Programmatic Ad Operations Platform Manager

Job Number: R50010967

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Ad Sales

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: January 14, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2019 as the most-watched basic cable network for the fourth consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 72 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Programmatic Ad Platform Manager will join a small but growing team at Fox News responsible for all programmatic operations, trafficking and client management.  As the Programmatic Ad Manager, you will be responsible for managing the operations and delivery of all programmatic campaigns.  You will partner with the Programmatic Account Executives, and work closely with the Ad Operations, Yield and Business Development Team. This position will serve as the programmatic operations subject matter expert for other internal ad ops employees to learn from. This role is critical to the success and continued revenue growth of the Programmatic Sales team.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of non-guaranteed ad operations from partnership, technology, reporting and sales strategy
  • Establish new private marketplaces, programmatic products and other programmatic sales initiatives
  • Responsible for end-to-end delivery of programmatic ad campaigns and non-guaranteed line items inclusive of setup, onboarding, trafficking and reporting within FOX News ad servers and 3rd party SSPs
  • Partner with sales and programmatic sellers in execution of programmatic campaigns, including the setup of deal IDs for PMP programs, troubleshooting programmatic guaranteed campaigns and the setup of ongoing reporting for new campaigns 
  • Establish benchmarks around campaign performance for use across all programmatic campaigns
  • Monitor deal health of private marketplaces (auctions and preferred) programmatic guaranteed deals and any tag based implementations
  • Partner with various parties (including salesperson, agency contacts, DSP etc) to activate private deal spend
  • Manage ad server setup and deployment for all header bidding partners and header bidding wrappers
  • Create, improve and automate workflows across programmatic sales channels
  • Carry out programmatic ad quality standards, including protection from bad ads, malware, troubleshooting slow ad creatives and block list initiatives
  • Ensures delivery of key strategic programmatic partnerships
  • Manage all programmatic modifications within the ad server, including changes to price floors, targeting, header bidding / yield group changes or any programmatic line items

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years’ experience in digital ad operations, including  GAM/DFP experience working with video ads and the IAB VAST specs and strong Google Query Tool skills
  • 1+ years in Programmatic including familiarity with SSPs (Appnexus, Rubicon, Index Exchange etc)
  • An excellent multitasker with the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Facile and comfortable with ad technology and working on related projects or issues that require troubleshooting
  • Excellent communicator and able to message information to different groups effectively, from developers to sales people
  • Proactive and solution oriented nature
  • Self-starter attitude, entrepreneurial spirit and quick learner
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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