Position: Yield Manager / Director of Yield Location: Pasadena, CA
Job Description : Leading the OpenX yield team, you will play an integral role in maximizing revenue for the publishers who use our products. In short, this means that you will oversee a team executing sophisticated quantitative analyses and advanced modeling to translate data into decisions. Help us decide which ad to serve when and at what price. Specific duties are described in more detail below.
Maintain ownership of revenue performance for publishers, providing analytical support on a scheduled and ad-hoc basis
Develop optimal strategies for balancing the risk and return of non-guaranteed revenue platforms, including RTB-enabled ad exchanges and traditional ad networks, against guaranteed campaigns
Collaborate with product and engineering teams to create financial models, tools and reporting interfaces that will provide a platform for decision making
Work closely with ad operations, data and business development teams to coordinate a holistic approach to revenue optimization
5+ years of analytical work experience in yield optimization or account management for digital media companies, consulting firms, investment banks or corporate finance/strategic planning departments
Strong problem solving and business modeling skills with ability to form key, succinct insights and recommendations from comprehensive analyses
Strong communicator with the ability to develop rapport and trust with clients and internal teams across many job functions
Expert level knowledge of Excel
Self-starter and extremely proactive with a strong bias for action; naturally inquisitive; desire to continuously improve current business practices/processes
Organized, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and thrive within a fast-paced environment
OpenX is a global leader in digital and mobile advertising technology. OpenX’s vision is to unleash the full economic potential of digital media companies. OpenX products, including OpenX Enterprise, OpenX Market, OpenX Lift and JumpTime provide a unique Software-as-a-Service platform by combining ad serving, an ad exchange, a Supply Side Platform and content valuation.
OpenX is based in Los Angeles and is backed by leading investors including Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc., and Presidio Ventures, the wholly owned investment vehicle of Sumitomo Corporation.
OpenX is a trademark of OpenX Limited.