Senior Associate, Programmatic

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO New York, New York


Description


Overview:


As Programmatic has evolved, it has moved from being considered one of those specialty services towards a fundamental aspect of our digital activation strategy. While our programmatic teams are a part of a broader programmatic community dedicated to shaping best practices, our individual trading teams work directly with their agency counterparts to create and execute campaigns that support our client's overall marketing objectives.
  

You will support teams responsible for creating and executing programmatic media plans using industry-leading media technology platforms. Within this role you will gain exposure to emerging digital media technologies, publishers and programmatic strategies that will help create a valuable foundation for a career in digital media. Senior Associates are also typically responsible for managing 1-2 entry-level team members.

Your Impact:
  

  • Implement client campaign objectives into programmatic activation strategies, including building audiences and sourcing relevant inventory opportunities
  • Manage campaigns within DV360, The Trade Desk, and other relevant DSPs, by ensuring budgets are pacing effectively and tactics are being optimized towards relevant objectives and KPIs
  • Own operational tasks including budget management, billing and campaign creative trafficking
  • Maintain reports and conduct ad-hoc analysis to identify opportunities for campaign improvement and ensure stakeholders are kept informed on performance
  • Build relationships and own communication with members of the broader digital account teams including planning, investment, operations and analytics
  • Work with publishers to implement, troubleshoot and optimize programmatic deals to help secure access to high-quality media inventory
  • Develop technical skillsets in the utilization of relevant digital ad technology platforms, including DSPs, Ad Servers, DMPs and Third-Party Verification tools
  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities and review the work of entry-level direct reports
  • Help to train and onboard entry-level members of the team

Your Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Analytics, Marketing, Communications, Advertising; OR equivalent professional work experience
  • 1+ Years working within Programmatic, Paid Search, Paid Social, Ad Operations, Digital Analytics or Digital Planning roles supporting a direct response or e-commerce client are strongly preferred. Non-Media related roles with an analytical or quantitative focus may also be considered for exceptional candidates.
  • Familiarity with key programmatic or digital media platforms
  • Proficient in Excel (Pivot Tables, Creating Charts, Basic Formulas, etc.)
  • Experience with other database, visualization tools or coding languages is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, and a detail-oriented mindset
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative skills

About EssenceMediacom:  

We are a global communications agency leading with breakthrough thinking, building explosive growth for brands, and helping our clients see the bigger picture. Our daring global network of 10,000 influencers help our clients breach traditional boundaries in media, uncover novel ideas, and unleash exponential growth. EssenceMediacom challenges conventional thinking to build, propel, and supercharge our clients’ businesses at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.    

EssenceMediacom understands that our people are tasked with big goals: building breakthrough growth for brands and leading with breakthrough thinking in our industry. Our people are at the heart of this work because their ideas will enable us to decode the intersections of people, content, and technology to bring our aspirations to life. Our success is down to our eclectic, diverse, and talented people. EssenceMediacom is a place for us to grow our careers and expand our horizons. EssenceMediacom is committed to building an agency culture that supports our people, puts diversity at the forefront of our operations, and creates opportunity for all. This collective culture will be our “new power” where ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is actively encouraged in a place where you can innovate in our hyperconnected world.    

GroupM provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard for factors such as race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected status.  

GroupM is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to, among others, individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you need an accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a career opportunity with GroupM, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call (212) 297-8507 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  

The base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $45,000 to $90,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, please visit https://www.wpp.com/people/wellbeing/benefits-at-wpp-in-the-us for more details.