Director of Product, Ads



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
About Netflix:
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 270 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
We recently launched a new ad-supported tier to offer our members with more choice in how they consume their content. Our new tier allows us to attract new members at a lower price point, while also creating a compelling path for advertisers to reach audiences that are deeply immersed.
Our Team
The Ads Platform team builds the advertising systems and integrations that power the delivery of ads using our world-class content delivery ecosystem. We deliver ads in a manner that’s thoughtful of our member’s viewing experience and drive great outcomes for advertisers. Our team is new and yet faced with the ambitions of building highly performant advertising systems and delivering high impact to our business by monetizing our incredible slate of content. As one of the newest entrants in the Connected TV advertising space that’s rapidly growing, we seek to build unique value propositions that help us differentiate from the competition and become a market leader in record time.
This role can be based out of our New York, Los Gatos or Los Angeles offices in a hybrid model. We are also open to remote-based in the US. Travel will be required if remote-based.

What you'll be doing:

  • Leading the ad server product vertical helping define Netflix’s Ad Suite and designing and developing the ad-decisioning and delivery pillar
  • Contributing towards the ads platform business strategy and driving excellence in our offerings to brands
  • Working closely with sales, marketing, and advertisers to understand needs and develop effective product offerings
  • Working with large and distributed ad platform teams developing products for internal and external partners
  • Collaborating with stunning colleagues across product managers, engineers, data scientists, designers, marketing, sales, and a broad set of cross-functional partners to craft, implement, and launch delightful products that improve business performance

We’re seeking a candidate who has:

  • Broad and deep technical understanding of Marketing and Advertising Technology; including DSPs, SSPs, CSSs, ad servers, optimization models, inventory management, cleanrooms, CDPs, programmatic IDs and graphs, measurement…
  • Problem-solving capabilities evidenced by a proven ability to quantitatively and qualitatively analyze product concepts, strategic opportunities, and competitive threats
  • The ability to influence with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare clear and concise stakeholder-ready documents
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams (marketing, sales, etc.)
  • 10 + years experience as a product manager, ideally in the advertising space
  • Experience in leading and building product management teams in previous roles/companies
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 $430,000 - $1,500,000.
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.