Full Time Job

Director, Ad Tech Solution

Audacy

Philadelphia, PA 10-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

Audacy is seeking a Director, Ad Tech Solutions to join our rapidly growing Ad Tech team. This position is the primary technical resource for Audacy's digital audio advertising platform.

The Director, Ad Tech Solutions leads adoption of new technology features, supporting Audacy's national and local sales and operations teams, in addition to external customers and Affiliates.

The Director, Ad Tech Solutions must be fluent in media and advertising, and be deeply familiar with the industry's technology offerings. S/he will be tasked with onboarding Audacy markets and Affiliates to new technology platforms, addressing customer escalations, and communicating business requirements to Product and Engineering teams.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

The Director, Ad Tech Solutions will report to the Director of Ad Tech Partnerships and will collaborate with matrixed teams of Sales, ad ops, product, engineering, and IT. S/he is expected to deliver the highest levels of stakeholder satisfaction by creating and managing an innovative and integrated technology stack.

Responsibilities
• As technical subject matter expert for our ad serving and programmatic technology, provides guidance on how to address business needs through Audacy's systems and capabilities
• Executes on technical implementation projects, and works with Sales, Operations, and Affiliates to grow adoption of Audacy's streaming and ad tech
• Handles escalations that go beyond the capabilities of first-line Customer Support teams
• Analyzes ad traffic, revenue data, makes recommendations to the business
• Surfaces bugs and feature requests to Product and Engineering stakeholders
• Captures technical details of customer-specific implementations, and documents this information in a well-maintained internal resource library
• Assists in preparation of materials for RFPs, QBRs, etc.

Qualifications

More About You:

Required:
• Ideal candidates are self-motivated with a proven track record in Ad-Tech industry technologies including ad exchanges, ad serving, behavioral targeting, attribution and analytics.
• BA/BS degree in STEM, or equivalent practical experience
• 5+ years experience working within technology and/or the advertising and media industry
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once
• Ability to analyze large data sets to inform business decisions
• Ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences
• Experience working directly with 3rd party technology vendors

Preferred:
• Working knowledge of the following is preferred:
• Web technologies such as: HTTP, HTML5, XML, etc
• Database technologies such as SQL
• Object Oriented Programming: JS, Python, etc
• Experience developing against RESTful APIs
• Familiarity with IAB standards

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated. Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process. If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process. All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department. We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

Responsibilities:

What You'll Do:

The Director, Ad Tech Solutions will report to the Director of Ad Tech Partnerships and will collaborate with matrixed teams of Sales, ad ops, product, engineering, and IT. S/he is expected to deliver the highest levels of stakeholder satisfaction by creating and managing an innovative and integrated technology stack.

Responsibilities
- As technical subject matter expert for our ad serving and programmatic technology, provides guidance on how to address business needs through Audacy's systems and capabilities
- Executes on technical implementation projects, and works with Sales, Operations, and Affiliates to grow adoption of Audacy's streaming and ad tech
- Handles escalations that go beyond the capabilities of first-line Customer Support teams
- Analyzes ad traffic, revenue data, makes recommendations to the business
- Surfaces bugs and feature requests to Product and Engineering stakeholders
- Captures technical details of customer-specific implementations, and documents this information in a well-maintained internal resource library
- Assists in preparation of materials for RFPs, QBRs, etc.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g33p4q-3-236-232-99-42 in your application.