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Senior Director, Data / Publisher

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Sojern

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Singapore City, SG

Description

Want to join a company on the cutting edge of technology and travel? Want to be part of a fantastic and fun company that’s revolutionizing the online travel advertising space?

Built on a decade of expertise analyzing the complete traveler path to purchase, Sojern drives travelers from dream to destination. The company delivered $13B in bookings for its clients to date by activating multi-channel branding and performance solutions on the Sojern Traveler Platform.

Recognized on the Top Company Cultures list by Entrepreneur Magazine, Sojern is headquartered in San Francisco, with teams based in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, New York, Omaha, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, and Istanbul.

 

The role: 

Sojern is seeking an experienced professional in travel and advertising technology to help us grow the company’s data footprint, acquisition and partnerships across the APAC (“APAC”) region. 

The Senior Director, Data / Publisher will help enhance our supply strategy and expand publisher and data coverage in APAC.  The ideal candidate will be a strategic, creative thinker with a passion for data and technology. Ability to work independently and cross-functionally.

This role is responsible for identifying, negotiating, contracting, and managing relationships with C-level executives in the ad tech and travel industry.

 

  • Build and refine the supply strategy to drive performance for our ad campaigns.

  • Develop and execute platform and publisher acquisitions for increased supply to deliver outcomes.

  • Acquire new data partners to enhance our travel intent data globally and region.

  • Lead a team focused on establishing and growing publisher relationships and analyzing inventory usage and performance.

  • Partner with our APAC commercial team to identify customer inventory needs including market specific requirements.

  • Partner with product marketing and marketing to develop the go to market plans for Sojern’s publisher effort.

  • Pitch and close exchanges and publishers on partnering with Sojern to gain preferred and discounted access to high quality inventory.

  • Analyse data to improve quality across partners

  • Influence our bidding strategy by working closely with our Analyst and Data Science teams.

  • Travel across the APAC region frequently and the USA occasionally

 

What you bring to the table:

  • 10-12 years AdTech industry experience including 3-5 years in programmatic experience in APAC.

  • Proven experience leading large regional and/or global teams.

  • Strong understanding of and existing relationships with ad exchanges such as Google, AppNexus, Rubicon and OpenX. 

  • Solid negotiation skills and understanding of legal contracts a must.

  • Solid understanding of travel industry & data acquisition contracting and complex strategic partnerships negotiations.

  • Proficiency in English and Japanese language ability to handle the Japanese market is a plus.

  • Experience in publisher sales with established relationships.

  • Experience in analyzing data, identifying trends and formulating recommendations.

  • Technical skills preferred include DV 360 or similar DSP, SSP, DMP, MS Excel, Tableau and Salesforce.com.   

 

Perks:

  • Culture: Strong core business values, focus on teamwork, vibrant, social and fun environment

  • Snacks: Variety of snacks in office

  • Opportunities: Be part of a growing team with training and support to help you grow

  • Give Back: We give 40 hours a year to volunteer and organize office volunteer programs with local organizations

  • Competitive Localized Benefits

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects

  • IATA travel discount

  • Time Off: 20 vacation days per annum

 

At Sojern, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. 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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