Analyst, Pricing Strategy

Department: Finance
Location: UK - London
Updated on: January 15, 2021

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About Us
MediaMath helps the world's top brands deliver personalized digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our demand-side platform every day to launch, analyze, and optimize their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home, and advanced TV formats.

MediaMath initiated an industry-wide effort to create a 100% accountable, addressable and aligned supply chain through SOURCE ecosystem. SOURCE by MediaMath is a technical and commercial framework for agencies, brands, tech companies, and content owners designed to provide long-term sustainable solutions for a clean digital media supply chain with brand-safe, viewable inventory. MediaMath has offices in 15 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City.

Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a process orientated, data driven individual to join our Pricing Infrastructure & Strategy Team.  The Analyst, Pricing Strategy will play an important function within MediaMath – with ownership of Pricing Infrastructure and “Deal Desk” to define operational and data integrity controls, ensure price changes are properly implemented, maintain and monitor enforcement, and ensure they are aligned with pricing strategy and corporate goals.

You will:

Pricing Infrastructure and strategy:

  • Own the training function for pricing – training sales on changes to pricing as well as proposal templates, order forms, and other related pricing items
  • Subject matter expert in pricing data flow across internal MediaMath systems
  • Implementation lead for pricing – work with the team, Finance Operations, Data Platform team, Legal, and others to ensure pricing is implemented properly
  • Create and monitor reports that capture trends in discounts and deal requests that can inform pricing strategy – example: if a particular line item is waived all of the time, do we bundle it
  • Collaborate with product early in the product planning cycle in terms of uptake of certain fee types to help shape business cases and prioritization

Ownership of Deal Desk function:

  • Define the process for deal pricing approval including required inputs, and escalation path
  • Review and approve all deals within standard discount parameters of policy
  • Serve as project manager for the Commercial organization during escalation process of pricing exceptions outside of policy’s discount parameters
  • Maintain policy across product pricing, monthly minimum commitments, incentive credit schedules, payment terms, and cancellations
  • Review all agreements prior to signature to ensure pricing reflects approved terms
  • Proactively engage with Commercial, Account, and Global Partnership teams to ensure pricing compliance processes are followed. Provide training when needed.
  • Liaise with Product owners and relevant stakeholders across Finance and Revenue Operations to ensure new products are added to policy and systems are appropriately updated
  • Review and approve cancellation requests to ensure agreement terms are appropriately upheld

You have:

  • Major in Business, Economics or Statistics based degree
  • Experience in a pricing, strategy or finance role or previous adtech experience working in a trading or analysis position
  • Strong project management skills working across teams with senior business partners
  • Experience with Excel analysis and able to unlock trends in large datasets

You are:

  • Someone who can think big picture strategically while still able to dig into the details
  • A self-starter and a determined problem-solver
  • Confident with delivering easy to understand data to various high-level stakeholders

Why We Work at MediaMath
We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are six values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Teams Win, Scale + Innovation, Obsess Over Learning & Growth, Align then Execute, Do Good Better and Embrace the Journey. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.

Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.