Programmatic Yield Manager

  • Oakland, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world’s leading digital English dictionary and thesaurus, helps more than 70 million monthly users attain language success. As the most innovative and technologically advanced dictionary, we are committed to accelerating the discovery and mastery of the English language in all its forms. Our leading mobile applications have been downloaded more than 100 million times – and we are just getting started. We are hard at work reinventing the dictionary as a platform that will enable and inspire social connection, communication, learning, creativity and expression in the connected world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We offer competitive salaries, plus amazing benefits and perks like unlimited vacation, commuter subsidy, 401(K) matching, free snacks, and a gourmet coffee bar.

Job Description

What we can offer you
You’ll have tremendous impact in this role. Using your out-of-the-box thinking and consistent track record, you’ll grow our business by continuously optimizing revenue yield.

What you get to do

  • Continuously optimize ad stack, pricing, and targeting strategies to maximize revenue for properties with over 70M monthly uniques
  • Boldly experiment with price floor strategies and SSP inventory management
  • Determine best use of, test, and optimize emerging programmatic ad products such as header bidding, native programmatic, DFP first look, etc.
  • Understand and react to market trends in an RTB environment
  • Partner with product and engineering teams to achieve maximum revenue optimizing ad layout (unit types and view-ability) and integrate necessary ad tech solutions
  • Collaborate with strategic partners to identify and execute optimization opportunities
  • Partner with our programmatic sales team in developing and supporting private market places
  • Manage all aspects of ad operations within DFP, SSP, and Header Bidding environments
  • Support our finance team in monthly closing statements


What you bring to us

  • 2-5 years of ad operations / trafficking / programmatic experience
  • Experience with mobile web, app, and international revenue operations
  • Understanding of DFP and top SSP environments is imperative; understanding of header bidding and DMP’s landscape a plus
  • Proven track record of reaching and exceeding revenue goals
  • Experience in analytical toolsets including Excel and Tableau
  • Comfortable presenting to partners
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Natural curiosity balanced with ability to manage risks
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Bachelor’s degree, preference given for quantitative or technical field

Why work for us
We are passionate about building great products and inspired by the possibility of unlocking the power of language through technology. We are enthusiastically creating a high performance, collaborative culture. We are searching for a driven Programmatic Yield Manager who shares that mentality to join our team.

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