Indiewire Advertising Support Specialist
Indiewire, the leading news and information source on independent film for over 16 years, the leading independent film destination site, and Snagfilms are seeking a self-starter who is interested in learning the strategy of building revenue for a web based business. The right candidate will have the opportunity to learn how companies succeed in a digital environment. He/she will also work closely under the Senior Advertising Operations Manager to assist the Ad Sales, Marketing, and Product and planning.
*Schedule and launch interactive advertising campaigns in timely and accurate manner using the ADTECH and DART ad serving platforms.
*Proactively investigate issues (delivery discrepancies, billing disputes, technical issues, etc.) with clients, agencies, and/or internal parties and provide resolutions to these issues.
*Work directly with advertisers & media designers to collect creative assets, troubleshoot technical issues, and correctly implement rich media creative.
*Create insertion orders and work with Senior Advertising Operations Manager to ensure timely payment for accounts receivable.
*Reconcile advertising revenue with blogging partners for accounts payable.
*Assist in preparation of delivery reports for clients and internal pipeline reports.
*Assist sales team in preparation and execution of advertising proposals.
Key Skills and Experience to be learned:
*Understand advertising operations, sales and account management.
*Understanding of with VAST and VPAID-integration, testing and reporting
*Familiarity with third party Ad Serving Solutions (i.e. DART/DFP, Atlas, Mediamind, Freewheel, Liverail) and Rich Media Vendors (Flashtalking, Pointroll)
*Troubleshooting (e.g. Firebug, Fiddler) problem solving
*Analyzing HTTP traffic.
*Experience working with Ad Networks (Tremor, Spotxchange,Rubicon)
*Knowledge of ad analytics systems: Google analytics, Omniture, etc
Education: Bachelors Degree (required). Required Skills:
*Self-motivated and highly organized.
*Strong communication and time management skills.
*Strong attention to detail and great organizational skills are essential.
*Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
*Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities.
*Strong customer service skills with both internal and external contacts.
*Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
*Familiarity with MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and Photoshop.
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