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Video Ad Operations Director

Los Angeles, CA, US

Video Ad Operations Director

Position Overview

Reporting to the Head of Redbox's Media Network, this role works cross-functionally with our OnDemand GM, Content, Ad Sales, Product and Technology teams to develop strategy and increase our revenue streams by successfully developing, managing, and optimizing our display and video ad integrations. This role owns and facilitates video, mobile app, CTV and OpenRTB integrations with efficiency and accuracy and drives yield optimization. We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of success in OTT advertising and that's incredibly detail-oriented, data driven, hungry for technical challenges, and thrives within a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in Springserve, DFP/GAM, partner dashboards, proprietary internal products, and third-party analytics; reinforce best practices
  • Use partner optimization and revenue analysis to identify opportunities to increase efficiency, recommend workflow changes, and implement new technical solutions
  • Identify and resolve technical ad operations and ad-trafficking issues
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends/patterns in complex data sets
  • Streamline the holistic ad operations process
  • Manage ad performance analysis across Direct Campaigns in Springserve and SSP/Network integrations (e.g. SpotX, Magnite/Telaria, Beachfront etc.) to drive overall revenue and optimize yield
  • Develop an optimization strategy for ad technologies including Header Bidding, Server to Server, VAST tags, etc.
  • Monitor all campaign delivery to ensure campaigns reach the target audience, run smoothly, and exceed expectations
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for client-facing communications: own the set-up process, campaign management, and ad execution
  • Provide strategic ad planning and consultation to clients on the correct set up of campaigns, tagging, targeting, and the use of ad technologies to meet clients’ needs
  • Support Ad Sales and Marketing in the management of new partners' requests, testing, and ad performance optimization
  • Conduct analysis and measurement on ad performance through data analytics
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • 5+ years of ad operations/yield operations experience
  • Previous experience in digital media and video advertising in an ad operations / yield operations function
  • Experience with brand clients, video SSP’s and programmatic partners
  • Hands-on experience with third-party ad serving (experience with Springserve is a plus)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Familiar with paid media campaigns
  • Strong analytical skills with a data-driven mindset
  • Strong communication skills with a collaborative spirit in cross-team communication
  • A can-do attitude and go-getter
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Physical Requirements

Sedentary work involves remaining in a stationary position most of the time in front of a computer, using a keyboard, mouse and telephone. Regularly operate a computer and other office equipment. Occasionally move about the work site to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc. Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly move objects. Communicate and exchange information with co-workers and others in person and electronically. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.

Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || California || Los Angeles ||  ||