Feb 5, 2012

Advertising Operations Executive - YAHOO Egypt Careers

Job Description 

Advertising Operations Executive
 

Job Number:

 039041 

Primary Location

: Egypt-Egypt-Cairo   

Description

  
Yahoo! Overview:
Yahoo! is a true web pioneer - founded 15 years ago to help people makes sense of the internet. Today, across the globe, over 550 million people use Yahoo! every month. As the web has expanded we’ve continued to build innovative and imaginative experiences that are uniquely Yahoo! We do it each and every day and you could too. Now’s the time to show the world what you’ve got. Put your ideas to work and help half a billion people get more from the internet than they every imagined.
 
Department Overview:
The EMEA Advertising (Ad) Operations team is responsible for the successful execution of multifaceted advertising campaigns across the Yahoo! network on behalf of our clients. Team members are responsible for coordinating the scheduling of campaigns, working closely with the Sales, Client services teams and Clients to ensure smooth execution and delivery of ad campaigns.
 
Responsibilities:
Campaign set up 
• Receive and check advertising creative material from advertisers and ad agencies 
• Co-ordinate scheduling of campaigns 
• Working closely with finance to ensure that revenue is recognised accurately
Campaign management 
• Creative swaps and revisions 
• Monitoring ad campaign status, ensuring campaign delivers according to contract 
• Performance optimisation and campaign revisions
Customer service 
• Frequent liaison with clients and agencies to chase up advertising creative and answer queries etc. 
• Daily liaison with sales team to ensure smooth progression of ad campaigns and feedback to sales person as to campaign performance 
• Provision of excellent all round customer support for sales teams and advertisers
 
Requirements:
• Must be organised with a keen eye for detail 
• Must be numerical and accurate 
• It is essential that the individual is able to work under their own initiative demonstrating their ability to prioritise workload and juggle multiple tasks 
• Excellent administrative, communication and inter-personal skills 
• Must enjoy working in a pressurised and fast-paced media sales environment 
• Positive attitude is a must 
• Must be reliable, approachable, confident and flexible 
• Must be a team player 
• Must be able to speak English, Arabic and one other European language beneficial (Spanish, French, Italian or German)
• Should have some knowledge of the Internet 
• Should have some knowledge of Microsoft Office applications 
• HTML/rich media knowledge/experience would be an advantage but not necessary 
• Minimum of 1-year trafficking experience is beneficial
 

Search Account Specialist UK Market - YAHOO Egypt Careers



Search Account Specialist( UK Market )

Job Number:

 

 1143584 

Primary Location

: Egypt-Egypt-Cairo   

Description


Team Overview


The Search Account Specialist team is responsible for supporting Search Sales teams
in EMEA, owning key areas of clients’ services.


The Search Account Specialist will work in partnership with Search Account Managers
and Creative Strategists to ensure world-class services to our Search Premium advertisers.

Responsibilities

Account administration duties- These would include among others:
§  Create accounts and insertion orders
§  Process accounts’ adjustments/refunds
§  Verify credit/budget for advertisers’ campaigns

Search Creative tasks - These would include among others:
§  Work with creative strategists to develop proposals, expand and
optimise search marketing campaigns
§  Create new advertisers’ campaigns, analysing and converting third-party files
§  Prepare category/marketplace/landscape analysis

Reporting - This would include among others:
§  Data Analysis - monitoring data and reports to find opportunities/risks within
clients’ portfolio
§  Generation of reports (ad hoc and/or scheduled), mainly around advertisers’ activity and performance
§  Assistance in preparing client-facing presentation and business review decks
§  Prepare campaigns and keywords forecasts

Escalation management
§  Reactively and proactively address clients’ issues by managing key parts of the escalation 
process (editorial, traffic or user interface issues)


Requirements

Marketing knowledge, preferably in the online industry
Fluency in the English language – One of the following European languages a plus: 
French, German, Italian or Spanish
Must have a keen eye for details
Must be able to work under their own initiative demonstrating their ability to prioritise 
workload and juggle multiple tasks
Able to thrive within a team dynamic
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills 
Strong team player
Excellent administrative and organisational skills and computer proficiency 
(Excel and Powerpoint).
Strong analytical skills
Experience in a goal driven and fast-paced environment preferred
Availability to work on European working hours (Mon to Fri)
Experience in customer facing roles is a plus


