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Ad Product Parity & Innovation Manager

Burbank, CA
Date Added: April 22, 2021
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for an Ad Product Parity & Innovation Manager in Los Angeles, CA or NYC area.

Duration: 5 month(s)

  • Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint/Keynote. knowledge of general media landscape, knowing the players, Business and Technical side understanding of what's involved, technically, great at gathering info.
  • Understanding the business side and tech sides, able to communicate with all different levels, ability to work independently, manage complex info, work on projects, able to analyze Excel – data analysis.
  • Be current/up to date on the industry- know what's going on in the industry, proactively improve process, drive revenue, detailed, provide recommendations.
  • Understand – viewability, program-matic & automation.
  • Able to deal directly with local advertising, ad services.
  • NOTE: this assignment will be remote until further notice – they should be in the LA or NYC area
The Ad Products & enablement organization is part of the Advertising Sales organization is focused on best in class products, platforms and partnerships vital to revenue growth in a multi-media, addressable sales environment.

The Ad Products group is responsible for ensuring marketplace parity as well as strategic innovation around all Ad Products driving revenue. That includes but is not limited to advanced solutions, addressable linear and television products, benefits of single ad serving and technology solutions providing innovative cross platform and cross portfolio ad product solutions.

The Manager of Ad Product Parity and Innovation will be responsible for overall marketplace intake on systems, ad products, and technology with an eye toward identifying areas of focus to bring the organization to parity with competitors as well as surface potential positioning for marketplace leadership. Individual project management for various work tracks will be key in this role.
• Relentless focus on competitive data and metrics to prioritize initiatives for our technology partners
• Keep up to date with emerging digital and linear platforms, identifying those with benefit, scaling the opportunity and helping advise on implementation
• Act as an internal systems expert, leveraging system capabilities to identify process improvements across work streams to optimize project prioritization
• Drive accountability and measure impact of process improvement and automation efforts
• Gather information on internal sales needs for product parity and innovation from internal stakeholders in sales, insights, and data teams
• Based on marketplace data propose, strategize, and present strategic initiatives that can help drive automation, consolidation, and innovation at or beyond competitive marketplace standards
• Gather quantitative financial data and qualitative information to help evaluate where existing and new initiatives fall within our strategic technical roadmap of all long term ad sales needs
• Work with ad platform and product teams to vet/prioritize/enable new ad products and revenue-driving initiatives
• Collaborate with ad sales packaging and training team on go to market strategy and operational use of any new innovative ad sales product initiatives.
• Team player who can also assist with digital/linear audience addressability and consolidation products as needed.
• Special Projects assigned

Basic Qualifications:
A minimum of 5-year prior experience in any of the following fields: digital ad products, operations, technology, platform management, or solutions, media consulting, or similar
• Expert simplification and prioritization
• Project and task oriented
• Advanced technology understanding
• The ability to take complex projects and data and simplify them to streamlined presentations of the information
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• An enthusiastic demeanor and eager-to-learn attitude
• The ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, team-centric environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Project management experience or independent management of end to end product solutions
• Knowledge of both digital and/or linear advertising platforms and systems.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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