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Director, Digital Ad Technology

Warner Bros. Discovery

New York, NY 06-24-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Position Summary:
The Digital Advertising Technology Director will manage the daily operations of the Digital Advertising Technology front end team. The director will work with Sales and Ad Operations leadership on both long-term strategy and meeting the short-term goals of the business, as well as work alongside internal and external stakeholders to both define and drive technical advertising projects and integrations.

Responsibilities:
• Support and meet regularly with Ad Sales, Pricing and Planning, Ad Operations, Ad Strategy, and brand teams to communicate ad product capabilities, improve processes, and ensure maximum revenue generation.
• Maintain relationship with Distribution and external partners to execute platform integrations on partner endpoints. Day to day lead for managing ongoing ads support and maintenance needs for the partner.
• Drive strategy and design for WBD's programmatic stack and serve as the day-to-day contact for maintenance and optimizations.
• Collaborate with linear teams to ensure support for advanced advertising convergence initiatives.
• Serve as point of escalation to Ad Operations for technical issues/questions and provide additional support in troubleshooting active campaign issues and 3rd party measurement discrepancies .
• Work closely with stakeholders and product leads to communicate advertising business needs and timelines for TVE, Streaming, and FAST platforms.
• Process documentation and training.
• Delegation of projects and daily workload as needed.
• Mentoring and training of support staff.

Requirements:
• 8+ years of experience in Digital Ad Technology and/or Operations.
• Ability to manage an agile team in a fast-paced environment
• A thorough understanding of digital ad products, ad measurement, TV Everywhere platforms and services, and programmatic advertising
• Extensive knowledge of Freewheel and Google Ad Manager ad serving platforms
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Extremely detail oriented
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously
• Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience)

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $130,130.00 - $241,670.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw01zn-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $130,130 to $241,670 Per Year ($ USD)