Index Exchange is hiring a

Yield Analyst

San Francisco, United States

Thinking about a role with an online industry leader where you will impact accelerated growth and will actively influence the future success of Index Exchange? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you! The success of our company depends on our most vital resource, people. We have a unique culture based on entrepreneurialism, hard work and innovative thinking. We believe that we are fundamentally driving the online media industry forward.

Our exchange processes over 5 billion transactions per day, and enables advertisers to leverage anonymous user data and differentially place value on each opportunity to buy an ad impression in real time. As you might imagine, this creates copious amounts of data, and we help our clients understand the value of their inventory and maximize their revenue potential.

What We Are Looking For

The Yield Analyst will work with our sales teams to understand the important data of our clients performance utilizing data gathered from our platform. As you build your knowledge of the market you’ll also drive account growth by identifying opportunities to improve performance, find creative solutions to client needs, explore new opportunities to grow existing business and build strong rapport with top tier partners. The yield analyst will need to possess presence of mind to calmly manage complex situations and have a strong desire to fully comprehend and smoothly resolve any issues that you face.

Depth of knowledge of our offering, integrated systems, as well as overall market conditions and dynamics will be a core requirement. This is a highly visible, client facing position that requires strong analytical skills, creative thinking, comfort with ambiguity, professionalism and an ability to interpret data in a compelling and concise manner. Internally, the role requires extensive communication and collaboration across different departments including our Engineering, Data, Demand, Business Intelligence, and Product teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the Publisher Development and Client Service teams to provide advanced analytics and data-driven insights derived from exchange data
  • Work closely with the Data Science and Engineering team to clearly define technical requirements
  • Interpret data sets and provide recommendations to optimize publisher revenue
  • Generate reports / visualizations and presentations to support quarterly and monthly business reviews
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, while solving complex problems and delivering simple solutions
  • Educate clients on industry trends and revenue maximization techniques
  • Conduct A/B testing to derive optimal configuration of floor pricing, buyer filters and other control systems available within the Index Exchange platform

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics or a similar quantitative discipline
  • Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Tableau and similar tools is considered an asset
  • Strong analytical mind and a keen interest in interpreting data
  • Experience in quantitative roles focusing on data analysis, interpretation, research, and insights
  • Knowledge of digital advertising participants and technologies (e.g. Ad server, Ad network, Exchange, SSP, DSP, agency trading desk) Ability to multitask and meet the demands of a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a self-starter with an aptitude for defining new processes
  • Ability to find and apply both syndicated and internal data & research to uncover opportunities
  • Natural ability to tell a compelling story using data and data-driven insights as a foundation
  • A tendency toward evidenced based decision making
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team

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