Comcast Trading and Analytics Manager in New York, New York

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, has superior end-to-end technology, premium marketplace, and best in market advisory services that power the advertising businesses of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world, including DIRECTV, Fox, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting System and Viacom in U.S., and Sky and Channel 4 in Europe. From our unique position at the center of the premium video economy, we enable our clients to unify audiences across desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices, and profitably monetize their content. Headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco, London, and Beijing, FreeWheel stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.


Trading & Analytics Manager this role accountable for development and scaling the "Trading" vertical of the newly established Trading & Yield function within FreeWheel Markets. This is responsible for the execution of trading models, strategies , processes, governance, as well as detailed analytics to help drive revenue and improve revenue, fill rate, and gross margin for FreeWheel and Comcast

Core Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement trading logic to determine how to fill demand while optimizing against business objectives (i.e. margin, fill, Comcast revenue, etc.)
  • Set global trading models, process, governance to be implemented locally, while maintain global view of FreeWheel Markets inventory position and risk
  • Perform analysis on available demand and inventory to establish supply/demand pricing curves for various packages
  • Coordinate with the Ad Operations team to execute and optimize trades
  • Work with Finance to establish a risk function to track and monitor FWM financial exposure
  • Identify and assess 3rd party partners and technology platforms that will assist in the development of our Markets Trading Platform
  • Assist in the scoping and building out of our Linear Trading and Yield function, which includes people, process, and technology needs
  • Coordinate with Commercial leaders on Buy and Sell side to understand pipeline of buyers and sellers, as well as communicate needs to help improve fill and margin

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

- Generally requires 6-9 years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer