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Data SpecialistBirmingham, Alabama, United States

Data Specialist

Birmingham | Alabama | United States

In the business of TV, companies like Nielsen and comScore measures TV audiences across the US to determine stations' audience size and composition throughout each day. The resulting report is referred to as the station's rating's data, but we commonly call it "data." It is what we deliver to our clients for use in our product, WO Media Sales. In this role, The Data Specialist will use various processes, tools and applications to deliver this data each morning. When you're handling data, there is never a dull moment. If you enjoy a good challenge and working with data, this role is one to consider!

Here is what you'll be doing:

  • Maintain working relations with the Data Team on data processes, procedures and any escalated data related issues through regular communication.
  • Process and deliver data each morning to our clients assuming responsibility for accuracy, quality, and timeliness.
  • Monitor the delivery of data each day, ensuring data quality and resolution of data discrepancies.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve errors or issues with data delivery in a swift and timely manner.
  • Test new data delivery methods and stay up to date with new technology and tools.
  • Required Schedule is Wednesday through Sunday. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, shift is 5:30a - 3:30p. Saturday and Sunday, shift is 5:30a - 10:30a Central Time.

Here is what we're looking for:

  • Understanding of how Nielsen's and comScore's data is utilized by TV stations is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of WO Media Sales is a plus
  • Proven ability to quickly learn software and confident about your technical skills and abilities
  • Exceptional communicator, with a passion for organization, attention to detail, and problem-solving
  • Proven ability to succeed in a self-directed environment, take initiative, think on your feet, and make well thought through and fast decisions with little direction and a "can-do, make-it-happen" attitude
  • Ability to work a non-standard shift that will include early morning hours

Wednesday - Friday early morning hours can be worked from home, but the remainder of the day will be worked in the office. You can work from home Saturday and Sunday.

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