Senior Platform Strategist for Oath Nordics
Oath Nordics is looking for an experienced and holistic Senior Platform Strategist who will become responsible for the overall Demand platform business, and for developing and executing strategies across clients in the Nordic Region and the Netherlands for both direct clients and agencies, globally as well as locally.
About Oath Nordics
Oath is a media technology company with a mission to simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world’s best builders of culture and code. As the 4th largest online property in the U.S., with approximately 200 million monthly consumers of its premium brands, Oath is at the centre of disruption of how content is being produced, distributed, consumed and monetized by connecting publishers with advertisers on its global, programmatic content and advertising platforms. Oath’s opportunity lies in shaping the future of the digitally connected world for decades to come.
Oath is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications that serves as an umbrella company of its digital content subdivisions, including AOL and Yahoo!. Oath operates internationally, and the Oath Nordics office in Copenhagen counts 35 dedicated employees. The Copenhagen hub offers a dynamic and international environment with employees from all over the globe. The atmosphere is fast-paced but fun, and inspires each individual to be curious, grow and succeed hand-in-hand with colleagues. One of the most important values in Oath, is the “we-spirit”, which is encouraged and acknowledged at the office in their everyday actions. At Oath Nordics, you will thus meet and become part of a strong team-spirit created by talent, diversity and personality.
The company consults with top tier clients on a global scale, work with ad & media agencies to implement technology strategies that connects the dots and ultimately help build advertisers brands. In order to further expand the company, Oath is now looking for a Senior Platform Strategist who can help the business grow by defining solution-oriented strategies to their Demand-side Platform.
As the new Senior Platform Strategist for Oath, you will be working within a global and dynamic environment in which your daily tasks are diversified and decisive. You will be responsible for the overall platform strategy, which includes execution, data, media and overall tech-stack strategies, and ensuring that strategies are implemented and executed to the highest standard.
With a great understanding of business development and a deep customer insight, you will define, develop and implement strategies that can improve Oath’s Demand-Side Platform and generate more value for Oath and their clients. The position includes a 50/50 allocation between strategic and operational/execution tasks, why the Senior Platform Strategist will play a key role in running ideas and strategies from A to Z, understanding the interaction between technology and marketing, and helping businesses grow and expand.
The Senior Platform Strategist will be a part of the Sales team, where you will be a facilitator of knowledge, hence act as a superior consultant and advisor within Oath. You will support the Sales team in campaign development and pitches, thus be a central player in presentations of the company and its services in order to raise brand awareness and win new customers. This includes close work and collaboration with the Field Sales team, the Platform team and counterparts at Oath’s London office to support that the company meets and surpasses their overall targets and mission.
The position is located in Copenhagen, but as Oath is a global company, the Senior Platform Strategist will have an international and important role within the work and collaboration across all of the company’s markets and offices in the Nordics and the Netherlands. The position therefore offers great possibilities for travelling, but if you prefer to stay within the national borders, the travelling can be adjusted and limited in order to meet your needs and wants.
The ideal candidate has minimum 4-5 years of experience within the media industry from an agency, media organisation or the client side, along with international experience from previous positions. You possess great understanding of clients and businesses and comprehend both sides of the equation. With experiences of working with technologies and data, you know how to develop and execute strategies and implement these in order to serve a specific purpose. Oath knows and understands that technology is just bits and bytes, and that its purpose is to empower people and brands – it’s crucial that you have come to this realization as well. Even though, you do not need to be a technical genius, you have in-depth knowledge of the tech industry and know how to use and gather data. Words like DSP, SSP, bid stream and bid multiplier are most probably familiar to you.
Moreover, you come with an open and inventive mind-set, and a creative understanding will be cultivated in the position. Previous experiences from working within the creative industry or with the creative side of the business is not a requirement but will be perceived as a huge plus and advantage. It is expected that you have knowledge of the industry and keep yourself up-to-date regarding trends, tendencies and developments within the field, and are able to manage dialogues on multiple levels – including c-level discussions.
As a person, you come with a huge drive and energy, and your approach is positive and accommodating. With a result-oriented mindset, you are dynamic and self-motivated, and holds the ability to drive change. You are proactive and self-driven in your work, but at the same time you are an ambitious team player with both sympathetic and empathetic qualities. You have an eye for detail and find it very interesting and motivating to work with data, with strategic and technical aspects and with structures. When it comes to stakeholder management, you are patient and skilled in approaching and communicating with both existing and potential clients from global and complex organizations. Due to this, you are fluent in English – both written and oral.
Oath employs people with multiple background from different countries and culture, why they are not looking for a specific defined profile. However, to succeed in the role, you enjoy an international environment and thrive being part of a culturally diverse workforce. You navigate easily in diverse and internationally oriented environments, and you find the position at Platform Senior Strategist as a potential next career move.
If you want to know more about the job, please contact Malene Friis Bentzen via cell +45 2747 8989 or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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