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Business Product Owner (f/m/d) - Supply Management

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Location: Hamburg, Berlin oder Remote

Über smartclip

smartclip is the adtech development unit of RTL Group — Europe’s leading free-to-air broadcaster group. Our proprietary advertising technology is custom-built for the needs of European broadcasters and publishers — enabling media owners to implement smarter monetisation strategies. We are committed to delivering the most innovative video ad experiences spanning in-stream, out-stream, connected TV, addressable TV, and gaming — ultimately empowering brands with true cross-screen storytelling opportunities on all devices. The media sales division of smartclip will merge with RTL AdConnect and G&J iMS to form RTL AdAlliance, an international advertising and technology sales champion. Once the merger is complete, smartclip will focus strictly on technology development.

Headquartered in Hamburg, smartclip has offices in Berlin, Munich, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Gütersloh, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Milan, and Rome.

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Your role

Business Product Managers play a key role in our product and technology delivery. They act as an intermediary between smartclip’s main stakeholders and the development teams of smartclip’s leading adtech platform.

Do you feel excited about how the Digital and the Television industry are coming together when it comes to advertising technology and ad serving? Then you are in the right place. You will be responsible for guiding and providing our leading broadcaster clients with the right insights, and products for joining both worlds together. A new challenge has developed with the digitisation of traditional TV and radio advertising: while traditional digital advertisements have been designed to fill an ad slot with a single ad, modern ad decision systems need to be capable of filling ad slots with a sequence of ads that must follow complex rule sets — creating the need for hybrid models of digital and linear ads. This is a new field in digital advertising and your role will be in charge of pioneering solutions that address this problem.

Beyond continuous development of our existing audio and video ad format portfolio, you will also play a vital role in the specification of new ad formats. Part of your responsibility will be to work together with different stakeholders to prioritise and assess potential opportunities and incoming requirements. You will also be involved in related implementation tasks including assisting our international clients with advanced supply side and SDK related integrations of our tech stack.

The wide range of tasks make this one of the most colourful and varied roles in our company. This role not only requires an extensive understanding of the business, but also a solid knowledge of ad serving technology, and excellent communication skills.

Your position in our team

  • Enable european Broadcaster to manage and monetize their Video and Audio Inventory.
  • Build new and improve existing Ad Delivery platform and products for variety of international broadcasters and publishers (like Inventory and Content Management products, OLV and ATV Tools).
  • Proactively discover current business needs and adapt technology market standards and understand different stakeholder needs and requirements and harmonize them against company’s strategic topics.
  • Continuously validate product success and gather industry knowledge, customer and stakeholder feedback, and derive insights from data.
  • Prioritize opportunities according to impact on business objectives, effort, and confidence, and facilitate roadmap discussions.
  • Own the product discovery process to create solutions that solve customer problems and deliver business value and ensure compliance with data privacy standards and help operations, product marketing and support teams, e. g. by supporting internal documentation and one-pagers.

Your profile

  • At least 2 years of experience in Product Management in AdTech/MarTech, ideally in the field of digital video advertising
  • Good understanding of audio/video ad formats and related tools and working knowledge of product development architectures, processes and frameworks
  • Ability to balance technical knowledge with business sense and high degree of organisational skills, individual initiative, and personal accountability
  • Proven track record with launching new products or features in partnership with the technical teams and business units.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire business owners to drive collaboration and alignment.
  • Fluent in English, written and verbally. Any additional language (German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish) is a big plus.

Your benefits

  • Our Approach:
    We are driven by exciting projects that enable freedom for personal design and development opportunities. We pride ourselves on leveraging the latest technologies to stay ahead, including Node.js, C++, Java, Scala, Python, SQL, TypeScript, JavaScript, React, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Google Cloud, and many more.
  • Tools & Equipment:
    We provide you with State-of-the-art equipment. Whether you prefer Mac, Linux, or any specific tool, you’ll have access to top-of-the-line equipment and state-of-the-art tools and programs.
  • Flexible Work Environment:
    From embracing remote work opportunities to offering an “honour system-based” approach to working hours to “Smart Fridays” — our latest four-day workweek option — we understand the value of flexibility.
  • Continuous Development:
    Investing in your growth is a priority for us. We offer diverse training opportunities through Udacity, Coursera, hackathons, conferences, and personal and professional coaching & training
  • What else we offer you:
    We take care of our employees. That’s why we offer attractive company benefits, such as contributions towards the Deutschland-Ticket and JobRad, discounted fitness packages with Urban Sports Club, a free RTL+ premium subscription, corporate benefits discounts, engaging company events, and much more.

Come be a part of our highly motivated team, united by a shared passion for digital processes!

Sounds exciting?

Then we should get to know each other! Please upload your CV.

smartclip is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or any other diverse characteristics.

HR Contact

Sarah Leers

Senior Recruiter

Company: smartclip Europe GmbH

Country: Deutschland

State/Region: Hamburg

City: Berlin, Köln, Gütersloh, Düsseldorf, Hamburg oder bundesweit im Home-Office

Postal Code: 10405, 20457, 33332

Job ID: 269662