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Platform Solutions

Closing date
23 May 2022

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Marketing & PR
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Full Time
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Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, toshopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. Forpartners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive moremeaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

Job Description: Platform Solutions (EN)

Platform Solutions Specialist (UK)

The Platform Solutions team supports the commercial development of Yahoo's DSP technology, and is accountable for client education, client onboarding and DSP activation.

The Platform Solutions team is responsible for driving the adoption and expansion across all MSA customers, this is achieved through providing valued services and flawless execution while supporting end-to-end projects that improve/enhance the platform experience for our valued clients. This role would suit an ambitious and highly motivated individual, one who is capable of both strategic thinking and consultative tactical insight.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Handle the day-to-day DSP trading requests from our agency partners, and actively support the more senior members of the team.
  • Become a trading expert on the Yahoo DSP.
  • Supportive role in our DSP Customer Training & Onboarding programme and continuous client knowledge development.
  • Support any hands-on-keyboard campaign management requests when needed.
  • Attend regular client office hours, assist with new client onboarding, and support self-service and managed-service activations.
  • Help drive adoption of new platform functionality, position new inventory and data sources.
  • Be an expert with respect to optimisation, strategy and performance and be able to communicate these to equivalent levels at an Agency or Brand Direct.
  • Establish client best practices, recommend tools, and develop new processes to help the customer relationship scale.
  • Help troubleshoot any client issues and escalate internally to the appropriate teams.

Key experience and skills include:
  • Worked in advertising technology solutions for 1+ years, preferably with programmatic buying or planning experience.
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of the programmatic landscape.
  • Good track record in developing relationships with key Internal and external stakeholders.
  • A passion for online media is essential, preferably with experience in programmatic trading.
  • Entrepreneurial, with an ability to work well independently, prioritise multiple tasks, meet deadlines, demonstrating initiative and a strong work ethic.
  • Numerate with a good level of knowledge of MS Office packages, particularly Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Degree qualified and motivated with a can-do attitude and a hunger for delivering results.

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.
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