• Ad Operations Specialist

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 7 days ago(6/12/2018 11:26 AM)
  • Overview

    Who you are:

    As the standalone Ad Ops Specialist in EMEA, you’ll oversee campaigns, measure effectiveness, and dive through data to figure out how to crank up ad performance — all while directly impacting a company’s bottom line. You’ll help Spiceworks’ advertisers shine for millions of IT pros looking to find the products and services they need to rock their world. 

     

    Who we are: Launched in 2006, Spiceworks is an Austin-based company that’s shaking up the tech space and transforming how products (hardware, software, and IT services) are marketed and sold to millions of IT professionals around the world. Thousands of tech brands (including Microsoft, Dell, HP, and Rackspace) use Spiceworks to reach and connect with these IT pros. Historically a tough market to reach, vendors love the unique ways Spiceworks helps them connect with this elusive market… so much so that Forbes touted us “the future of media.” 

    Responsibilities

    Your day-to-day (as an Ad Ops Specialist, you’ll):

    • Traffic ads in Spiceworks using multiple ad server technologies
    • Manage an inventory of more than 70 million impressions monthly
    • Monitor pacing and delivery of online campaigns with an eagle eye
    • Use problem-solving prowess to scout out under-performing ads and give them the boost they need
    • Forecast impressions and use qualitative and analytical thinking to help ensure client objectives are met (but no need to deal with those clients — your role will be strictly data-centric!)
    • Collaborate with the Client Success team on ongoing client strategy
    • Troubleshoot campaign issues and discrepancies using analytical and proprietary tools
    • Support other areas of Ad Operations as needed

    Qualifications

    What does it take to do this job?

    • Ability to analyze and interpret large amounts of data quickly and make strategic decisions based on that info
    • Attention to detail: You cringe at the thought of mistakes and have a zero-defect attitude
    • Out-of-this-world organisation
    • Strong work ethic, drive, and ambition
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work well with a team and fly solo
    • Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office
    • Experience with DFP or other ad server technology is a plus
    • Experience in Programmatic execution is a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree and related experience is preferred

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