Media Buying Specialist

San Bruno, California | Freelance | Job ID #51998 |
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Onward Search has a client that is seeking experienced Media Buyers to join our fast growing operations team. We are looking for individuals who love digging into data, learning new technologies and solving difficult problems. As a Media Buying Specialist, you will work cross functionality to deliver and optimize ad campaigns across a variety of platforms and formats.


  • Leverage in-store and online data to optimize campaigns and achieve client KPIs
  • Oversee media tracking and analytics set up and implementation
  • Manage Display, Mobile, Video, TV and Social campaigns across multiple buying platforms
  • Troubleshoot delivery or tag issues with engineering support or ad tech partners
  • Improve product performance by collaborating with the Product, Analytics and Targeting teams to ensure campaigns are structured in a way to produce optimal data outputs
  • Resolve tracking and reporting discrepancies with Analytics and/or partners/vendors
  • Participate in media planning discussions regarding trafficking and targeting strategies and related operational issues

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in Digital Media Operations, Digital Ad Ops, Digital Marketing
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in digital ad server technology (e.g. Doubleclick) and Demand Side Platforms (e.g. AppNexus, Doubleclick)
  • Passion for digital media and advertising technology
  • Understanding of rich media, dynamic creative, mobile and video ads units

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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