Business Development Manager, Programmatic

Digital Trends
Chicago, Illinois, United States
18 days ago


Who We Are Looking For:

We are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic Programmatic Business Development manager to support the growing Programmatic business. The Programmatic Business Development Manager will be tasked with helping to drive programmatic revenue by managing the day to day operations of ad sales. If you thrive a fast-paced environment, are great with deadlines and enjoy collaborating with internal as well as external teams, this is the role for you!

What You'll Do:

  • Day to day management of programmatic ad sales
  • Own Programmatic revenue growth by utilizing analytical tools, market research as well as building personal relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experiment and innovate with yield partners to maximize bid density and fill rates on Open Exchange inventory
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to maintain and improve accounts health
  • Stay current on industry trends related to programmatic trading, train and support other internal stakeholders with appropriate guidance regarding those developments
  • Propose potential revenue opportunities for partner sites. Connect publishers with useful products to drive incremental revenue
  • Other duties as assigned

You Have:

  • Bachelors degree or relevant work/military experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in business development
  • A deep understanding of ad serving and programmatic technologies for display, video/OTT, native and emerging advertising channels 
  • Experience working with various ad tech vendors and platforms, direct advertisers, agency trading desks, SSPs, DSPs
  • Proven knowledge of digital media and programmatic techniques for the buying and selling of media including deal types, auction dynamics and pricing strategies
  • Proven skills in problem-solving, follow-through issue resolution, attention to detail and prioritization
  • Comfort dealing with large data sets to uncover insights, opportunities and risks
  • Resourceful and responsive to continual change
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines

What’s In It For You:

  • Great compensation (base salary, plus bonus) and exceptional benefits package including: medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter transit and parking benefits, paid parental leave, sabbatical leave after 5 years of service, flexible paid time off, life insurance, company paid short-term and long-term disability.
  • Be a part of the solution, see our commitments here: Seven Point Plan to Meaningfully Address Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

About Us

Digital Trends Media Group (DTMG) is the world’s largest independent innovation media company. 200 million people each month engage with our network of tech and lifestyle media brands, influencing culture and igniting conversation around the ever-evolving worlds of innovation. DTMG’s core demographic is the HENRY (High Earners Not Rich Yet) millennial, whose sphere of influence spans generations. Through in-depth reporting, product reviews, and commentary that entertains as much as it informs, we speak to the audiences that matter most, about the innovation that deeply affect their lives.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58646587
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
    New York City, New York, United States
    Portland, Oregon, United States
    Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    Tampa, Florida, United States
    Los Angeles, California, United States
    Seattle, Washington, United States
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Austin, Texas, United States
    Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Position Title: Business Development Manager, Programmatic
  • Company Name: Digital Trends
  • Industry: Internet / E-Commerce
  • Job Function: Programmatic
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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