Lead, Media Solutions Account Manager

| Austin, TX, USA | Hybrid
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Lead, Media Solutions & Account Manager at Realtor.com (View all jobs)
Location : Austin, TX
News Corp is currently looking for a Lead Media Solutions & Account Manager to join our Consumer Media team to support one of the largest real estate websites, realtor.com®.
This role requires an individual who can successfully manage several projects at once, and play a big role in strategy development. Efficiency, accuracy, attention to detail, and flexibility are an absolute must and is critical to the success of this role. Excellent organizational, communication, and project management skills are key, as well as the ability to assess priorities and complete assignments in a timely and thorough manner. Candidate must feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and interfacing with all levels within our organization and with our customers.
What you'll do:

  • Yield Management & Reporting
    • Work with national sales and account management teams to optimize ad unit sell through across all ad products
    • Work with the product team to iterate on products that have low sell through
    • Expert understanding of viewability metrics, STR, & CTR
    • Monitor under delivery of guaranteed campaigns and work with account management to optimize
  • Pricing Strategy
    • Ownership of Media Rate Card
    • Determine price strategy (CPC, CPM, Sponsorship, e.g.) for all new products
    • Create & price packages/bundles of ad products
  • Industry & Client Specific Insights
    • Review industry performance benchmarks and analyze our performance in relation
    • Help with client brand lift and case studies
  • Account Management
    • Manage a small set of key custom accounts from the proposal stage, to campaign flighting, delivery, optimizations, billing, and wrap-up reports. (Traditional Account Management functions)
    • Provide campaign status reporting to clients and sales teams. Analyze internal or third-party reports and indicate where campaigns are at risk of under-delivery
    • Work with finance at the end of all campaigns to provide reports and actual revenue numbers
    • Work with News Corp media teams for large-scale campaigns that may include traditional media
    • Work with pre-sales and account managers on creating proposals/media plans in response to Agency/Client RFP's (Request for Proposals) as needed.

How we work:
We balance creativity and innovation on a foundation of in-person collaboration. For most roles, our employees work three or more days in our offices, where they have the opportunity to collaborate in-person, adding richness to our culture and knitting us closer together.
What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of online Account Management media experience, with advertising agency experience required
  • Experience with ad serving technologies GAM/DFP and Order Management Systems such as PIO.
  • Ability to troubleshoot delivery issues
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (formulas, vlookups, pivot tables) and Google G-Suite. Demonstrates proficiency in mathematical calculations and spreadsheet-based analysis
  • Ability to manage, collect, and integrate online advertising reporting data from multiple sources, including sites, ad-servers, and other sources
  • A strong team player who is committed to client results and can see the "big picture"
  • Ideal candidates must have the desire to learn and a strong work ethic, as well as the ability to understand complex concepts and the willingness to go above and beyond to get the job done.
  • Candidates must be able to effectively work on several projects simultaneously and be able to work independently.
  • Strong organizational and adapting skills - able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, while handling multiple projects simultaneously and management of employees
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, passion, and strong interest in online advertising
  • Possesses both analytical and creative thinking skills, key to developing successful media plans for clients

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working on custom, and branded content
  • Experience with Brand Lift Studies
  • Experience setting up Programmatic RFP requests and activating PMP highly desired
  • Prior people-management experience (no direct reports at this time, however, the desire to manage/mentor is a plus)

Do the best work of your life at Realtor.com®
Here, you'll partner with a diverse team of experts as you use leading-edge tech to empower everyone to meet a crucial goal: finding their way home. And you'll find your way home too. People are our foundation-the core that drives us passionately forward. At Realtor.com®, you'll bring your full self to work as you innovate with speed, serve our consumers, and champion your teammates. In return we'll provide you with a warm, welcoming, and inclusive culture; intellectual challenges; and the development opportunities you need to grow.
Diversity is important to us, therefore, Realtor.com® is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Realtor.com® will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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An Insider's view of Realtor.com

How does your team reward individual success?

