DEPARTMENT: Vendor Partnerships

LOCATION: London, UK

REPORTING TO: Head of Vendor Partnerships

ABOUT THE EXCHANGE LAB:

The Exchange Lab (theexchangelab.com), part of GroupM Connect, is One for All. One company connected to the world’s largest programmatic digital media marketplace. The company’s Meta DSP – Proteus, unifies all of the top demand side platforms (DSPs), marketing technologies and exchanges into a single touch-point that drives the highest level of efficiency for advertisers. Proteus, a creative and innovative trading platform, is integrated into eight of the largest and most respected DSPs including; MediaMath, AppNexus, and The Trade Desk. This unique technology creates a holistic view of the media ecosystem providing advertisers with greater audience reach, scale, campaign insights and cost saving efficiencies. Founded in 2007, The Exchange Lab serves more than 700 clients across 50 markets worldwide with offices in London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Singapore. http://www.theexchangelab.com http://www.groupm.com/

ROLE OVERVIEW:

The Vendor Product Manager role sits at the heart of Exchange Lab by being the main contact with all Exchange Lab’s third party suppliers. The VPM ensures all client needs are met by owning the relationship between Exchange Lab and its suppliers, commencing commercial negotiations, obtaining the relevant information from suppliers and feeding this in to the client facing teams ensuring seamless communication and campaign delivery. Through cross-channel and programmatic marketing strategy expertise, solid technical knowledge and fantastic supplier relationship building, the VPD is responsible for ensuring central sources of supplier information are kept up to date, and also be responsible for the creation of new products that can be actively pitched by the Sales team.

The VPM is responsible for the day to day relationships with suppliers and internal team members. They will push suppliers to ensure excellent service, the execution and delivery of campaigns from a technical and marketing strategy perspective, and initiate commercial conversations with suppliers. By understanding the technical capabilities of all Exchange Lab licensed products, the candidate will be responsible for the creation of new products that can be actively pitched by the Sales team and, with the help of the VTAM, setup by the Operations team, reported by the Business Intelligence team and marketed by the Marketing team.

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SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to hr@theexchangelab.com