gumgum is hiring a

Product Manager, Video (AdTech)

New York, United States

Summary

GumGum is a global technology and media company specializing in contextual intelligence. For over a decade, we have applied our proven machine learning expertise to extract value from digital content for the advertising industry. The company’s contextual advertising engine, Verity™, comprehends the meaning of text, images and video online, allowing marketers to safely and precisely place ads where people are most engaged. Combining that contextual targeting and brand safety intelligence with proprietary high-impact ad formats, GumGum’s advertising solutions deliver industry leading efficiency, accuracy and performance.

GumGum’s Product Manager, Video will advance GumGum’s video advertising business by identifying opportunities that improve the quality of our video offering to both our publisher and advertising clients by driving development through the management of the video platform backlog and prioritization. The Product Manager, Video will be challenged by solving problems across our technical product at significant scale. This role plays a critical role in GumGum’s 2021 strategy to grow our video business and introduce first-of-its-kind non-interruptive video overlay advertising.

****Please note we are working from home until September 2021

Responsibilities 

  • Solve for ambiguous problems, and execute on a solution with a team of engineers across ad server, data, and web engineering by breaking down business requirements and use cases
  • Prioritize projects and initiatives based on value to the client by working with our growth, programmatic, and supply teams
  • Drive change through influence and collaborate effectively across the organization
  • Be the video domain expert demonstrating a passion for video advertising, staying up to date on industry trends and providing invaluable insight to our company 
  • Be both detailed oriented and a big picture thinker to drive improvements to existing technology alongside innovative breakthroughs
  • Understand the video supply landscape to build effective solutions across our publisher partners 
  • Lead execution and strategy of our video solutions and features specifically in the CTV and OTT space
  • Define reporting and measurement solutions across CTV devices, communicate and educate internal team members on the differences between environments

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics/statistic, economics or similar
  • Experience at an advertising technology company specifically within the video space, preferably at a video DSP or SSP
  • 3+ years of digital product management experience
  • Has worked directly with an engineering organization to execute on product enhancements and features
  • Interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to build credibility, communicate and distill technical content for a multitude of audiences
  • Strong Project Management skills and the ability to prioritize based on balanced commercial outcomes and customer needs

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare including 100% coverage for Employee + Spouse/family 
  • Dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program (role dependent)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Goodly - student loan contribution plan
  • WFH monthly stipend 
  • Anniversary recognition and awards
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Stocked kitchen & Everytable Smartfridge
  • Dog-friendly HQ office - we love our fur babies! Check us out on Instagram @dogsofgumgum
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations
  • Virtual monthly team bonding events 

Career & Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/ health / person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 
  • Stride - our company council committee to share learnings, give updates and provide feedback to the company regarding initiatives and discussions around diversity, inclusion and equity.

Our Values…

Thoughtful…We listen to understand different perspectives, show everyone respect, and relentlessly seek solutions for our clients (internal and external)

Agility…We are quick, nimble, and change direction gracefully, while maintaining control.

Grit…We bring energy and perseverance to everything we do.

Our Culture...

GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award in 2021 by BuiltInLA, and Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work in 2020 and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and on-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed. 

Check us out on Instagram: @gumgum