Inventory Coordinator

Jumpstart Automotive Media

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a division of Hearst Autos, offers high-impact and performance-driven marketing and advertising solutions that achieve optimum results. An industry thought leader known for its in-depth shopping reports, Jumpstart connects automotive marketers with the largest, high-performing audience of car shoppers and enthusiasts through partnerships with: Car and Driver, U.S. News Best Cars, J.D. Power Cars, NADAguides,, Autobytel, Autolist, Daily News Autos, LeftLane, CarSoup, and CarBuzz.


  • Work with the sales and account management teams during initial stages of campaign creation, forecasting inventory availability and capacity to ensure accurate projections for all sales proposals

  • Check and maintain integrity of systems (e.g. Yieldex) and other tools as related to inventory

  • Proactively identify opportunities for additional sales and communicate to the sales and account management teams

  • Support of all internal teams, as needed, as related to inventory, forecasting, and campaign delivery projections

  • Ad hoc projects as needed

  • Assist with the creation of new ad products using knowledge of inventory


  • Knowledge of online ad serving

  • Prior experience in Yieldex, DFP, Lotame, and/or DSM a plus

  • Able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Strong sense of urgency

  • Excellent relationship management, teamwork and communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to solve problems creatively

  • Maintain a proactive attitude towards learning

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

  • Quick learner

  • Detail oriented

  • Highly organized

  • Bachelor degree


  • Jumpstart Automotive Media acts like a startup (nimble, innovative) with the resources of a large company (Hearst)

  • Headquartered in San Francisco, with a core team in Royal Oak, MI, plus teams in the Hearst Tower in NYC and Santa Monica, CA

  • It’s a company of smart people with a wide range of expertise who genuinely like each other

  • Benefits: health, dental, eye, 401k

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