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Junior Digital Ad Operations Executive (EMEA), BBC Global News

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's leading news and media organisations on a portfolio of award-winning, global, consumer-facing websites and products.

BBC Global News connect brands to the power of BBC audiences through our commercially funded international news, sport and features platforms, across TV, online, social and our apps. 

Over half the global online audience watch or view the BBC on a monthly basis, attracting audiences with vastly differing characteristics. BBC Global News has the unique ability to engage influential, affluent audiences through vivid and authentic storytelling.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and detail-oriented Junior Digital Ad Operations Executive to join the busy team here at the BBC

Role Responsibility

The purpose of the Digital Ad Operations Executive role is to ensure the smooth running of the Ad Operations Department and provide the Advertising Sales teams within BBC Worldwide around the world with efficient, fast and effective support by executing and managing all web, mobile, App and video campaigns in order to help maximise revenues. This role may evolve into TV operations as well.

Reporting to the Digital Ad Operations Manager (EMEA), the role involves accurately managing clients’ campaigns, liaison with creative agencies, all of the global sales offices, bbc.com, Consumer Digital, Global News Limited, BBC Channels and Marketing teams, website design and technical teams and with the Finance departments.

The role requires the ability to work in a highly pressured environment and the knowledge and confidence to make business critical decisions at very short notice. Attention to detail and high levels of accuracy, as well as an ability to take ownership, are integral to the role.

Are you the right candidate?

We’re looking for someone with a thirst for knowledge and determination to succeed. You’ll have excellent prioritisation skills and a methodical approach with superb attention to detail; being able to quickly assess and act on changing priorities on a regular basis. You will be self-motivated and highly organised; a team player with excellent people management skills, able to communicate effectively and confidently with people at all levels both internally and externally, around the world. You’ll be eager to learn new skills and apply them; an enthusiasm for what you do will be key to your success.

An interest in learning about and understanding digital advertising sales, including programmatic, mobile and Apps as well as an interest in understanding responsive design applied to websites, ad slots and ad formats would be a must.

You may have experience with DFP, familiarity with rich media tags, basic understanding of Javascript, CSS, HTML5 and responsive design and may be proficient with internet technologies and 3rd parties (Doubleclick, Sizmek, AdForm, Rockabox, Teads etc.).  These are desirable but not essential. 

Package Description

Contract type: Permanent
Location: London

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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