We reward success through recognition and appreciation. We often celebrate wins loudly and with fun events. It's one of the best parts of our culture!


Consumer Experience Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about how we're scaling our outreach to consumers which allows us to help more people every day. Not only that, but I love the pace we have in testing new consumer experiences!


Senior Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve been with Realtor.com for exactly one year and I’ve grown a great deal. I’ve expanded my literacy from AWS to Python to React Native and been mentored all along the way.


Senior Software Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

With 100 million unique users to Realtor.com a month, we play a leading role in the world's largest real estate network, sitting uniquely in this position of big data, while still being a mid-sized company that is able to democratize the information throughout the business. It’s an incredible position to be in.


Vice President, Product Management

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Our consumer success model is best in class, yet we continuously strive to build even better services and products for for the Realtor.com consumer.


Senior Training Manager

What are Realtor.com Perks + Benefits

Realtor.com Benefits Overview

You have an important role to play at Realtor.com—one that impacts the way everyone finds home. That’s why our culture is deeply rooted in both enabling and celebrating your skills, knowledge, and excellence. From a comprehensive array of benefits to inclusive Employee Resource Groups and tailored learning and development opportunities, we’ll give you what you need to set and exceed your most ambitious professional goals.

Volunteer in local community
We love our neighbors and think it important to give back to those in need. Our employees come together to volunteer and donate to local and national causes near and dear to their hearts.
Partners with nonprofits
From our volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity to our employee charitable gift matching per employee, our commitment to our communities is unwavering.
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Flexible work schedule
Austin Tech Center employees have flexible start and end times.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mandatory company-wide training on Inclusive leadership and inclusive culture.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Our Employee Resource Groups invite our employees as they bring their whole, authentic selves to work and engage with one another in taking action to build a more diverse and inclusive work space.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Unbiased candidate sourcing, diverse candidate pools and removal of referral source data in support of unbiased candidate selection is our approach.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability insurance
Realtor.com offers both short term and long term disability programs upon your date of hire at no cost to you.
Dental insurance
Realtor.com® offers two dental plans through Aetna. The Aetna Dental PPO allows flexibility to see in and out-of-network providers, while the Aetna Dental DMO is a low-cost, in-network only plan.
Vision insurance
Vision coverage is available through the Aetna Vision Preferred plan. It offers coverage for a variety of services both in and out-of-network.
Health insurance
For the 2021 plan year, there is a choice of four medical plans offered through Aetna and Kaiser.
Life insurance
Realtor.com® provides life insurance coverage for both Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment for all eligible employees.
Pet insurance
Coverage is available for accidents, illnesses and preventive care.
Wellness programs
Employees can access unlimited, on-demand, and personalized streaming videos on the topics of exercise, mindfulness, nutrition, sleep, and financial well-being.
Mental health benefits
News Corp and realtor.com provide a variety of choices for serving and supporting your emotional wellbeing needs.
Transgender health care benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
At realtor.com®, there are two retirement saving accounts available; the Traditional 401(k) and the Roth 401(k). You may choose to contribute to either plan to participate in the employer matching.
401(K) matching
The News Corp 401(k) Savings Plan provides a matching program of 100% of the first 1% and 50% of the next 5% to help you make the most of your money.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Realtor.com offers charitable gift matching of up to $500 per employee annually.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
A dependent care FSA reimburses you for eligible child and adult care expenses such as day care, before/after school care, nursery school, preschool, and summer day camp.
Generous parental leave
Paid Parental Leave to include bonding, adoption, & surrogacy (20 weeks for primary caregivers and 4 weeks for secondary caregivers)
Family medical leave
There may come a time when you need to begin a leave of absence to cover needs such as disability, caregiver leave, Family Member Leave Act (FMLA). MetLife will be your main point of contact.
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Annual events including friends and family members are a company highlight.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Realtor.com reimburses up to $5,000 annually, for graded courses/degree programs from accredited institutes. We also offer 50% reimbursement up to $2500 per year for job skill programs/certifications.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our HomeGrown Mentoring Program is available for all full time employees.
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training

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