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Programmatic Operations Director - Programmatic

Agency - Digital Advertising - Operations
Ref: 1305 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 Sep 2019
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Programmatic Operations Director

Media Agency


Are you excited by all programmatic technologies? Know the ins and outs of DV360, AppNexus, The Trade Desk et al and have a point of view on them? This could be a great opportunity for you if so!

Pivotal have recruited for since company since 2015 and have worked in close partnership to help them build best in-class programmatic teams and this is a fantastic new role that they are recruiting.


The Opportunity

  • Agency Trading Desk of a Global Network Media Agency Group

  • Director level position

  • Platform agnostic approach

  • Clear, structured and attainable career development plans

  • Competitive salary and incredible benefits


The Role

  • Hybrid internal and external focused role – across the agency network and technology partners

  • Senior-level global programmatic technology and operations focused role

  • Go-to-person for programmatic technology expertise globally

  • Working with global heads in markets to ensure the tech stack is aligned and answering questions about the differences in tech platforms

  • Ensuring consistencies across global markets – for example, is vendors pricing consistent across different regions etc

  • Programmatic voice of technology internally – for example communicating the technology stack across all markets, reasons, the process for integrating etc

  • Co-ordination responsible for delivering best-in class client service and account management to brands and internal agencies  

  • Responsible for being the technology point of contact for some clients (brands or internal agencies)


The Requirements

  • 7+ years experience in the online advertising sector

  • 3+ years experience in the programmatic space – with strong working knowledge of DSP technologies in particular

  • The role will suit you if you started your career in Programmatic Trading, however have now reached a point where you don’t want to be trading campaigns anymore, but to work more strategically as a technical programmatic consultant

  • You’ll have a strong knowledge of the differences between DSP vendors and can articulate your point to view internally and to clients

  • It is likely you’ll have managed technical operations previously


How do I apply?

If you are excited by this opportunity, then please apply or contact Justin Plowman via email


Keywords: Programmatic Trading, Head of Programmatic Trading, Head of Optimisation, Lead Trader, Head Trader, Programmatic Consultancy