Program Manager, Product and Sales Activation

Company Details

This role may also be located in our Playa Vista, CA campus.

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:
New York, NY, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Redwood City, CA, USA.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5 years of experience in Marketing Strategy, Digital Product Strategy, Product Marketing Management, or Management Consulting
  • 4 years of experience in program/project management and multi-level communication (e.g., executives, peers, managers, and staff)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience leading operational/strategic initiatives
  • Experience with program management within a sales or Go-to-Market strategy organization
  • Experience leading large-scale change management
  • Experience working with executive cross-functional stakeholders
  • Ability to work with large data sets and navigate data infrastructure
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to structure a compelling storyline and build presentation decks/documents to support a position

About the job

As part of Google Customer Solutions (GCS) Product and Sales Activation (PSA) Performance organization, the Strategy and Operations team provides business critical insights using analytics, ensures cross-functional alignment of goals and execution, and helps teams manage strategic partnerships and new initiatives forward. You will focus on aligning highest-level company priorities with effective day-to-day operations, and help evolve early stage ideas into future-growth initiatives. You will work on cross-functional processes and operations to manage product and go-to-market decisions that grow our GCS business.

As a Program Manager, you will drive outcomes for one complex project by taking full ownership, define internal roadmaps, and drive efforts for customer acquisition. You will develop go-to-market strategies and business plans to optimize product performance and efficiency across the organization.

When our millions of advertisers and publishers are happy, so are we! Our Google Customer Solutions (GCS) team of entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and client-focused members are the “human face” of Google, helping entrepreneurs both individually and broadly build their online presence and grow their businesses. We are dedicated to growing the unique needs of advertising companies. Our teams of strategists, analysts, advisers and support specialists collaborate closely to spot and analyze customer needs and trends. In collaboration, we create and implement business plans broadly for all types of businesses.


  • Manage and align on communications with other Product and Sales Activation teams to manage products and PSA messaging.
  • Manage quarterly planning cycles for product roadmap prioritization as well as sales Go-to-Market plans.
  • Enable operational effectiveness and tactical coordination for the team.
  • Manage internal processes, including managing the multi-faceted and complex process of product lead list creation.
  • Partner with other central strategy and operations teams to identify business reviews cadence and structure.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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