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Research Director

logo Location:  Jacksonville FL
Control #:  110095O

The Research Director will be responsible for managing and prioritizing the workflow for every content research project including costs and budgeting, analysis, presentation of results, and strategic planning for all CMG Jacksonville properties. This position will also have direct report responsibilities for all Advertising Research projects. This position involves managing multiple projects and staff under hard deadlines and also requires being able to analyze survey data, present and explain the findings verbally to internal and external clients.

Responsible for managing and providing updates to General Manager: priorities, deadlines and workflow for every content and advertising project including but not limited to:

  • Serving as a key member on the strategic team
  • Project costs and methodologies
  • Questionnaire design and creation
  • Advertiser Client and station interaction throughout the lifecycle of a study/survey
  • Station/Property interaction throughout the lifecycle of a study/survey
  • Station/property management and relations
  • Data analysis and key points creation
  • Produce research study PowerPoint presentations as needed
  • Serve as back-up for analyst duties as needed
  • Presenting the data analysis ďstoryĒ and recommendations with follow up to strategic action plans for each strategic study conducted
  • Direct report responsibilities, relations and goals management for all Content and/or Sales Research Analysts


  • 5 years experience managing all aspects of Market Research projects, including:
  • Knowledge of quantitative phone room operations and procedures
  • Knowledge of Internet Panel creation, management and execution
  • Sample and quota management
  • Quality control procedures
  • Must have media industry experience
  • An expert with qualitative and quantitative questionnaire design
  • Proven experience with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
  • Expert level and ability to use cross-tabulation software and data to create an easy to understand presentation with analysis and synopsis of what the data means
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven experience with research/survey project management and all steps involved in the process
  • Proven ability to successfully manage and prioritize multiple research projects with a team of analysts
  • Under graduate degree or equivalent experience required

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    About Cox Media Group: Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The companyís operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the countryís biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individualís age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 2/6/19.

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