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HBO Analyst, Distribution Strategy

Job Title
HBO Analyst, Distribution Strategy Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Market/Media Research
Sales and Distribution
Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 164113BR Position
Full Time Posting Job Description


The Distribution Strategy Analyst position is part of HBO's Global Distribution department. The position will support the Manager in preparing industry marketplace and distribution-related reports/analyses for sales, marketing, senior management, as well as other internal stakeholders.  Areas of concentration include, but are not limited to, traditional multichannel video trends, digital distribution opportunities, and competitive landscape analyses.  The Analyst will craft business narratives using data to inform sales and marketing efforts that best position HBO in the marketplace.  Candidate should have strong analytical skills and a passion/interest in the media industry/changing entertainment/TV business. Knowledge/experience with subscription businesses a plus.


  • Identify, track, summarize, and analyze industry, technology, and/or economic trends that may impact HBO’s business

  • Regularly update departmental trackers with subscriber estimates and other industry related insights/metrics

  • Distill industry information from analyst reports as well as other third party research in a relevant, meaningful way; track performance and analyst estimates across major video distributors

  • Create summaries, charts and presentations to inform distribution team and senior management about relevant industry topics

  • Help prepare and analyze HBO cross-platform viewing reports (HBO On Demand, HBO GO, HBO NOW) specific to affiliate partner distributors

  • Work closely with both Manager and Director to provide support on various ad/hoc analyses, reports and presentations as requested                                                                                                     

  • Monitor marketing tactics (e.g. pricing, packaging) across traditional and digital distributors through third party database and present findings to teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Intermediate Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills

  • 2+ years in a media or technology company. Knowledge of a subscription business a plus.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication/presentation skills.  Attention to detail a must.

  • Comfortable with providing presentations to large audiences.

  • Knowledgeable about the traditional and digital media landscape as it pertains to HBO’s distributors, partners, and competitors.

  • Familiarity with market research and TV ratings are a plus. Comfortable with large data sets

  • Creativity in designing visual aids/slides that support related business insights / trends a plus.

  • Team player with experience in interdepartmental collaboration and communication.

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.