Sr. Data & Research Analyst-Corporate Planning in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 11/18/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Support team conducting data analytics and strategic research projects. Collect requirements, conceive, design, and create reports/dashboards regarding music use and other market share metrics and provide results and insights from various modeling and analysis exercises in response to timely and as-needed questions from various business users within BMI. Conduct music industry research to support strategic planning. Leverage strong analytical skills and critical thinking to evaluate emerging music industry trends, conduct research to inform business decisions, and provide support to team members in understanding complex industry topics.

LOCATION: Nashville, TN office. BMI has transitioned back to working in the office on a regular hybrid schedule. At present, most team members are expected in the office three (3) days a week. Decisions regarding future transitions will take place in phases as BMI continues to closely monitor COVID-19 as employee safety is our priority.

Essential Functions:
which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
Data Analysis:

  • Designs standard and custom reports/dashboards that are prepared for use by Distribution & Admin Services, Creative, Licensing, Legal, Senior Management, and external customers (audio and a/v sources).
  • Uses various technologies to mine complex, voluminous, and different varieties of data sources and platforms to support effective business decisions and/or processes.
  • Assists in detailed analyses of music share processing, performance metrics, distribution analytics, and applications.
  • Assists in developing, creating, testing, and generating routine analytical reports and custom business analysis using Business Intelligence tools and SQL.
  • Works closely with departments throughout organization to produce actionable analysis related to music usage, performance data, and historical trending of key business metrics.
  • Develop improved methods and recommendations for music use analysis.
  • Converts files from various computer platforms such as mainframe, UNIX and PC.
  • Maintains databases that are used by this department for music use and statistical research and analysis.
  • Conducts research to gather information from a variety of sources, including BMI internal databases, the Internet and 3rd party data providers.
Strategic Research:
  • Assist in continuing development and advancement of the strategic research program, working closely with both departmental and other BMI leadership.
  • Monitor industry news to identify emerging music industry business trends to facilitate an understanding of the current landscape and new capabilities within the marketplace.
  • Assist with assessing prospective industry partners through due diligence of business models, capabilities, competitors, financial growth, and potential strategic impacts.
  • Evaluate the marketplace for prospective strategic partnerships to address a specific capability or business need in alignment with BMI’s overall strategic plan.
  • Conduct industry research to assess changing dynamics, including potential threats.
  • Assist in creation of various reports and internal educational documentation on industry topics, opportunities, threats, and other ad hoc requests from senior management.
  • Assist in performing detailed competitive analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Marginal Functions:
  • Attend meetings.
  • Assist in department projects in areas outside of regular workload.

Bachelor’s degree with a relevant major or minor in Business Information, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar discipline required. Advanced degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of five years related experience performing business analysis, data analysis, industry research, or other quantitative/qualitative research work. Experience conducting research and analysis with large data sets, third party resources, and publicly available information. Experience writing queries in SQL, creating reports using Business Intelligence software and using spreadsheets and databases to conduct analysis and improve business processes.
Skills and Abilities: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Adaptable to shifting priorities with strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must have knowledge of data processing concepts, basic statistics, and database concepts.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
  • Mathematical, statistical, and analytical aptitude.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships at all levels.
  • Think strategically to identify new opportunities with a strong aptitude for problem solving.
  • Good at identifying and solving problems.
  • Above average ability with BI reporting tools such as Cognos, PowerBI, QLIK, Tableau, MS SSRS; advanced preferred.
  • Above average proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications and other applicable technology. Expert Excel level skills.
  • Solid SQL query writing skills
License(s)/Certifications Required: None.

What We Give to You:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation and paid sick/personal time
  • 11 paid calendar holidays
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Summer hours that offer more time for fun in the sun
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance for qualified team members
  • Commuter benefits (New York)
  • Amazing and engaging culture
  • Employee Resource Groups

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard of race, color, sex, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran’s or marital status, disability, or any other cultural factor.


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