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VP, Media Platform

VP, Media Platform

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Overview

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!

 

The MediaMath Demand Side Platform [DSP] is a large part of our product portfolio and it is crucial to our continued success as an organization. The DSP has purview over the myriad ways we buy media, and the tools and frameworks by which we manage our access to media. 

 

We are seeking a VP, Media Platform who can drive the strategic vision for the next phase of our DSP product evolution. This person will be responsible for ensuring that our offering is constantly improving and evolving to meet the needs of our internal and external clients.

 

Working closely with engineering, engineering and executives in sales and internal services, the VP, Media Platform will deliver products that add value and generate revenue for the company. The VP will also be responsible for providing clarity to the organization about how the DSP team’s products and features work, what problems they can solve, and how they align to MediaMath’s product and company strategy.

 

The ideal candidate is a customer-centric, ad tech product veteran. They have demonstrated success building enterprise software solutions in mid-sized companies, in dynamic industries. They seek collaboration and have enthusiastically used stakeholder input as a critical component to building successful products.  They are looked to by their colleagues and directs as being an effective mentor and people love working for them. They are passionate and enthusiastic, always driving to results.

 

Responsibilities

Overall

  • Be accountable for the success of MediaMath’s industry-leading DSP
  • Set the strategic direction for the DSP; have a clear understanding of the competitive landscape and what’s coming up next for the industry
  • Collaborate deeply with various stakeholders and customers to ensure the direction and execution plan is aligned to various business needs
  • Execute effectively, delivering product capabilities through to customer impact

Product Roadmap

  • Manage the DSP team to set and deliver the product roadmap
  • Work with clients directly to ensure product-market fit and product adoption; ensure clients have a voice in product evolution
  • Seamlessly coordinate with other product teams to ensure product is properly integrated and maximizes the value of the overall MediaMath offering
  • Explore and lead the integration of partner capabilities into our offering, to enhance our strategic advantage and offer more value to clients

Drive Business Growth

  • Responsible for the commercial success of the DSP
  • Enable clients to find success with the DSP by working closely with MediaMath’s Client Success teams, equipping them with product knowledge and vision to drive adoption and revenue
  • Solicit strategic opportunities for new and existing business growth
  • Lead new business growth as measured by net growth of revenue quarter over quarter
  • Assist evolution of sales positioning and launch of new features, regions, and programs

Evolve Commercialization Strategy

  • Work with Product Marketing to continue to develop go-to-market, positioning, and pricing to maximize revenue growth
  • Act as stakeholder for collateral development with Product Marketing, to ensure positioning is clear, consistent, scalable, and repeatable

 

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.

Qualifications

Background

  • 10+ years of product expertise, ideally in ad tech or related fields
  • 7-10 years of proven experience in end to end product management through measurable to client impact (Sales Support, Client Services, Product Marketing)
  • Experience building and managing enterprise software for marketing clients
  • Experience managing a team

Skills

  • Demonstrated track record of excellent working relationship with Engineering to drive a high-quality product development process
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and feature concepts

Traits

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Product, Client Success, and Senior Leadership
  • Strong manager and coach of people and projects across reporting lines
  • Must be a “doer” with a “roll up your sleeves” attitude
  • Highly organized with a bias towards results – outcomes, not outputs!
  • Excellent influencing skills and proven collaborator
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Well versed in, opinionated on, and able to anticipate industry concepts and trends

 

MediaMath is privately held, employee owned, and headquartered in New York City. 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. MediaMath.org.