Programmatic Specialist (422 views)

Johannesburg, Bryanston
Jul 10, 2018

A leading TTL Agency in the North is looking for a Programmatic Specialist who is responsible for the setup, execution, and day-to-day operations of programmatic campaigns across various media types and platforms including display, video, mobile, and social. This individual will hone their optimisation and strategic skills and ensure that KPIs are achieved for all assigned IOs.

Admin (20%)

  • Delegate and verify accuracy of data entry tasks
  • Coordinate tagging and pixeling workflow with adops during campaign setup

Campaign Tasks (60%)

  • Build out IO and tactics in DSP/PMD per direction of senior team members
  • Assist in prelaunch QA
  • Monitor daily pacing and performance reporting from all relevant sources: DSP, 3PAS, 3PAV, etc.
  • Perform basic analysis and execute daily optimisations
  • Proactively collaborate with DSP reps and senior team members on optimisation tactics
  • Identify and escalate any issues to appropriate internal/external contacts
  • Assist senior team members with client deliverables
  • Participate in weekly status meetings with agency partners

Learning/Development (20%)

  • Become an expert in assigned platform(s), mastering the nuances and best practices of campaign setup, execution, and optimisation options
  • Attend training courses per manager direction
  • Develop a functional understanding of Cadreon capabilities, internal tools, and their client business
  • Assist with presentation of case studies to internal Cadreon team


  • 1 year of experience in digital media experience across display, video, social and/or mobile; a minimum of 9 months of in-console experience with audience-based RTB media with the ability to manage bid pricing and optimization levers to meet client pacing and performance goals
  • Command of digital media math
  • Solid grasp of digital media systems and tools (ie. ad servers, tagging, ad verification, viewability)
  • Understanding of ad networks, exchanges and/or auction marketplaces and ability to define “programmatic buying”
  • Proficiency in MSFT Office; with particular experience in manipulating data within Excel (pivot tables, lookup functions, etc.)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Can multi-task, prioritize, and work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Maintaining a profound attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and stay on top of a constantly evolving suite of platforms, vendors, and inventory offerings
  • Bachelor’s degree

Salary: R40 - 50 000