Sr. Product Manager, Ad Formats (Remote)

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Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Yahoo employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Yahoo's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and AOL help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.
A Little About Us
Yahoo Preferred Network is a first-class global Native advertising platform that serves Native advertisements on Yahoo properties such as Yahoo Homepage, Sports, Finance, Mail, AOL and external publishers sites such as Apple, Microsoft and Samsung. The Gemini team is building next-generation technologies to enrich our advertiser and user experience through complex scalable ad platforms, with ever growing and interesting challenges; and to integrate and onboard with world class publishers such as Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, Fox News, Ebay, ESPN, ABCNews, and etc. We are key contributors to Yahoo's revenue and our product managers get to own and drive incremental contributions to the top line at Yahoo.
A Lot About You
We're looking for an impressive individual who is passionate about all aspects of product management, is innovative, highly organized, and communicates well with internal and external stakeholders. At Yahoo, PMs are responsible for creating a team culture that conceives, designs, and ships great products. You do this by modeling ownership and accountability, superb team leadership skills, humility, and curiosity. As a PM you understand, inspire, and focus your team(s) using great listening skills, influence abilities, and crisp, effective communication. You complement these skills with technical knowledge that informs your judgment regarding timelines, scope, quality, priorities, and trade-offs. In the end, you are the expert on how products are designed, used, measured, improved, and generate revenue. You support this expertise with a keen ability to break down large, complex problems into well-defined, manageable problems, and an ability to use data to inform your judgment.
Your Day
  • Work with advertisers, agencies, publishers and internal sales teams to learn their pain points and develop a roadmap of ad formats that improve ad performance and user engagement
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders, customers and designers about ad formats product ideas and feature requirements
  • Research and specify product requirements based on customer interactions, competitive analyses, and other data sources / analyses
  • Define product requirements/user stories and launching new product capabilities using Agile methodology
  • Conduct experiments and evaluate results based on KPIs that drive business growth and engagement
  • Work with engineering to understand the underlying technologies & trade-offs needed to put high quality solutions in place
  • Lead an agile engineering scrum team(s) to deliver value for customers quickly while iterating towards your long-term vision

You Must Have
  • An eye toward customer centricity
  • A passion for innovation
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to think independently.
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills (written, verbal)
  • 4+ years experience in a tech company in a related position
  • An ability to multitask, organize & lead complex projects, detail orientation, and be able to summarize
  • Experience delivering products using Agile / Scrum software development & Engineering practices
  • Experience working with teams (Marketing, Sales, Design, Research, Support, etc.) and GTM processes
  • A broad understanding of web & internet technologies, application development tech, and IT infrastructure
  • Bonus for experience with Machine learning concepts, understanding of the execution of machine learning algorithms and interpreting results

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( www.yahooinc.com/diversity/ ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
If hired for this position in Colorado, the compensation range for this position is between $105,375.00 - $175,625.00. The compensation may vary depending on your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include additional incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, plus equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, retirement, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act.
Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.
More Information on Yahoo
Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 237 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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