Product Manager, Advertising Insights

Bellevue, WA, United States
Expedia Expedia Media Solutions is dedicated to building creative media partnerships for travel advertisers enabling them to use Expedia's network of leading travel brands and global sites. We have revolutionized the way brands reach and connect with online travel consumers, emerging as a leader in online advertising sales among travel and e-commerce brands. With a growing product portfolio offering a multitude of advertising and sponsorship opportunities, our Media Solutions team at Expedia has crafted a viable marketing platform for advertising partners to reach the 78 million worldwide monthly unique visitors that visit Expedia Group sites. Are you an ambitious, analytical and creative product manager eager to help our team optimize revenue and build a suite of insights for our advertising customers? If so, you will set the strategic direction for producing and communicating advertiser and business performance, partner with engineering, BI architects and data scientists to source essential data, and implement revenue optimization tests based on advanced quantitative analysis. You will also work closely with UX, operations and sales to draw out information and build intuitive advice to make life easier for our customers, the global sales organization and the global supply organization. You will thrive in an ambiguous environment by being self-directed, resourceful and by applying your creative problem-solving skills to move quickly from ideation to implementation and/or resolution, with a detailed understanding and data-based reasoning. Because this role is inherently cross-functional, you will use your collaboration skills to influence other teams and achieve successful outcomes for the business. You will demonstrate a bias to action, and the ability to juggle many small projects successfully while maintaining a strategic view of the Media Solutions business. What you will do: You will establish product vision, business goals, and product roadmap, taking an iterative approach Work with BI developers, analytics managers, data scientists and UX teams to solve problems, uncover insights and communicate them in an actionable and intuitive manner You will partner with stakeholders to gather and implement requirements to build a data and reporting platform for a world-class ad serving solution Collaborate with product, data science, engineering, and analytics teams across the organization to design solutions for most efficient monetization of top-of-sort placements You will balance trade-offs between cost, time to market, strategic alignment and return on investment Identify new opportunities and work with business leaders to come up with creative and mutually beneficial solutions to business problems You will actively provide sales with product support required to win new business and turn sales requests into sellable products that enhance the customer experience Engage with engineering teams to plan and deploy product features You will present strategy and roadmap to internal partners at a senior level Who you are: You have 5+ years relevant work experience in online advertising and/or product development Experience in travel or web technology is a plus You possess communication expertise, capable of interacting across all levels of the organization and with external partners Strong eye for detail, with a natural tendency to dig deep to thoroughly understand an issue before recommending a solution You have validated analytical and quantitative skills, with a demonstrated ability to use numbers and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes; experience with financial modeling and statistics is an advantage Shown ability to work with multiple internal organizations requiring clear communication, evangelism and compromise You have worked directly with UX, sales, engineering, analytics and operations teams Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred Why join us: Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. As the world's travel platform, we're made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so. Whether you're applying to engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®. Expedia is committed to creating a versatile work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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