TV: Research, Insight + Analytics Placement

by A+E Networks UK


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Deadline: 20th January 2022
Salary: £21,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Arts/Entertainment/Media, Business Analytics, Market Research, Telecommunications
Location: Central London and City

Research, Insight + Analytics Placement

This role is suited to students looking to start their placement year in Summer 2022.

Please note that this role is based in the Audience Insight team and is not production research related.

Do you want to work in Television? Are you naturally curious? Are you a problem solver who enjoys working with numbers? We want to hear from you!

You will support and work within the Insight+Analytics team, running and analysing data on channel and programme performances across all our brands and territories. This is a role with real responsibility, where your work can have a tangible impact on the business.

Your role will include:

  • Managing the company ratings dashboard, responsible for maintaining, updating and checking data and analysing trends and changes in a regular update email
  • Producing key weekly, monthly and quarterly reports companywide to a high standard
  • Responsibility for competitor and industry news tracking for all channels and territories to feed into the weekly competitor update
  • Tracking premiere performances across channel brands, maintaining the premiere database and providing end of series reports for the brand teams
  • Using Video on Demand (VOD) data from multiple sources, creating reports to inform the business of the success / usage of VOD of programming content
  • Tracking the status of programme data, ensuring it is fit for purpose across all of the channels in the UK and liasing with the scheduling department and third party research agencies
  • Assisting with ad hoc research projects when necessary


  • Must be an undergraduate student in a sandwich year course returning to study in Autumn 2022
  • Must have the right to work in the UK already in place
  • Studying for a degree that is relevant to the role applied for
  • Preferred, an A*- B grade in GCSE Maths & English


  • Must be highly numerate with excellent written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to edit own work
  • Strong MS Office skills (in particular Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with data sets, drawing conclusions and writing up / presenting findings
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative duties
  • A passion for TV, media and programming!

About A+E Networks UK

We are in the business of telling stories. They may be stories about real people or made-up people, but our true talent is imagining, finding, cultivating and bringing to life the most entertaining parts of the human experience.

A+E NETWORKS UK run a family of global TV brands broadcasting in the UK and EMEA. Our channels include History, H2, Lifetime, Crime+Investigation and new free to air channel, BLAZE. We are an ambitious and creative team who strive to build strong brands for our territories, whilst working closely with the Head Office in New York.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button and include the following in your cover letter:

  • That you are an undergraduate student studying on a sandwich course and;
  • In no more than 100 words, tell us about a project you are particularly proud of.

Please note, applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

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