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Manager, Advertising Operations

San Mateo, CA

The Manager, Advertising Operations is an analytically inclined strategy driver and technical master with a passion for the Gaming and Entertainment space. This is an incredible opportunity to craft the way PlayStation’s Network Advertising organization measures and drives operational excellence and growth. You help develop and lead a core practice of the Network Advertising business through partnerships with global advertising operations, client partners, client solutions, and cross-departmental teams.

With shown understanding of the advertising industry, ad tech, and the gaming & entertainment industries, you will help build and drive the success of the America’s AdOps team through leading innovation with data and technology, building collaborative relationships with cross regional and global business units. This role will be in PlayStation’s global headquarters in San Mateo, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor a regional team responsible for the tasks involved with ad campaign management; setup & trafficking, performance & delivery reporting, optimization, and account planning.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve client objectives and raise awareness around campaign performance and recommendations.
  • Proactively optimize ways of working to exceed client key performance indicators and drive growth and retention of our advertising clients.
  • Work closely with cross-functional Managers to close the feedback loop on current campaigns and share data for future campaign setup.
  • Provide input to refine product development that improves Network Advertising’s ability to exceed goals.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work within a highly collaborative, dynamic environment
  • Manage a team of 5+ people, bonus for remote management experience
  • Experience interacting with advertisers, agencies, analysts and staff in high profile, business critical situations
  • Proven track record of establishing goals, setting clear expectations, prioritizing activities, and timely follow through.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Eye for detail and an analytical nature; metric driven behavior with a high degree of organization
  • Engaged with the latest progress and trends in ad tech!

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Prior experience utilizing ad serving and data management systems: FreeWheel, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Snowflake, Adobe Analytics, SSP/DSPs.
  • Account management or client service experience
  • Solid understanding of SQL, basic HTML (or other web languages), and ad tag construction

Required Academic & Work Experience:

  • BA or BS degree in a marketing or analytical field
  • 8+ years of progressive advertising operations experience
  • Experience in gaming, advertising, or digital media

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