General information

Agency: Initiative

Job Function: Project Management

Location: Los Angeles, United States

Job Ref#: 10445

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

Rufus, Amazon's media agency of record, is seeking a Program Manager to lead media measurement data collection and transfer efforts across multiple countries. In this role you will be responsible for working with your media counterparts, to gather, package and ship the measurement data files, on a scheduled delivery. Attention to detail is critical as data quality is paramount in addition to timeliness. You will be required to co-ordinate and manage a multitude of stakeholders within the Rufus agency, 3rd parties and Amazon. Client-facing experience is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manager Rufus-Amazon's data and measurement program, including MMM-type data, across multiple countries
  • Ensure that data files meet acceptance criteria
  • Be responsible for meeting the "on time, first time right" KPI for data delivery via S3
  • Oversee feature enhancements and updates to data program technologies, proactively raise areas for improvement in addition to user requests 
  • Provide measurement and tools training to countries/markets within your scope of work and new Amazon lines of business and countries as they arose
  • Work cross-functionally across stakeholder groups including media planning, buying and finance
  • Provide internal feedback to the data engineering and development teams
  • Manage multiple timelines; project management experience required
  • Client-facing; engage and keep informed of progress at all times
  • Manage and prioritize scope changes to the data program
  • Maintain current program documentation, including training materials and service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Ability to manage up; inform of blockers and seek resolution where you are not able to do so

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years' experience within a data program management role
  • Client management experience, within a media agency environment
  • Familiarity with Sizmek and DCM
  • Exposure to SQAD MediaTools is nice-to-have
  • Project management experience

Employment Transparency

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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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About Us

Initiative is different to other media agencies.
We are not trapped by a legacy structure primarily centered on paid advertising. Instead, we are liberated by a new world structure designed to deliver highly differentiated and highly effective communications strategies for our clients.
We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Core to this strategic proposition is the belief that the faster a brand can move through culture the more relevant it can become.
We call this Cultural Velocity ™.
Our process is designed to create ideas that move through culture through unique insight, market leading analytics and strategic media brilliance.
Our new world model is comprised of “craft centers” – Client Advice and Management, Strategy, Communications Design, Partnership and Culture, Insights & Analytics.

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