Associate Digital Media Manager (Programmatic/Paid Social Activation)
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined dentsu. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.
We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all. Merkle an agency of dentsu.
Open to remote applicants (ideally EST/CST)!
- Manage the platform strategy, execution, performance, and reporting of digital media campaigns across all buying platforms
- Be the programmatic and paid social expert for your client on campaign pacing, performance, and optimization
- Provide recommendations and insights into the best strategies and tactics to achieve your client's goals
- Build training materials and best practice documentation
- Leverage first and third party data for targeting and insights
- Oversee the work of more junior team members, train technical knowledge and manage workflow
- Coordinate assets and tags with vendors and ensure campaigns are meeting KPIs
- Work with the data teams to provide analytical insights to your client
- You will report to the Senior Manager or Director
- 2+ years experience working in the digital media buying and planning space with focus a on programmatic execution
- Have in-platform execution experience pulling the levers in DSPs (Facebook, Twitter, Google Ads, DV360, TTD, Amazon DSP, Verizon)
- Must love and be curious about data analytics and how that affects the bottom line
- Must be passionate about social media and the technologies used to support online and mobile advertising operations: ad serving, audience management tools, inventory applications, and third-party ad tags
- Experience with digital ads trafficking (Atlas, Campaign Manager/DCM, MediaMind)
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Well-versed in the Microsoft Office suite specifically, Excel and PowerPoint
- Professional client communication, both written and verbal
- Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
- High level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to proactively organize daily tasks
- Keen problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities
- Enthusiasm for the future of brand advertising on the web and building that future with us
Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us.
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