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Manager, Ad Operations

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10033373 Location New York, New York, United States / Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 23, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Disney’s Addressable Ad Operations team is seeking a Manager of Ad Operations who will be an exceptional addition to our Sales and Advertising Operations team on one or more of our exciting brands. These brands are composed of The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations, as well as radio and publishing businesses.  This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC Studios, ESPN, Hulu, Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform, FX and National Geographic as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution.

As a Manager, you will be responsible for improving Disney’s video ad delivery by ensuring all aspects of our client service, campaign management, and implementation processes are optimized to fulfill our revenue goals. Reporting to the Director of Ad Operations, this role will oversee a team of Account Managers and a Senior Ad Operations Specialist, facilitate best-in-class client service, as well as partner closely with Ad Ops and Planning leads to best operationalize campaign setup through our proprietary tech stack. The right person for this role is both dynamic and goal oriented, has technical competencies, leads by example and has excellent cross departmental interpersonal skills. 

If you are someone who has the passion to lead and mentor a team, be a strategic inspiring leader and drive technical innovation and process, then this is a great role for you!

Minimum Requirements:
• Minimum of 4 years of experience in Ad Sales Operations and a combination of at least 2 years directly managing or mentoring multiple individual contributors 
• Detailed comprehension and experience in trafficking video, display and other interactive formats, such as VAST and VPAID
• Experience with a video ad server (FreeWheel, GAM etc.)
• Firm understanding of the advertising video marketplace, vendors, and third-party technologies
• Expert problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
•  Excellent client and interpersonal skills, with a flexible attitude
•  Experience and comfort with presenting and training in front of large groups
•  Detailed orientated and the ability to prioritize tasks in a dynamic marketplace and work environment
• Thrives under tight deadlines. Skilled in communicating timelines and urgency with internal teams and stakeholders.


Preferred Experience:
• Knowledge of Programmatic solutions (DSP, SSP, Trading Desks, Deal ID)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
• Familiarity with Flash, JavaScript, HTML5 or CSS
• Experience in a queue management/ticketing system (JIRA)

The hiring range for this position in New York City is $122,940.00 - $150,260.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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Additional Information!:

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About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Advertising Sales, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Advertising Sales, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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