Programmatic Media Manager in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) the consumer is at the heart of everything we do. Join the team at KDP and make a difference to consumers with one of America’s leading producers and distributors of hot and cold beverages helping to satisfy every consumer’s beverage need, anytime and anywhere.

Manager of Programmatic Media is responsible for defining strategies and building annual consumer brand media plans for our portfolio of brands by understanding the consumer’s needs to drive relevance and loyalty to our brands.   This person will have manage multiple brands with multiple campaigns and will report into the Sr. Director of Media. The ideal candidate will bring 5+ years of digital media experience and a leadership style that fuses inspiration with a passion for making a difference.


Support a High-Performing Team

  • Deploy general manager mindset to drive media strategies. Leverage strong commercial knowledge and business acumen to deliver annual brand programmatic plans.
  • Deliver strong coaching of internal media team members, media partners and agency[s] through situational leadership and candid growth conversations.
  • Inspire others to take action through authentic leadership, passion, and commitment to winning.

Develop and execute programmatic media strategy

  • Partner with brand & data science teams to determine audience strategies and goals
  • Proactively collaborate with National media team to properly supplement/compliment National/Local media campaigns
  • Act as subject matter expert within DPSG marketing for programmatic and related media functions
  • Plan, place and execute brand programmatic media across numerous brands and campaigns. Execution

Manage DSP partner(s) and their managed services teams

  • Manage KDP seats teams within each DSP to properly execute programmatic media plans, strategies, optimization metrics, budgets, and audiences with each campaign exceeding $1MM+
  • Oversee day-to-day optimization strategies and campaign pacing; gain deep understanding of platforms and management of campaigns through hands-on training and consistent dialogue
  • Manage DMP team to ensure proper tagging of DPSG brand sites as well as all media placements for accurate tracking and data collection
  • Execute ad operations functions (site tags, media tags, viewability tags, tag QA, and tag trafficking) together with & Initiative team

Work with BlueKai DMP platform and audience segments

  • Partner with Initiative and internal teams (Media, Data Science, Insights, Brand) to determine and act upon learning and measurement agendas
  • Oversee data collection structure and taxonomy within the DMP
  • Oversee the creation and syndication of audiences within the DMP in conjunction with Brand goals and Media objectives
  • Integrate Reach and Frequency monitoring, optimization, and reporting within the DMP through 3rd party partner
  • Facilitate sharing of data and reporting within the DMP to inform Insights and Media teams

Lead ongoing education and learning objectives within media team and broader marketing organization

  • Grow our functional understanding and proficiency within the programmatic ecosystem to allow for further efficiencies
  • Transition from managed service to hands on keyboard buying
  • Train local media buyers to help them become proficient within the DSP platform(s)

Measure Success

  • Own and Manage brand marketing budgets working with cross-functional partners, including finance to deliver on target.
  • Set high performance standards, measure for success, and adjust plan to deliver against growth agenda.
  • Lead post-launch analyses for initiatives
  • Responsible for ensuring all data requests related to programmatic media are met before launch based on pre-determined learning agenda
  • Manage agency contacts and ensure proper data elements are made available within the DPSG data visualization platform


  • PASSION: People with an infectious spirit who are passionate about beverages, our consumers, our brands, our customers, and winning.

  • DREAMERS WITH AN ENTTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: Dreamers who are inspired by innovation, creativity, and breakthrough thinking that challenges the conventional and fosters new ideas. 

  • DRIVE FOR IMPACT: Self-motivated leaders that drive their agenda and thrive in a competitive, fast-paced environment. Relentless focus on delivering results and tenacity to get it done with a sense of urgency.

  • CHANGE AGENTS: Leaders that are agile, courageous, and push through conflict for speed to action. People that thrive under pressure, take big risks, deliver solutions, and lead the change.

  • DATA-DRIVE DECISION-MAKERS: Ability to scan the environment, remove barriers, recommend solutions, and leverage sound business judgment and analytics to make bold decisions.

  • INSPIRATIONAL LEADERS: People who can inspire others to take action through authentic leadership, passion, and commitment to winning. Committed to coaching, challenging, and developing others. Great at the “What” and the “How”. Team vs personal gains.


  • Bachelor's degree preffered
  • 3+ years of digital media experience with 2+ years of programmatic media
  • Strong working knowledge of buy side process and technologies including surveys, data collection, verifications, cookie matching and exchanges
  • Strong analytical skills; ability analyze raw data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented with ability to manage you own agenda
  • This role is based at the KDP Plano, TX office location.

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.