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Director, Product – Advanced Advertising

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Position

NBCUniversal’s Advertising Platforms & Operations team is responsible for the product development, project management, and day-to-day operations of NBCUniversal’s full advertising technology suite. The division services both internal and external customers in support of NBCUniversal’s $8B annual advertising business.

The Customer Solutions team within Advertising Platforms & Operations is responsible for leading the product development processes for the technology solutions delivered to our advertising partners. We are currently seeking a Director, Product- Advanced Advertising to help drive customer innovation and deliver high-growth ad products across NBCUniversal’s ecosystem. The ideal candidate is a highly collaborative person who is passionate about media and advertising innovation, cares about customers, and understands the value of good user experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Sales, Planning, Strategy, Product, and Engineering teams to deliver best-in-class product offerings
  • Partner with external vendors, such as OpenAP, to define and implement marketplace standards
  • Stay abreast of new currency solutions in the marketplace and work closely with Research and Engineering teams to evaluate each vendor.
  • Oversee partnerships and integrations with new currency vendors
  • Define strategy and requirements for both advanced and broad demo targeting as it relates to new currency solutions
  • Manage product roadmaps and effectively communicate timelines to all stakeholders by leading communication, prioritizing key features, and establishing timelines with external partner Engineering teams
  • Develop use cases and revenue justification/business value analysis in conjunction with Strategy team
  • Lead commercialization process both internally and externally to ensure effective product launches
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Product Marketing teams to ensure product enhancements are embedded in GTM collateral
  • Partner with internal product teams on our cross-platform and incremental reach optimization products
  • Track and test key performance indicators to evaluate data and improve metrics
  • Source internal and external customer product needs to advocate for prioritized implementation with the Engineering team
  • Document internal workflows with help from Product Marketing to ensure success of new-to-market product launches
  • Document and detail user stories for Engineering team
  • Stay apprised of competitive ad planning and optimization products in the marketplace
  • Conduct frequent proof of concepts with cross-functional stakeholders to inform successes, roadblocks, or failed attempts at activating new product s olutions


• 3+ years of experience working in media, preferably some involving advanced advertising product development
• Proven track record of owning customer-facing product solutions in cross-functional environments
• Experience collaborating with external vendors and managing product roadmaps
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, with the demonstrated ability to take the seed of an idea through launch while prioritizing effectively to get things done
• Knowledge of technical and operational product and project requirements
• Proven ability to understand and communicate using technical language (e.g., APIs, requirements documents, agile systems, etc.)
• Fluency with data; can dissect and interpret it to understand market dynamics and user behaviors, measure product performance, identify pinch-points, and inform decision making


•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
•Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States

• Proven history of creative problem-solving with autonomy
• Ability to effectively communicate and influence across a variety of platforms, as needed (e.g., messenger, video conferences, in-person gatherings, phone, email, etc.)
• Demonstrated passion for the video advertising marketplace with commitment to delivering best-in-class advertising products and consumer experiences

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. We take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Join us.

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