Full Time Job

Specialist, Video Ad Platforms


New York, NY 09-15-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Work with NBC Network and OTS Product and Tech teams for Ad Ops QA of video web, mobile web, app and OTT products. Will also need to have an expertise of display products
• Manage the full scope of video and display related projects and initiatives, including conceptualization, design, implementation, and QA
• Prior to releases, review and signoff on all elements of the digital product and ad serving technology stack as needed. This applies to video ad server, video player, display ad server and 2nd channel partners. Track any ad serving issues that arise and work with internal and external key stakeholders to resolve
• Train, support and manage communication with external and internal teams and serve as the technical experts of our systems (Google Ad Manager, FreeWheel, and Operative One).
• Gather, maintain and document requirements/training materials for internal and external stakeholders
• Implement new inventory, updates or enhancements needed by NBC, Regional Sports Network (RSNs) and Telemundo stations (new ad units, video groups, commercial break patterns, user experience caps, restrictions, inventory share, user accounts, etc.)
• Provide operational support to our 12 NBC Stations, 23 Telemundo Stations and 6 RSNs stations

• Minimum 3 years ad tech experience with proven history of increasing responsibility and scope
• Experience working with FreeWheel, Google Ad Manager and Operative One or similar Ad Trafficking System/Order Management System
• Strong understanding of online video/display advertising and ad serving required
• Familiarity with behavioral, demo and contextual ad serving a plus
• Programmatic knowledge a plus
• Vendor management experience

Eligibility Requirements
• External applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com
• Must be willing to work in NY
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics
• XML, JavaScript, HTML5 and other code-based expertise
• Knowledge of ad serving specs such as VAST, VPAID, VMAP, MRAID
• Proven ability to work on tight deadlines and deliver quality results
• Strong project management and outstanding organizational skills with attention to detail
• Proven ability to track dynamic deliverables while communicating to multiple stakeholders with varying degrees of understanding and interest
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent track record launching new products from inception to market

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