Programmatic Sales Lead

Sales & Ad Partnerships / New York, NY, United States

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Flipboard is the world’s largest mobile curation platform.  Powered by people and technology, Flipboard makes it easy to stay informed and get inspired by the stories and products that fuel your passion.

We are searching for an experienced Programmatic Sales Manager.  The primary goal will be to deliver advertising revenues thru our programmatic channels by developing and maintaining relationships within the programmatic marketplace.   You’ll manage our programmatic demand partners (DSPs, advertising networks, RTB channels and agency trading desks and programmatic buyers) and develop a strategy to grow revenues quarter-over-quarter.

What You'll Do

  • Directly sell programmatic inventory to agency trading desks, DSPs and/or direct advertising clients when not covered by direct sales force
  • Identify and create inventory packages that meet buyers’ needs
  • Work collaboratively with national direct sales force to drive programmatic revenue

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years digital, 2+ years in programmatic
  • Strong understanding of the mobile programmatic sales ecosystem (including exchanges, ad networks, DSPs, SSPs, DMPs, trading desks, etc.), and strong relationships within the space, with an emphasis on ATD, DSP and agency relationships
  • Strong quantitative capability to analyze campaign performance statistics and recommend optimized media solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – ability to solution sell and communicate complex technical features in simple terms Excel skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel when necessary

Benefits and Perks

  • Our benefits include vision, dental, life, and health insurance plus 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible hours and generous ‘out of office time’ for holidays, vacations, sick leave, relaxation & wellness, personal and family needs
  • Free lunches provided Monday through Friday
  • Subsidized commuter programs
  • Flipboard Sports: basketball & soccer teams, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize
  • Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies–you name it, we celebrate it

Why Join Flipboard

  • Our vision: At a time when society could really benefit from being more informed and inspired, we are enabling great stories to reach the right communities around the world.
  • Our team: Led by experienced entrepreneur Mike McCue, we are a highly diverse team of bright, capable people who work collaboratively with strong purpose and vision. We are positive, respectful and we value self improvement. We have a track record of betting on people, giving them bigger roles, and supporting them. We believe strongly in the importance of investing in our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
  • Our value: We are fully funded and making steady, meaningful progress on a premium, high margin business within a $600B, highly strategic market. Our business model is tightly aligned with our values, our partners and our user experience which makes our company both valuable and unique.
  • Our product: Millions of people truly love Flipboard and rely on it regularly. Flipboard is a standard bearer for great mobile design, innovation, and we deeply value craftsmanship.
  • Our platform: Our platform selects the best content from millions of sources around the world, organizes it into highly personalized feeds, and presents it for further curation by the community. We are driven by hard technical challenges and we value pioneering new technology to continually increase the power, efficiency and scale of our platform.