Media Specialist
YuMe - Redwood City, CA

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Summary Description: YuMe is looking for a Media Strategist to join the Pricing and Yield Management Team. The Media Strategist will be responsible for working with cross-functional teams to ensure that campaigns are efficiently and profitably placed throughout the network. This position is part media buyer, part account manager, and part finance/quantitative whiz to maximize performance and profit within our fast growing network. The ideal candidate should be intellectually curious, self-motivated, and use his/her understanding of the network supply and demand to design solutions to meet market challenges. This position provides exposure into both advertiser and publisher functions and is perfect for individuals eager to enhance their career in media/technology. Strong performers in this role will have substantial growth opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with multiple groups within YuMe to identify inventory availability & optimal economics / pricing for video ad campaigns

Maintain strategic publisher relationships and conduct ongoing negotiations

Assist in the development and execution of network wide strategic plans to maximize network efficiency

Provide feedback to Product as needed to help with the maintenance of current campaign flow and revenue/cost structure

Minimum Qualifications:
1+ years of experience in online media planning, ad networks, or online media buying

Must be a self-starter and comfortable working in a team-oriented, results-driven environment with an ability to translate strategic recommendations into actionable content

Ability to clearly and persuasively communicate to internal and external audiences

Strong quantitative skills and familiarity with statistical analysis

Must understand the basics of online media planning/buying – i.e. pricing models (CPM, CPA, CPCV, etc.), performance metrics (CTR, VCR, etc.)

BA/BS degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:
Passionate about the online space and have terrific grasp of the online media landscape, players and channels – online video a plus

Proven & successful media buying history with overachievement on goals

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fast-changing start-up environment

About YuMe:
YuMe is a leading provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences across a wide range of Internet-connected devices. Designed to serve the specific needs of brand advertising, YuMe’s technology platform simplifies the complexities associated with delivering effective digital video advertising campaigns in today’s highly-fragmented market. YuMe (NYSE: YUME) is headquartered in Redwood City, CA with European headquarters in London and nine additional offices worldwide.

For more information, visit www.yume.com , follow @yumevideo on twitter ( www.twitter.com/yumevideo ), or become a fan of YuMe on Facebook at www.facebook.com/yumevideo .

***YuMe is currently NOT accepting resumes or applications from third party agencies. All unsolicited resumes/applications from third party agencies will be deemed a gift and no fee shall be due the agency***

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