Job Title:  Sr. Analyst, Insights & Analytics

Department:  Business Development
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10036

Summary of Position

Starz is seeking a Senior Analyst to support data-driven decision-making for the StarzPlay international business.  The role requires assisting with reporting and analysis of consumer, content, and product data, including developing new tables and data fields within a Snowflake database environment; developing reports in Tableau, Excel, and PowerPoint; and supporting various stakeholders in wrangling data and developing advanced analytic solutions.  The Senior Analyst will be based in the Starz New York City offices and report to the Executive Director on the Insights & Analytics team.

Responsibilities

•    Apply quantitative analysis to support Insights team in efforts to understand customer and content value and communicate these learnings to business units
•    Build multi-dimensional cross-platform performance reports/dashboards for company and competitor content
•    Work closely with other members of Insights & Analytics team to join data sources across verticals to create a holistic understanding of customers and how they interact with our products
•    Lead department efforts to source, clean, and load datasets into cloud warehouse for analysis and reporting 
•    Respond to a wide variety of ad hoc requests from internal constituents
 

Qualifications & Skills

•    Strong SQL programming skills, hands-on experience with CTEs, window functions, and date & time functions
•    Experience with business intelligence tools like Tableau, Power BI, Microstrategy, etc.
•    Familiarity with database models, experience working with unstructured data, and experience loading large datasets into databases
•    Skilled at transforming raw data into actionable columnar datasets
•    Basic knowledge of statistics and/or machine learning
•    Knowledgeable about (at least some of) Python, Snowflake, AWS/S3, SageMaker, R, Microsoft Office
•    Good oral and written communication skills, including explaining the business implications of data analysis/reports and developing data visualizations
•    2+ years of professional experience in an analytics role
•    College degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or similar
•    Previous experience with media/entertainment and/or subscription businesses is a plus
 

About Starz

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its international premium streaming platform STARZPLAY, now LIONSGATE+, to provide subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling. LIONSGATE+, coupled with the STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture in MENA and Lionsgate Play in South and Southeast Asia, has a footprint that extends across the globe. STARZ and LIONSGATE+ are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company. 


With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7,500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.


Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a “best of global SVOD” content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  

Our Benefits

•    Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
•    Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
•    401(k) company matching
•    Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)
 

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City