INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS[PTY]LTD:Advertising Operations Manager Opportunity

  • Accountable for the flawless launch of advertising campaigns on IOL’s digital properties.
  • Investigate and resolve delivery/performance issues and advise management and account managers as to revenue risk.
  • Interface regularly with account managers during RFP/proposal development and campaign optimisation process to provide product and technical feasibility guidance and recommendations.
  • Collaborate on the delivery of technology and service solutions that meet customer needs and represent incremental revenue opportunities.
  • Manage implementation of all operations requirements for campaigns (tracking, tagging, agency correspondence, media plan management, etc).
  • Extensive working knowledge of online ad technology including third-party servers, Exchange/RTB platforms, DSP functionality, Flash, JavaScript, DHTML, HTML, Streaming Video and keeping up with latest industry trends is a requirement.
  • Mentor other team members; grow the collective skill set of the ad ops campaign management team.
  • Prepare month end client billing schedule for the accounts department.



  • Three to five years overall ad operations management work experience in the digital media industry, publisher environment.
  • Extremely analytical with strong math skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with ad trafficking (display, video), de-bugging, data collection, ad optimisations.
  • Expertise in Excel.
  • Familiarity with web analytics and ability to translate quantitative numbers into recommended actions.
  • Knowledge of Ad exchange or Demand Side Platform media buying a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Ability to work in a fast pace, creative environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent coordination skills.
  • Good judgment, decision-making aptitude.
  • Have a good command of the English and Afrikaans language.
  • Be confident and have the ability to deal with clients and management at all levels.
  • Creativity and the ability to generate numerous ideas for any given strategy.


Posted on 13 Mar 16:13

Contact details
Lucien Jacobs
Independent Newspapers(Pty)Ltd
021 488 401

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