Sr. Programmatic Associate

Los Angeles, California


Operam is home to some of the best problem solvers and the most astute thinkers in the world.

Our team members come from all across the globe, with backgrounds in everything from Mechanical Engineering and Finance to Literary Publishing and Machine Learning.

We believe that a rich diversity of minds is the key to creating the world’s best digital solutions. We are growing quickly, and we’re always on the lookout for talented additions to our team.

Job description

About Operam At Operam we combine the best and brightest data scientists, engineers, creatives, and media professionals into one company with offices in LA, Prague, and Bratislava. We utilize machine learning to guide our decisions, real-time data to receive creative insight, and algorithms to continually optimize content.  Ideal candidates:
Have a passion for the digital space and experience in the management of programmatic media buying across various channels. Able to work autonomously in a very collaborative team environment and will take complete ownership of projects to deliver successful results and flourish in a fast-paced environment. Must be passionate about technology, intelligent & curious, extremely detail-oriented & organized with a strong ability to multitask & manage time effectively, and the ability to work well independently, part of a team and dedicated to the growth and development of others. 
Role Summary: This role is responsible for delivering successful audience-based programmatic media programs across a portfolio of internal clients. In addition, has an active role in audience strategies, optimization approach and analysis, assisting in the day-to-day programmatic media planning, execution and client service activity for assigned accounts. 

  • Partner with internal teams to develop a programmatic media strategy that meets client goals and objectives while complimenting other media strategies in-flight
  • Assists in the evaluation of tech and media partners to support programmatic efforts
  • Traffic media within DSPs and lead optimization efforts to achieve delivery and performance objectives
  • Help in designing and delivering performance updates, business reviews, new audience-based programmatic solutions and growth opportunity presentations to key agency contacts
  • Generate supporting documentation for post-campaign presentations and provide insights to teams
  • Support the performance media lead in defining audience strategies and tactics to maximize economic outcomes within campaign limits
  • Lead multiple points of client campaigns including strategy development, trading, project management, report delivery, and client communication.
  • Execute multiple campaigns and ensure performance exceeds KPIs 
  • Provide guidance and insights to clients 
  • Work across departments to ensure client holistic media and business goals are met 
 Other responsibilities: 
  • Learn, use, and promote Operam technology 
  • Attend and participate in internal meetings and collaborate with other departments (L&Ls, trainings, etc.) 
  • Participate in inter-agency projects 
  • Foster external vendor relationships 
Experience / Skills: 
  • Knowledge of media attribution, tagging, and brand monitoring solutions 
  • Knowledge of ad targeting and media optimization methodologies 
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritize, and balance time across clients, multiple partner relationships, and internal initiatives on a daily basis.
  • Understanding of auction marketplaces with the ability to manage bid pricing and optimization levers 
  • Strong verbal and written communication, and comfortable in a presentation environment 
  • Keen attention to detail with strong organizational skills, capable of managing multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills – demonstrates a high level of professionalism 
  Minimum qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field from an accredited university or college 
  • 2+ years of experience in digital media across display, video, social, mobile, TV, & OOH 
  • 1+ years of experience using media technology tools such as DSPs, Ad Exchanges, Ad Servers, Facebook Advertising, & Google Display Network 

 Software Skills: 
  • G-Suite and Microsoft Office Products
  • Media technology tools
 We are an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion or religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and any related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, transitioning status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, mental or physical disability, holding or presenting a driver’s license issued under Cal. Vehicle Code Section 12801.9, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  Operam Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“Operam") have an internal recruiting department. Operam may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters (“Agency”).  Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Operam employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – Operam’s recruiting team or other authorized Operam personnel must present ALL candidates to hiring managers.

Any unsolicited resumes sent to Operam from a third party, such as an Agency, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Operam mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Operam employees, or to Operam’s resume database will be considered Operam property. Operam will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Operam will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.

Equal opportunity

Operam is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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