Programmatic Platform Manager

Posted: 4/17/2019 | Expires: 5/17/2019

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Ad Operations, Data & Analysis, Sales
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Competitive

Smarter, Faster, and as always - First. That's our philosophy. Bloomberg Media empowers global business leaders with breaking news, expert opinion and proprietary data distributed on every platform, across every time zone. Like our products and solutions- our teams are agile, dynamic, and innovative. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy for which we're known. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

The Bloomberg Programmatic Platform Manager contributes to end to end execution of global programmatic operations. As part of the overall Global Advertising Operations team, you will have the opportunity to own key aspects of programmatic; including deal management, yield management, reporting, revenue growth, and strategic planning and input. This is an amazing opportunity for someone with programmatic experience to own operations and use the power of data to drive revenue generating recommendations, tactics and strategies.

The Programmatic Platform Manager will work cross functionally with teams including Sales, Planning & Campaign Management, Ad Technology, Ad Product, Trafficking, Pricing & Inventory, and Finance. You will have input on pricing strategy as the programmatic subject matter expert in support of Bloomberg Media, providing insights on product offerings, deal structure and general programmatic education. You will have a deep understanding and expertise on programmatic products, platform capabilities and limitations. You will use that knowledge base in combination with industry trends and data analysis to increase programmatic revenue and support Bloomberg's programmatic strategy and vision.

We will trust you to:

  • Analyze programmatic data to provide insights and optimizations across all platforms, products, ad types and buyers
  • Conduct tests of pricing strategies designed to improve yield and grow overall revenue
  • Independently negotiate PMP deals directly with buyers, based on guidelines and pricing structure
  • Design metrics and build, monitor and maintain dashboards, along with all reporting to track key monetization metrics for executives, sales and finance teams
  • Support the global sales team by creating programmatic deals, monitoring deal health, and building ad hoc reports
  • Attend client meetings with the sales team as a key resource for programmatic capabilities
  •  Assist with onboarding new SSPs - set up front-end configurations, flooring strategies and incorporate data into existing reporting
  • Design strategies to measure impact of new technology partners
  • Act as the primary liaison for buyers and our sales team when deal requests are submitted via SSPs, DSPs, ATDs, for all programmatic deal types
  • Interface with partners and buyers to resolve issues related to PMP deals, with the ability to determine the root cause of the issue and recommend actionable next steps
  • Mine actionable data from open exchange data to provide programmatic leads for sales to convert into higher spend deals
  • Create and maintain revenue forecasting models
  • Monitor and maintain ad quality across our portfolio of partners
  • Respond to programmatic RFPs and determine inventory avails

You'll need to have:

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in programmatic operations and technology, preferably with a publisher or working with publishers
  • Solid experience with publisher side ad technology platforms (DFP, AdX, header bidding, mobile app and video SSPs)
  • Expertise in open exchange RTB environments, programmatic guaranteed, preferred deals, private auctions, networks and other demand partners
  • Experience in data management, analytics tools, and business intelligence tools including Excel PowerPivot and PowerQuery
  • Attention to detail and ownership of tasks, ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a global organization
  • Ability to effectively multi-task with strong time management and organization skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain strong professional relationships internally and externally
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills

Does this sound like you?

Apply via our careers website! If we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

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