Data Analyst – Media Research Smith Geiger

Posted: January 18, 2012 by IUsec in Jobs

Westlake Village, CA

Job Type: Full Time Travel: None

Experience: 2+ years Education: B.S./B.A.

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience


Job Description:


SmithGeiger LLC is the media industry’s leading market research and consulting firm. Our clients include a Who’s

Who of broadcast networks, cable networks, major studios, local television stations, distribution and production

companies, program syndicators, technology companies and Internet companies. Our clients rely on us for strategic

research and on-going counsel to provide insights that allow them to meet their business objectives.

This position processes and analyzes proprietary market research data and works with field services to facilitate

accurate and timely data collection. Projects include: national and local-market research studies for cable channels,

broadcast networks, technology companies, gaming companies, major Internet companies and local television stations;

pilot tests; and focus group tests.

There are many opportunities for growth in our rapidly expanding company. We are seeking unique, talented people

who combine quantitative research skills with an ability to convey complex concepts to business leaders. We offer

highly competitive compensation packages for motivated and ambitious individuals.



Check and validate results of complex marketing research surveys.



Work closely with internal groups and vendors to manage and supervise data collection.



Validate, manage and process large datasets.



Analyze data according to protocols developed by research management.



Create data tables with appropriate statistics.



Build reports created in Excel as top-line results for our clients.



Develop and maintain data analysis and reporting tools.



Manage client-specific research panels and data mine them for additional findings.




Bachelor’s Degree in an empirical/technical field.



Two years’ experience in market research, programming, data analysis or a related field.



Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.



Excellent computer skills – expert/high efficiency in Excel and SPSS with additional experience in other

productivity and other statistics software a plus.




An ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.



An ability to extract meaningful insights from data.



Must work well in a team environment.


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VBA programming experience a plus.


Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in market research, statistics, computer programming, engineering or any related technical


Other Considerations:

Proven interest in news, entertainment or media—based on past experience—is a big plus.

Our office is in Westlake Village, near Thousand Oaks, 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

To Apply:

To apply, send your resume and a letter of interest to


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