Job Title:          Ad Operations Associate

Dept:                Ad Operations

Reports to:       Sr. Manager of Ad Operations

FLSA:                Salary, Exempt, Full-Time

Location:          Chicago, LA, New York, or Portland

  

About Us:

Digital Trends, the largest independent tech media site in the world, is a technology/lifestyle brand with offices in Portland, Oregon; New York; Chicago; and more. We cover anything and everything in technology- from the QLED vs OLED 4k TVs, racing drones, Apple product recalls, to innovations in autonomous driving. Our content spans from news, expert analysis, guides, in-depth reviews, and more. Digital Trends provides insights to our readers in a way that enhances their lifestyle. “Tech for the Way You Live.”

 

Who We Are Looking For:

We are looking for a resourceful Ad Operations Associate to join the Ad Operations team. The Ad Operations team is a motivated revenue delivery team responsible for ensuring all advertising campaigns sold by the sales team are delivered flawlessly and billed in full. 

 

The Ad Operations Associate is a vital member of the team and should be results-oriented, resourceful, collaborative, and innovative. They should have experience in advertising operations including direct and programmatic campaign management and trafficking, reporting and analysis as they will have responsibility for managing and optimizing assigned campaigns.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Trafficking and ad campaign setup
  • Monitoring, pacing, and optimization to ensure best possible performance against client KPIs
  • Reconciliation and tracking between 1st and 3rd party delivery and ability to resolve discrepancies quickly
  • Ability to collaborate with Account Managers, Pricing/Planning and Account Executives to ensure alignment on client goals, campaign optimizations, reporting and billing

 

What We Require:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a campaign manager or trafficker for a premium/top-tier publisher
  • Solid understanding and experience working with some or all of the below:
    • Ad servers like Google Ad Manager/DFP
    • SSPs like adX
    • DSPs like AppNexus, DV360, MediaMath
    • OMS (order management systems) like Placements.io, DSM, Operative1
    • 3rd party ad servers like DFA, Flash Talking, Sizemek, etc
    • Tracking technology like IAS, MOAT
    • DMPs like Saleforce Audience Studio, liveramp, Neustar, Adobe Audience Manager (AAM)
    • CRM like Salesforce
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to manage multiple projects 
  • Proven ability to identify, prioritize, and provide solutions to critical issues
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-starter who is enthusiastic and motivated about learning
  • Strong communication skills, keen ability to be concise, and flexibility to distill complex concepts in order to communicate to various audiences
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with excel and other analysis tools
  • Knowledge of programmatic buying and selling a huge plus

What’s In It For You:

  • Competitive benefits package including:
    • Individual and Family Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Company-paid Short and Long-term Disability
    • Unlimited PTO (paid time off) Program
    • 401k plus employer match up to 3.5%
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Pre-tax Commuter Transit and Parking Benefits
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Paid sabbatical leave after 5 years of service

As an is an equal opportunity employer, Digital Trends encourages, honors, and values diversity. Our goal is to create a culture of inclusion. We are committed to fostering a positive multigenerational and multicultural workforce by supporting inclusion in all forms, both within our company and across interactions with our audience, clients, and candidates.

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