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About the Role
The Campaign Manager's primary role is to take ownership of the execution and management of digital ad campaigns. The Campaign Manager will work directly with Sales to plan digital ad campaigns and traffic orders at the time of booking to FT.com and affiliate sites. The position reports into the US Head of Campaign Management. In addition to trafficking, the Campaign Manager will be pulling reports and learning how to analyze them for the purposes of ensuring delivery and performance as well as assisting in inventory forecasting.
What You'll Do
Receive, vet and book Insertion Orders from the Sales team.
Send out alerts for missing materials
Test and schedule creative
Run reports to monitor ad campaigns
Coordinate with sales team to put forth strong proposals
Confirm monthly delivery and ensure invoices are requested in an accurate and timely manner
Who You Are
1 - 2 years of professional experience
Knowledge of ad servers and ad tech systems such as GAM, Moat, LiveIntent, DCM, Sizmek
High comfort level with computers and evolving technologies
Good Communication Skills
Ability to work on projects alone and in groups
Strong ability to work in a deadline driven environment
Strong attention to detail
Effective in business writing
Comfort with Google Docs and Microsoft Office with a strong focus on Sheets/Excel
Strong in algebra and arithmetic
Excellent analytical skills both for reporting and campaign optimization
Comfort with basic code for debugging advert creative or platform issues that may impact campaigns
Ability to form strong working relationships
Comfortable with prioritization
Results-driven, high-performing, high-quality work attitude
You are proactive and look to seek out the opportunities rather than waiting to be asked
Have a strong personal interest in the news, media and advertising, relishing the chance to help build the future of one of the great global brands in media
You must demonstrate the maturity to work independently on a day-to-day basis and have the wisdom to know when to collaborate or escalate
You work in a collaborative manner and are proactive-active in always seeking to improve
You have a desire and a hunger to look at the bigger picture looking more broadly at the needs of FT without being limited to just the specific campaigns or sales reps you are working with
Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working, medical cover, and enhanced maternity & paternity packages. Full details of our benefits can be found here.
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