Discovery Communications

Research Analyst

1 month ago
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Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

This role works with the Research Director and other members of the research team to support multiple departments across Discovery Network UK by producing high quality, actionable insight through a range of desktop and commissioned projects (quantitative and qualitative).


  • This role will act as a support for the Research Director and will require supporting the management of projects and internal client relationships.
  • Fully exploit available data such as BARB/Techedge, TGI, Survey, to provide actionable insights to support and develop the business. Communicate this information to internal clients.
  • Work with the Research Director and the team to ensure the programming and marketing departments have clear and actionable information on consumers and the television market.
  • Provide the Scheduling department with clear, actionable information to help grow our portfolio of channels.
  • To jointly share responsibility for the regular reporting with the other team members.
  • Respond to ad-hoc research requests with customized deliverables and recommendations.


  • Enjoy TV research, understand UK TV market and want to develop Discovery UK’s business.
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and is action oriented.
  • A solid understanding of the issues shaping the UK TV market.
  • Media research experience.
  • Good knowledge of computer Microsoft software packages, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good writing skills – producing clear, concise and insightful reports.
  • Strong analytical skills and good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Strong communications skills – being able to present information that will be most relevant to our internal clients.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and complete work accurately in a set time frame.


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