Digital Advertising Operations Manager (FTC)

England, London
£300 - £450 per day
14 November 2018
12 December 2018
Ben Jeffries
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading global media and entertainment company in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.

As a Digital & Affiliate Sales Operations Manager EMEA, you will work with the in-house advertising agency.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Deliver recommendations and advice on campaign optimisation and experience based strategy to guarantee delivery of campaign goals and objectives
  • Partner with the wider Catalyst team and coordinate complex campaigns, including native advertising solutions, to ensure a smooth launch
  • Lead the inventory management and reporting, tracking ongoing monetisation of International digital advertising. Provide availability analysis and make informed recommendations on pricing and product development
  • Ensure and oversee delivery of reliable setup, tagging and trafficking of digital advertising campaigns across platforms and geographies
  • Responsible for escalated QC and QA troubleshooting and problem resolution with creative, tags, clicks, tracings and impressions discrepancies
  • Provide live campaign analysis and audience performance management to deliver advertiser KPI's
  • Ensure compliant technical delivery of standard, richmedia and responsive creative across all devices, screens and platforms
  • Oversee billing approval and reconciliation


  • Collaborate with a network of established digital partners to seamlessly deliver campaigns, revenue goals, and evolve new products for sale
  • Maintain relationships with existing affiliate partners and proactively seek out new tech partners for programmatic, PMP deals and header bidding
  • Partner for smooth delivery across affiliate platforms
  • Manage the set up and on boarding of tech and programmatic vendors
  • Overview testing and quality assurance of new products

Management Responsibilities:

  • Attract, retain and develop Digital & Affiliate Sales Ops Coordinators
  • Delegate agreed responsibilities, coach and support the team to ensure they meet their objectives
  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among team members

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in digital advertising sales operations
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of online and TV advertising sales, including programmatic, mobile and apps
  • Experience of media sales and media planning on TV and Digital platforms
  • Understanding of responsive design applied to website, ad slots and ad formats
  • Operational experience of DFP, familiarity with rich media tags, basic understanding of Java Scripts, CSS, HTML5 and responsive design
  • Solid understanding of internet technologies and 3rd parties (DoubleClick, Sizmek, AdForm etc.)
  • Experience with Google Ad Exchange, LiveRail, The Rubicon Project, AdSlot and other programmatic platforms desirable
  • Fluency in digital media language (CTR, CPMs, eCPMs, SSPs, DMPs etc), and digital measurement (UUs, PVs, Dwell, Viewability)
  • Experience of order management systems: Operative One, and Google Suite products including Google Analytics and Social Media
  • Knowledge of video ad serving (FreeWheel MRM Preferred) and DFP ad serving platforms
  • Presentation skills and the ability to create compelling pitches
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changeable industry
  • Fluency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of the international media industry
  • A team ethic and collaborative mind-set
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Eligible to work in the EU

If this role is of interest and you are available to start on short notice then please drop me a copy of your CV to

Start Date: ASAP

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