Adconion

Video Media Buyer

Position Purpose

THE COMPANY
Adconion Direct (www.adconiondirect.com) is a global provider of cross channel digital advertising solutions, delivering performance at scale across display, video, mobile, email & social. Our cross channel platform is powered by an end-to-end proprietary technology solution & audience profiling engine that tracks & analyzes billions of audience events monthly. By combining exclusive first-party data and cross channel insights with proprietary technology and predictive optimization algorithms, Adconion Direct is able to deliver quality results across multiple channels and devices.

Adconion Direct works with over 2000 advertisers and 77 of the top 100 Advertising Age global brands.

Founded in 2005
Over 500 Employees Globally
Global Reach of 958 Million Users
#1 Independent Global Distribution Platform
Cross Channel Platform | Display, Video, Mobile, Email & Social

THE ROLE
We're seeking a Video Media Buyer to join our Santa Monica team. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting and developing Media relationships within the comScore top 1000. This role will be responsible for the day-to-day management of client accounts as well as identifying new publisher partnership opportunities.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop first class relationships with designated partners
Prospect and source new strategic publisher partnerships
Create Orders and Publisher Accounts in Adconion Systems in accordance with contracts
Plan and negotiate network media buys
Prioritize media opportunities and drive new revenue conversations
Track, report and communicate with internal teams against client target pacing
Responsible for monitoring and managing live Publishers, including effective communication between the Client, Sales and Ad Ops teams
Coordinate Publisher exclusions and spec requirements with Ad Ops teams
Execute against professional operational processes
Appropriately and timely respond to client enquiries
Provide weekly account updates
Build relationships and work collaboratively with your peers in each market and product set (media, sales and delivery)
Be knowledgeable about wider AMG business & products
Ensure documentation and formal processes are adhered to across all clients

REQUIREMENTS

Accredited Bachelor’s Degree preferably in media, marketing, business or other related field
2-4 years of experience with digital advertising – media buying, inventory management, ad serving or ad operations
Knowledge of VAST, VPAID, Charles, JIRA, Sales Force, HTML 5 preferred
Customer service experience a plus
Established publisher relationships in the digital media space
Strong knowledge of advanced technical and ad network marketing
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, and internet)
Strong analytical skills
Great sales and written skills and well developed communication and presentation skills (both written and oral)
Effective client management skills with a strong customer focus
Ability to show problem solving skills
Ability to work with a wide range of people at all decision-making levels
Excellent planning and organization discipline
Results/goal orientated
A team player who helps to create an effective working environment, is able to respond well to a challenge, and takes the initiative by proactively identifying new opportunities, etc.
Driven to succeed - is confident and enthusiastic and has the skills to drive results beyond expectations

GREAT PEOPLE MAKE GREAT COMPANIES
Adconion Direct’s number one strength is our people and we have create a culture that puts people FIRST! We work hard, play hard and have a passion for digital media and technology. We love what we do and have fun doing it.

We are looking for DRIVEN, TALENTED and HARD WORKING applicants that are seeking for opportunities to EXCEL! We are a successful and growing company looking for BEST of BREED TALENT!

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

Management Team of the Year | 2013 - American Business Awards | Silver Stevie Award
Advertising, Marketing & PR Industries | 2013 - American Business Awards | Bronze Stevie Award
San Diego’s Best Places To Work | 2013 - San Diego Metro Magazine
San Diego’s Most Trusted Brands | 2012 - San Diego Metro Magazine
Los Angeles' Best Places To Work | 2013 - Los Angeles Business Journal
San Diego’s Best Places To Work | 2012 & 2013 - San Diego Business Journal

Job Summary

Location:
  • Santa Monica, CA, US
Date Posted:
02 Sep 2014
Function:
Marketing
Sector:
Marketing Services