Location: Barcelona, Spain

We are looking for a highly motivated Yield Optimisation Manager (Web Products) to join our Mobile Monetisation team to help scale our growing advertising business. The main responsibility of this role will be to improve the overall yield of the web properties, which involves 1) optimising and maintaining the integrity and functionality of the ad configurations across multiple demand sources for all of the O&O and co-branded web properties, 2) liaising with multiple stakeholders including product, ad ops, commercial, dev and analytics teams as well out external publishers and traffic source partners to ensure proper delivery, performance, and reporting of 1st and 3rd party ad traffic, and 3) supporting the Yield Optimisation Director in identifying and developing additional revenue opportunities through new publisher partners, traffic sources, ad formats, scenarios, demand sources, and technologies.

As a Yield Optimisation Manager you will be reporting to the Yield Optimisation Director and is expected to have a deep understanding of the mobile advertising landscape in order to play a key role in driving increased efficiency in monetisation through our mobile web portfolio. You will be self-sufficient across the major third party ad network consoles (including Google Ad Manager, AdSense, AdMob, Facebook Audience Network) and possess the ability to understand complex end-to-end ad systems including our proprietary Opera Ads and ad server stack in order to work with multiple stakeholders including the engineering, analytics and ad operations teams.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Optimise and maintain the integrity and functionality of the ad configurations across multiple demand sources for all of the O&O and co-branded web properties.
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders including product, ad ops, commercial, dev and analytics teams to ensure proper delivery, performance, and reporting of 1st and 3rd party ad traffic.
  • Effectively communicate ad performance trends that impact revenue to the executive team and other internal stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the Yield Optimisation Director to identify, strategise, and develop key areas of improvements to unlock additional revenue streams through new publisher partners, traffic sources, ad formats, scenarios, demand sources, and technologies.
  • Facilitate any necessary testing and QA with the relevant teams.
  • Coordinate with the ad operations team to troubleshoot issues to ensure all direct campaigns and self-serve campaigns run smoothly.
  • Run, manage, and analyse A/B tests which may be required for yield optimisation or testing new client/demand partner changes.
  • Assist in monthly financial reconciliation for 3rd party demand partners.

The successful Yield Optimisation Manager will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in mobile web & in-app monetisation.
  • Deep understanding of ad tech, programmatic advertising and web technologies.
  • Good understanding of HTML/CSS and JavaScript in the context of ad code implementation/troubleshooting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational and social skills.
  • Ability to communicate and document processes and analysis, and clearly communicate results to technical and non-technical staff.
  • Comfortable interacting with sales teams and occasionally with external partners.
  • A high level of organisation and prioritisation; must be able to assess and assign priority to multiple goals, and clearly communicate timelines.
  • Proven ability to multitask in a fast paced, fluid environment.
  • The ability to absorb complex technical and commercial information.

Diversity and Inclusion:

At Opera diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being diverse and inclusive makes us stronger as a business. Our aim is to attract, recruit and retain people who reflect the diverse nature of our business, clients and communities regardless of nationality, ethnicity, faith, belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background, age and disability.

Interested?

We will review applications continuously, so apply now! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

About Us:

Opera is a global web innovator with an engaged and growing base of hundreds of millions of monthly active users who seek a better internet experience. Building on over 25 years of innovation that started with browser products, Opera is now leveraging its brand and highly engaged user base in order to expand its business into new segments. Today, Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the newsreader Opera News, and apps committed to gaming, e-commerce and classifieds. Today, over 350 million people use Opera's products on a monthly basis, making Opera one of the largest app publishers in the world. Opera presents advertisers the opportunity to reach and engage a global audience who spend an average of 28 minutes with us daily.

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with major offices in Poland, China, Spain and Sweden, as well as a presence in many additional countries. Opera is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the “OPRA” ticker symbol.