Product Manager, Video Ad Product

Ref#: 29599
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online. 

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Division Overview​:
Our team is a diverse and agile group that effectively collaborates with all brands at CBSi and CBS Corp to shape and develop online video advertising products. Working with cross-functional teams we seek to advance and continually improve video ad monetization opportunities. 

Role Details:
We are looking for a new team member who thrives in a high-tech, product environment and who will provide creativity and imagination addressing today’s video ad product and operational needs as well as help shape the future of online video advertising. In this role you will be a key contributor to the process, working along-side CBSi site product teams in the writing of requirements and testing of all video ad products. You will be a key contact representing CBSi with industry-leading external vendors and groups like the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB).

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Serve as a video ad product expert for the CBSi Ad Sales organization to meet its needs
  • Develop video ad serving capabilities by writing requirements, prioritizing the backlog and maintaining the product roadmap with developers and site product teams
  • Identify and troubleshoot any video ad related issues across CBSi’s network
  • QA releases and updates across an array of platforms to include desktop, mobile web and apps
  • Manage external ad integration related projects with partners
  • Create and refine documentation to educate Sales, Marketing and Ops about new video product offerings
  • Help train the Video Traffic team to troubleshoot video ad issues and process improvement
  • Serve as CBSi representative to the IAB and other industry leading groups

Key Projects:
  • Provide documentation and analysis of partner integration advertising requirements
  • Execute and maintain CBSi live streaming platforms such as CBSN and CBS Sports streaming
  • Develop and integrate new ad video ad formats on all CBSi platforms
  • Educate and liaise with site engineering teams for CBSi best practices and video ad policies
What you bring to the team--
  • 2+ years of experience at a digital media company in a Product or Ad Ops role
  • Working knowledge of video ad servers and systems related to ad sales processes
  • Experience with multi-platform debugging and proxy tools
  • Extensive knowledge of ad serving standards such as the IAB’s V-Suite
  • Experience creating presentations to train or educate peers and partners
  • Bachelor's degree

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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