Ad Platform Manager

Pandora Media   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 24 days ago

  • Lead go-to-market initiatives that have significant impact on Pandora, AdsWizz and SiriusXM’s monetization strategies
  • Contribute to program scope, objectives and delegation/execution of deliverables throughout lifecycle of program
  • Obtain buy-in on program strategy from senior leaders of cross functional teams
  • Develop and coordinate realistic go-to-market program plans, project estimates, plans and/or metrics
  • Drive working groups, manage program plans, program status communication and related documentation
  • Manage in-house/remote project execution teams with associated programs to ensure successful completion
  • Communicate effectively and partner with Product, Sales, Ad Operations, Engineering to build consensus and meet projected deadlines
  • Drive, manage and communicate status on programs from conception through launch, and provide post launch analysis by building strategic communication framework for internal constituents? manage proactive and reactive communications to various internal departments
  • Assist in development and rollout best practices around new ad products and technology platforms and related initiatives
  • Partner with Ad Innovation Strategy team to develop product marketing materials as needed
  • Partner with Training & Enablement team to produce materials and training programs as needed


  • BS or BA degree
  • 3-5 years in a Program Management, Technical Project Management, Client Services, Operations, or Business Analyst role at a digital or mobile media company or related industry
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills with internal & external audiences? polished and professional demeanor
  • Executive presence? prepared to surface updates and/or deliver presentations to senior-level executives
  • Proven ability to build senior-level relationships, to lead cross functional teams and to influence decision-making
  • Advanced knowledge of market trends & competitive landscape
  • Experience contributing to large scale programs with Sales, Product and/or Engineering teams in a contributor capacity
  • Capacity to manage and prioritize multiple projects concurrently
  • Build competency and thorough understanding of Pandora’s advertising products, systems, and internal tools
  • Experience with industry standard web and mobile advertising operations vendors and concepts
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good judgement and great attitude
  • Proficiency with SFDC, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, SmartSheet, JIRA and other productivity tools