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What you’ll be doing...
When you join Verizon's Digital Marketing Center of Excellence, you will be responsible for leading programmatic and paid social media strategy, execution and optimization across all inventory types to achieve brand and business objectives. Reporting into the Head of Programmatic Media, you will structure, build and lead a team of strategists that will execute the newly developed programmatic and paid social strategy across select units within Verizon ConsumerGroup. With your expert knowledge of the tech landscape and the evolution of programmatic and paid social buying, you will keep internal leadership, media and ad teams educated on emerging technologies. Additionally, you will advise Verizon Media Group’s product team on their roadmap to drive differentiation for our owned technology in a highly competitive landscape. You will engage and influence stakeholders across the organization with respect to media technology and operations while managing and developing the in-house programmatic and paid social team.
Developing and executing bold, innovative strategies for Verizon’s approach to programmatic and paid social buying.
Partnering with Verizon Media Group on driving the product roadmap and expanding their programmatic capabilities into the broader marketplace.
Partnering closely with other media leaders (Consumer, Brand, Business, Search, Social, and Analytics) to support the execution of the newly developed Digital COE.
Supporting efforts across partner units within Verizon (Operations, Experience, Technology, CRM) to create improved digital experiences across all touchpoints.
Educating internal teams on the evolution of programmatic technology and paid social strategy, what’s leading in the marketplace and what tech can be utilized.
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Marketer/agency/consultative services experience in programmatic media strategy and investment.
Experience leading a team in a managerial capacity.
Experience with analysis and reporting.
Fluency in data-driven targeting and reach strategy.
Experience with leading data-driven media technology (Liveramp, Adobe AAM, Epsilon, Acxiom).
Knowledge of Ad verification and brand safety tools (IAS, DoubleVerify, Moat).
Ability to maintain accurate financial records.
Ability to analyze data, optimize and ensure campaign goals are being fully met.
Experience with management of programmatic budgets of at least fifty million dollars.
Programmatic leadership experience within Agency Trade Desks, Management Consultancies or brands with in-house programmatic capabilities.
Knowledge of the evolution of programmatic media; how video, social, display, native, branded content became purchasable programmatically.
Experience making recommendations regarding tech adoption, based on thorough awareness of the current and emerging programmatic tech landscape.
Experience building and executing programmatic buying strategy.
Experience with management of agency relationships and resources, and ability to influence across divisions, departments and teams.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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