Digital Yield Manager

 •  Rogers Toronto, ON

5 - 7 years experience  •  Retail / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/18/17
Toronto, ON
5 - 7 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/18/17

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.

 

Digital Yield Manager

Reporting to the Director of Planning & Inventory - Digital, Digital Yield Manager is responsible for maximizing digital revenue & the utilization of its inventory across direct and programmatic saleschannels. You will play a key part in measuring and optimizing the overall health of Rogers Digital Media business, including analysis of revenue, supply and demand, pricing & inventory consumption. You will then use these data points to drive our approach to monetization by working closely with Sales, content, product, ad operations, programmatic & insights teams. Analytically minded and extremely detail-oriented, our ideal candidate has a passion for learning and intellectual curiosity that will lead them to ask questions beyond their given daily tasks.
 
What you will be doing:

  • Develop insightful quantitative analysis, reporting, and predictive models to support well-informed decision making regarding pricing, inventory, and system improvements
  • Develop and maintain dashboard reporting to identifying key performance trends and indicators such as volume, ad product mix, pricing and sell-through
  • Proactively suggests tools and systems that can support the Programmatic and Direct Sales divisions to maximize revenue
  • Evaluate the configuration and performance of the programmatic ad stack and optimize yield through pricing strategy adjustments.
  • Support and build partner relationship for programmatic exchange partners like Google & Index Exchange along with all demand sources as part of the ad stack
  • Understand pricing controls and business rules, working closely with Sales, Finance, and Product teams to determine best practices for rate cards, pricing tiers and booking rules
  • Evaluate performance and provide guidance on all ad products available on our networks, including availability and opportunities for each unit
  • Ensure that the revenue and inventory implications of any proposed modifications within product, pricing and/or operations are quantified and communicated
  • Be the expert on all functionality within the yield management platform, including training other power users
  • Prepare presentations for senior management to provide an accurate read on revenue and inventory levels by site
  • Handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Responds to ad hoc analysis requests

     
    What you have:

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ of hands-on experience in media pricing, yield management and revenue reporting
    • Hands-on experience working with ad networks, ad exchanges and/or demand side platforms (Exchange, DSPs, SSPs, DMPs, Publisher Programmatic division), an asset
    • Master’s Degreepreferred. Degree or Diploma in Business, Statistics, Analysis or Media is an asset
    • Must be highly analytical, detail-oriented, and an outstanding communicator. This person must also possess strong project management skills
    • Passionate about media and keen interest in the future of digital advertising
    • Consultative, data-driven approach towards delivering business results and process improvements
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with all levels of management, across different organizations
    • Advanced MS Excel software skills (pivot tables, vlookup, ISNUMBER, Macro development, visual basic)
    • Ability to meet deadlines and provide superior customer service to external and internal clients
    • Knowledge of the French language, spoken and written would be a bonus

    Requisition ID: 105666

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