Job Title:  Manager, Marketing Insights

Department:  Business Development

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Starz is currently seeking a Manager of Marketing Insights to join the Insights and Analytics team, covering both US and international markets. This role will be based in New York, NY or Santa Monica, CA.


The candidate will have an extremely versatile skillset, be highly collaborative, and work cross-functionally to help the Insights & Analytics team provide actionable insights to the marketing team. The role is highly visible and includes senior management stakeholders within the marketing, product, distribution, and development departments.


  • Support senior leadership to ensure marketing related business goals are met
  • Provide marketing team with deep and actionable audience, creative, and marketing platform insights
  • Partner with internal teams and external media buying agencies to define and implement campaign measurement plans, testing strategies, and learning agendas to inform future media investment strategies and growth opportunities for integrated marketing campaigns, including TV, OOH, digital and social media
  • Conduct audience research to identify key behavioral, demographic and attitudinal traits to inform the development and targeting of future marketing campaigns 
  • Work closely with agencies to identify opportunities for campaign optimization to ensure every marketing dollar is spent as efficiently as possible 
  • Develop and maintain holistic campaign dashboards to identify key drivers of performance and inform future campaign activity
  • Develop and maintain documentation and standard operating procedures for data ingestion, data cleaning/transformation, and reporting deliverables
  • Manage a Sr. Analyst on the Marketing Insights team
  • Limited travel to NY/CA

Qualifications & Skills

  • BA/BS and equivalent work experience. Strong preference for a degree in a technical field such as Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Economics
  • 5+ years in marketing analytics or similar experience including the measurement, evaluation, and optimization of offline and online marketing tactics
  • 3+ years working with data visualization tools with a strong preference for experience with Tableau
  • Exceptional attention to detail and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and work on multiple ongoing projects, with minimal oversight, support, and defined process
  • Experience managing the workload and supervising the deliverables of a junior analytics resource
  • Hands on experience with digital marketing and social media tools (ad servers, DSPs, Google Analytics, audience research tools, and social listening) 
  • Hands on experience with databases (e.g., Snowflake, BigQuery), comfortable with writing SQL queries and relational database concepts
  • Strong communications skills, including the ability to distill and relay insights to a variety of audiences, including senior executives, in an effective and visual manner 
  • Strong understanding of basic statistical concepts, such as descriptive and inferential statistics, correlations, A/B testing and optimization
  • Strong understanding of experimental design (e.g., identifying variables, treatment structures, sample size calculations, and hypothesis testing etc.)

Nice to Haves

  • Python programming experience (e.g., pandas/numpy) and/or Jupyter notebooks strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of marketing mix modelling and/or multi-touch attribution a plus 
  • Statistical model building/machine learning experience a plus 
  • International experience a plus
  • Media/entertainment or advertising experience a plus

About the Company

STARZ (, 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.

Business Unit Overview

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 underrepresented 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 company’s international premium subscription service, LIONSGATE+, offers subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling around the world. LIONGATE+ has a footprint that extends across the globe and continues to expand its network of distribution partners. In addition to its LIONSGATE+ markets, it reaches audiences in the Middle East and North African region through STARZPLAY ARABIA and in South and Southeast Asia with Lionsgate Play. 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)


$99,698 - $123,743

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: Los Angeles