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  • Sector:

    Media Agency

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Kirk

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  • Job ref:

    AK - PETR_1568019415

  • Consultant:

    Alex Kirk

Business Director, Programmatic Activation Lead - Leading Global Media Agency

Salary £75K + annual bonus

Are you extremely knowledgeable about programmatic buying methods and platforms?

Do you want to head up the programmatic trading team at a globally leading & dynamic media agency who are always ahead of the curve, adapting to both market pressures & client needs with the utmost efficacy and often leading the way with innovation?

Do you want the chance to nurture a team that is forecast to grow massively, at a business constantly onboarding new accounts, with the opportunity to deliver campaigns for high profile existing accounts, who between them, have a diverse range of performance objectives?

If this sounds interesting, look no further and apply here!

Job Role:

The Business Director, Programmatic Activation Lead has direct responsibility for the programmatic campaign output of the trading Team.

  • You are responsible for the day-to-day activation and management of programmatic campaigns.
  • You'll oversee a variety of performance and brand campaigns, extracting the highest value possible from our platforms whilst delivering against customer campaign, and moreover, business objectives.
  • This role requires a high degree of programmatic activation knowledge, team management, strong customer focus, excellent standards of communication, insights analysis and multi-tasking.

Reporting Structure:

The Business Director, Programmatic Activation Lead reports to the Head of Programmatic.

Key Skills & Knowledge:

  • The ideal candidate will use their own initiative to manage and coordinate a team of activation specialists delivering campaigns across programmatic platforms.
  • You will be expected to champion the best practice approach to delivering campaigns, multi market strategy coordination and communication.
  • You will lead by example, fostering an environment where all members of the team have an chance to fulfil their potential and deliver outstanding work for clients.


· Strong understanding of the programmatic landscape, key players and platforms.

· Solid experience working with DSPs and end-to-end management of successful campaigns.

· Previous experience in a client facing role in a fast-paced environment with frequent pressure to prioritise work and meet deadlines.

· Excellent attention to detail

· Proven track record in report extraction & analysis

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven track record of developing senior relationships at agencies

· Advanced level Excel & PowerPoint

Please apply here and get in touch!