Insights & Marketing Executive – Digital Media, up to £28,000 (Fixed contract 6 – 9 months)

Insights & Marketing Executive – Digital Media, up to £28,000 (Fixed contract 6 – 9 months)
  • Contract (6-9 months) 
  • up to £28,000  based on experience 
  • Leading online publisher 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Insight and Marketing Executive to join a leading online media brand. We are seeking a resourceful individual with a genuine passion for research and analytics, who will be able to skill-fully draw info from many different sources to create succinct, compelling sales stories. This will involve utilising all available audience data: from industry sources, their own first party data and other commissioned research.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the advertising sales team on day-to-day pitches by utilising audience data, to demonstrate the desirability of the platform to advertisers and also to generate creative ideas during brainstorms.
  • Analysing data from industry sources: TGI, comScore, Hitwise and Omniture, their user community and research projects.
  • Assisting the running of the user community.
  • Writing questionnaires and running depth interviews with users.
  • Supporting trade marketing initiatives.
  • Providing the strategy team with materials for a proactive sell, including audience segmentations, market insights and category analysis.
  • Building case studies.
  • Using Omniture to analyse traffic and utilising these insights to further create sales stories.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2.1 honours degree, preferably with a research element.
  • Relevant marketing/insights experience gained in a commercial environment
  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Commercial awareness and digital marketplace knowledge.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively.
  • Attention to detail

Desirable but not essential:

  • Good understanding of the different panel and research providers in market
  • Strong understanding of platform and data integration for the purposes of insight and campaign effectiveness
  • Experience of working with external insight providers such as Millward Brown, Nielsen, Research Now etc
  • An understanding of the tagging, retargeting and ad serving process

If you can demonstrate the above mentioned skills and experience please apply immediately to Shape Media – email your CV to:

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Advertising Sales Executives – Leading Media Brand, Central London, £20,000-£22,000 + £12,000 OTE + benefits

Advertising Sales Executives – Leading Media Brand, Central London, £20,000-£22,000 + £12,000 OTE + benefits

Fantastic opportunities available to join this highly respected media brand’s successful advertising sales department who have been experiencing immense growth and success over the last three years.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate first-class sales ability and who are excited and keen to join a leading media business and further develop their sales career.

Based in their UK headquarters in Central London, the role will involve managing and developing an existing client base of clients as well as introducing new business and new revenue lines across both print and digital media products, in addition to the following:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the complete media portfolio
  • Develop a clear understanding of market place and competitors
  • Grow knowledge of your client base and their position within the marketplace
  • Develop knowledge of spend levels for your sectors and clients
  • Build strong relationships with all of your client remit on the phone
  • Assist field sales reps by working with their clients whilst they are out on meetings
  • Assist field sales reps with the development of new initiatives and sectors

Essential skills required:

  • Previous experience working in a proactive retail, b2c or b2b sales role
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Clear and concise communication
  • IT Literacy
  • Determination to succeed
  • Proactive and target driven approach

If you have recognised your strong sales flair and are looking to apply it in challenging and rewarding advertising sales environment where you will receive second to none training and a clearly defined career path, then this could be the role for you!

Should you be successful you can expect a highly competitive basic salary (to 24,000), generous and realistic monthly commission and a fantastic, very comprehensive company benefits package, not to mention amazing long-term career prospects!

Interested? Please apply immediately to Shape Media – email your CV to: and quote ref: TSE-1103. Interviewing now.

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Senior Programmatic Trader – Central London, up to £45,000 + bonus

Senior Programmatic Trader – Central London, up to £45,000 + bonus
  • Established, evolving, award winning global ad tech business
  • Highly competitive base: up to £45,000 (based on experience) + 20% bonus
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Generous benefits + perks

Our client is an award winning global, digital advertising technology business who work with a host of big name brands in turning consumer data into actions, helping increase brand awareness, find new customers and maintain customer relationships. Its expert team helps clients achieve competitive advantage through cross-device digital campaign strategies with unique insights.

This newly created, mid-level role will sit in the Operations team, with repsonsibilities across Ad Operations, Digital Ad Trading/Optimisation, Analysis and Account Management.


  • Manage operations for 10- 15 campaigns – including ad operations, digital ad trading, optimisations, reporting and account management.
  • Swift troubleshooting  – resolving tech problems with the client directly.
  • Provide technical support, troubleshoot underperforming or underdelivering campaigns and discrepancies.
  • Function as the Operations expert to clients and deliver case studies and best practice examples internally.
  • Help junior members of the team with questions and development.
  • Manage costs and margins, including best possible optimisation of costs throughout the whole campaign.
  • Work closely with the sales team on RFP’s by leveraging both prior campaign experience and in-depth knowledge of available products and solutions.
  • Take an active role in developing the company’s product.
  • Provide feedback to Technology team on new functionality.
  • Proactively seek out ways to solve any inefficiencies.


