Director, Learning and Development

Department: People
Location: US - New York
Updated on: July 06, 2022

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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 seeking a highly motivated Learning & Development Director to join our People team. Reporting to the Chief People Officer you will be responsible for the strategic vision and tactical execution of a development and sales enablement training program that grows our people and our clients. The role has high impact and visibility, offering a unique opportunity to build and shape the growing organization from the ground level. We emphasize a holistic approach to development that is not just about education, but also self-awareness and exposure to real-world problems. We strive to position our people to help tackle some of the most complex issues in business, our clients, our communities, and society at large. 

You will:

  • Develop Learning Strategy and curriculum by partnering with leadership to build skills and develop the culture that aligns with our business objectives.
  • Partner with Talent Management to understand gaps and needs from talent identification and personal development programs.
  • Partner with content experts in sales, product, and marketing to design and deliver learning opportunities for clients that will drive spend on MediaMath’s platform.
  • Create Corporate onboarding design, execution and coordination
  • Develop platforms that improve employee engagement by deepening skills and driving performance.
  • Manage all aspects of the learning lifecycle, to include learning needs assessment, development of new learning programs, assessments, evaluation, marketing and communications of programs, budget and resource management, reporting and maintenance of training records, and vendor management.
  • Establish approach for using in-house design, technologies and partners to ensure high quality learning solutions that drive skill development and practical application.
  • Deliver key learning  sessions
  • Determine appropriate curriculum for professional development that addresses performance gaps or skills needed to progress through MediaMath. In partnership with the People Team Business Partners’, support specific department initiatives (e.g., selling skills and building product management skills) from both a learning and change planning perspective.
  • Oversee the scheduling, logistics, communications, sourcing content or 3rd party training provider, and tracking of participation.

You are:

  • Experienced with creating engaging content for a variety of different audiences
  • Able to provide demonstrated success in building a corporate learning and development strategy.
  • Able to create a framework for assessing, measuring and tracking L&D program success
  • Detailed and current knowledge of training tools and potential vendor partnerships

You have:

  • 10 years of L&D experience including experience in a high growth, tech or start up environment.
  • International experience and/or managing programs and people across multiple office locations
  • Experience with various learning modalities and technologies to accommodate a global workforce

Why We Work at MediaMath

We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are three values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Win Together, Obsess Over Growth, and Do Good, Better. 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.