Group Manager, Ad Management Products

Sovrn, Remote, New Jersey, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Texas or Washington

We believe in publishers

About the Team

The Ad Management Products team builds next-generation technology solutions for publishers who make money advertising. Join a team of talented Product and Engineering professionals that solve challenging customer problems, learn new technologies, and innovate.

About the Job

Programmatic advertising is crowded and confusing. As a publisher, you’re forced to work with many layers of ad-tech to make money on the open web. Sovrn solves this problem through an easy-to-use, yet comprehensive ad management system that reduces complexity, and maximizes revenue.  

As Director, Ad Management Products, you’ll develop, design, and build market-leading advertising tools that help thousands of publishers thrive.

What You’ll Do:

  • Set the product vision
  • Define and execute a 1- to 2-year product roadmap
  • Identify our target customer and partner with Marketing on an acquisition strategy
  • Develop product’s pricing model
  • Champion world-class user experience design
  • Leverage internal and external customer feedback loops
  • Own cross-team prioritization process and communication
  • Recruit and mentor product managers
  • Design organization to support your product strategy
  • Lead with humility, accountability, vision

About You

You’re driven, thoughtful, and curious. You anticipate problems before they happen, and design products that deliver world-class customer experiences. You’re comfortable working with and managing multidisciplinary teams across multidisciplinary projects. Above all, you’re always learning, and taking an active role in your professional and personal growth.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Technical understanding of Pub-Tech/Ad-Tech
  • Deep understanding of the product management process
  • UX design acumen
  • Deep customer empathy
  • Clear written and spoken communication

Bonus Points:

  • A passion for helping content creators do more of what they love (creating) and less of what they don’t
  • Management experience - direct and indirect management
  • Experience working with design systems
  • Experience building analytics products

This position reports to: Chief Product Officer

Location: Boulder, Denver, Remote Colorado preferred. Open to Remote in these states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Ohio, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Washington.

We understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable; and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of accountability impact, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We expect you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we're looking for.

About Sovrn

Sovrn provides products and services to thousands of online publishers to help them understand, operate and grow their business. Sovrn is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with offices in New York, San Diego and London. 

With thousands of customers deploying advertising, affiliate marketing, and data products across 40,000 websites, Sovrn reaches over 300 million active consumers across more than 11 billion pageviews every day. Sovrn has been a leader in online publisher technology since its founding and has been recognized by IAB, JICWEBS, and TAG for its role in combating fraud and promoting pro-transparency initiatives. Sovrn is dedicated to helping content creators do more of what they love, and less of what they don't.

Sovrn Core Values: Candid, Customer Empathy, Learning, Scrappy, Second Order Thinking

Compensation and Benefits

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate compensation range for this role in Boulder, Colorado is $146,000 to $166,000, including base salary and any related bonuses or commissions. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills and certifications.

Sovrn offers a full slate of benefits from competitive salaries, stock options, medical, dental and vision coverage, short and long term disability, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, flexible vacation, commuter benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, and a paid parental leave program.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Sovrn is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, parental or pregnancy status, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations will be made to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

Recruitment Agencies

Sovrn does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Sovrn employees. Sovrn is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About Sovrn

About us Sovrn believes content creators and publishers are the soul of the Internet. Their content is what makes the Internet great. That’s why we give content creators tools to make money, access to distribution and scale to grow their audience, and a massive data commons for extraordinary insights. At Sovrn we don’t just plug into the online advertising ecosystem. We own & operate a proprietary ad technology stack with direct connections to every major buyer in the world. Sovrn is headquartered in Boulder, Colo. with offices in Denver, New York and London.

Want to learn more about Sovrn? Visit Sovrn's website.