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Product Manager - remote (f/m/d)

10405, Berlin, GermanySmaato, Product

Job description

Who We Are

Verve Group has created a more efficient and privacy-focused way to buy and monetize advertising. Verve Group is an ecosystem of demand and supply technologies fusing data, media, and technology together to deliver results and growth to both advertisers and publishers–no matter the screen or location, no matter who, what, or where a customer is. With 13 offices across the globe and with an eye on servicing forward-thinking advertising customers, Verve Group’s solutions are trusted by more than 90 of the United States’ top 100 advertisers, 4,000 publishers globally, and the world’s top demand-side platforms. Verve Group is a subsidiary of Media and Games Invest (MGI). Learn more at

Smaato’s digital ad tech platform is the only omnichannel ad server and monetization solution with controls to make monetization simple. Publishers can bring their first-party data and manage all inventory in one place. Marketers get access to the highest-quality inventory so they can reach audiences around the world and on any device. Smaato is part of Verve Group, a subsidiary of Media and Games Invest (MGI). For more information, log on to

Who You Are

As a Product Manager, you will own supply product initiatives from conception through product launch, with a particular focus on mobile web and CTV.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for driving Smaato platform supply initiatives from concept to completion.

  • Define a roadmap for the initiatives together with business owners and stakeholders

  • Set and monitor product KPIs to make sure the initiatives are driving product success

  • Identify opportunities & perform product discovery to find out the market/business potential

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams such as Product, Operations, Engineering, and Business to deliver user-focused features and solutions while ensuring all parties consistently understand projects’ statuses

  • Handle communication with internal as well as external stakeholders and clients

  • Understand and map out cross-product dependencies with other business units

  • Supply the product marketing team with input to create marketing collateral & appropriate functional documentation

Job requirements

What You Will Bring

  • 2+ years of experience in a product management role

  • WorkPrior experience in ad tech, understanding of the advertising industry, it’s use cases, challenges & technologies and key players (SSPs, DSPs, DMPs)

  • Self-motivated, independent, high-performing individual, with ability to learn and become productive extremely fast

  • Experience in aligning goals with Engineering and Business teams

  • Proven track record in delivering products and/or features in partnership with Engineering, Business, Operations and Marketing

  • Ability to document progress in tools such as Jira and communicate effectively with stakeholders

Desirable skills

  • Experience in CTV/OTT, understanding of programmatic bidding, and the intricacies of transacting via ad pods in a programmatic environment

  • Experience working with teams based indifferent time zones

  • Understanding of go-to-market strategies & experience working on product-market-fit

  • Data analysis skills

What We Offer

  • Join one of the top privacy-first omnichannel ad platforms and gaming companies

  • Be part of a multicultural team (55+ nationalities) that is bringing advertising to the next level

  • Benefit from working with some of the most experienced professionals in our industry and constantly grow with us

  • You will learn and evolve in an environment characterized by flat hierarchies and entrepreneurial action

  • Responsibility, independence, and an opportunity to participate in projects that have a significant impact on Verve Group’s success

  • 3 Wellness days per year to help you maintain your well-being (in Q1, Q2 and Q3 after min. 90 days of employment)

  • Enhance your professional skills with a yearly training budget and improve your language skills through German and/or English classes.

  • Work and Travel Program (monthly raffle after 2 years of employment)

  • We are happy to build a great team together and we appreciate your help through our Employee Referral Bonus

  • Align your interests with the company's success and take part in our Employee Shares Purchase Plan

Verve Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.