Campaign Manager, Revenue Operations (Ad Ops)

Operations Los Angeles, California San Francisco, California Remote - California Remote - United States


Position at IGN

IGN Campaign Managers will be primarily responsible for building, executing, and monitoring online advertising campaigns across the Web properties of IGN Entertainment. They will work closely with the Performance & Yield managers, sales reps, Ad Product, and Ad Technology team members to ensure successful implementation and delivery of all advertising campaigns.

Campaign Managers will also have the opportunity to contribute to various Advertising Operations initiatives including development of new ad products and rich media technologies as well as enhancements supporting IGN’s ad serving platform including custom reports, workflow efficiency, automation, and other improvements. 

  • Coordinate campaign launches with Sales team
  • Traffic campaigns in IGN’s ad serving environment, including testing creative
  • Independently manage, monitor and optimize advertising campaigns, supporting US-based clients, to ensure complete and accurate fulfillment and revenue recognition
  • Manage delivery and campaign pacing across multiple platforms and determine when to escalate issues
  • Providing detailed analysis and reporting of each campaign, including insights, recommendations, and optimizations, to Sales and Finance teams
  • Provide financial reporting to Finance team
  • Assist Sales and Finance teams with campaign level metrics and performance
  • Fulfill inventory requests as necessary
  • Process orders and change orders as necessary
  • Cultivate positive internal and external relationships, including sales, clients, design and technical teams


What will get you in the door?

  • 1+ years working as a Campaign Manager or similar role
  • Working knowledge of online ad serving and contract management technologies (Google Ad Manager, Sizmek, Google Analytics, and Salesforce preferred) and online advertising sales in general
  •     General proficiency in Microsoft Office required, especially Excel
  • Ability to analyze data sets and provide recommendation for optimization
  •     Strong project management skills with the proven ability to work independently, take full ownership of projects, and manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills; self-motivated with laser-sharp attention to detail
  • A great attitude and genuine excitement about working in digital advertising operations
  • Being inquisitive, innovative, and interested in how things work

It would be extra awesome if you've got…

  • Solid understanding of HTML and a general knowledge of JavaScript as they relate to advertising creative and processes 
  • A passion for video games, geeky entertainment, and the gaming or entertainment industries as whole.  

Here’s the good stuff about us…

  • You’ll make an impact. We reach ~70MM unique users. We’re big time, but we’re not afraid to give you real opportunities to be epic and make a difference immediately.
  • At IGN you have the ability to move the needle. If something’s broken, fix it. Drive your own future. You don’t have to wait for The Boss to tell you it’s OK. 
  • We’ve got a big presence, but a small team. Making your way in the world today takes everything you got. You want to be where everyone knows your name. At IGN you’re not going to get lost among countless aisles of drones.
  • We have fun. It’s all about games and games are fun. Anyone can offer casual work environment, flexible hours, and benefits. We can offer that and a place where gamers as passionate as you want to share some beers (if you’re of age, of course) and plot your demise in the arcade/game room.
  • We’re passionate about what we do. IGN employees understand our users, because they are our users. We have a personal interest in providing the best possible product.
  • We get that there is no spoon. We encourage and support each other in creating new ideas by paying attention to the world out there, using our imagination, experimenting, and learning from success and failure.
  • We value irreverence. We want you to be yourself, speak your mind, lead shenanigans, and know that nothing here is above question.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.