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Programmatic Display Manager (Remote East Coast)

Company: KAYAK
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world's leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We're also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.KAYAK is looking for a Programmatic Manager to run existing and build new industry relationships across the programmatic landscape. This role plays a crucial part in growing KAYAK's programmatic business! The successful candidate will use their industry expertise and knowledge to unlock the full potential of our brands through a unique blend of best-in-class content offerings, high-value audiences, innovative technology, and a deep product portfolio. This role is a high-energy job requiring persistent and persuasive interactions with internal and external clients, deep programmatic expertise, and validated relationship skills. This person will work cross-functionally with the rest of the Global Media Sales team as well as Account Management, Operations and Product.This role will be collaborating with SSP platform partners, trading desks and holding companies/brands. This individual will contribute to KAYAK's SSP programmatic go to market strategy and positioning.In this role, you will:

  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with supply-side platform partners
  • Provide critical thinking and mentorship on the best application of products, services and technologies and work to ensure our programmatic activation is connected to our full range of digital capabilities to deliver the best possible outcomes
  • Will integrate new ad products and develop sales collateral
  • Stay on top of the latest developments in programmatic and online advertising in general, paying close attention to trends, technologies pricing models, and important events
  • Surface new sales channels and opportunities onsite and offsite - including video, OTT, social, email and podcasts
  • Grow our Programmatic revenue and strategy for our brands (PMP, Programmatic Guaranteed, Audience extension) to achieve budgets
  • Lead our Data revenue, partnerships and sales strategy
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and at a global scale to communicate optimally with colleagues at all levels in the organization
  • Help drive the strategy for KAYAK's path forward in a post-cookie worldPlease apply if:
    • 5+ years in digital advertising/ad tech with 3+ years of direct experience in the programmatic media ecosystem (including exchanges, ad networks, DSPs, SSPs, DMPs, CTV platforms)
    • In-depth experience in programmatic video and OTT & CTV sales, including significant grasp of OTT monetization and measurement
    • Organic desire to continually learn about and stay up to speed with industry trends and new areas of revenue growth
    • Strong quantitative proficiency to analyze performance and revenue statistics and recommend optimized business solutions
    • Deep knowledge of the online advertising ecosystem including audience targeting and different media types
    • Deep understanding of the technologies behind programmatic monetization
    • Experience of working to targets and forecasts and taking ownership for the business performance of a client or group of clients within an organization
    • Ability to interpret programmatic data patterns and bid metrics (delivery, bid rates, win rates, etc.)
    • Outstanding communicator with excellent listening skills. Great teammate with the ability to communicate and translate technical concepts clearly, concisely, and optimally, both in writing and verbally, with management and cross-functional teams, for both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Highly analytical, strategic, problem solver with strong attention to detail
    • Highly proficient at Excel
    • Entrepreneurial standout colleague with great interpersonal skills and work ethic with ability to work in a fast-paced, exciting environment. Ability to thrive in a team-oriented startup environment
    • Lead projects independently from start to finishBenefits
      • Generous paid vacation
      • Day off on your birthday
      • Company matched retirement plans
      • Health, dental and vision insurance plans
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Headspace Subscription
      • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.
      • Weekly Catered Lunches
      • Free massages from professional massage therapists
      • Universal Paid Parental LeaveNote for Connecticut Residents: To receive estimated salary range information for this role pursuant to Connecticut's "An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for a Vacant Position", email You must include the name of the position in your request.Diversity and InclusionWe aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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Keywords: KAYAK, Cambridge , Programmatic Display Manager (Remote East Coast), Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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