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Manager, Research Digital/On-Air

Discovery Inc
Knoxville, TN 37902
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Discovery Inc

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37901
Req ID: 546

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.


The Manager, Research Digital/On-Air will inform strategy development and decision-making through holistic data analytics and actionable recommendations for Magnolia Network, the joint venture with Chip and Joanna Gaines. This position will focus on leveraging best practices in digital analytics to capture data, perform analysis and optimize our digital presence to drive a quality user experience while maintaining and/or improving monetization opportunities.


  • Support key business initiatives by generating insights from social media/site data and communicating opportunities or issues.
  • Work alongside business, product and other teams with ad-hoc reporting and in-depth analyses. Support product enhancements, launches, company initiatives and other needs as they arise.
  • Design effective and impactful reports and visualizations for business audiences.
  • Create presentations to highlight analysis and tell the story.
  • Collaborate with business, technology and analytics partners to determine needs and assist with defining data collection requirements. Work with implementation engineers to validate website/app tracking.
  • Seek out descriptive and actionable trends and relationships within our audience.
  • Connect with analytics implementation to ensure all sites and products are coded for appropriate analysis.
  • Takes steps to gain new perspectives from external sources.
  • Combine linear and digital insights to provide a holistic view of all Magnolia fans, viewers, and users.

  • Requirements

    • 5+ years relevant work experience in an analytical field
    • 2+ years of experience with web analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics, Tubular, SocialBakers and comScore
    • Naturally inquisitive, critical thinker, proactive problem-solver and detail-oriented. Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly
    • Ability to manage and balance multiple (and sometimes competing) priorities in a fast-paced, complex business environment and can manage time effectively to consistently meet deadlines
    • Team player and relationship builder
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google suites, especially Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
    • BS/BA in related discipline, i.e. analytics, data sciences, statistics, business, etc.
    • Must have the legal right to work in the US

    Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

    We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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    If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.



    Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

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