Sports Research Apprentice

Time Warner - Atlanta, GA4.1

Full-time
22-Feb-2019

Sports Research Apprentice
Turner

United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Internship/Trainee

Requisition #168092BR
Business Unit_TBS

SPORT

IndustryAdvertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services
Position Type

Full Time

Posting Job Description

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The Job
The Apprentice in Sports Research is a unique opportunity to work with some of the biggest sports brands in the world!
Using data and personal knowledge about sports, this role will support the creation of research tactics, insights and storylines surrounding sports programming and sports consumers
This is an opportunity to learn about consumer attitudes and behavior and to help generate knowledge points on emerging sports and new content platforms
The Apprentice will have the opportunity to work with colleagues on all levels in the areas we support including marketing, programming, PR and digital products
If you are interested in blending and building your passion and knowledge of sports with an analytical approach to business questions this will be an exciting opportunity for you!

The Day-to-Day
Coordinating with Programming and the NY Research team to input program schedules and other critical information into the MY Events database.
Collecting, analyzing and summarizing data from primary and secondary sources for daily and ad hoc reporting
Using software applications (such as: Nielsen, myEVNTS, Arianna, MRI, Star Media, etc.) to extract information and insights on programs and consumers
Creating presentations and other documents for data visualization
Contributing sports knowledge and analytical expertise during department meetings and strategy sessions
This position reports to the Senior Manager, Turner Sports Marketing and Programming Research.

The Essentials
Bachelor's degree in a related field
6 months to 2 years of work experience or a relevant internship is preferred
Ability to master new software and technology - Must have strong math skills
Solid writing and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
Experience with Nielsen software is a plus
Previous experience in Programming or Ad Sales Research is a plus
Knowledge and interest in sports is a must

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