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Chief of Staff, Product

Chief of Staff, Product

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US-NY-New York

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MediaMath is a global technology company that's leading the movement to revolutionize traditional marketing and empowering marketers to unleash the power of goal-based marketing at scale, transparently across the enterprise. Our platform - TerminalOne Marketing Operating System - handles billions of transactions every hour and hundreds of millions of internet users every day, which means every solution must be built to scale. Our breakthroughs create new marketplaces and solve long-standing problems in an industry that is constantly evolving. Our engineers are building the leading technology platform to power the new digital marketing ecosystem, and we are looking for driven, curious innovators to join our team.


A Chief of Staff will:

  1. Enable leaderships’ vision & priorities – “Get things done”
  2. Increase leaderships’ bandwidth for strategic priorities/growth – “Triage & heavy lifting”
  3. Provide neutral, strategic insight – “Trusted advisor”


Enable leaderships’ vision & priorities – “Get things done”

  • Set infrastructure for efficient governance – e.g. define agendas, lead meetings, ensure alignment, tee-up data/frameworks for decision-making
  • Ensure delivery – e.g. create/oversee action plans, track progress, resolve or escalate risks and issues
  • Keep pulse on organizational health to inform decisions / continuous improvement – e.g. define/track KPIs, reporting, dashboards
  • Identify issues early, attempt to resolve independently, escalate as needed

Increase leaderships’ bandwidth for strategic priorities & growth – “Triage and heavy lifting”

  • Help leadership prioritize and track critical topics
  • Draft deliverables e.g. memos, presentations, content for key meetings
  • Stand-in for leadership in collection / dissemination of information – e.g. attend key product development meetings, receive progress updates, deliver follow-up messages
  • Investigate/resolve ad hoc issues – e.g. identify process gaps, perform market/data analysis
  • Make decisions not requiring leadership attention – e.g. budget approvals; process exceptions

Provide neutral, strategic insight – “Trusted advisor”

  • Provide strategic thought leadership and/or lead strategic projects – e.g. definition of roles & responsibilities; process design; product strategy; cross-functional collaborations
  • Be a trusted advisor and communicator available to both leadership and the broader team
  • Build neutral insights and develop recommendations – e.g. re: strengths, weaknesses, team needs, morale
  • Help navigate confidential or complex topics—e.g. talent reviews, strategic pivots, organizational design


This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. As part of our global technology team, you may be required to be work off-hours or be on-call on a rotating basis. Other duties may be assigned, as needed. MediaMath retains the right to change job duties at any time.


  • 5-7 years’ experience in a fast-paced business environment (experience in product, operations, business development, management consulting a plus)
  • Impeccable project management and organizational skills
  • Incredible communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong influencer and persuader abilities
  • Ability to comfortably dive into most/any area of the business or product
  • Trustworthy; able to gain the trust and respect of executive team and colleagues
  • Strong communicator; good sounding board for others in the company — provide open, honest feedback
  • Entrepreneurial; solution-oriented self-starter who can drive next steps and outcomes
  • Works with speed; multi-tasker
  • Flexibility: work intelligently on ad-hoc projects; quickly learn and absorb new information
  • Confident in managing up; efficient with limited resources
  • Develop & maintain a strong knowledge of/network within the AdTech space 



How do we reward our outstanding Mathletes? We start with company equity, comprehensive medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability and life insurance, open paid time off, free on-site chair massages and our 401(k) and 401(k) matching. We then serve-up flexible spending accounts, bagel Fridays, free snacks and sodas, and the latest and greatest technology you need to do your job (including cellphone bill allowance). And the cherry on top? Regular happy hours and events; including Potlucks, Trivia Nights, and pick-up basketball, to name a few.


MediaMath employees can expect to work in an environment governed by Math Values: Obsess About Outcomes; Innovate to Scale; Win/Win Wins; Make Decisions, Take Responsibility.