Media Partner Success Manager
Chicago, IL 
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At IRI, we deliver growth to clients based on big data-our predictive analytics and forward-thinking insights help CPG, OTC, health care, retailers, and media companies remain relentlessly relevant, capture marketing share, connect with consumers, and deliver market-leading growth. The convergence of our proprietary, on-demand cloud-based technology and our client-focused colleagues leads to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.

For IRI colleagues, we focus on the moments that matter. From meaningful work and impact to continuous improvement we challenge ourselves to grow both professionally and personally. You'll feel a true sense of connection and purpose in your work and will craft the direction of your career in a highly personalized way. No matter the department you join, you'll find yourself constantly growing and developing the skills of the future to deliver client growth. We believe in the undeniable strength that diverse people, culture, thought and skill bring to our business, our clients, our people and our communities. We are committed to nurturing a dynamic culture that embraces and celebrates openness, collaboration, creativity, equity, inclusivity and growth for all.

What will I be doing?

In this role, you will manage and/or assist with managing relationships with technology platforms (DSP, DMP and on-boarders). Armed with your technical and communication skills, knowledge of the Addressable media ecosystem and IRI's products and solutions (which you will learn), you will be focused on enabling IRI's CPG Media Team Leads to drive solutions and revenue by facilitating the onboarding of IRI Audience data, supporting in-flight optimization through data linkages and providing overall support to create a friction free environment for internal IRI teams, the end CPG client and the DSP.

This role is centered on driving cross-functional collaboration with the purpose of integrating different technology partners, products and processes. Further and most importantly, you will be at the center of orchestrating technology, data and sales - playing a critical role in the day-to-day operations for our Group.

Job Responsibilities?

  • As part of this role, you will be tasked with leveraging your technical skills, communication skills and knowledge of the Addressable media ecosystem to enable IRI's CPG Media Team Leads to drive revenue through facilitating the onboarding of IRI Audience data and supporting in-flight optimization campaigns through data linkages across key DSPs, DMPs and on-boarders.
  • Through a deep understanding of IRI's products and solutions, knowledge of partner technology platforms, and your relationship with said technology platforms - you will provide support to IRI's CPG Media Client Leads to drive IRI solutions, engendering a friction free environment for internal IRI teams, the end CPG client and the technology platform.
  • In working with the IRI Media teams and technology platforms, you will identify information and process gaps, and subsequently develop (and broadly share) collateral and/or processes that bridge these gaps thus facilitating high performance across the team.
  • You will also be accountable for analyzing usage of IRI Audience data as reported by individual partners by leveraging Excel, Excel pivot tables and developing PowerPoint presentations. This strategic responsibility offers IRI Management visibility into the health of IRI's Audience business and purposeful decision making.
  • Collaborating across a variety of functional teams within IRI's Media Center of Excellence will be a core component of this role.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years' experience working with an Agency and or DSP/DMP - specifically in an Ad-Ops or "enablement" role. Must have comprehensive knowledge of the workings and inter-relationship of the digital ecosystem.
    • Hands-on experience in platforms such as The Trade Desk, DV360, or other media trading platforms (either from a trading perspective or analytics/management standpoint)
    • Extensive experience interacting with and driving results from digital media platform contacts (such as LiveRamp)
  • Expert knowledge in leveraging data sets to assess performance and grow product offerings
  • Proven experience navigating complex organizational environments, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to pay attention to the detail and simplify complex technical processes for colleagues is critical
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills with the ability to make executive level presentations.
  • Strong Excel skills including use of pivot tables to convey technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Self-motivation, a hunger to learn and keeping ones cool in a fast-paced environment will be key to success.

About Us

As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world's largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically-advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more

Our Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefit package (health, paid time off, 401(k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, virtual doctor access, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.

Our Culture
We're thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new "aha moments!" by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal development, Executional excellence, Client growth, Innovation and creativity.

IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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