Ad Technology Executive | £25K | Global Media Agency | London

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£25,000 (per annum)
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5th January 2019
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Job type:
Graduate job

With offices in New York, China, Singapore, India and London, a team of innovative minds covering technology, marketing and consultancy, the hiring company specialise in making sense out of large sums of data that their clients sit on and help unlock its business value. With over 450 technologists, analysts, UX designers and data scientists the company work with 14 of the Fortune 50 across 45 markets.This is a permanent job paying £23,000 - £25,000 plus benefits.

How can you expect to spend your day?

You will join the Ad Technology Team who are responsible for enabling ad technology capabilities to client's digital strategy in what is a data driven job and requires technically savvy individual interested in how digital media is optimised for big brands. Both this company and the job offer ample career development.

You will receive training on how to build network architecture within 3rd party ad serving platforms for a range of different clients along with comprehensive training allowing you to add technical expertise to campaigns for troubleshooting purposes.

Tasks you can expect to be responsible for include:
• Work closely with agency client account teams to solve media problems and assist with identifying new opportunities to improve work processes.
• Deployment of media tags in production or live environment.
• Monitor media tag deployments within Tag Management Systems (TMS).
• Help specialist teams with on boarding process to Tag Management Systems.
• Answer basic support question about Tag Management Systems platforms.
• Partner with internal and external teams to test and deploy new tracking solutions while monitoring and optimising existing integrations.
• Ensure data capture is consistent and accurate across ad technology platforms.
• Serve as a technical contact and subject matter expert for all 3rd party ad server and media tags or tracking implementation requests.
• Strengthen relationships with Ad Technology vendors and evaluate new tools and products to augment existing capabilities.
• Test, validate and troubleshoot tagging and tracking issues as they occur e.g. communicating status or next steps until resolution with all relevant stakeholders.
• Create and maintain technical tagging documentation and catalogue this accordingly.
• Manage administration, governance and compliance of best practice guidelines for platform integrations and consistent data flow.
• Communicate technical information to non-technical audience.
• Managing and prioritising work effectively to ensure internal deadlines, timetables and approvals are met.

What are the ideal candidate's skills, personality and experience?

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferred subjects include Computer Science, Marketing, Business Information Technology or related subjects.
• A desire to work in a data-intensive environment.
• Ability to read and write JavaScript and HTML code.
• Working knowledge of JavaScript, JSON, jQuery, HTML and CSS.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Proficient Excel user.

Bonus points for:
• An understanding of tracking technologies, ideally in the context of digital ad operations.
• Experience using ad server technology solutions such as DoubleClick, Sizmek, AdForm or FlashTalking.
• Experience using tag management systems e.g. Google Tag Manager, Tealium or Ensighten.
• An understanding of digital marketing or e-commerce.

What are the perks of working for this company?
• Free breakfast.
• Subsidised café on site.
• Private healthcare after probation period.
• Cycle to work scheme.
• Subsidised gym membership.
• Football season ticket loans.

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