Product Integrations Specialist

Posted: 11/20/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Ad Product and Integrations Team leads the strategy and development of NBCU’s advertising experiences at scale across our 30+ websites, mobile apps, distributors and partners for both display and video. We create the revenue-driving tools and products that drive revenue for our digital business. Our customers are the visitors who consume our content, brand engineering teams who implement our core technology and other companies who collaborate with us.


Core Responsibilities include:
•Develop a deep understanding of the needs and business objectives of internal stakeholders and engage at a detailed technical level to drive product requirements
•Define and maintain product roadmaps and product integration strategy balancing internal requirements with client requests/priorities
•Assist in the development of the strategy for the suite of ad products to be delivered to stakeholders
•Author PRDs, User Stories, feature guides and release plans to enable the team to develop products on time and within budget
•Anticipate and manage project risks, open issues and deliverables
•Support and evangelize product/technical related inquiries from departments
•Prioritize backlog for grooming sessions to maintain a consistently up-to-date backlog of clearly defined features/stories
•Collaborate with technical lead and scrum master to scope each development sprint, track progress, and work through development hurdles to deliver a great product on time and within scope
•Provide consistent communication back to clients and stakeholders on development progress and product delivery timelines
•Drive feature prioritization, process improvements, and product development with an eye on key KPIs
•Drive consistency in ad delivery models across platforms and brands where possible

Qualifications:

•3+ years of experience working in the digital media space, ideally with a premium publisher or ad tech company
•Strong technical background and deep familiarity with agile development and SDLC practices
•Experience with using Jira or similar system to track and maintain feature requirements and development progress
•Demonstrated analytical skills to create insights and improve products
•Deep knowledge of the digital advertising landscape, specifically with ad servers.Advanced Knowledge of ad-serving technologies: DART/DFP, FreeWheel, Third Party Servers, HTML, JavaScript, mobile, video, email advertising, Native, Salesforce and Project Management a plus.
•Energetic self-starter with a positive “can-do” attitude


Eligibility Requirements:

•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
•Must be willing to work in New York, New York

•You like our content and are passionate about our brands. You believe it’s possible and have a passion to elevate the Internet through better advertising. You understand that ads have a place on the Internet – something must pay for free, high-quality, and well-produced content – but why not make it as beautiful as possible!
•You balance your analytical side with a creative side: you understand that data is one (important) piece of the picture, and have a keen appreciation for art, for design, and for the user experience.
•Actively engaged in industry publications and has the ability to translate new trends and other content into POVs communicated to the product and business teams, helping to keep NBCU Ad Tech at the forefront of digital advertising
•Proven ability to work on tight deadlines and deliver quality results
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Strong organizational and leadership skills
•Excellent customer service skills.
•Knowledge of media, the sales process and media in general
•Thorough knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc and presentation proficiencies

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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