AD OPS TECHINICAL LEAD - £45-60k + bonus

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2020-02-03 16:39:121970-01-01Moriati Recruitment
Job TypePermanentContract
AreaGreater London, UK
SectorAd Ops / ProgrammaticAd Ops / Programmatic - Ad OpsAd ops / technical
SalarySalary £45,000 - 60,000 pro-rata dependent on experience. Bonus
Start Date
Job Ref1762
Job Views523
Our client is an award-winning international media group and leading digital business reaching millions of consumers a month 
About you
  • Familiarity and understanding of current digital advertising offerings and products. 

  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a high-paced environment.

  • Good communication skills and an ability to deal and listen to people at all levels.

  • Support Sales teams with an understanding of technical bits so they can sell better.

  • Comfortable using Microsoft package including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as Google packages.

  • Understanding of HTML 5, JavaScript, Photoshop, 3rd Party Creative Tools, HTTP and XML 

  • Job purpose:   
  • The Technical Operations Lead will be reporting to the Director of Advertising Operations and will be main point of contact for the day-to-day ad technology projects and specific tasks in order to complete them effectively and in a timely manner while still maintaining high quality. 

  • Key responsibilities and accountabilities 
    • Management of ad tag infrastructure across all products and sites

    • Management of internal and external tools

    • Support business projects including site redesigns, new tech and tools

    • Providing support during ad tech/industry related launches or updates 

    • Capacity to carry out market research and keeps the business informed on industry trends and best practices

    • Liaison with Dev, Product, Editorial, Data and all teams to ensure best practices are adhered to and ability to provide troubleshooting support

    • Identify site related issues and solutions to resolve ad tagging conflicts or code issues.

    • Train and lead a team, sharing knowledge of systems and integration process

    • Maintain key documentation and best practice for the ad ops team to follow

    • Identify issues proactively rather than reactively where possible 

    • Expected behaviours 
      1. Leadership – These are challenging and changing times so it’s important you provide strong, clear direction and inspire and motivate your staff to deliver against objectives.   You should be a trusted figure for your team so should always manage and engage with them with honesty and integrity
      1. Commercial Awareness – Managers must be able to identify where the market is going and what customers need in order to promote the best business models to deliver value whilst still ensuring a tight rein on finances. 
      1. Continuous Improvement – Works in a smart, flexible and focussed way, is open to change and suggests ideas for improvements to the way things are done
      1. Collaboration – Builds and maintains positive and supportive working relationships with colleagues.  Helps to create an inclusive and professional work environment
      1. Building Capability – Keeps own knowledge and skill set current and evolving and looks for ways to continue learning to support the achievement of business objectives
      1. Quality Service – Delivers high quality and efficient service and takes account of the diverse customer needs and requirements when looking at ways to improve service quality
      1. Responsive Delivery - Works to agreed business goals and objectives and deals with challenges in a constructive and responsive way.  Takes personal responsibility for quality of outputs

      1. Information: Understanding the media space and publisher environment. Being aware of the industry, technology changes and its effects

      • At least 3+ years’ relevant experience with transferable skills, knowledge on DFP/GAM is desirable

      • Ability to work to deadlines, to prioritise work load and deliver accurate information on time to a high standard – and be comfortable under pressure and amenable to out of hours issue resolution

      • Ability to prioritise and delegate workload to meet deadlines and SLAs

      • Must be able to multi-task, remain calm under pressure and have meticulous attention to detail

      • Highly organised

      • An analytical and systematic approach to problem solving

      • Familiar with online advertising, sales, and marketing concepts & metrics

      • Ability to use developer tools efficiently across all platforms/devices/browsers i.e. ability to use VPN + Proxy tools i.e. Charles, Firebug, Citrix, HMA, Geoedge etc

      • Good understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and at least one major Javascript framework i.e. JQuery, node JS

      • Rich Media knowledge

      • Ability to "think outside of the box"

      • Ability to learn new skills quickly

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