Skip to main content
Work with us

Programmatic Lead (Sydney)
12 month contract*

Purpose of Position

To lead, develop and proactively manage a next practice strategic programmatic media buying product that differentiates our offering, while training and supporting the team in its activation.


Key Responsibilities



  • Work with and support the Head of Media & Technology to deliver a high performing product offering
  • Lead and proactively develop a next practice media buying programmatic product
  • Conduct ongoing in-depth research of the programmatic landscape – including available technologies/publishers, competitive offerings and positionings, and any developments and innovation in this space
  • Develop a product definition, positioning (including point of differentiation), justification, and potential commercial modelling
  • Create a strategic activation plan and best practice implementation rollout plan
  • Cultivate any collateral required to activate the product both within the business and the wider market
  • Ensure that the programmatic media buying product is commercially viable for Yango
  • Develop training programs and collateral to upskill the immediate team as well as the wider business
  • Develop and evolve the product in market, ensuring that it remains relevant and on the cutting edge of the industry
  • Actively understand and attain relevant industry qualifications for your position and the business, ensuring that these remain current and applicable to the market



  • Lead publisher partnerships at Yango, negotiating and building out direct rates, direct deal ID’s and programmatic guaranteed inventory options
  • Foster the Yango wider publisher/technology relationships ensuring relevant information, upskilling and onboarding of new platforms is delivered on to the wider team
  • Oversee best practice development, deployment and on-going management of programmatic media campaigns
  • Collaborate with Client Solutions Teams to develop and deploy plans to achieve relevant goals via digital trading platforms as required
  • Oversee best practice setup, implementation, and management of digital marketing campaigns
  • Use Yango’s proprietary technology (Rubii) to monitor and support campaign performance, and support the ongoing development of the technology
  • Train and support with the quality assurance of digital creative and loadings into relevant platforms
  • Train and support the ad-ops component of digital marketing campaigns, ensuring the correct loading and testing of tags and trafficking within the Yango ad-serving platform of choice



  • Work with the Media and Technology team to build and maintain a strong culture of proactivity, high performance, learning, accountability, and fun. Culture starts with everyone.
  • Create and maintain relationships with everyone at all levels through regular, open conversations that support business outcomes
  • Connect and collaborate across many and varied groups within Yango where work needs to align to the culture focus areas and the culture aspiration



  • Ability to analyse, interpret and draw conclusions from complex data sets
  • Able to differentiate insights from interesting facts
  • Apply high-level business thinking to product development
  • Strong strategic, analytical and creative problem-solving skills (beyond just the here and now)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Provide solutions with tangible impact
  • Organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Communicate and influence a wide range of stakeholders
  • Listen and facilitate in varied situations
  • Be a team player with a collaborative approach
  • Clearly communicate and build relationships at all levels
  • Seek and accept constructive feedback from others while acting on opportunities to improve
  • Strong conflict resolution and decision-making capability in a changing commercial and people environment
  • Lead by example and demonstrate excellence in everything you do
  • Balance the big picture with getting the important things right
  • Deal with ambiguity and make positive use of the opportunities it presents
  • Respond positively to complexity and uncertainty
  • Thrive in an informal, high paced environment where priorities are constantly shifting
  • Take ownership and accountability of deliverables and outcomes
  • Be neutral, pragmatic and have integrity in all dealings
  • Provide thought leadership in area of expertise
  • Be commercially aware
  • Role model the values and behaviours of the business


Location: Sydney

Start Date: ASAP / 4 weeks


Please send your application to: