Analyst, Video Subscription & Membership

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Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive Annual Salary + Benefits
Posted
Aug 21, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

The Position:

The Analyst is responsible for maintaining, understanding, and leveraging the organization’s quantitative and qualitative data in support of its premium video streaming offer.

The role requires an ability to offer deep insights and actionable recommendations that both surface new data driven opportunities for growth and evaluate the effectiveness of key efforts already underway. 

An ideal candidate would balance a strong attention to detail and data integrity, while also maintaining a focus on the high level, strategic relevance of the recommendations being made.

This role will be an integral member of the Marketing team and will support our streaming service through analyzing acquisition, retention, and engagement data through the launch window and beyond.

 Responsibilities:

  • Help define the company’s membership and subscription analytics strategy, with a special emphasis on understanding and optimizing the acquisition and churn funnel to drive rapid growth. 

  • Create and maintain key weekly, monthly and special reports, dashboards and analysis using data from partners critical to the streaming service, including Kochava, Ooyala, and Jump.

  • Analyze and manipulate data to create presentations full of insights and well-crafted recommendations to help inform strategic decision-making for the business, marketing, product and programming teams.

  • Be the subject matter expert on the streaming service’s audience, intimately understanding their behavior patterns and the levers for retention.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum two years of experience with video content analytics with a focus on subscriber acquisition and retention, preferably within TV, film, entertainment, music or video environments.

  • Experience with performing data-driven analyses of all steps of the conversion funnel, including acquisition and retargeting efforts as well as minimizing churn

  • Detail-oriented and meticulously organized, comfortable aggregating and manipulating large data sets efficiently and accurately

  • Eager to try new things and a love for creative problem-solving. Proactive in pushing stakeholders to leverage data to make better-informed decisions

  • Strong communication skills; can explain statistical or technical concepts in a clear, easy to understand way

  • Advanced Excel and data visualization skills 

  • Knowledge of SQL a plus

  • A/B testing and optimization planning a plus

About TOPIC:

Topic is the entertainment studio and ambitious storytelling brand dedicated to supporting creators at the forefront of culture. From Academy Award®-winning films (Spotlight) to television (Losers), digital (aka Wyatt Cenac) and podcasts (Anthem, Missing Richard Simmons), we explore a wide range of subject matter, both fiction and nonfiction. Our approach – challenging, compelling and unconventional –reflects our commitment to discovering and amplifying independent new voices and supporting established ones.

About First Look Media

First Look Media is a new-model media company devoted to supporting independent voices, from fearless investigative journalism and documentary filmmaking to smart, provocative entertainment. Launched in 2013 by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, First Look Media was created with the belief that independent perspectives are vital to both a vibrant culture and a thriving democracy.

First Look Media is currently in the market with its flagship properties, The Intercept, Topic, and Field of Vision, and plans to continue expanding its mission of supporting independent voices via a variety of new brands, formats and platforms as well as through foundational technology helping creators and audiences develop, distribute, discover and connect with meaningful stories.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer --people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.

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