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Account Manager - Programmatic - Paris

Account Strategy/Management

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Outbrain is seeking a Paris based Account Manager to join our quickly growing French team. We work on consulting and delivering promoted content campaigns for brands and their agencies and publishers - such as Red Bull, Peugeot, La Redoute, Air France, Cisco, Publicis, GroupM, Le Figaro and L’Equipe.

More specifically, the Account Manager will be responsible for working on all operational parts of the promoted content campaign to ensure delivery and performance. This includes the full cycle from the planning stages with the client and the Outbrain sales representatives, to the set up and launch, optimisation and performance reporting. You will be supporting the sales team in delivering strategic direction to help clients reach their content marketing objectives using the Outbrain solutions.

Aiming to facilitate native advertising at scale, Outbrain opened its native ad inventory to programmatic buying since mid 2017, and is today seriously accelerating on RTB. Consequently, you will have do special focus on developing our relationship with programmatic actors (Agency Trading Desk, Trading Desk, 3rd party technology partners…)

Outbrain provides a fun, fast-paced, hard working culture, built on top performance. We offer a competitive package, including basic salary, performance related bonus, private healthcare, travel, gym subsidiary and some free lunches!

Your first year should look like this:

  • In your first month, you should find your bearings, get to know your team, do a deep dive into our Amplify product and start to build key relationships externally.
  • After three months, you’ll have mastered our technology and tools and you’ll be building on new business opportunities via optimisation, cross selling and upselling. Additionally, you’ll feedback to product management on features that would provide partners with additional value.
  • After six months, you will have ownership of a patch and be working closely with cross-functional teams including marketing and sales planning
  • By the end of your first year, you’ll be an essential part of the French Account Management team, using your knowledge and expertise to provide first class support and account management to top tier brands and their agencies whilst also using your strategic insight and learnings from the environment, further become an external evangelist of content marketing across the web.

We are looking for evidence of :

  • At least 2 years professional experience, e.g. in programmatic advertising or as a manager / planner in a digital-oriented agency
  • Good knowledge of Programmatic Advertising, Video, RTB, DSPs, SSPs, DMPs, Bid Manager, AdServing
  • Experience with Native Advertising or Native Programmatic is a plus
  • Capacity to manage the whole of Outbrains campaign workflow: preparation, upload, kick-off call, follow-up, daily optimisations, reporting & campaign analysis
  • Be a key contact for all buyers (advertisers and agencies)
  • Proven ability and desire to interface with clients both remotely and face to face to provide timely, consistent and accurate support and account management
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Possessing a technical aptitude and a desire to learn the intricacies of the Outbrain system and to leverage that knowledge to help clients with support issues
  • Analytical ability to monitor and identify trends in performance metrics and data
  • Ability to proactively influence and work with high profile clients independently and within a team environment.

Competitive salary, job based in Paris 08th. This is a fantastic opportunity with a fast-paced award-winning company.

Applicants to submit both a Cover Letter and Resume in English.




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