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The Company

Our client is a popular football media platform for the new generation of football fans. It is the only app with a fully personalised home stream for non-stop news of your favourite club and the only company to offer single live football matches in-app on a free and pay-per-view basis. They operate a 24-hour newsroom to provide fans across the world with the comprehensive football content they crave - from statistics and live scores of 200+ leagues and competitions worldwide to breaking news, highlight clips, live streaming, transfer rumours and features. The app is available in 12 languages and is the best rated sports app in the world, based on millions of App Store and Google Play reviews.

Founded in 2008, the company has its headquarters in Berlin and regional offices in London, New York, Mexico City, Singapore, Cairo, Istanbul and Rio de Janeiro.

The Role

We are looking to hire a Ad Operations & Programmatic Lead to join its growing APAC team. You will lead the implementation, delivery & optimization of all regional advertising activities. As a key member of the APAC media team, you will take a central role in helping implement programmatic sales strategy across APAC. Reporting into the VP Media APAC, the successful candidate will manage all stakeholders in the regional programmatic ecosystem including agency groups, trading desk's & tech vendors. As the regional Programmatic expert, the role will work closely with both the global client services & ad operations team.

The Candidate

He/she must have a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in the area of campaign optimisation / Ad Trafficking – specifically across display & video in Google Ad Manager / AdX. He/she will also have varied skill set bridging both functional ad operations & programmatic media delivery.He/she must also have an ambitious, entrepreneurial and proactive mindset. If you have a dream to grow your career with a fast growing company, submit your application now!

Responsibilities

  • Regional responsibility for the implementation, delivery & optimisation of all APAC advertising activity – with specific focus on all regional advertising agency groups

  • Ensure quality control across all advertising materials

  • Provide strategic consulting services regarding inventory monetization & supply/demand to external partners

  • Assist in the management of 3rd party video network – specifically onboarding, ad facilitation & reporting

  • Provide monthly forecasting across inventory availability, sell through rates & yield position

  • Work collaboratively with regional commercial & publisher teams in ensuring smooth workflow across all inventory matters

  • Work with regional sales team making commercial decisions based on analysis and demand needs of agency & client direct contracted business

  • Close coordination with product and engineering departments to support existing business

  • Become local expert in all programmatic ad delivery, optimisation & best practice 

Requirements

  • Working knowledge implementing 3 rd party tracking, Google Campaign Manager tags and also creative files (e.g., VAST, VPAID, mov, .mp4, .avi)

  • Experience of using a DMP – creating audiences for campaigns, reporting, and sales/agency support

  • Experience in implementing & delivering PMP & PG advertising within Google Ad Manager & relevant SSP’s

  • 3+ years’ experience in programmatic, supply-side platform, exchange environment or agency trading desks

  • Broad understanding of the programmatic advertising eco system including RTB, PMP and associated advertising technologies

  • Excellent time management & the ability to multi task projects

  • Meticulous, analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Strong customer service skills, preferably exposure to both advertising agencies & clients direct

  • Ability to troubleshoot and prioritize in a time sensitive environment

  • Expert proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word & PowerPoint

  • Enjoy working in a collaborative and entrepreneurial team environment