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Job Overview

Finecast in the UK is made up of an expanding team of 60+ people spanning Engagement, Operations, Client Services, Marketing, Business Operations, Finance and Product, Data & Analytics functions.

Finecast is a team of individuals shaping the future of TV advertising and as such we set high standards for the individuals we hire and the skillsets they bring to our business.

We are a rapidly growing organisation that require a hands-on approach with creative thinking, strong communication skills and a passion for what we do that translates into real energy in our team culture.

There is no place for politics – Finecast is a fun, open, honest place to work where we support each other for our mutual success.

The role objectives

The Managing Partner, Capabilities is a new member of the senior leadership team at Finecast UK, and will oversee the key functions of product, operations, and business development to ensure that Finecast continues to lead the industry in Addressable TV capabilities and performance.

Reporting to the MD, this role will lead and manage the departments of Product, Data & Analytics, Operations, and Business Development, a growing organisation of 40+ addressable TV experts.

Primarily this role will focus on:

  • Strategic development planning and execution
  • Realistic and innovative product roadmap delivery
  • Exceptional campaign performance, insights and client satisfaction
  • Advertising systems and technology
  • Effective partner negotiation from a capabilities perspective
  • People and team development

Responsibilities

Strategic development planning and execution

Identify, evaluating and delivering strategic partnership opportunities across the advanced TV and video ecosystem that add value to both the current and future Finecast proposition in the UK.

Optimisation of our trading partnerships, providing our clients a competitive advantage through superior products, performance, and pricing.

Work closely with Sales and Client Services on developing compelling client solutions to support their growth and transformation.

Realistic and innovative product roadmap delivery

Be responsible for the evolving capabilities that Finecast delivers to our agencies, advertisers and partners, via an innovative and ambitious roadmap that is rooted in a deep understanding of what advertisers want and need from the new addressable marketplace. Then to build, iterate, and adapt, always anchoring ambitions in reality with regards to time, resource and dependencies.

Exceptional campaign performance, insights and client satisfaction

Ensuring the Operations team are set up for success, and work to the highest standards of campaign management and optimisation, forecasting, reporting and insights.

Advertising systems and technology

Ownership of technology strategy, assessment and evaluation, partner relationship, and delivery including DSPs and SSPs, also planning, workflow and reporting systems.

Effective partner negotiation from a capabilities perspective

Own and lead the scoping, prioritisation and negotiation of Finecast’s requirements from our partners (media, tech, data, and more), effectively conveying the value of such requirements to inform and align with commercial negotiations.

People and team development

Lead, manage, support, develop and motivate the teams in your organisation to better fulfil the business requirements, actively train, and improve staff knowledge and experience.

Direct reports include the Head of Operations, the Head of Product Data and Analytics (PDA) and the Business Development Director

Candidate requirements:

  • An experienced, talented and energetic senior leader.
  • Able to work effectively across multiple aspects of the business from commercial to operations, and product to business development, always in line with the strategic direction.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong experience of building product solutions, taking those products to market with a clear understanding of their value proposition and real benefit to advertisers.
  • A deep knowledge of the TV and video advertising industry, in particular addressable technologies.
  • A respected negotiator and relationship leader, particularly in relation to media and technology partnerships.
  • Proven ability to lead multiple teams, maximising their performance as well as job satisfaction, and to work effectively with all colleagues and disparate stakeholders across the network.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to convey complex information in a concise, relevant and insightful way. Confident representing the organisation internally and publicly.
  • Versatility to adapt skills and behaviours to enable successful working outcomes in unfamiliar environments or with different stakeholders.
  • Bring an energy and passion to your work, and be collaborative in style and think outside the box with proactive solutions.
  • Leadership – easily move others to action by planning, motivating, organising and controlling work being done
  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

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Finecast Overview

Finecast is a leading addressable TV company which enables advertisers to precision target viewers across on-demand, linear and live streaming TV environments. Finecast gives advertisers the ability to deliver targeted ads to audiences watching TV content across multiple broadcasters, connected devices, set top boxes, over-the-top providers and game consoles – all through a single point of access. Finecast optimises delivery across the entire addressable TV marketplace. With access to hundreds of different targeting segments, from socio-economic to life stage, purchase and financial data, advertisers can identify and reach viewers whenever and wherever they are watching. Finecast is part of GroupM, the media investment group of WPP.

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