Vox Media is hiring a

Pricing & Inventory Analyst

New York, United States

Pricing & Inventory Analyst, Revenue Operations

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 160mm people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world around them. We're solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling, and brand advertising at scale. Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences.

Vox Media is News (Vox.com), Technology & Culture (The Verge), Sports (SB Nation), Gaming (Polygon), Food and Nightlife (Eater), Fashion and Shopping (Racked), Architecture and Interior Design (Curbed), and Technology & Media (Re/code).

The Pricing & Inventory Analyst will be an integral part of the Revenue Operations and overall business team, responsible and contributing to media strategy & planning, inventory & yield management, product packaging & pricing, and audience insight & monetization across all 8 Vox Media brands. This role includes close, daily communication with Account Management & Direct Sales, Ad Operations, Brand Strategy & Editorial teams as well as external third party partners and platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Approve all plans submitted for inventory approval:
    • Work daily with sales team to ensure client objectives are being met at proposal stage
    • Ensure every proposal meets internal objectives for inventory forecast and pricing
  • Daily management & maintenance of order management system, Operative, and data sync with Salesforce, DFP and Google Analytics
  • Maintain rate card & order management system for continuously updating pricing & packaging of sponsorships, takeovers, branded content and other direct sold products
  • Work with Ad Ops/Account Management teams to proactively optimize campaigns
  • Forecast inventory, sell-through rate, and delivery across all Vox Media Brands
  • Develop reporting to identify inventory sell-through / yield improvement areas and provide recommendations

Qualifications

  • BA/BS preferred with strong academic record
  • 1-2 years of digital media experience, or in an outward-facing analytical role
  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving and communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Solid understanding of client services, digital advertising metrics and the current industry trends
  • Ability to handle a heavy workload and mediate a large volume of demands and requests
  • Knowledge of ad operations, ad serving, or familiarity with Operative, DFP, or Google Analytics a plus
  • Smart, proactive learner with strong organizational agility and attention to detail.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and do whatever is needed to see a project through to completion
  • Have an entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mindset

About working at Vox Media: We're building great things, and we need your talent.

You'll join a family of focused, hard-working, creative and intelligent people who take pride in their work. Our team members have backgrounds in painting, journalism, business, English literature, sports marketing, advertising, photography, grassroots politics, blogging, soccer, sketch comedy—on top of our web design, software engineering, sales, and writing experience.

We are passionate about the categories our brands cover: sports, news, technology & culture, gaming, dining & nightlife, shopping & fashion, and design & real estate. But we're all passionate about the web, building tools to foster online community, making each other laugh, and work that's challenging and fun.

Our investors include Accel Partners, Allen & Company, and Khosla Ventures.