Director of Analytics, Movies

Director of Analytics, Movies

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Over the past twenty years, Fandango has built a network of direct-to-consumer digital brands, where 50 million+ fans unite to celebrate their love for movies, TV and streaming.  We take pride in serving fans throughout their entertainment journey from content discovery to theatrical moviegoing to watching at home. Our portfolio includes leading online movie ticketer, Fandango, which tickets for more than 31,000 U.S. movie screens; world-renowned entertainment review site, Rotten Tomatoes; and Fandango at Home (previously known as Vudu), the on-demand streaming service offering the industry’s best selection of 4K UHD titles and more than 250,000 new release and catalogue movies and next day TV shows.

Job Description

Fandango is looking for a Director of Analytics, Movies. The Director of Analytics, Movies is an integral part of Fandango’s finance team and oversees the development of internal box office forecasts as well as an external facing forecast product for Fandango’s commercial partners. The ideal candidate will have a finance, data analytics, or consulting background, and has the ability to synthesize and communicate data into insights, and juggle multiple assignments in a quick and constantly changing environment. This position will report directly to the Senior Director, Finance and will work closely with the senior team.


  • Provide data driven quantitative and qualitative analytics on the entertainment industry and theatrical business
  • Collaborate with external industry partners, internal teams, and end-users to develop overall and title level box office forecasts and analytics, continuously measuring and optimizing models based on business needs
  • Work with Fandango 360 Data team to develop forecasting product for use by studio and exhibition partners
  • Partner with Rotten Tomatoes team to incorporate editorial content on the theatrical business and upcoming movie releases

Leadership and Culture

  • Bring a collaborative, hands-on approach to the work 
  • Promote a strong sense of urgency for reaching goals and key deliverables

Develop open communication and productive work relationships with senior leadership, operations leads, and the broader finance and decision sciences teams


  • Direct experience in entertainment industry and theatrical marketplace analytics; existing relationships within studios and exhibition industry preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in modeling, developing, and implementing forecasting and optimization models 
  • A minimum of 2 years of project and cross-departmental management experience
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving skills and ability to work through complex problems and create complex financial models and efficiently communicate results and insights
  • Advanced skills in Python, R, SQL, Transact SQL, SAS, and also in a reporting tool like Business Objects, Looker, etc.

Additional Requirements

This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a Non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee’s residence.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $165,000 - $185,000 (bonus and long-term incentive eligible).

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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