Manager, Programmatic

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


The Manager will be responsible for creating and executing brand and ecommerce programmatic media plans using industry leading media technology platforms. This person would also work closely with strategic partners to develop custom activations in service of bigger brand objectives. Within this role you’ll begin to take ownership of your clients’ digital media strategy and oversee its implementation and day to day execution. Digital Investment managers are typically responsible for overseeing the training and day-to-day workload of 1-4 junior team members.


As Digital Media has evolved, we have evolved with it, providing our team access and ownership of thought leadership across multiple programmatic and partnership activation opportunities. While programmatic is a major part of a broader digital strategy, we're dedicated to shaping best practices, moving the needle on our client objectives, pushing the envelop on our plans, and ensure our digital activation teams work directly with clients and cross-functional agency counterparts to create and execute campaigns that support our clients overall marketing objectives.



  • Translate client campaign objectives into digital activation strategies; including defining and building target audiences and sourcing relevant inventory opportunities
  • Manage campaigns, including ensuring budgets are pacing effectively and tactics are being optimized towards relevant objectives and KPIs
  • Oversee the execution of operational tasks including budget management, billing and campaign creative trafficking
  • Develop strong working relationships and with members of the broader digital account teams including planning, investment, operations and analytics
  • Collaborate with agency teams and publishers to source, evaluate and implement deals that provide our clients with high quality inventory opportunities
  • Create and enforce workflow processes to ensure deliverables are completed accurately and on time
  • Manage the day to day responsibilities and QAing work of more junior team members
  • Train and support career growth of direct reports
  • Conduct regular and ad hoc analysis to identify opportunities to improve performance within and across campaigns
  • Keep key stakeholders including clients and account teams updated on campaign and account level performance via regular and ad-hoc reporting and status meetings
  • Contribute to the development of best practices to improve the quality or efficiency of work within an account or broader agency digital team



  • 3+ Years of relevant career experience, with 1+ years’ experience trading programmatic and/or digital campaigns at an agency, DSP or Ad Network strongly preferred.
  • Other Programmatic functions, Paid Search, Paid Social, Ad Operations, Digital Analytics or Digital Planning or client-side roles supporting a direct response or e-commerce brand may also be considered for high qualified candidates.
  • Some degree of past management or supervisory experience is also strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with key programmatic and digital platforms
  • Understanding and familiarity of key industry concepts and trends
  • Advanced Excel User (Pivot Tables, Joining Data Sets, Complex Formulas, etc.)
  • Experience with other database, visualization tools or coding languages is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset
  • Strong presentation skills and comfort presenting to senior stakeholders
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Natural curiosity and desire to continuously learn


Neo Media World is a digital-first global performance agency. We’re an autonomous, agile company within Mindshare, and we’re backed with the added resources and scale of GroupM and WPP. Our team of experts support clients in programmatic, social, paid search, analytics, technology, organic search, affiliate marketing, ecommerce and across traditional channels.

GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the greater work we can create together