Ad Ops Manager - Live



Los Gatos, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024
At Netflix, our mission is to entertain the world through stories that are shared at the right place and at the right time. The Ad Operations team is core to ensuring efficient, secure & sustainable distribution of consumer advertising; in this role, you will design, optimize, and support best-in-class operational solutions that are both locally relevant and globally impactful.
We’re looking for a stunning, savvy Ad Operations Manager focused on our Live Events to develop and scale campaign execution. In this role, you will partner closely with the Account Management, Sales, and Business Operations teams to ensure effective processes and workflows for managing ads in our Live Events.
Curiosity combined with ad tech knowledge and a meticulous approach are the keys to success. Our ideal candidate is an expert in the Ads ecosystem with a passion for innovative creative formats and experience in Linear Advertising and Dynamic Ad Insertion.

In this role, you will:

  • Partner with Sales, Account Management and Business Operations on our operating model for managing ads in live events.
  • Work with the FS&A and Planning team on inventory management and scheduling for live events.
  • Partner with trafficking teams to ensure accurate creative implementation
  • Work with inventory and finance on campaign delivery and billing reconciliation
  • Partner with Ad Policy on creative guidelines and competitive separation needs within events
  • Provide ongoing feedback for improved efficiencies
  • Respond quickly to evolving business needs, and manage tasks set forth by leadership
  • Identify, optimize, and execute workflows that support quality output and cost-saving initiatives for Ad Operations.

The ideal candidate has:

  • 5+ years of Ad Tech, and/or Ad Operations experience with applied project management methodologies and certifications
  • Experience working in Advertising Systems and Technology (CRM, OMS, Ad Servers, Task Management, Reporting, etc.)
  • Experience in Linear based advertising and dynamic ad insertion
  • Strengths building cross-functional relationships, developing insights, managing projects, and articulating success
  • Delivered highly effective solutions for ad operations management by incorporating tooling, UAT, and vendor partnerships
  • Mastered simplifying complexity, managing large sets of inputs, and prioritizing with precision
  • A data-driven approach to problem-solving and analysis; managing accountability for deliverables
  • Driven partnerships for tooling and workflow implementation, including issue resolution and end-to-end analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in ambiguity and willingness to pivot as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience supporting multiple regions and timezones
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $120,000 - $515,000.
Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.
Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.