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Deal Operations Analyst (Ad Exchange)

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.The Supply Enablement team's mission is to connect Yahoo Inc. Publishers with demand through commercialization, operations & platform expertise. Inventory Operations sits within this team and is responsible for establishing and maintaining best practices for deal creation, process, optimization, and auditing - in support of maximizing revenue on Yahoo Inc. platforms.An Inventory Operations Analyst understands Yahoo Inc. platforms and must work cross-functionally across a multitude of internal teams (from supply management and merchandising, to business operations and demand sales) with the goal of maximizing and protecting deal revenue.Responsibilities:

  • Expert in deal execution and troubleshooting, including management of an inventory ops JIRA queue
  • Provide quantitative analysis (data not available via standard reporting UI) to help programmatic sales teams respond to customer deal inquiries
  • Work cross-functionally on projects that are supportive of PMP/deals with revenue and growth potential. Examples include:
    • Work with merchandising to provide updated deal documentation
    • Drive new operational processes to optimize and audit deals to maintain the health of the exchange ecosystem
    • Proactive analysis, thought leadership, and optimization of top tier revenue deals. Examples include:
      • Adding / removing pubs based on deal parameters
      • Optimizing to KPIs to maximize revenue
      • Develop & manage the production of automated deal reports and dashboards to maximize operating efficiencies
      • Understand end-to-end deal workflows to identify areas of improvement within the UI and use this knowledge to work with product management to help prioritize deal feature requests
      • Ability to present data to a wide variety of audiences, both savvy and unfamiliar working with numbers
      • Continually drive new thinking with respect to deal management across all platforms; Display (VMX), Video (VMVX), and Mobile (1M classic) exchange businesses
        • Examples include: development of best practices and processes, new analytical techniques, industry-specific insights
        • Supervise deal creation and updates, supporting team in India with best practices and strategic viewpointsMinimum Qualifications:
          • Bachelor degree
          • Minimum of 2-5 years work experience
          • Strong analytical skills in reading and interpreting data to meaningful insights
          • Experience working within a highly matrixed organization
          • Ability to think creatively and solve new challenges
          • Strong communication skills - Must be able to influence cross-functional stakeholders to generate results
          • Team player in driving growth results combined with a positive attitude
          • Strong organizational and time management skills
          • Comfortable with Excel, Tableau, and other business intelligence toolsPreferred Qualifications:
            • Digital advertising experience
            • Technology and systems experience
            • SQL experience preferred but not required
            • Tableau dashboard building experienceYahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( page to learn more.US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.The compensation for this position ranges from $55,125.00 - $108,750.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Deal Operations Analyst (Ad Exchange), Professions , Sunnyvale, California

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