Program Manager

Appnexus Inc. New York, NY
Program ManagerThe Program Manager works with industry-leading partners to define digital advertising strategy and manage complex programs.This includes qualification, design, development, production, and commercialization of programs, ranging from those which span multiple regions to new initiatives thathave no pre-existing playbook.While the programs are often technology focused, the Program Manager will collaborate cross-functionally with external clients and internal stakeholders across the business and technical organizations. The Program Manager will have oversight of inter-related programs, manage cross-program dependencies and will drive consultation and strategy at a higher-level than can be achieved at the individual project or program levels.This is the perfect role for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys sitting at the center of the most exciting company in a quickly growing industry.About theteam:The Services team is dedicated to earning customer loyalty while building a world-class company together. We look for people who are consultative, analytical, technically minded, and passionate about helping others.Our team implements and supports customers on the AppNexus platform, obsesses about making them massively successful, and strategizes to help them surpass their goals. Real-time advertising can fundamentally transform our clients’ businesses, and we bring it to life for them.About thejob:Collaborate with Sales and Commercial teams to design and sell solutions in support of new businessPartner with the Account Management teams as the Services lead to qualify, scope, prioritize,and allocate resources for new programs for strategic clientsDevelopsolutions,plans, goals, milestones, deliverables, and risk mitigation for programsExecute program delivery effectively, coordinating change management to minimize impact where necessaryOptimize decisions across multiple programs, trading off between quality, resources, scope and timeIdentify and investigate internal business or technical process improvements to diagnose issues and propose solutionsDefine playbooks for new product initiativesDevelop program management best practices, contribute to the team knowledge base and share learnings with other AppNexus teamsAboutyour skills and experience:Passionate about working in an extremely fast-paced, demanding, and fluid start-up environmentAbility to manage multiple complex and integrated technical programs requiring resources spanning many functional groupsAbility to influence client strategy and Strategic Accounts long-term planningCapable of executing on program tasks when requiredExcellent communication skills and ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders at a technical, business, operational and executive levelVersatile, with excellent organizational and program management skillsExperience selling SAAS products and consulting projectsExperience in digital advertising a plusHiring Manager:Josh WeinbergRecruiter:Kathryn Thompson

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