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UK and Global Ad Operations Manager

UK and Global Ad Operations Manager

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    Digital Marketing

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    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Andy Phillips

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  • Phone:

    0203 216 2564

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Ad Operations Manager
UK and Global Accounts


This is an exciting role to join a network agency's data and analytics team as Ad Operations Manager. The role sits in a team of 4 ad ops specialists within the wider team. The agency are looking for someone capable setting up and trafficking campaigns and working alongside client teams to troubleshoot any issues. The role will be lead on a group of exciting tier 1 accounts. There will also be an executive reporting into the Ad Operations Manager so managerial and training experience would be a plus.

The Ad Operations team work closely with the media planning and buying teams, creative teams and clients direct. Other responsibilities include communicating ideas for improving and refining workflow process and assisting with the training of new hires.

Additionally, you’ll be part of bringing new consultancy products to market. These products will be based around solution design, implementation and testing of ad servers, web analytics, tag managers, data layers and activation platforms, but also dynamic creative optimisation (DCO).

Key responsibilities
• Managing an Ad Operations team member
• Build relationships with the internal Client Planning and Activation teams 
• Setting up and trafficking ads for client campaigns
• Creating tags and working with clients through implementation and testing
• Maintaining SLAs and client expectations
• Troubleshooting and providing advice on tagging issues, discrepancies between platforms or problems with data layer infrastructure, tag management events etc
• Writing up audit result

Experience Required:
• Extensive experience working day-to-day with ad servers (DCM, Flashtalking, Sizmek)
• Knowledge of building, configuring and transitioning ad servers
• Experience linking ad server to activation platforms, specifically across the DoubleClick stack including GA360
• Knowledge of JavaScript and HTML
• Knowledge of tag management solutions
• Knowledge of Google Analytics or similar
• 2 years + in advertising operations
• 2 years + in an agency environment
• Line management experience
• Experience in site auditing and schematic design for tag management set up, including Floodlight generation
• Demonstrated application of scripts for automation
• Knowledge of rich media executions
• Exposure to DCO (dynamic creative optimisation)


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