Advertising Operations Specialist

Slate Magazine
New York
May 29, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
Full Time
Slate is seeking a talented and dynamic Advertising Operations Specialist to join our team in New York. The Ad Ops Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of digital ad campaign management. The ideal candidate has proven experience with ad trafficking, reporting, and creative troubleshooting. In addition, the ideal candidate for this growth potential role is career-driven and eager to join a sharp Ad Ops team.

* Meet all contractual requirements for advertising campaigns running on The Slate Group propertiesA ( and with a high degree of accuracy.
* Verify contract/insertion order accuracy and enter in Dart Sales Manager (DSM).
* Traffic various types of ad products and technologies via ad server (DFP), ensuring that both client and The Slate Group specifications are met.
* Translating sales strategy into tactical implementation.A Testing, implementing, and providing QA on new in-house and 3rd party rich media advertising products and providing critical troubleshooting on major campaign launches.
* Analyze ad campaign delivery reports through the duration of each campaign and provide recommendations to Sales Representatives and clients for the optimization of poorly performing ad placements.
* Implement business reviews throughout client campaign and address preset metrics for success.A Assist in monthly billing, reconciliation, and other financial reporting.
* Actively work towards retaining client base.
* Other duties as assigned.

* Prior experience with Doubleclick, Atlas, Pointroll, BrightRoll, OAS, Eyewonder, Eyeblaster, other ad-serving vendors a plus.
* Prior knowledge of debugging tools such as Fiddler or Charles.
* Familiarity with web development, publishing, multimedia, and browser/OS compatibility.A Understanding of HTML/DHTML, Javascript, CSS, Flash
* Prior experience with DSM or contract management system a plus


Bonus Points:
* Strong communication skills with ability to communicate between all levels of management
* Must learn quickly and be able to juggle multiple tasks and priorities
* Organized and detail orientated with strong critical thinking skills
* Must exhibit a good work ethic and thrive in a team environment
* Experience analyzing Excel data and systems administration
* Solid understanding of digital advertising concepts and terms.

About Us:
Slate is the thought leader media brand for the digital age, offering the smartest conversation on the web about news, politics, business, technology and culture, reaching 20 million top decision makers and cultural tastemakers.

Wea re a tight knit group of some of the smartest technologists, writers, marketers, and thinkers on the planet, allA pulling in the same direction.

As part of Graham Holdings Company, Slate is innovative, nimble and entrepreneurial; however, we have the support of a large, well run, respected organization. A A