Vertical Operations Manager

Employer
Location
Dulles/Ashburn
Posted
Oct 06, 2012
Closes
Nov 05, 2012
Duration
Full Time
AOL Advertising has a unique opportunity for a smart, driven performer to join the Advertising Operations team supporting best-in-class content sites across categories such as Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle.

We are seeking an energetic contributor, with a strong record of performance, to operate end-to-end inventory management and implementation for multiple publishing areas. Projects include inventory forecasting, creation and pricing, as well as sponsorship implementation and process optimization.

Responsibilities include:
 
•Project-managing the efforts of publishing teams, account managers and ad operations teams while assuming accountability for ensuring that custom advertiser campaigns launch as sold.
•Assisting the Product Marketing team in the creation of custom advertiser brand-integrations into AOL products and properties
•Creating, maintaining structure and integrity of inventory, managing inventory packaging and owning the translation between what is requested/sold and what the adserver will deliver.
•Oversight of ad call and ad inventory implementation. There is no programming or coding required, but there is accountability for having the right coding performed by the right people.
•Forecasting future inventory impression volume for custom sponsorships, new programming and redesigning web pages.
•Maintaining ad inventory accuracy across all of AOL’s websites and products• Working effectively across multiple teams and divisions (editorial, design, technical development, ad operations, sales) to create and implement integrated advertising solutions


Required skills and experience:
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Highly developed attention to detail
•Consistent use of effective time-management and organization methods
•Ability to constantly adapt to change and use change as an opportunity
•Experience in online media monetization
•1+ years of relevant experience preferred but not required
•Track record of exceptional performance

Suggested skills:
•Ability to operate under consistent pressure in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
•Creative problem solving
•Ability to manage/experience managing projects that span across an organization
•Customer service or account management experience
•Data analysis
•Technical acumen


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