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VP of Media Operations

VP of Media Operations

Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
US-CA-San Francisco

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MediaMath’s strength is in numbers.  Our technology analyzes 200 billion customer opportunities daily– more volume than the top 10 stock exchanges in the world, combined. 

Over 700 Mathletes in 16 global offices are trusted by two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and partner with thousands of marketers to ensure brands connect with right audiences, in the right place, in the right time.


We believe consumers want to have meaningful conversations with their favorite and yet-to-be-discovered brands across all digital touchpoints. Our omnichannel, integrated programmatic platform unites digital media and big data to maximize the return on every marketing dollar spent by making advertising relevant, personalized, measurable and controllable.   From inventing the DSP category in 2007 to being named a DMP Forrester Challenger (our first year participating in the DMP Wave!) in 2017, we continue to deliver results for marketers more quickly and accurately than any other solution. 

Technology is changing the way brands interact with consumers.  MediaMath is powering that change.  Come be a part of it!


We are seeking a VP of Media Operations with expertise around auction dynamics, marketplace management and managing complex systems to create real value for customers, employees and shareholders by changing the way we engage with the market on the supply and demand side.


The VP of Media Operations will design and lead initiatives intended to increase the profitable growth of, and client adoption of our proprietary media offerings, including managing individuals responsible for the day-to-day operation of our supply-side ecosystem. He or she will also support other team members in driving their respective offerings into the market, and will additionally create a centralized Analytics unit, employing rigorous statistical analysis that will allow MediaMath to more quickly identify and uncover insights and help improve client outcomes.  


The VP of Media Operations will be responsible for the operations and growth of aspects of the supply business, including but not limited to how effectively we manage and grow our supply ecosystem, building robust operations around that ecosystem, supporting other team members in driving their offerings into the market and in certain cases being responsible for driving the profitable growth in aspects of our business.


A strong knowledge of technical market standards, including programmatic and RTB is required for this newly created role.


  • Responsible for the operations of the Media and Channels team, including accountability and authority over specific offerings in those teams
  • Bringing analytics & operations strategy to a centralized Analytics unit that will drive the business forward
  • Build a center of excellence around supplier integrations
  • Manage and sophisticate monetization with partners
  • Evangelizing what we do by leveraging our supply as a competitive differentiator in front of clients
  • Educating and supporting internal and external customers


This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. As part of our global 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+ years of leadership experience running operations or product in a publisher with multiple sites, exchanges, DSP, or SSPs;  if lacking product experience, strong appreciation of product will be required to build great Media Inventory products
  • Managing people and projects across reporting lines
  • Experience building a modern ad network (mobile, or similar)


  • Ability to set strategic direction and execute against it
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and feature concepts
  • Capable of designing, negotiating and closing complex and large scale deals
  • Ability to provide rich domain expertise and insight into the supply industry
  • Passion for building and leading high-functioning, engaged teams


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Product, Client Success, and Senior Leadership
  • Excellent influencing skills and proven collaborator
  • Highly organized with outstanding project management and execution skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; strong bias for action


MediaMath is privately held, employee owned, and headquartered in New York. Mathletes enjoy: Company equity. Performance Bonus. Comprehensive Insurance. Global Internal Mobility. Open Paid Time Off, Philanthropy and Holidays. 401(k) match. Paid Parental Leave. Cell Phone Reimbursement. Modern office space. Onsite Fitness & Wellness.

If there might be a match, you'll be scheduled for a first round interview; a 30-minute phone call with our recruiting team so we may get a better understanding of why you are interested in MediaMath and why you think it's a fit. We do our best to respond to everyone, however due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. If you really think we’ve missed the mark, please follow up with and let us know why you’re the perfect fit!