Advertising Technology Manager / Ad Ops Lead UK
Salary: £38000k + Benefits
Location: West End, London
Keywords: Ad Ops, Mobile, Digital
Incredible opportunity to join a premier global, full service mobile-first digital agency as their lead Advertising Technology / Ad Ops Manager. This top media agency helps the biggest and best brands engage with their customers using creative and effective marketing and advertising solutions. They are regarded as one of the most prestigious names in the world of advertising.
The Technology Manager will be tasked with the flawless implementation of digital campaigns on both desktop and mobile while meeting strict timelines. This person will be responsible for day-to-day ad-operations tasks, including but not limited to, timely generation of and trafficking ad tags, reporting for active campaigns, troubleshooting, and working in various ad servers and digital advertising platforms. Client interaction is also core to the role, dealing with various stakeholders across marketing and development departments in multiple territories.
Traffic, implement, and maintain mobile and desktop campaigns, including generating tracking units / tags.
Work with external partners including mobile measurement partners, data management platforms, ad safety/verification vendors and others as needed.
Be an expert across multiple different ad servers, including specialised ad servers for mobile, rich media, and / or video.
Troubleshoot issues with campaigns, creative, and implementations as they arise.
Interact with client contacts, as needed, to discuss issues or needs for campaign implementations.
Collaborate with media and account teams to understand unique needs by client.
Align with media partners on campaign implementations, including using their ad servers, as necessary.
Adhere to processes and best practices for trafficking campaigns.
Juggle multiple campaigns and projects, remaining organized throughout and prioritising tasks while aligning with account / media teams.
Assess the technology market providing timely updates and opinion pieces to the wider team
Manage Technology Analyst
Write opinion pieces for the company to keep the team informed of current technology developments.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in ad operations for a media agency/media owner
Strong Excel skills
Expertise with multiple ad servers, DCM preferred as well as rich-media and video ad servers.
Expertise with analytics such as Omniture and GA 360
Ability to work with tag-management systems, as needed.
Familiarity with using DSP’s (DBM, App Nexus, Mediasmart), MMP’s (AppsFlyer, Tune, Kochava)
Proven track record of successful campaign launches.
Strong understanding of the specific challenges of ad serving within the mobile space.
Excellence within the following skill areas: problem solving, analysis, organization, and collaboration.
Deep knowledge and enthusiasm for the digital / mobile space.
This is a fantastic opening at one of the the biggest names in advertising and media across a range of some of the biggest apps, publishers, retail brands and technology businesses ranging from Amazon, Nike, BBC, Microsoft and John Lewis to name a few. Its a great place to work with a culture that helps personal development and has a lot of fun at the same time. This role has a competitive salary package plus bonus, great benefits and some awesome offices in the heart of media-lands West End. Please get in touch for more information.