Media Partnerships Manager III , eComm: Partner Op...

Media Partnerships Manager III , eComm: Partner Optimization Lead, Walmart Connect

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Career Area Marketing and Customer Insights
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1295926

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As the Partner Optimization Lead, you will lead a team who provide optimization recommendations to partners with managed service offering across paid search and display. Your responsibilities include building and growing strong senior-level client relationships, providing strategic direction to the team, maintaining the financial health of all performance accounts, scoping projects and developing staff. You will set goals for the Partner Account Specialists, remove roadblocks and track progress towards achievement of targets. You will effectively navigate the relationships between Walmart and our Partners to drive optimal advertising performance and client success.

What You'll Do:

  • Recruit, develop, mentor and inspire a team of Partner Account Specialists
  • Establish team goals and KPIs and motivate the team to execute, measure progress, and share results
  • Monitor performance of Sponsored Products, Sponsored Brands and Display and drive activities to improve performance for optimal ROI and client satisfaction (bid adjustments, targeting changes, keyword harvesting, etc.)
  • Analyze search campaign performance against client KPIs and report on trends and insights to key stakeholders
  • Define metrics relevant to measure the performance of the team and evangelize with leadership and cross-functional teams
  • Continuously foster skill development of Partner Account Specialists and stakeholders by helping to drive participation in ongoing training, workshops, lunch-and-learns, etc.
  • Participate in establishing business plan objectives with Partner Development Managers and Technical Solution Specialists
  • Explore automation solutions to minimize turnaround time for optimization tactics to be implemented by suppliers
  • Define performance and optimization processes, SLAs & best practices
  • Build and maintain knowledge base of workflows, SOPs, case studies, FAQs
  • Own the relationship with our senior client stakeholders, aiming for high client satisfaction and retention
  • Develop a collaborative working relationship with other agencies and platform partners
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify new growth opportunities
  • Accountable for thought leadership activity both with the client and internally, putting forward new topics of interest and championing creative strategic thinking
  • Ensure effective communication across internal teams as well as partners

What We're Looking For:

  • Extensive experience managing performance campaigns across multiple paid search platforms
  • Strong knowledge of keyword bidding strategies, budget cap management and optimization tactics
  • Experience with API and Self-Serve platforms is a plus
  • Ability to think strategically and identify and resolve problems proactively in a client-centric environment
  • Strong business communication skills, both written and verbal, with ability to communicate / present to Sales teams and leadership
  • Ability to nurture and retain client relationships & understand how performance can feed into wider business goals
  • Strong managerial experience, including experience hiring, developing and mentoring a team
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and navigating ambiguity
  • Experience working with financial data and budgets
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to meet common goals
  • Experience of working with senior-level stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Results-driven with a desire to affect change, drive revenue and gain visibility with leadership
  • B2B experience is a plus

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor degree in business or related field

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Experience in related field, Leading teams

Primary Location...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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