Programmatic Operations Manager

Buying, Trading & Investment Manchester, Manchester


Programmatic Operations Manager - MediaCom - Manchester

Location: Based in the heart of Spinningfields with fantastic transport links across the Northwest.

Salary: Dependent on experience, with amazing benefits and a fantastic friendly culture.

MediaCom North are looking for an experienced Programmatic Operations Manager. If you have a thorough understanding of the programmatic landscape, then this role could be a great fit for you!  In this role you will be responsible over time for developing and managing the programmatic operations team, leading internally managed programmatic recommendations, campaign set up, optimisation, data analysis, and playing a key role in the programmatic strategy for our clients.

Initially you will be concentrating on managing current client activity through the GDN & You Tube through Google Ads, before moving onto developing an internal Programmatic function and team, which you will do alongside the Digital Investment Director. A key part of this role will also be working closely with internal stakeholders with Ad-Tech and Data strategy.

Here at MediaCom, we know that our people are our greatest asset in making us the UK’s leading agency and so we make sure our employees are rewarded and looked after in terms of career growth, social life, and personal welfare

Flexible working is a part of our culture and MediaCom North are proud to be an inclusive employer that can (and will!) offer flexibility in employment from the first day you join us as a member of our team. We recognise that our people want a lifestyle balance that truly reflects and accommodates the many demands of the modern-day world. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss options with anyone interested in becoming a ‘MediaCommer’ as we already have several initiatives in place with options incorporating flexibility from both an hours and location perspective.

We believe that by putting our People First, we deliver Better Results for our clients and create a great place for everyone to enjoy their work.

 What we'd like to see from you:

• Proven work experience in Programmatic and the various subsidiaries, as a manager or similar operational role.
• Experience of working with multiple technology platforms, DSPs, DMPs, verification tools, viewability, analytics etc.
• A demonstrable track record in programmatic media strategy and recommendations, execution and optimisation
• Experience of growing and managing a team.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

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