Pricing & Yield Manager, Ads at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

We’re looking for a Pricing & Yield Manager to play a critical role in measuring and optimizing the overall health of Nextdoor’s digital businesses, including analysis of revenue, supply and demand, and pricing & inventory consumption. In this role, you’ll leverage data points and partner with sales, product, ad operations, programmatic & analytics teams to drive Nextdoor’s approach to monetization (both strategy & tactics). Lastly, you will help identify & implement new monetization techniques & sales opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain inventory forecasting and availability across brands, content and platforms
  • Regularly evaluate pricing across new and existing products
  • Assist in creation and communication of strategy and positioning to Sales teams
  • Work closely with Product Marketing and Sales on product packaging for direct and programmatic campaigns
  • Help guide and communicate monetization and yield strategy to other internal stakeholders
  • Support Ad Operations and Account Management teams with campaign optimization
  • Identify and report on key inventory and revenue metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Stay current with digital landscape, data and technologies
  • Help develop reporting and analytics tools

Requirements:  

  • 2+ years of experience in pricing, yield management or sales analytics for Ad Agency, Publisher, or Ad Tech Vendor preferred
  • Experience with digital ad serving systems, such as Google Ad Manager and AppNexus, and front-end sales systems such as Salesforce
  • Ad Exchange or Programmatic advertising experience a plus
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills required
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize under fast paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, vLookups, SumIfs, etc.).
  • Bachelor's degree required in business, finance, mathematics, statistics, science

Benefits:

  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental & vision) for you and your family
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • 401K plan
  • Commuter benefits through Clipper card
  • Free catered dinners during the week, Monday through Thursday
  • Fully stocked kitchens with drinks, snacks and candy
  • Downtown San Francisco office
  • The option of an adjustable standing desk