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Digital Media Trading Senior Specialist



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Marketing & Communications
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2024

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Digital Media Trading Senior Specialist

As Expedia Group consolidates media planning and buying across its portfolio of brands, the importance of governance and consistency across media investments has become more prevalent. A supporting role is required to assist the Global Digital Media Investment team and ensure that Expedia Group Brands are getting the best value from their digital media spend by leveraging group buying power, cross-brand buying and performance insights and measurement at a group level. This role will be responsible for creating and supporting processes across the investment infrastructure of digital media disciplines.

The Digital Media Trading Senior Specialist will report directly to the Head of Digital Trading, with a key role in delivering cost savings that impact media performance and the companies bottom line. The role will also be responsible for providing consultative support in achieving business process excellence, as well as tracking and monitoring of digital media deals.

What you'll do:

  • Provide support to the Head of Digital Trading with an assessment of existing deals at both a brand and group level and identify areas for deal growth and cost saving

  • To be able to hold complex negotiations with global digital media vendors, including but not limited to Google, The Trade Desk, Netflix, Teads, Spotify, and other CTV, Digital Audio, Display and Video media providers

  • Support delivery of planning and execution of digital deals with delivery stakeholders

  • Forecasting and tracking digital spend and accumulated value with key media partners and providing readouts to team and leadership

  • Maintaining record of deal and pricing structures for all digital partners, including added value and strategic

  • Keeping abreast of changes within the Digital Media marketplace - sharing market intelligence with investment teams at EG Media

  • To maintain a comprehensive understanding of how to deliver against guarantees, whilst assuming responsibility for managing implementation

  • Day-to-day ownership of contractual responsibilities with Legal and Procurement teams. Management of direct media buys through internal processes where necessary

  • Sourcing digital media deals and opportunities on behalf of Expedia Brands and EG Media, including but not limited to alpha/beta opportunities, new vendors, new products and innovations

  • Providing consultancy to media investment teams around where EG Media has leverage and the ability to maximize commercial benefits with specific partners and channels

Who you are:

  • Operational knowledge of brands media strategies and practices

  • Excellent listening, facilitation, and communication skills

  • Strong office software skills

  • Strong interpersonal, expectation management and stakeholder alignment skills

  • A solid understanding of digital media ecosystem from programmatic to reservation buys and their respective intricacies, limitations and processes

  • Comfortable working with stakeholders across multiple time-zones and across matrixed teams

  • The flexibility to work with a varied workload, often under pressure

  • Comfort with a dynamic environment; willingness to take ownership of issues and drive solutions

  • Understanding of media buying platforms i.e Trade Desk & DV360

The total cash range for this position in Austin is $ 82,500 to $ 115,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $132,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role. Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership. View our full list of benefits.


About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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