Manager of Ad Operations & Integrations

Los Angeles, CA
Product Management – Product Management - Marketing Systems
Full Time
About Core Digital Media:
We have been crushing it in direct-response advertising for almost 20 years, using a combination of people, platforms, and data to turn ad impressions into high-quality customers for our clients. Now, we are looking to expand our reach and our offering to customers.
 
The Opportunity
Core Digital Media is looking for a Manager of Ad Operations & Integrations to lead the team that’s focused on delivering innovative tech solutions across the business. Understanding the right balance of high-level strategy and hands-on execution, the ideal candidate has a track record of successfully leading teams; has extensive product and business strategy smarts; is capable of communicating technical topics in plain English; and is a practical advocate for the business when building solutions.
The successful applicant will work collaboratively across different technology teams - engineers, data scientists, BI etc. and across different business units – marketing, CRM, affiliates etc. to discover, define, and build new product solutions to solve business problems.

Responsibilities

    • Define product solution roadmap through deep research and understanding of business goals across different business units
    • Evaluate Build Vs Buy and pick the right solution for business
    • Prioritize product features/milestones based on business value
    • Bring these to market through ownership of the product development process
    • Communicate progress to management including performance metrics

The Right Person

    • 5+ years in a product capacity working on different business problems.
    • Above average written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to analyze data to identify & solve problems as well as draw meaningful, business-relevant conclusions.
    • Detail-oriented, highly organized.
    • Exhibits empathy for team members and for customers.
    • Takes a team-first approach to everything.
    • Accurately determine which product features are critical (MVP).
    • Can use software for reporting, spreadsheets, flow diagrams, process management, presentations, and web testing & optimization. 

An Even Better Person...

    • Bridge the gap between business and tech
    • Scrum/agile process, preferably with one-week sprints.
    • ATDD/BDD experience – knows that gherkin is not just a type of pickle
    • Is fun to work with