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Director, Ad Operations and Programmatic Revenue

Publication or Company 
Industry  Advertising Agency, Book Publishing, Magazine Publishing, Other Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Adweek is currently seeking a Director, Ad Operations and Programmatic Revenue to join our digital team in New York. This is a hands-on role responsible for overseeing all direct sold campaigns, optimizing remnant inventory and building from the ground up a premium programmatic revenue channel for the brand.

If you’re an experienced and ambitious ad ops specialist ready to make the jump into a management position then we’d love to meet you!

Responsibilities (not limited to):
• Managing all ad operations functions and personnel
• Optimizing site inventory
• Forecasting inventory availability; reviewing RFPs
• Assisting in the trafficking and reporting of direct sold campaigns
• Monitoring and optimizing programmatic campaigns
• Establishing strategic relationships with DSPs, trading desks and other programmatic traders
• Creating demand for the private marketplaces and/or premium packages by effectively representing the inventory to DSPs and ATDs
• Working with the product team to identify enhancements to display advertising offerings
• Helping develop the company’s data management platform strategy
• Staying up to date on the latest developments, technologies and trends in programmatic, data and behavioral targeting

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 5-7 years’ experience in online advertising operations; fluent in DFP
• Direct experience with SSP programmatic platforms, Rubicon, Pubmatic and AdX, etc.
• Understanding of auction dynamics of digital exchanges and experience working with RTB media (DSPs, Google Display Network, AdX, or in-house ad-network tools)
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions
• Proficiency in Excel
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Experience managing other individuals is desired but not required

This is a full-time salaried position located at our East Village offices in Manhattan.

To apply (applications not addressing the following will not be considered):
1. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@adweek.com with ‘Director, Ad Ops’ in the subject line.
2. Specify your salary requirements.
3. In your cover letter, explain why you think you would be a good fit at Adweek in this role.