Junior Ad Operations Specialist

Job description


About XITE

It’s our mission to share our passion for music videos with the world and invite people to experience music beyond listening: to see music.


XITE is dedicated to building the best music video experience in the world. Based in Amsterdam, XITE now reaches 100 million households across multiple territories through linear networks, interactive TV apps and on-demand streaming services. The company revolutionized the way audiences experience music videos by allowing viewers to search, like and skip through its entire catalog, enjoy channels curated by its team of music experts and create their own channel based on a genre, decade, style or mood using its unique Mixer feature. XITE has a full music video catalog through agreements with all major and top independent music labels and distributors, and works to expand this offering every day.


About the role and the team
As a Junior Ad Operations Specialist you will work closely with the sales team. Together we are responsible for revenue generation as well as making sure the ad breaks are filled to our best ability. You will mostly work on optimizing campaigns, as well as technically making sure all connections are in place. Your role will be key to the success of XITE as a business.


Responsibilities

  • Setting up different campaigns on different platforms.

  • Getting insights and learning from campaigns and translate them into optimization for clients.

  • Managing and setting up different connections within our ad server to SSPs/DSPs.

  • Optimizing the sold campaigns so that the delivery goal can be achieved.

  • Helping out sales with debugging of different campaigns.

  • Daily monitoring and analyzing the performance of the advertising stack.

  • You (help) build out our amazing client relationship.

  • Consulting, monitoring and support from external partners.

  • Coordination with internal departments such as Ad sales, finance, tech teams and external partners.

  • Maintenance and documentation of processes and products.

Requirements

  • Work experience is not needed but a bonus, we value great attitude.
  • You are a team player and a self starter.

  • You can work with deadlines and ain't afraid to reach out to clients.

  • Committed, independent and careful way of working, excellent time management and hands-on mentality.

  • High, proactive communication skills and organizational skills and fluent in English.

  • Good knowledge of HTML5/HTML/CSS, XML and JavaScript is a bonus.

  • You are flexible in your working hours, as our partner is based in the US.


What working for XITE means

Here at XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing and international company. We provide a challenging work environment where you have a lot of autonomy, flexible working hours and no day will be the same for sure. We don’t hire assholes! All XITE’ers are different and authentic in their own way, but we all have kindness in common. Like professionalism and a flexible and an optimistic attitude. And let’s not forget; We have a passion for music and good food. That’s why we have chef prepared lunches, Friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties!


The process

  1. Apply: Apply for a role, and we will contact you.

  2. HR Interview: Our recruiter will contact you, because we’d really like to find out more about you and to see if there is a culture fit between you and XITE. During this interview you can ask all your questions about the company.

  3. Interview with the hiring manager: The second interview will be with your future manager; the Director of Advertising Technology.

  4. Interview with our Director of Sales & Partnerships: As you will work closely with the sales team.

  5. Interview with one of our board members: A last chat with one of our board members who is responsible for our Advertising Technology Team.   

  6. Reference check: We ask you for 2 references that we can give a call and ask a few questions as a part of our hiring process.

  7. Offer: Hopefully with our offer, we can welcome you to the team of XITE!


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