  • Strong background in an Ad Ops/Ad Tech/Trading role
  • Proven ability to be able to optimise campaigns and deliver excellent performance.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and work under pressure.
  • Ambitious and pro-active – able to drive excellence in a small company.
  • Ability to work in a strong and international team environment.
  • Passionate about data and thirst for knowledge.
  • Bright, charismatic and inspirational with the ability to win credibility internally.
  • A strong interest in advertising and technology.
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player.
  • Working knowledge of HTML in order to QA ad tags and fix minor creative issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Working in a supportive, evolving, close-knit team you can expect a highly competitive salary (up to £45,000 basic based on experience), 20%  bonus + benefits and great career opportunities.

Interested? Please  email your CV directly to Shape Media: and quote ref: TAM-1407

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Performance Account Manager – Agency, Central London – to £30,000 + benefits

Performance Account Manager – Agency, Central London – to £30,000 + benefits

Our client is part of a leading full-service agency based in London’s West End. Joining their media agency which boasts an attractive client portfolio and working environment, they provide the highest level of client servicing by delivering creative, cutting-edge and effective advertising campaigns across all media channels. Their expertise lies across the youth, entertainment and technology markets and boast a long list of well known brands as clients.

This is an amazing Account Management opportunity for a highly motivated individual with solid experience gained across paid digital media, with a commitment to innovation, creativity and exceeding client expectations.

The successful candidate will become an integral member of the team and have huge opportunity for ownership and autonomy of projects with responsibility for planning and buying media campaigns for your clients across all media channels.

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual ideally with digital media planning/buying and/or digital campaign management experience and a commitment to innovation, creativity and exceeding client expectations.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate most, if not all, of the below:

  • Good knowledge of industry standard planning, buying and reporting tools
  • Digital knowledge and the ability to confidently plan, implement and manage digital campaigns
  • Campaign management and implementation experience
  • Outstanding working relationships with clients, media owners and peers
  • Excellent presentation writing skills
  • Meticulous approach to media buying and negotiation
  • Creative approach to media planning across all disciplines, with a good knowledge of emerging platforms
  • Desire to work in a small, growing team working across a number of different and varied clients


Salary dependent on experience – up to £30,000 + Pension, Healthcare, Company Bonus Scheme, Gym Membership Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan.


Please apply immediately here or email your CV across to Ellie – and quote ref: AMM-0501

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Strategic Account Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, c.£35,000-40,000

Strategic Account Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, c.£35,000-40,000

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hard working, confident, dedicated digital marketing candidate to join one of the leaders in the performance marketing space – working within a fast paced, supportive client services team which services some of the UK’s most prestigious consumer brands – this really is a great chance if you are looking to move into a position of responsibility and gain valuable experience with this global digital business, while working on a leading travel and leisure brand.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and optimise assigned accounts to fulfil the needs of the client.
  • Implement and advise on affiliate marketing concepts to optimise assigned accounts.
  • Communicate regularly with assigned accounts to satisfy needs of the client.
  • Manage affiliate relationships necessary for the successfully management of assigned programs.
  • Assess the needs of the client and use the resources available to meet these needs wherever possible.
  • Take a pro-active approach in solving issues with assigned clients, escalating issues to the appropriate team level when necessary
  • Effective use of company systems to manage assigned programs.
  • Work with support team to integrate programs successfully.
  • Train merchants in the operation of affiliate programs in preparation for launch support handovers.
  • Work independently to produce all necessary account management documentation and reporting.
  • Produce regular and bespoke reports on assigned programs.
  • Provide support to senior team members in the management of larger brand clients when necessary.
  • Attend appropriate client and networking events to enhance client relationship development.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant client services / account management experience in a digital marketing function with exposure to affiliate marketing campaigns.
  • Proven track record of successful client and team relationship building, including strong networking skills.
  • Possess strong and professional communication (both verbal and written) and an ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely.
  • Hands on experience working in the affiliate marketing industry, including an understanding of different affiliate types and how they operate and how Affiliate Marketing fits within the context of the wider online marketing mix.
  • Experience across a number of online verticals (such as fashion, travel, telecoms) and knowledge of lead generation will be an advantage.
  • An understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of the CPA/CPL model compared to other models such as CPC or CPM.
  • Good standard of academic achievement (A-Level or Degree).
  • Academic or professional background in Marketing.
  • Proven track record of successful client and team relationship building, including strong networking skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy including advanced proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

Rewards Package:

A fantastic benefits + perks package is on offer for the successful candidate including:

  • Competitive salary linked to experience and competencies – up to £40,000 basic
  • Free healthcare
  • Free breakfast twice a week
  • A supportive and fun work environment
  • Access to training and development

Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to Shape Media: and quote ref: EW-SSAM-1901

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Programmatic Platform Analyst – Digital Media, Central London, c.£22,000-£35,000

Programmatic Platform Analyst – Digital Media, Central London, c.£22,000-£35,000

Our client, a leading, international Media group is looking for a Programmatic Platform Analyst to join their advertising operations team. This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, with wide exposure to the programmatic sell-side eco-system

We are looking for an intelligent, technical and analytically minded candidate ideally, with relevant experience gained in an ad ops and programmatic focused role.

