• Senior Publisher Development Manager MENA - Dubai

    Job Locations AE

    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.


    The Publisher Development Manager will be responsible for the development of Freewheel SSP publishers’ portfolio in the Middle East & North Africa.  

    The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with digital publishers, video ad platforms and/or ad networks, as well as a keen understanding of online advertising and related technologies.  S/he will have proven experience selling and promoting online ad solutions to publishers, particularly those with online video audiences.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Report to the Commercial Director and collaborate closely with the Demand Sales Manager

    • Identify, prospect and onboard new publisher partnerships across the MENA region

    • Establish solid relationships with the head of the publishers’ Account Management team to negotiate and develop publishers’ business on the platform

    • Develop revenue streams with existing clients and implement best practices across the clients’ portfolio

    • Perform quantitative/strategic analysis of potential partnership opportunities or existing ones

    • Assist ad operations on maintenance and optimization of publisher inventory monetization

    • Daily management of publisher inquiries and daily support facing the publisher accounts.

    • Track and evaluate metrics across publisher sites, as well as analyse metrics to determine overall trends and strategy


    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the online video/advertising/internet marketing field with at least 2 years of experience in working in a client-facing project manager capacity with publishers

    • Solid experience of the programmatic and video advertising ecosystems

    • Demonstrate a track record of exemplary project management skills

    • Understanding of online video industry, business models (ad-supported in particular) and digital technology platforms

    • Appetite for technology-based consulting

    • Value answering client questions in a highly timely manner and be able to clearly and concisely communicate program status to colleagues

    • Excellent communication (both written and verbal), negotiation and presentation skills

    • “Think out the box” attitude to simplify complex issues

    • Fluent in English. Fluency in Arabic would be highly appreciated

    • BA/BS required


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