FreeWheel

  • Advisory Services Associate

    Job Locations UK-London
    Department
    Comcast International
  • ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

    FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, comprised of FreeWheel Publishers, FreeWheel Markets, and FreeWheel Advertisers – empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We power the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal – results for marketers.  With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Advisory Services team helps FreeWheel’s premium publisher and distributor clients solve some of their most complicated problems around building and growing their businesses.

    This is the perfect role if you like rolling up your sleeves and solving complicated, client-facing problems and you…

    • Enjoy thinking about how business problems connect to technical solutions
    • Want to become an expert in the business and technology behind the future of television
    • Want to work with the biggest names in the industry like MTG, Sky, Canal+ and Channel 4
    • Are looking for a fast-paced, entrepreneurial working environment that’s a leader in the television advertising technology space backed by one of the greatest media companies in the world

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Execute management and technology consulting projects with leading media companies, pay-TV operators and online publishers drawing on:

    1/ Your understanding how the role of the audience shapes what content is purchased, the structure of how it is delivered and the surrounding commercial models for the broadcast and online video business along with the challenges facing both the industry, content owners and distributors.

    2/ Your understanding of the advertising ecosystem in being able to accurately capture our client’s business drivers, and the translation of their strategy into the tactical. Having lived it is the ideal from forecasting and selling through to delivery and its tracking.

    • Gather and analyze data related to customer requirements, usage and best practices through qualitative interviews, quantitative data analysis and technical investigation. You will need to access data via APIs and perform analysis work locally with large data sets to be able to drive empirically-based decisions.
    • Provide hands-on guidance, problem solving and expertise to support FreeWheel clients connecting their business needs with an appropriate technical solution

    1/ Qualify the client’s business, sales and operations teams and how their needs translate into the detail of execution is key for us engendering business change

    2/ Architect and provide direct support for client’s API-level integration

     

    • Become an expert in the business and technology powering the future of television, fluent in online video business models, technology, and metrics
    • Our customers are across Europe and so may require travel up to 20% of the time.

    ABOUT YOU

    • Strong experience with a management consulting firm, television programmer, technology company, or media agency with client facing responsibilities.
    • Strong technical acumen and ability to quickly learn and problem solve against new technologies.
    • Having a data-aware understanding of digital advertising, media technology or ad-tech strongly preferred.
    • Adept at simplifying complex technical concepts to be digestible by a business audience; experience working as a liaison between business and technical stakeholders
    • Experience with ad sales strategy (order management technologies), ad operations (ad servers), delivery (online video platforms) and/or audience segmentation (CRM tools) is strongly preferred.
    • A self-starter who can proactively manage yourself against a robust workload with multiple concurrent projects and tight deadlines, from engagement design through execution.
    • Although part of a supportive team, ownership of your workload across multiple client’s priorities requires an effective framework and the drive to use it.

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