Director Ad Effectiveness

Advertising Operations New York, New York


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We are seeking a talented Ad Effectiveness Director who will help lead Pandora’s Ad Effectiveness team and execute insights-driven campaign studies across various media programs.  The ideal candidate is someone with substantial experience in digital research & management.  This candidate must thrive amidst the challenges of a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate is naturally inquisitive and very collaborative, striving to support the team’s success.  If you are an engaged team-player and like to break innovative new ground, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Ad Effectiveness team in New York and manage 3-4 direct reports
  • Consult with clients on campaign measurement through multi-touch attribution tools and CRM Measurement
  • Coordinate projects with internal teams across multiple research vendors
  • Provide expertise on research methodology, results interpretation, and performance insights
  • Ensure that research projects adhere to established timelines and best practices in the setup phase
  • Possess the ability to manage and deliver multiple advertising effectiveness studies simultaneously
  • Serve as a consultant to the Pandora sales team, as well as external clients & agencies, to execute impactful campaign research
  • Maintain norms and benchmarks by industry to give context to individual campaign performance.
  • Identify new methods for optimizing brand campaigns through meta-analysis across studies to better understand drivers of brand lift
  • Support the creation of sales presentations to present results and strategic insights, next steps and competitive analysis
  • Proactively identify new resources and methodologies that advance business goals
  • Manage ad effectiveness research implementation and delivery

Qualifications & Experience Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Economics, Advertising, Marketing, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in a digital analytics role, focusing on supporting ad sales
  • 3+ years of experience in conducting and analyzing online research
  • Client management and consulting; emphasis around tools to measure CRM and multi-touch attribution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, plus exceptional analytical abilities
  • Detail oriented, with a talent for crafting insightful stories from data
  • Strong organizational skills are required to manage the high volume of work across teams and offices
  • Strong quantitative market research experience ideally focused on digital media measurement or brand advertising research
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Proven ability to maximize utility of a broad range of research resources
  • Educational Requirements
  • MBA preferred