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Product Manager, Ad Delivery & Yield

35369

New York, NY, US, 10036 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

Other
New York
Full-Time
Hybrid


Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.

PlutoTV is looking for a Product Manager who will be working on the core ad flow, such as initiatives around how we make ad requests, how we decide what ads will be shown to users, and how we report on ad funnel metrics. Success comes from defining an ideal state, a plan to achieve it, collaboration with partners, and execution against specific milestones!
 

This job is responsible for defining and handling the product strategy and roadmap for part of the Pluto Ad Platform. It includes ownership of issue triage and troubleshooting, coordination of configurations for product launches/changes, and involvement in our incident response efforts.
 

This role will require an understanding of the advertising industry, maturity/influence to work across internal teams, and solid experience defining strategies and driving those plans. Candidates with ad technology, programmatic advertising, and ad decisioning roles are preferred. This role is an individual contributor role and will report to the Senior Director of Product, Ad Delivery & Yield.
 

Responsibilities
 

  • Cross-Functional Team Relationship: Develop and maintain balanced, productive, working relationships across the core Revenue Product/Program/Engineering teams, as well as Ad Operations, Revenue Partnerships, Sales, Distribution and Monetization teams.
  • Product Requirements: Core product management for your product area. This includes product requirement documents that include clear definitions of goals, risks / dependencies / assumptions, overall approach, acceptance criteria, and a solution design (defined by an architect/engineer) that meets the requirements. Lead these products through the software development lifecycle from concept to development to launch and post-launch.
  • Product Planning: Define and handle the product goals, strategies, and roadmap plans and ensure their prioritization on the all-up Revenue Product Roadmap. This is inclusive of defining and leading their success metrics.
  • Operational QA/Troubleshooting: Triage ad tech issues efficiently, drive resolution with the appropriate resources including independent QA/troubleshooting, critical issues, and help communicate status/results to partners.
  • Ad Delivery & Yield Subject Matter Expert (SME): Become the subject matter expert on the entire Ad Delivery & Yield workflow, including the step-by-step functions that occur, the logic applied, the role/impact of non-technology operations, how internal/external systems are used, and the related system and business KPI’s.
  • Team Efficiency: Become a strong, giving member of the Revenue Product Management team through product ideation discussions, alignment to the operational cadence, helping others succeed, living our cultural values, and improvements to how we operate.
  • Business Knowledge: Develop a solid understanding of how the business operates and how it is performing both currently and historically.
  • Industry Subject Matter Expert (SME): Be a guide on the industry standards and activities that impact the Ad Delivery area for Pluto, including a deep understanding of IAB standards (VAST, OpenRTB, VMAP, etc).
     

Qualities / Experience We’re Seeking
 

We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in this role:

  • 2+ years of commercial product management experience, particularly with demonstrated accomplishments in the management of a product (or portfolio of products) through the software development lifecycle, from conception to launch to ongoing performance measurement and optimization.
  • 2+ years with digital advertising, preferably in TV or streaming video.
  • Adept at tailoring communications depending on the circumstance, whether the audience is technical, non-technical, or executive.
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for identifying key problems that are faced by the business, by the market and by current technologies.
  • Track record of results when working collaboratively and being dependent on others.
  • Analyzing data to identify trends, to diagnose problems, and to find solutions.
     

Citizenship
 

Citizens of Pluto TV have the privilege of entertaining millions of people. We are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.

Becoming a Citizen is hard work. We need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes quickly. It’s the only way we stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity we have earned. We are selective but once chosen, you’re in.
 

Why You Should Become a Citizen of Pluto TV
 

As stated, becoming a Citizen is hard work but the rewards of citizenship are plentiful. Work with the smartest people on some of the most complex projects of your life, while profoundly impacting both Pluto TV and the broader world of entertainment. Share in the epic quest to define the future of television as we know it. Big dedication, big impact, lasting change.

As a Citizen, you will enjoy generously-sponsored medical benefits, a generous vacation policy, 401K retirement plan, social and team events, and more!

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

Hiring Salary Range: $100,000.00 - 135,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.  

 

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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