The Programmatic Platform Analyst will maximize programmatic ad revenue across display, app and video, while creating a best-in-class yield and data strategy. This individual will have a genuine passion for digital media, data and emerging technology.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Generate comprehensive, in-depth analytics and reporting to identify meaningful business trends that inform the business’s monetization practices across display, mobile and video.
  • Maintain data and reporting infrastructure, ensuring data quality, accuracy and recency.
  • Provide detailed weekly revenue forecasts and ensure accurate billing of third parties.
  • Evaluate the configuration and performance of the programmatic ad stack against key indicators.
  • Continuously monitor yield across platforms and offer innovative recommendations to indirect partners and sales teams to boost performance and generate upsell opportunities.
  • Work with Ad Operations and Engineering to ensure effective partner integrations.
  • Liaise with sales and external partner contacts to troubleshoot platform, ad quality and deal issues.
  • Work cross-functionally with teams including Operations, Sales, Marketing, Finance and Analytics to provide excellent customer service in support of clients and revenue goals.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the programmatic eco-system, keeping up to date with new ad tech functionality and understanding the potential opportunities presented by specific tech developments.

Skills & Experience Required:  

  • Degree educated in an analytical, science, maths, finance related discipline
  • Recent, relevant experience gained in an ad ops/campaign management role with a programmatic focus will be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of RTB, audience data collection / tracking; ad network strategies and tactics, audience targeting best practice, ad serving, media reporting and analytics in web, mobile and video.
  • Experience in using Ad server, SSP, DMPs and working with ad networks.
  • Strong business acumen and account management skills; financial and revenue accountability.
  • Robust analytical abilities and quantitative skills.
  • Excellent Excel skills (create custom formulas, pivot tables, macros, etc).
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to “think outside of the box”.
  • Familiarity with digital advertising, sales, and marketing concepts & metrics.
  • Experience in setting up, optimising and achieving KPIs via leading DSPs


An attractive starting salary (up to £35k based on experience) and fantastic benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.

Interested? Please email your CV to: and quote EW:PA:1502

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Technical Ad Operations Manager – Agency, London, up to £40,000 + bonus + benefits

Technical Ad Operations Manager – Agency, London, up to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Up to £40,000 + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits including 25 days annual leave
  • Growing, independent media agency
  • Central London

This is a fabulous opportunity to join this exciting, independent Central London media agency in a Senior Ad Ops position. We are looking for an experienced, analytical and technically minded ad ops candidate to join their growing delivery team.

This will be a vital client facing role and be responsible for the agency’s wide technical implementation of client campaigns across all media channels, while ensuring that they are maximising their tech stack at all times. Having campaigns that are structured and implemented to an industry leading standard enables their wider Analytics and Account Management teams to extract genuine business changing insights for clients, which in turn help them deliver exceptional value to their clients, determine campaign strategies and ensure that they deliver results.


  • The key responsibilities of the Technical Ad Ops Manager will include but are not limited to:

Campaign Strategy

  • To participate in client strategy planning meetings and understand their requirements (technical and commercial) from the start to ensure that the insights and optimisations made will deliver the best results for the client
  • To attend kick off meetings with clients along with any meetings involving sales performance and results

Naming Conventions

  • Develop and lead on an agency wide naming convention best practice to enable the analytics team to filter and categorise data simply
  • Educate internal teams to ensure a smooth process is in place


  • Ensure that client briefings detail what needs to be tracked and by whom
  • Enquire for GTM access with client / dev teams
  • Raise pixels from all media owners (Social and Search Inc)
  • Send across tagging sheet to client / dev teams to implement
  • Ensure GTM access – implement tracking pixels directly
  • To implement a process of continuous checking that pixels are firing correctly across all platforms
  • Ensure relevant data is pulled into weekly reporting dashboards


  • To work closely with the data team to develop tools, processes and documents to aid trafficking automation
  • Educate clients and creative designers on the best practice when using their Ad Server partners
  • Check the size of each format and update all adserving costs if needed / flagging to client/creative agency
  • Ensure that the Trafficking Sheet from the media plan is completed correctly.
  • Check all creative to ensure that it clicks through correctly
  • Send tags to relevant media owners


  • Integrate all campaigns once live into bespoke dashboards using the KPI’s required for the successful measurement and optimisation of the campaign
  • To work closely with the data team to develop a one report solution that enables the teams to see agency-wide campaign performance to ensure that tracking is set up as it should be and is running correctly (daily)


The Technical Ad Ops Manager will need to have the following skills:

  • A strong background in Ad Operations, ideally from an agency background
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Advanced Google Analytics qualified
  • Strong working knowledge of Tag Management Solutions
  • Strong working knowledge of ad-server technology: trafficking, tagging and troubleshooting – Ideally knowledge across Doubleclick, Flashtalking and Sizmek
  • An understanding of HTML, Javascript and SQL preferred

An attractive starting salary (up to £40,000), plus generous bonus and fantastic benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.

Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to: and quote EW-TAOM-2601

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