Marcher Markholt
Platform Solutions Manager


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Jesper Christiansen
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Platform Solutions Manager for Yahoo

On behalf of Yahoo, we are looking for an ambitious and open-minded Platform Solutions Manager who will work closely together with a dynamic team, covering local and international advertisers across 5 markets (Nordics & the Netherlands). You will play a key role in Yahoo’s mission of building brands and getting their stories heard in a cluttered and complex global media landscape, through meticulous orchestration and distribution of global media campaigns.


About Yahoo
Recently Verizon Media have officially been acquired by Apollo and renamed as simply “Yahoo”. Today Yahoo houses a trusted media ecosystem of premium brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch, Autoblog and Engadget, to help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and media partners to connect. From XR experiences to advertising and content technology, Yahoo is an incubator of innovation and is revolutionizing the next generation of content creation in a 5G world.

In the Nordics, Yahoo has its roots in GoViral, which was founded in 2005. In 2011, GoViral was acquired by AOL and operated under the brand Be On. In 2017, AOL merged with Yahoo under the parent brand, Oath, which was renamed Verizon Media in early 2019. Yahoo operates internationally and counts 35 dedicated employees in Stockholm and Copenhagen. Yahoo has orchestrated and distributed both local and global campaigns for brands such as B&O, Volvo, Momondo, EPOS, Polestar, VELUX, P&G and Ørsted. Read more about Yahoo at verizonmedia.com.


The position
As Platform Solutions Manager you will be part of the energetic and international Nordics team, based either in Stockholm or Copenhagen. It is a fast-paced but fun and caring atmosphere that inspires each individual employee to be curious, grow, and succeed hand-in-hand with colleagues. The “We” spirit is one of the important Yahoo values and it is encouraged and acknowledged in their everyday actions at work. You will meet and become part of a strong team-spirit created by talent, diversity, and personality.

The Demand platforms team supports the commercial development of Yahoo’s DSP technology, this team is accountable for the end-to-end revenue generation, client support and market positioning. We work closely together with Agency Trading desks, Independent trading Desks and direct clients out of all the 5 markets.

Within Demand Platforms the solutions team is responsible for driving the post-sale technology activation, adoption, and expansion across all DSP customers. This is achieved by providing valued services and flawless execution while supporting end-to-end projects that improve/enhance the platform experience. This role would suit an ambitious, highly motivated, talent capable of both strategic thinking and tactical delivery, with a breath of skills across sales and service, and technical expertise.


Your key responsibilities include:

  • Own end-to-end client account development
  • Manage Customer Onboarding (Jumpstart) and continuous client knowledge
  • development
  • Drive adoption of new platform functionality, position new inventory and data sources
  • Manage content and frequency of office hours, business reviews, weekly updates, etc.
  • Defend and grow existing demand platform revenue via upsells and wider adoption of the platform
  • Have a deep knowledge of all Yahoo advertising products and be able to look for opportunities to cross-sell your clients into other areas of the business
  • End-to-end implementation and execution of internal and client specific enhancement projects related to areas of subject matter expertise
  • Be an expert with respect to optimization, strategy and performance and be able to communicate these to all levels of the advertisers' organizations


Your profile

To thrive in the position, you have a strong flair and interest in advertising solutions and have worked within the field for 3+ years. You can demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the programmatic landscape and come with a good track record in developing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

It is essential that you have a strong passion for online media, combined with experience in programmatic trading. You have an entrepreneurial spirit, and an ability to work well independently, knowing how to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines and overall demonstrate initiatives and possess a strong work ethic.

You have a numerate mindset, moreover a solid level of knowledge of MS Office packages, particularly Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.

You are able to comprehend technical topics and specialized information. You work independently and come with an impressive development ambition and are a true problem solver, who continues the work despite challenges that may come. By paying attention to every detail, you make sure that your work is always executed accurately and thoroughly and find it natural to deliver against set objectives. Additionally, you always make sure to include both your clients and team in your projects. Hereto, you hold a business-oriented mindset, which you are eager to use in order to develop Yahoo advertising products, ensuring interesting growth and performance for both the company and clients.

Besides your flair for comprehending technical and online media information, you are a genuine people person with strong interpersonal skills who say 'we' instead of 'I'. Hence, with high energy and excellent execution power, you thrive working on your own, yet in close collaboration with your team. You possess excellent communication skills. You strive for precise and successful results. On your way towards the goal, you can easily communicate your ideas and findings, in written and verbal English, to a broad and differentiated audience. By nature, you are curious and open-minded, combined with a can-do attitude and hunger for delivering high quality results.

Entering the position as Platform Solutions Manager, you will engage in an informational work environment with great colleagues, and be a part of a fast growing, international company. Finally, you will be provided a unique chance to build a strong market position for the Yahoo DSP in the various markets, as well as career opportunities within he fifth largest internet company in the world.

Marcher Markholt handles the recruitment process. If you want to know more about the job, please contact either Frida Hamilton via e-mail: frida@marchermarkholt.com or phone +46 72 3763 815 or Jesper Christiansen via e-mail: jesper@marchermarkholt.com or phone +45 20 20 37 36.