Competencies

Critical and analytical mind
Excel expertise
Execution-oriented
Prioritisation skills
Customer-focused

Search Account Specialist UK Market - YAHOO Egypt Careers

Job Description 

Search Account Specialist ( UK Market )

Job Number:

 1143546 

Primary Location

: Egypt-Egypt-Cairo   

Description

 
Team Overview

The Search Account Specialist team is responsible for supporting Search Sales 
teams in EMEA, owning key areas of clients’ services.

The Search Account Specialist will work in partnership with Search Account Managers
and Creative Strategists to ensure world-class services to our Search Premium advertisers.

Responsibilities

Account administration duties- These would include among others:
§  Create accounts and insertion orders
§  Process accounts’ adjustments/refunds
§  Verify credit/budget for advertisers’ campaigns

Search Creative tasks - These would include among others:
§  Work with creative strategists to develop proposals, expand and optimise search marketing campaigns
§  Create new advertisers’ campaigns, analysing and converting third-party files
§  Prepare category/marketplace/landscape analysis

Reporting - This would include among others:
§  Data Analysis - monitoring data and reports to find opportunities/risks within clients’ portfolio
§  Generation of reports (ad hoc and/or scheduled), mainly around advertisers’ activity and performance
§  Assistance in preparing client-facing presentation and business review decks
§  Prepare campaigns and keywords forecasts

Escalation management
§  Reactively and proactively address clients’ issues by managing key parts of the 
escalation process (editorial, traffic or user interface issues)


Requirements

Marketing knowledge, preferably in the online industry
Fluency in the English language – One of the following European languages a plus: 
French, German, Italian or Spanish
Must have a keen eye for details
Must be able to work under their own initiative demonstrating their ability to prioritise 
workload and juggle multiple tasks
Able to thrive within a team dynamic
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills 
Strong team player
Excellent administrative and organisational skills and computer proficiency 
(Excel and Powerpoint).
Strong analytical skills
Experience in a goal driven and fast-paced environment preferred
Availability to work on European working hours (Mon to Fri)
Experience in customer facing roles is a plus


Competencies

Critical and analytical mind
Excel expertise
Execution-oriented
Prioritisation skills
Customer-focused


EMEA Advertising Operations Executive - YAHOO Egypt Careers

Job Description 

EMEA Advertising Operations Executive

Job Number:

 1143494 

Primary Location

: Egypt-Egypt-Cairo   

Description

 
Yahoo! Overview:

Yahoo! is a true web pioneer - founded 16 years ago to help people makes sense of the internet. Today, across the globe, over 550 million people use Yahoo! every month. As the web has expanded we’ve continued to build innovative and imaginative experiences that are uniquely Yahoo! We do it each and every day and you could too. Now’s the time to show the world what you’ve got. Put your ideas to work and help half a billion people get more from the internet than they every imagined.

Department Overview: 

Responsibilities:
Campaign set up
• Order generation 
• Receive and check creative material from advertisers and ad agencies 
• Co-ordinate scheduling of campaigns 
• Working closely with finance to ensure that revenue is recognised accurately
Campaign management
• Creative swaps and revisions 
• Monitoring impressions (page views) and revenue status of ad campaigns, ensuring campaign delivers according to contract 
• Performance optimisation and makegoods 
Customer service
• Frequent liaison with clients and agencies to chase up creative and answer queries etc. 
• Daily liaison with sales team to ensure smooth progression of ad campaigns and feedback to sales person as to campaign performance 
• Provision of excellent all round customer support for sales teams and advertisers

Requirements:
• Must be organised with a keen eye for detail 
• Must be numerical and accurate 
• It is essential that the individual is able to work under their own initiative demonstrating their ability to prioritise workload and juggle multiple tasks 
• Excellent administrative, communication and inter-personal skills 
• Must enjoy working in a pressurised and fast-paced media sales environment 
• Positive attitude is a must 
• Must be reliable, approachable, confident and flexible 
• Must be a team player 
• Must be fluent in both English and   TBC
• Enthusiastic about working with sales team 
• Should have some knowledge of the Internet 
• Should have some knowledge of Microsoft Office applications 
• HTML/rich media knowledge/experience would be an advantage but not necessary 
• Some trafficking experience is beneficial


Pricing Manager Y - YAHOO Egypt Careers

Job Description 

Pricing Manager Y!
 

