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Product Manager, Ad Delivery

| Greater NYC Area
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As part of JW Player’s Ad Products team, you will create and drive a product strategy that ensures peak performance and efficient monetization at scale for publishers leveraging the JW Player video player. You will own the Ad Plugins, Ad Scheduling, implementation of Ad Standards, and all strategies for successful ad delivery. You will work alongside your product team members, business strategists, designers, engineers and data scientists to help our customers build successful businesses within the video ecosystem while solving some of the most challenging and complex problems facing online video advertising today.

In this role, you will:

  • Help define a product vision and roadmap for the video player’s advertising delivery products (IMA SDK, VAST plugin, Freewheel, etc.)
  • Work with industry organizations such as the Internet Advertising Bureau to drive standards
  • Identify and create the right partnerships that improve ad delivery (e.g., fraud vendors)
  • Develop a deep understanding of and evangelize the impact and value of your products’ capabilities and feature set
  • Define, monitor, and report to the executive team on the effectiveness of ad delivery
  • Lead internal trainings to promote operational efficiency and customer success for your product
  • Research and analyze customer asks, customer data, market trends, and the competition to help drive prioritization, product decisioning and opportunities in the video ad delivery space
  • Work with multiple stakeholders, both internal (sales, marketing, product, engineering, etc) and external (customers, partners) to gather and prioritize product/feature requirements
  • Review and write product requirements & functional specifications to communicate and guide product development
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers, UX/UI Designers and Engineering teams to deliver fully integrated products
  • Set and share goals with engineering partners and prioritize features, improvements, and bugs within the product backlog; participate in recurring scrum ceremonies
  • Lead the planning, execution, and success of each product that goes to market


  • 5+ years of product management or related experience
  • Passion for the ad tech industry and the standards set by the IAB and other international groups
  • Motivated self starter with a proven track record of taking products to market from conception to launch in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills with the ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Experience with the agile product process from the product management perspective, either as a product manager/owner or as a product-managing engineer
  • Familiarity with JS, CSS, HTML

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with IAB Video Protocols (VAST, oRTB, VMAP, VPAID, OMID)
  • Experience with online video playback technology
  • Experience with the ad tech ecosystem
  • Experience with reporting and implementation dashboards and workflows

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Eindhoven, and was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.jwplayer.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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JW Player is located off the 33rd St. 6 stop in the heart of it all in midtown Manhattan.

What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
For many of our roles, hitting goals and surpassing expectations net rewards!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
JW Player makes every effort to create a diverse and inclusive environment for our team members, including company sponsored events like our annual Inspire: Women in Tech & monthly Fireside Chats!

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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