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Inventory Data Analyst I - Cox Media

Cox Communications Inc
Chesapeake, VA 23322
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*Primary Location: *1341 Crossways Blvd, Chesapeake, VA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213856

Responsible for measuring and assessing the effectiveness of Cox Media processes and procedures. Ensures quality processes and programs are being utilized and are effective by developing performance measurements and communicating performance relative to standards. Ensures optimal efficiency by monitoring work quality; delivering reports, statistics and recommendations for improvement.


The *Inventory Data Analyst* is responsible for implementing and executing Cox Medias overarching pricing and inventory strategy, which is determined by the Cox Media VA Leadership Team. This position is responsible for maximizing inventory for the Virginia system by analyzing reports and data that provide critical business intelligence and by making recommendations to the Virginia Leadership Team. This includes execution and deployment of inventory and pricing strategies that vary by sales channel and modeling various inventory and pricing strategies to ensure maximum benefit to Cox Media. This is an analyst level role with significant responsibility for optimizing yield management of Cox Media Virginias advertising products. This position reports to the Sr. Sales Services Manager.


*Major Tasks *

- Conducts business impact analyses and validation studies through all stages: concept formulation, definition of metrics, determination of appropriate statistical methodology, research evaluation, and final research report.

- Provides and conducts trend analysis to support business operations

- Writes reports, creates charts, presentations, and timelines in support of department or business operations.

- Interprets operational requirements and Methods and Procedures for inclusion in studies and analysis, and to conduct root causes analyses and make recommendations to improve the business processes.

- Provides recommendations for operational efficiencies and process improvements and assists in policy development to support change initiatives

- May write code to automate reports and templates and consolidate data into reports and knowledge.

- Conducts less complex statistical analyses to create actionable insights for department leadership.

- With guidance, presents data and provides recommendations to department leadership for their use in making operational decisions, identifying process improvements and developing policy development to support change initiatives.

- Collaborates with colleagues in the function and boundary partners to conduct root cause analysis, create recommendations for improvement and identify ad hoc areas for additional research into trends.

- Provides input to leadership on performance issues and operational process improvements.

- Applies quantitative methods of social science data analysis

- Utilizes survey research literature, methods, and processes

- Uses and may program statistical analysis software

- Participates in team or departmental meetings and individual meetings with supervisor concerning own job performance.

- Attends job-related initial, cross-training and refresher training.

- Reads new or updated reference material or announcements pertaining to promotions, programming changes, specials, policies, and other Company business.



Qualifications:
*Required*

- 1+ years successful experience researching and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data in a related field (Media Sales Operations, Media Inventory/Yield Management, Broadcast Traffic Management, Data Analysis etc.)

- 1 year successful experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications in a work setting with strong knowledge in Excel

- Excellent soft skills such as: interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and collaborative to all for working effectively with teams throughout the organization




*Preferred*

- BA/BS in a related field strongly desired (i.e. (Media Sales Operations, Media Inventory/Yield Management, Broadcast Traffic Management, Data Analysis etc.)

- 2+ years successful experience researching and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data in a related field

- 2+ years successful experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications in a work setting with strong knowledge in Excel

- Education and/or 2+ years experience in data mining, working with large data sets, and recommending innovative analytical solutions

- Experience working in communications industry with a focus on telecommunications, data, cable

- Experience working in a Media Inventory/Yield Management environment

- Demonstrated experience communicating with and influencing higher level leaders




Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-07 Expires: 2021-07-12
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