Job Number:

 1242344 

Primary Location

: Egypt-Egypt-Cairo   

Description

 
Job Title: Pricing Manager – Middle East
Department: NYM
Location: Cairo
Level: IC4
Job Spec for Posting –

Yahoo! Overview:

Yahoo! is a true web pioneer - founded 17 years ago to help people make sense of the internet. Today, across the globe, over 700 million people use Yahoo! every month. As the web expands we continue to build innovative and imaginative experiences that are uniquely Yahoo! We do it each and every day and you could too. Now’s the time to show the world what you’ve got. Put your ideas to work and help half a billion people get more from the internet than they ever imagined.

Department Overview:

The Network Yield Management team sits at the intersection of Sales, Finance, Consumer and Ad Product business units to improve yield and drive revenue growth on behalf of the Yahoo! EMEA Display and Search advertising business.

Role Overview:

This role will focus on pricing support for the Yahoo!’s display advertising business in the Middle East. This person will be responsible for monitoring and analyzing rates, managing yield, taking charge for pricing approvals and providing pricing analytics. The role will also include implementing and enforcing policies and programs relevant to achieving the highest revenue across Yahoo! properties, managed Partner inventory and 3rd party inventory buys.

This person will also be responsible to build a bottom-up picture of inventory monetization, interpreting historical trends, ensuring accurate supply forecasting. With a detailed understanding of the inventory mix, the candidate will be expected to identify new revenue opportunities and to drive initiatives that help Yahoo! to realize these revenue streams.

In addition to analytics, this person will also have to work with multiple Sales teams, located mostly in offices in the Middle-East to influence deal negotiations ensuring effective inventory monetization.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and enforcing the rate cards analytically and operationally in the Middle-East
  • Developing opportunity assessments and opportunity cost analyses to weigh tradeoffs
  • Conducting business analysis and proactively identifying upside opportunities with current approaches
  • Owning commercial assessment of Y! Studio deals
  • Providing account-level analyses on commercial opportunities
  • Implementing business rules and policies related to pricing
  • Auditing existing business rules and programs and identifying improvement opportunities

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree with a focus on business, economics, engineering, computer science, math, or related quantitative discipline
  • Experience in inventory/yield management, business consulting, economics, or other highly quantitative fields
  • Work experience in the Middle East region and local language skills will be required
  • Experience with online media and auction-based marketplaces a plus but not required
  • Self-starter with the desire to work in a challenging, fast-paced, and unstructured environment
  • Ability to distil and communicate results of complex analyses clearly and effectively
  • Solid understanding of business practices and effective business process
  • Strong proficiency in Excel is a critical requirement
  • High degree of professionalism, integrity, and a collaborative team player
  • Quick learner

Summary of Role:

The Network Yield Management function at large sits between many stakeholders, with strategic responsibility for improving yield as well as day-to-day operating responsibilities for managing pricing and inventory utilization. 

The Pricing Manager will take the lead on pricing analytics and deal approvals focusing on the Middle East. This person will have to act upon the guidelines of the rate cards and will be working with local and global sales teams influencing annual and ad-hoc commercial deals. By developing a deep understanding of advertiser and agency behaviour (purchase cycles, marketing objectives, buying patterns, product mix), the Pricing Manager will have to drive initiatives to maximise advertising revenues in these fast growing markets.

This person will be able to deep dive into very unstructured transactional data and build an overarching picture of inventory monetisation, identify new opportunities and drive initiatives to fulfil these potential new revenue streams.

This candidate must be very analytical and detail oriented (managing complex models derived from multiple data inputs); however, they must also have very strong communications skills. Prior work experience in the Middle East is a must in order to effectively interact with local sales and product teams.

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