Ad Operations Manager -

Ad Operations Manager Remote

Media Tradecraft |  Remote | Operations

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AdExchanger’s 2021 Programmatic Power Player Winner Media Tradecraft has become one of the most important media services companies in the online advertising space.  Our fast-growing company provides high-touch, custom, business solutions to many of the country’s most well-known publishing brands and media companies.  These custom-tailored business solutions help our top Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle & Culture, News, Humor, and Sports publisher’s create and support their amazing content teams.

Our award-winning specialized team is searching for an Ad Operations Manager to join our Revenue Operations team and Publisher Support teams.  We are looking for someone who has a passion for ad trafficking, optimization, number crunching, customer service, and has a mastery of Google Ad Manager.  This position will own the trafficking and campaign management of all third-party vendors.  This vital role ensures maximum publisher revenue, as well as provides excellent customer service.

The Ad Operations Manager will report directly to the Chief Operations Officer and Manager of Revenue Operations and Publisher Support.  The position is mostly remote work, with small in person meetings. Our ideal candidate should come ready to serve an integral role in our day-to-day operations, provide valuable data insights, be extremely detailed, and have a passion for high-touch customer service.


  • Mastery of Google Ad Manager with multiple years or experience
  • Vast experience with Line-Item delivery, Forecasting, and Ad Management
  • Understanding of the Digital Media landscape, including SSPs, Identity providers, ad block recovery, ad protection + tools, malware prevention, and other critical adtech
  • Ability to manage and optimize Media Tradecraft’s proprietary ad partnerships and technology, including Prebid, TAM, and OB
  • History of driving revenue + strategy across various platforms (AMP, App, Web, etc)
  • Strong data analytics skills with an ability to manage and lead our Yield Analysis
  • Ownership of all pre-launch and post-launch trafficking responsibilities and inquiries
  • Support the ad operations team by monitoring and optimizing active Programmatic Orders, and ensure all Line Items are setup correctly
  • Manage all active Orders to optimize their pacing and performance, and provide reports to clients and internal teams including Prebid, Amazon and Tagged based partners
  • Work closely with sales, operations, and client services teams on campaign execution as needed
  • Experience with Google Preferred Deals, Prebid PMP setup, and other Programmatic Deals
  • Provide the highest standard of accuracy and quality of work generating the best possible experience for internal and external customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of ad code, JavaScript, and ability reach and use Google’s Console
  • Understanding of Video Monetization and experience with various players + platforms
  • Background with Microsoft Azure or other project management tools (Trello, Jira, etc)
  • Prior work with Klipfolio, Google Data Studios, or other data visualization tools




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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Offsite Company Events
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Training & Development Budget
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401k with company contribution

Why is working at Media Tradecraft a great opportunity?

Working at Media Tradecraft is a great opportunity because employees are able to immediately feel and see the impact of their work. The company encourages collaboration and meaningful contributions across the full team, embracing new ideas across all levels and departments.

Media Tradecraft helps media companies make more money, which is not only exciting, but allows employees to feel good about having a positive impact on quality journalism and the media industry as a whole. The online advertising and marketing industry is fast-paced and high-growth, so there are ample opportunities for advancement and monetary rewards for employees.

Media Tradecraft is leading the media services space forward as the pioneer who saw the next big shift was in people and innovating how humans and teams operate to generate results.


What is Media Tradecraft’s workplace culture like in general?

Media Tradecraft is a highly collaborative culture where employees feel empowered to make significant changes and challenge the norm to improve the company and the custom strategies it delivers to its clients. The intentional diversity, equity and inclusion commitment results in a team with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and points of views that are all embraced.

The collaborative and respectful culture encourages connections and personal relationships, even as a hybrid workforce.


What opportunities are there for career development and professional advancement at Media Tradecraft?

Growing at exponential rates, the opportunity for professional advancement at Media Tradecraft is infinite. The company offers promotions as earned rather than on a set review schedule and propels its rockstar employees into leadership positions where they are empowered to build their own teams.


What does DEI mean to Media Tradecraft?

Media Tradecraft is intentionally committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as well as belonging. To maintain the strong collaborative culture that Media Tradecraft has built, it is critical that the full team feels like they belong and are part of the community.

Feeling like you don’t belong can be such a jarring experience, most people retain memories of times they felt like an outsider, which is why the Media Tradecraft leadership team continually evaluates its DEI+B efforts to nurture its culture. The more its team feels like they belong and that their ideas are respected, the more the team as a whole can contribute and impact the future of the media services space.

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