VP, Precision Standards & Activation

Moxie New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Company Description

Publicis Media is one of the four solutions hubs of Publicis Groupe ([Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40], alongside Publicis Communications, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Healthcare. Led by Steve King, CEO, Publicis Media is comprised of Starcom, Zenith, Digitas, Spark Foundry, Blue 449 and Performics, powered by digital-first, data-driven global practices that together deliver client value and business transformation. Publicis Media is committed to helping its clients navigate the modern media landscape and is present in more than 100 countries with over 23,500 employees worldwide.

Publicis Media Exchange (PMX) delivers sustainable, transparent, competitive advantage to Publicis Media clients and agencies. This is done through the consolidated strength of our agencies, deep understanding of our client drivers, leveraging scaled investment, marketplace innovation, strength in partnerships and intelligence. PM Precision is PMX's data-informed, tech-enabled trading division that helps brands reach audiences on highly viewable, fraud free media. Precision spans product strategists, marketers, solutions consultants, activation specialists, ad-ops and data scientists. Precision encompasses agency-embedded teams that provide greater strategic alignment with clients and buying teams. Agency teams are supported by a centralized team for shared resources, best practices, tech audits and partnership management.


Trust is the cornerstone upon which we build our relationships. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of how a partner should behave.

We treat our people and our clients with respect, transparency and honesty.


This is first and foremost a people business. We are committed to ensuring Publicis Media a destination for the best talent in our industry. We value people as individuals, growing ourselves as we grow our client's business.


True transformation comes when we stop managing change, and instead initiate change. We believe in our purpose to be the admired force for business transformation. We believe that focusing on performance and results has the power to transform client business.

Job Description

The Vice President, Precision Standards & Activation is responsible for leading the Precision Standards team in managing programmatic ad-technology partners as it relates to media and ad operations. The ideal candidate must enjoy operating in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and competitive environment with a focus on success. Key activities include, managing Precision Verified for emerging channels, ad serving and brand safety technologies, on-going partner management, tracking and analyzing partner performance and acting as a subject matter expect for agencies and clients.

Precision Verified is Publicis Media's proprietary certification process indicating that a partner meets market-critical criteria and platform functionality meets Groupe standards. The VP is responsible for over-seeing a thorough vetting process to ensure a pulse on marketplace changes and client needs.


  • Work closely with, and under the supervision of, the SVP, Precision Standards & Partnerships to lead Precision Verified for emerging channels (DOOH, CTV, Audio), ad serving (DCO), PMDs and brand safety platforms

  • Manage ad tech partners including facilitating partnership communication (internally and externally), ensuring partner strategy aligns with the needs of Publicis Groupe agencies and clients, and proactively managing marketplace dynamics

  • Develop and spearhead the criteria and vetting process for nascent emerging channels , including management of partner product roadmaps and delivery against product goals

  • Own RFI process for Verified partner compliance which includes collaborating with agency stakeholders and trading teams

  • Own drafting and development of all related content in the form of both internal and external POV's, webinars and training materials

  • Educate legal on business and product use cases to ensure contract alignment

  • Develop and provide reporting for executive leadership on partner status and performance

  • Stay abreast on marketplace trends to educate and future-proof agencies and clients against evolving marketplace

  • Manage partner business deliverables and act as escalation point for agency/client challenges

  • Direct management of 2-3 high performing team members


  • 7-10 years digital media experience

  • Agency & programmatic experience including familiarity with both agency and programmatic advertising business models

  • Experience working with programmatic demand side platforms (DOOH, CTV), ad servers and other ad tech vendors

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and strong follow through

  • Eagerness and ability to learn and retain new substantive matters quickly

  • Ability to juggle a high volume work flow and adapt to shifting priorities

  • Self-motivated problem solver; comfortable wearing different hats

  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgement even in ambiguous situations; demonstrate use of critical thinking techniques

  • Strong interpersonal capabilities, ability to develop strong trust-based relationships with internal and external teams.

  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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