Job Description

Our client is a Canadian owned media agency who is on the hunt for a Strategist/Trader for their Ad Operations team. As a key member in the operations team you will be leading and managing successful delivery of programmatic advertising campaigns. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering assigned projects & making necessary optimizations across multiple demand-side platforms, creating ad hoc & weekly reports, as well as leading client correspondence on assigned accounts. This role will report into Director, Ad Operations.

This is a growth opportunity to work for a Canadian-owned company who lives and breathes programmatic.  Let us know if this is the opportunity for you.


  • Set up campaigns, execute tests, collect and analyze data, identify trends and insights via Google’s Campaign Manager & Display/Video 360 platforms
  • QA tracking pixels and 3rd party ad serving tags as required
  • Manage campaign expenses and make necessary optimizations to ensure accurate delivery of campaign goals and predefined KPIs
  • Communicate with clients and agency partners directly to troubleshoot any issue that may arise
  • Generate campaign reports and provide recommendations to clients and internal team members as required
  • Be highly responsive to client requests and strive to offer best in class service
  • Continually seek out new opportunities to improve & increase campaign performance, agency operations, and client/partner relationships
  • Keep up to date with latest industry trends and best practices in paid media initiatives
  • Mentor and assist junior team members

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in digital advertising industry, preferably within a digital media/programmatic agency
  • Intimate knowledge of Doubleclick DV360 or other demand side platforms • Working knowledge of Doubleclick Campaign Manager or other ad serving platforms
  • Experience with Facebook Business Manager and other Social Media platforms is an asset
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel (must know how to use PivotTables & VLOOKUPS); advanced Excel proficiency (eg. VBA, queries & connections, keyboard shortcuts) is an asset
  • Working knowledge of web debugging tools such as Chrome DevTools or Ghostery
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Stellar problem-solving skills and resourcefulness, with strong analytical and research skills
  • Being able to perform well under pressure; managing multiple priorities & deadlines simultaneously
  • Superb interpersonal skills, team builder/player; ability to relate professionally within all levels of the organization
  • Passion for advertising technology and desire to keep up to date with the industry
Job Title:
Strategist, Ad Operations
Toronto, Ontario
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