than 30 languages across multiple media platforms. The

Studio participates in international channel ventures, currently comprised of

22 channels in 20 languages across 87 territories, reaching more than 100

million international households. CBS Studios International also exports a

diverse lineup of formats for local production around the world. The division

distributes content from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution,

Showtime, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of

programming. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.


CBS Studios International is currently seeking a Director of Research with International Markets Experience. This position reports into the SVP Marketing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop sales pitches and marketing materials to showcase CBS success in the international marketplace

Create reports for sales team to help drive renewals of CBS series with optimal licensing terms

Support divisional groups, including marketing, sales admin, publicity, legal, and channels with ad hoc research needs by compiling, analyzing and interpreting ratings and data

Meaningfully summarize and disseminate pertinent research, trends, and news information to relevant internal stakeholders

Ownership of external vendor relationships while assessing new ones to expand research capabilities

Manage research department budget

Oversee junior analyst



Qualifications & Prior Experience:

6+ years of experience in ratings research at a distributor, broadcast network or cable network.

3+ years of international TV research experience.

Strong ability write creative sales presentations and one-sheets based on the performance of our slate of studio-owned content

Strong ability to objectively analyze ratings information that instructs and informs internal stakeholders

Comfortable and effective in interfacing with junior staff, top management and outside vendors

Excellent knowledge of the television business, evolving trends and their impact on business functions.

Excellent communication, organization and time management skills

Proficient in all MS Office products, particularly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Proficient in TV ratings/tracking software including MediaLogiq/ITVR, MediaMetrie, EMS, 4CInsights/Teletrax, and Nielsen’s NNTV and NPower.

A passion for television, new media and storytelling with data



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