Senior Director, Business Analytics (Ad Sales, Ad Tech, and Research)

Job Number: R50025761

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Technology, Data

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 21, 2024

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Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News Media, FOX Sports, FOX Entertainment, FOX Television Stations and Tubi Media Group. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.


The FOX Business and Data Platform Team is looking for a Senior Director of Business Analytics who will lead the team responsible for building business solutions and drive adoption of the solution across the organization. This role will oversee business functions such as Ad Sales, Ad Delivery and Research. The role will lead, develop, and grow a high-performing business intelligence and data engineering team. This is a great opportunity to join a data-first media company and be part of our Enterprise Data Platform team that prides itself in making FOX a data-driven organization. This role will be critical to the success of the data team, with an emphasis on nurturing talent, creating culture, driving performance, and creating solid partnerships with other tech teams and business stakeholders. The successful candidate will have a background in influencing talented data engineering teams while simultaneously having the technical acumen to enable the teams in building compelling, customer-focused solutions.


  • Strong curiosity about our business: you are willing to ask questions, do research, and build a deep understanding of the FOX landscape.

  • Innovative: you stay on top of industry developments, are excited about innovation, and look for ways to bring new ideas to our business. You are passionate about technology.

  • Enthusiasm about operational products and the opportunity they provide for creating outstanding employee experiences: you enjoy delivering products that make work easier for colleagues.

  • Perseverance in the face of ambiguity or roadblocks: you are a problem solver who uses all resources available to understand the issues and propose a path forward

  • Emotional intelligence: you can read the room, know when to speak vs. when to listen, and know that connecting personally with your colleagues delivers positive outcomes.

  • Bridge building skills - you establish trusted and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, both business and technical.

  • A self-starter mentality - you are oriented to growth and are a quick learner.


  • Partner with leadership within the enterprise data team to establish and deliver the vision for the FOX data platform

  • Work closely with stakeholders to help them reach their KPIs through the help of data solutions

  • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to align your team efforts with overall business objectives and sales strategies

  • Develop strategies and provide guidance to improve sales processes, ad effectiveness and derive deep insights on research data

  • Ensure that the team designs, develops, and delivers high-quality, performant, scalable, well-tested, documented, and sensible technical solutions suitable to high-impact technical challenges

  • Develop and maintain dashboards, reports, and KPIs to track sales performance and provide actionable insights to stakeholders

  • Be a mentor to the team to help them understand the media domain, relate it to the business and data strategy decision, and break down complex data and technology concepts

  • Build awareness, increase knowledge and drive adoption of modern technologies

  • Strike the right balance between lending expertise and providing an inclusive environment where others' ideas can be heard and championed

  • Stay updated on emerging trends and technologies in media and data space

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability

  • Seamlessly switch from diving deep into technology with engineers to driving high-level, strategic discussions

  • Partner with other tech teams to achieve objectives in a seamless, collaborative fashion

  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the group

  • Develop and manage theI budget, including resource allocation and expenditure tracking

  • Communicate strategy, progress, and results to stakeholders at all levels of the organization



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or a related field 

  • Strong understanding of the media landscape 

  • Experience in data strategy, building data teams with a focus on analytics in a dynamic, digital-focused environment

  • Proven experience 7+ years in a leadership role overseeing data initiatives, preferably in a large-scale enterprise environment

Technical Knowledge:

  • Extensive knowledge of data concepts, methodologies, tools, and technologies (e.g., data warehousing, ETL processes, data visualization, predictive analytics)

  • Proficiency in BI platforms such as Tableau, Power BI, QlikView, or similar tools

  • Strong understanding of modern data platforms and designs - data warehouse, data lake, lake house, data mesh, real-time streaming etc.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex datasets and generate actionable insights

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders across departments

  • Project management experience with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities effectively

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to align BI initiatives with organizational objectives

  • Strong understanding of data management concepts and Data Modeling 

  • Expertise in delivering high quality, highly optimized, result oriented data engineering solutions

Problem Solving & Decision Making:

  • Strong strategic thinking and business acumen, with a demonstrated ability to drive operational efficiency through process automation and prioritization

  • Sees the big picture and is fully aware of technology and business directions

  • Optimizes the use of all available resources

 Planning and Delivery focus:

  • Ensures all planning done on the area level is supportive of the strategic business plans

  • Appropriately delegates while maintaining accountability; sees that projects are assigned by workload and capabilities

  • Effectively manage competing priorities and promote agile delivery

  • Completes projects accurately and on time

  • Clarity of communication with leadership and the team will be a significant factor to drive performance


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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $185,500.00-265,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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