Overview

Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.
Job Description
 

The Senior Director of Ad Operations oversee post-sale execution of our advertiser-driven campaigns. They will lead cross-team collaboration and execution, evangelize process efficiency, automation, and identify emerging trends in the digital advertising landscape.

Responsibilities:   

Directly manage the US digital Ad Operations team.  Mentor, lead and grow a team of experienced managers while collaborating with cross-functional teams.  Guide workload balancing across the management team.
 

Work closely with the pre and post-sales support teams to ensure successful delivery of all campaigns. Clearly communicate advertising capabilities and needs with sales, business development, editorial, tech and product teams. 
 

 Identify, implement, and integrate systems into most optimal ad operation infrastructure to maintain and/or increase functionality, efficiency, and stability of ad delivery.
 

Oversee a team of specialists responsible for high impact and custom ad unit builds and deployment.  Work with product and tech teams to enhance ad serving solutions, revenue products and QA/Troubleshooting methodology.
 

Manage relationships with outsourcing vendors to maximize resource allocation. 
 

 Stay on top of ad tech, media, and general technology trends; translate them into POVs, share with product and business teams, devise ways to assimilate trends internally.
 

 Qualifications:            

7 -10 years of experience working in the digital media space, ideally with a scaled premium publisher or ad tech company.

Demonstrated experience managing and building teams of 10 or more.

Strong time management and organizational skills

Solutions-oriented

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

Comfortable de-bugging and troubleshooting (Inspector, Charles, etc.)

High level of proficiency of media operation platforms (GAM, MOAT, AdBook, SSPs, DSPs, DMPs) 

 Strong understanding of Rich Media, VAST, VPAID   

Energetic self-starter with a positive “can-do” attitude  

  

What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with your resume and cover letter directly through ColorComm Search.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.   

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