Head of Ad Operations

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans hailing from all over the globe, working to make Deezer the most personal music streaming service. From data scientists to tech experts, artists & labels specialists to marketers, and even in-house music editors, our team is spreading the love for music to over 180 countries. Supporting local and international artists and bringing them closer to their fans is our mission - we believe music is about diversity, multiculturalism and togetherness. Ready to join the team? We're all ears.

Job Description

How about you?

The Head of Operations establishes the Ad Sales House technical vision and leads technological development to ensure business revenue delivery and optimization.

What you will do:

  • Participates to the Sales House strategy definition together with the VP and ensure alignment between the roadmap and business needs.
  • Supports multilateral collaboration for the company's benefit, and the departmental growth.
  • Identifies and implements new technology products & services that can support our  business needs.
  • Develops strong relationships with major clients and partners to support business growth.
  • Ensures the appropriate level of processes are in place to maintain control & quality of deliveries.
  • Identifies and finds solutions to technical and business challenges
  • Implements and update the adserving stack (adservers, ssp, dsp, technical partners).
  • Manages a team of 4 people including traffic and programmatic managers.
  • Creates and aligns operational processes to business needs.
  • Establishes recommendations and technical support for Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Supports Business development and integrates business partners.
  • Participates in AdTech events and represents Deezer in the ecosystem associations task forces
  • Main technical contact and Gateway with the Deezer product and Development teams (publisher side)


What we are looking for:

  • 10+ years  experience in Advertising operations, with proven track record in maangement positions 
  • Excellent knowledge of the AdTech market.
  • Business oriented 
  • Knowledge in customer success
  • Proactive Problem solver and 'Can Do' attitude is extremely important
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills with a creative and "outside the box" mindset.
  • Very effective in translating technical challenges into a comprehensible language leading to effective solution making.
  • An extensive knowledge of the following domains: adservers, programmatic ecosystem (DSP/SSP), GDPR and CMP, Targeting/Retargeting.
  • Having an important knowledge of Data management platforms is a plus.
  • Passion for solving complex problems with insights and analysis.
  • Knowledge in Audio Advertising a plus
  • Fluent in English.

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer HQ:

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and outdoor space
  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily
  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Gym access, plus yoga, pilates and boxing classes
  • Hackathons & meetups

We are an equal opportunity employer