Programmatic Partner Manager

Apr 21, 2024
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

About this Role

Do you have a passion for the programmatic advertising ecosystem and a knack for building strong relationships? Are you excited about maximizing revenue and ensuring a clean, high-quality ad experience for our users? If so, then we want you on our team!

We are seeking a driven Programmatic Partnership Manager to lead the charge in optimizing our programmatic revenue strategy. In this role, you will become an expert in managing partnerships with Supply-Side Platforms (SSPs) to maximize the value of our ad inventory.

The Programmatic team at Fandom oversees our GTM Programmatic Direct strategy, our 1st party data strategy with key data partners, curated marketplaces, and open market relationships. 

This opportunity is based in the United States and will report directly to the VP of Global Revenue & Strategy Operations, and work and consult with various business partners across Sales, Operations, Product, and Marketing. You will partner with our Sales Team to increase Programmatic Direct revenue.

You Will...

  • Cultivate and manage strategic relationships with key SSP partners, negotiating favorable deals and ensuring optimal programmatic integration.
  • Oversee inventory quality by working with SSPs to identify and eliminate fraudulent or low-quality traffic.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (ad ops, engineering, product) to ensure smooth implementation and ongoing optimization of programmatic partnerships.
  • Develop and test programmatic optimization strategies in collaboration with SSP partners, focusing on maximizing fill rates, CPMs, and overall programmatic revenue.
  • Analyze programmatic performance data and identify areas for improvement, working with SSPs to implement data-driven optimizations.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest programmatic trends and technologies, identifying new opportunities to enhance our programmatic strategy.
  • Generate insightful reports and presentations to effectively communicate programmatic performance and partner value to stakeholders.

You Have...

  • 5+ years of experience in programmatic advertising, with a strong focus on the sell-side (SSPs).
  • In-depth understanding of programmatic concepts, including SSP functionalities, ad exchanges, and yield optimization techniques.
  • Proven track record of building and managing successful partnerships with SSPs.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills, with the ability to build trust and advocate for our company's interests.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets and identify actionable insights.
  • Experience working with ad quality metrics and verification tools.
  • A collaborative and results-oriented approach with a passion for continuous learning.

Bonus Points...

  • Knowledge of programmatic data practices and data management platforms (DMPs).
  • Experience developing and implementing programmatic optimization strategies.

Benefits & Perks

  • Salary Range = ($98k - $163k)
  • Vibrant team culture, periodic team lunches, and happy hour events
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Training (unlimited Udemy + more)
  • Flexible working hours and time off
  • Equity & Retirement Programs including 401K match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • International work environment with a start-up culture

About Fandom

Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 350 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV, and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms. Fandom’s Gaming division manages the online video game retailer Fanatical. Fandom Productions, the content arm of Fandom, enhances the fan experience through curated editorial coverage and branded content from trusted and established publishing brands Gamespot, TV Guide, and Metacritic, along with its Emmy-nominated Honest Trailers and the weekly video news program The Loop. For more information follow @getfandom or visit:


Fandom is an equal-opportunity employer. Fandom values diversity and all employment decisions are made based on job requirements and individual qualifications.




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