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Rather than separate teams, our Display & Programmatic team encompasses all aspect of planning and buying, from taking the brief, planning, trading & optimising through to post-campaign.

Clients: primary client: Paysafe – a global payments company with brands such as Skrill, Paysafecard. Secondary clients: TBC

The role:

  • Day-to-day trading lead on Paysafe, supporting the Account Director and with the support of an Account Executive
  • Client facing role, daily/weekly contact with digital client at Paysafe
  • Leading innovation in programmatic & display – being aware of all opportunities in the market and applying where appropriate
  • Working collaboratively with other Activation teams, aligning digital planning with traditional media channels
  • Applying insight from media performance as well as behavioural insight to optimise campaigns towards client objectives

About you:

  • 2+ years experience planning and activating display/programmatic campaigns
  • Experience with DV360 & The Trade Desk preferred, although other DSP experience will be considered
  • Strong communication & client management skills, and passionate about new technology within digital advertising
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement digital strategy

Key Responsibilities:

Display Planning and Buying

  • Taking briefs from account teams and working closely with other activation teams to compile an appropriate combined activation response
  • Managing display/programmatic campaigns from strategy, implementation and reporting, acting as the day to day client lead from a Display perspective
  • Utilising digital planning tools to identify appropriate campaign solutions
  • Maintain and develop relationships with display media partners and 3rd party tech providers
  • Negotiating with digital providers to ensure maximum value is obtained for the client
  • Delivering innovative recommendations across media plans for all clients
  • Managing Account Executives and QA work delivered by them
  • Understanding of behavioural planning strategies and implementing behavioural concepts within digital media
  • Training of the wider team on latest developments within the industry and results experienced across clients
  • Having a basic understanding of all offline and online media activation disciplines

Campaign Management

  • Working with Account Executives to ensure effective campaign set up and reporting
  • Daily usage of platforms such as Display and Video 360, The Trade Desk, Doubleclick, and Google Analytics
  • Working alongside digital providers to ensure optimum performance for clients
  • Understanding campaign stats and implementing learnings to help build future recommendations
  • Sharing best practice methods of activating and knowledge to the wider team

Meet the hiring manager

Sean Golding - Head of Display & Programmatic

Sean Golding - Head of Display & Programmatic

Sean has been at Total Media for four years, heading up the programmatic team. Sean is passionate about growing and developing the programmatic capabilities at TM, and working closely with other teams in the agency to deliver integrated planning and the strongest possible results for clients.

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