Ad Ops Specialist

Watertown, Massachusetts
Competitive, market based salary, with great benefits and generous paid time off.
Dec 15, 2017
Ad Operations
Metro Area
Full Time

Do you speak Digital Sales? Are you passionate about technology and have a demonstrated ability to learn quickly and work effectively in fast-paced, rapidly changing environment? With 2+ years of experience, you will be able to resolve complex questions, providing solutions for an array of product issues related to billing, policy, account setup, campaign performance and more.

If this sounds like a fun and challenging opportunity we would love to hear from you!


  • Process new orders in our ad serving platform for all clients and 3rd party ad partners
  • Manage trafficking of display, mobile, native, social and pre-roll video ad campaigns from pre-launch to completion 
  • Day to day management of network campaigns and exchange partners, including optimization, and reporting
  • Monitor and optimize advertiser accounts to maximize performance and ad revenue 
  • Analyze campaigns to insure all campaign goals are met including start and end dates, impression delivery, and any associated actions 
  • Work in our ad serving platform and our internal CMS to create and maintain text link and display based advertisements including proposal management 
  • Gather and report on advanced campaign metrics where applicable
  • Estimate and report on current/future available inventory levels 
  • Assist with monthly reconciliation and invoicing for all campaigns 
  • Maintenance of integrations between programmatic platforms/sales, order management, and ad serving systems
  • Coordinate with revenue and inventory management teams on reporting initiatives
  • Other projects as requested


  • Strong understanding of the digital advertising industry from publisher side
  • At least 2+ years’ experience managing all aspects of ad operations at scale
  • Deep knowledge of ad serving platforms, such as Doubleclick (DFP)
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS & JavaScript preferred
  • Working knowledge of VAST and VPAID video tags
  • Experience with Programmatic vendors and/or digital trading desks
  • Sound strategic thinking with strong creative problem solving abilities and analytical skills
  • Proficient with MS Office applications - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; proven ability to learn and apply new software applications quickly; solid Internet research skills
  • Intelligent, outgoing individual with strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly organized, have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently
  • Must have a high level of professionalism, pleasant demeanor and positive attitude
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must embrace the NESN Core Values; People, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Teamwork, Diversity, Integrity, Accountability, Passion, Social Responsibility

NESN is proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.