Director of Program Management

Who We Are:

clypd is a technology platform built exclusively for the TV industry and designed to connect media companies and media buyers with systems that translate, simplify and automate how advertising campaigns are packaged and sold. We are helping bring programmatic advertising technology to the $70B TV market!

The Opportunity:

The Director of Program Management is a customer-facing role, providing leadership for strategic product development, evangelism of the platform and technical sales efforts and cross-functional project management as clypd continues to expand its business. This person will plan, conduct, and facilitate work to streamline communication, ensure timely responsiveness and coordination of resources. This opportunity provides the optimal candidate an opportunity to lead technical pre-sales efforts and on-going client project management.

This highly visible role has the team member acting as a main point of contact in pre-sales stages and throughout the duration of client engagements while working closely with clypd’s Product Development team to drive customer-facing projects forward

The platform evangelist and technical sales side of the hybrid role means the optimal candidate will…

  • Enjoy strategically building industry-changing products
  • Have shown ability to craft solutions on the fly, through a solid understanding of the customer problem set
  • Have solid presentation skills and experience positioning a sales offering the wide ranges of audience members
  • Have demonstrable ability to determine client needs, identify problems, and demonstrate proposed solutions
  • Have experience as a sales or implementation engineer working with television advertising delivery platforms and/or enterprise SaaS products
  • Describe themselves as a passionate evangelist for a former employer’s product suite
  • Conduct project presentations internally and with clypd partner groups

The project management side of the role means the optimal candidate will…

  • Have 5-10 years of experience managing multiple projects within fast moving companies
  • Coordinate meetings and establish processes for external-facing projects including partner deployments, ongoing partner relationship management and vendor integrations.
  • Have experience managing multiple projects within fast moving companies
  • Coordinate meetings and establish processes for external-facing projects including partner deployments, ongoing partner relationship management and vendor integrations.
  • Own communication with internal and external teams and vendors as the point contact for the day-to-day relationships and status
  • Work with internal teams (engineering, sales/biz development, product management) to ensure that expectations for project requirements and timelines are aligned within clypd and with our partners.
  • Establish corporate processes for project planning, tracking, and reporting.
  • Coordinate project scheduling activities including identifying project task dependencies and resource requirements, and assessing project risks/mitigation strategies. Interface with other departments to achieve project goals.
  • Identify and coordinate resources required in order to meet commitments, project goals and objectives.
  • Occasionally travel for project meetings and for internal meetings with clypd’s Boston-based teams

Great candidates are what we are looking for and the perfect candidate has…

  • Proven A+ partner relationship, requirement gathering and negotiation skills
  • Shown proven skills as a “closer”
  • Clear communication skills for internal and external discussions
  • Experience working with an agile software development team and project management tools
  • Experience managing projects with cable operators, cable networks, television broadcasters is preferable
  • Experience being a NYC leader in a Boston-based company

Softer important requirements…

  • Passion for solving unsolvable problems
  • Can navigate any political landscape with ease
  • Excels equally with autonomy as with teamwork
  • Shows proactive initiative
  • Exhibits a drive to perfection
  • Has a fun, team-member attitude
  • Willingness to laugh at oneself

Does this description describe you or someone you know? Please reach out: jobs@clypd.com

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