Digital Inventory Optimization Manager

Advertising  |  New York  | ID: 8386 

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Digital Inventory Optimization Manager

Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we’ve set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, you’ll make a valuable — and valued — contribution. We’re a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.

 

About the role

We’re seeking an Inventory Optimization Manager dedicated to The Roku Channel to join our team of talented inventory yield specialists that are working to maximize profitable revenue and provide best in class support for our platform business. 

This position will report to the Director of Inventory Optimization, as part of the larger Ad Revenue Solutions organization.  The TRC Inventory Manager will have the opportunity to help build out a reporting suite & drive strategic projects that focus on maximizing The Roku Channel ad inventory utilization while optimizing toward company and advertiser KPIs

This is a full-time position and can be based at our office in New York or Santa Monica.

For New York Only - The estimated annual salary for this position is between $110,000 and $230,000 annually.
Compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, certifications, and specific geographical location.
This role is eligible for health insurance, equity awards, life insurance, disability benefits, parental leave, wellness benefits, and paid time off.

What you'll be doing

  • Automation and streamlining of all business stakeholder reporting, including advancing measurement and insights into key KPIs
  • Create and define new metrics that provide executive leadership information about the health of our TRC ads business from an inventory perspective
  • Partner with Ad Sales Strategy, Ad Supported Content Partnerships & FP&A on long range inventory planning sessions for both US & international plans
  • Develop international inventory strategies for new and emerging markets
  • Work closely with Product Management to help define business requirements for proprietary tools and new ad formats that allow us to balance user experience & monetization
  • Distribute weekly and bi-weekly Inventory updates to Product and Senior Management to inform revenue opportunity & inventory gaps specific to the Roku Channel

 
We're excited if you have

  • At least 10+ years of digital or TV Yield/Inventory experience
  • Understanding of high-level Yield & Monetization strategy
  • Experience working on projects & rolling out initiatives and following through on their implementation
  • Proficient in SQL and data visualization tools such as Tableau or Looker
  • Preferred knowledge of data automation via Airflow
  • Highly proficient in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of ad servers and Programmatic SSPs or DSPs
  • Experience in long range planning exercises and forecasting models
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The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. 

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. 

To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit https://www.weareroku.com/factsheet.

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Roku complies with federal and state disability laws and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals, including applicants and employees, with disabilities unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to People@Roku.com.

Roku considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Roku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to provide equal opportunity to all individuals seeking employment without regards to race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. Roku also prohibits harassment or discrimination of applicants based on any of the above-listed protected categories. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, demotion, and termination of employment.

 

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