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Manager, Shopper Insights & Retail (Mat Leave cover)


London, GB, NW1 8TT


Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.



Is this role for you?


There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds makes this a phenomenal place to work. We have a number of Employee Resource Groups that look to support our employees from all walks of life and who face common challenges in the workplace and we hold tons of events all your round to cultivate the best possible, inclusive environment


What are we looking for? 


Reporting into the Shopper Insights & Retail Analytics Senior Director and working with the International Consumer Products team. The primary role is to oversee the integrity of point-of-sale (POS) data transmission from retailers, to create reports based on the data and communicate overall results and business opportunities to various internal teams. Metrics used are sales, volume, sell through, in-stock, shares and indices as well as other data sources: market data from a number of industries, research, financial information, etc.


The successful candidate will become a ‘specialist’ in Paramount Consumer Products & Experiences (CP&E), able to articulate sales performance across retailers


  • Primarily, Point Of Sale (POS) data management, integrity and completeness.
  • Liaise with Retailers and partners as well as internally with key stakeholders to ensure that POS data is received correctly and timely loaded in our systems
  • Work with category teams (Int’l markets) and external partners to capture new product codes i.e. EAN’s as well as self-sourcing new barcodes - through retailer catalogues, from the products directly, etc.
  • Supervise key data responsibilities of the Data Co-ordinator including maintaining a high level of data accuracy through data cleansing and mapping, managing data hierarchy and where to map EAN barcodes, file uploads of retailer sales across several sharable platforms
  • Help to shape and provide a data service across Int’l markets: first contact for data requests
  • Prepare various reporting of Paramount CP&E activity in Key Accounts across Int’l markets
  • Provide consolidation of country specific retail information
  • Assist the Director in the valuation of the toy market (results, trends, etc.) by providing insights based on different sources of market data
  • Conduct ad hoc research in key categories mainly base on syndicate data purchased
  • Generally support the Int’l Sales Teams in their function
  • Conduct store visits to gain insight into Paramount CP&E products
  • Update other business areas on upcoming issues and events.
  • Embrace the ‘One Paramount’ approach and encourage collaboration and team working
  • Be an ambassador for all Paramount channels, internally and externally
  • Adopt and promote the Paramount values and support a culture of inclusion



What skills do you need?


  • Proactive mind-set with a capacity to provide creative solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work independently & suggest new ideas on how to change business processes
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage, change and take active leadership in timely decision making
  • Strong time management, project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, including both written & verbal skills
  • Aptitude for numbers and a curiosity about information and data
  • Flair for challenging and improving the way things are done
  • Ability to present data in a clean, concise and visual manner
  • Detail oriented with a keen understanding of the big picture and ability to work on cross-divisional projects with many stakeholders
  • Ability to manage diverse projects and assignments under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience in sales analysis, business development or operations
  • Strong Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint skills required.
  • Overall they will have an enthusiasm for the world of Kids TV and an awareness of our main consumer products properties


 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.