Programmatic Solutions Manager


London, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Professional Svcs
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
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  • Company Address: 1314 7th St. Floor 5, Santa Monica, CA, 90401

About GumGum

GumGum is an artificial intelligence company with deep expertise in computer vision and natural language processing. Its mission is to solve hard problems across media by teaching machines to see and understand the world. Since 2008, the company has applied its patented capabilities to serving media-related industries, including advertising and professional sports.

Job Description


GumGum is a global technology and media company specializing in contextual intelligence. For over a decade, we have applied our proven machine learning expertise to extract value from digital content for the advertising industry. The company’s contextual advertising engine, Verity™, comprehends the meaning of text, images and video online, allowing marketers to safely and precisely place ads where people are most engaged. Combining that contextual targeting and brand safety intelligence with proprietary high-impact ad formats, GumGum’s advertising solutions deliver industry leading efficiency, accuracy and performance.

The Programmatic Solutions Manager is a key member of our Commercial Development UK team and supports the growth of our relationships with clients and agency trading desks. The Programmatic Solutions Manager has a deep understanding of programmatic advertising; specifically understanding the organizational makeup of an Agency Trading Desk, and uses that knowledge to evangelize the benefits of programmatic advertising to clients while also educating internal teams.  

This role works primarily to support our sales team in growing our relationships with high level contacts, securing programmatic spend and acting as a programmatic specialist for the various accounts in our EMEA region.


  • Support Sales team to grow Programmatic Business
    • Work closely with the internal sales and support teams to help secure and support programmatic buys as the GumGum programmatic expert for the EMEA region.
    • Accompany sales team on client meetings to provide clarity around our technology, DSP setup, campaign troubleshooting, optimization and overall best practices 
  • Grow Programmatic Spend
    • Help to secure senior level meetings within the agency trading desks to grow GumGum’s programmatic presence within their marketplace.
  • Programmatic Specialist on EMEA Region Accounts
    • Drive the technical setup for clients and agencies to allow them to execute campaigns and manage advertising spend
    • Work as the liaison between the buyer (GumGum’s Client) and DSP to activate and measure successful campaigns, while troubleshooting any issues that may arise on either side.
    • Provide campaign reporting metrics for both internal teams and clients as necessary
    • Act as an expert by staying relevant on the comprehensive GumGum programmatic offering as well as maintaining an expert knowledge of the DSP Platforms that GumGum integrates with. Use this knowledge to support and educate clients and internal teams as necessary. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Marketing, Advertising or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience working for an agency trading desk in programmatic OR Demand Side Platform
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience operating Demand Side Platform User Interfaces
  • Expert level understanding of Deal IDs, Real Time Bidding, and other programmatic industry processes
  • An understanding of the agency model from the holding company to the agency trading desk.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office and G-suite skills (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint) 
  • Familiarity with online advertising terms, concepts and business models.
  • A professional network across the programmatic industry including at agency trading desks

Career & Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/ health / person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 
  • Stride - our company council committee to share learnings, give updates and provide feedback to the company regarding initiatives and discussions around diversity, inclusion and equity.

Our Values…

Thoughtful…We listen to understand different perspectives, show everyone respect, and relentlessly seek solutions for our clients (internal and external)

Agility…We are quick, nimble, and change direction gracefully, while maintaining control.

Grit…We bring energy and perseverance to everything we do.

Our Culture...

GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award in 2021 by BuiltInLA, and Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work in 2020 and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and on-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.