Manager, Digital Ad Operations

Full Time

Chicago, IL

17 days ago | Requisition ID:

Winsight is a leading B2B information services company focused on the food and beverage industry, providing insight and market intelligence to business leaders in every channel consumers buy food and beverage – convenience stores, grocery retailing, restaurants and noncommercial foodservice – through media, events, data products, advisory services, and trade shows.

Position Objective:

The Manager, Digital Ad Operations will be responsible for working both internally and externally to ensure Winsight seamlessly executes digital ad campaigns for our advertising partners. They will be a key contributor in Winsight’s media team and responsible for implementing, maintaining and enhancing these campaigns.  This position involves sales and client/agency support, project management, execution and reporting.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage and ensure that all elements of advertising programs are implemented in an accurate and timely manner to ensure complete and accurate fulfillment of contracts
  • Monitor campaign delivery via third party and internal ad serving systems for quality assurance/quality control and to ensure campaigns are running as contracted
  • Manage delivery and campaign pacing
  • Work directly with clients/agencies on all pre-launch elements related to creative specifications and submission
  • Work with other team members and clients/agencies as needed to troubleshoot any ad creative issues that impact tracking, implementation, or reporting
  • Manage creative and technical production timelines, with advertisers/agencies and any third-party partners, and asset delivery to ensure campaigns launch in a timely manner
  • Provide proof of performance reports and screenshots
  • Cultivate positive business relationships with clients/agencies, sales, and other internal teams
  • Develop a deep knowledge of Winsight Media’s digital products, industry issues, trends and ad serving solutions
  • Act as team lead/resource for Winsight’s digital trafficking team and answer questions, solves issues, and streamline processes. Along with managing direct reports, this role will be responsible for acting as a lead point of contact with Winsight’s various digital media vendors.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 3+ year experience in digital ad operations (1-year direct trafficking and creative QA preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working within internal ad serving and third-party systems, namely Google Ad Manager
  • Experience working with custom display, mobile, audio and video advertising projects
  • Experience managing multiple campaigns simultaneously
  • Extremely proactive and highly organized, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple and varied tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent client service, organizational abilities, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoy working independently and in a collaborative team environment, sharing knowledge across the department
  • Experience understanding ad tags
  • General knowledge of raw creative files and video assets required


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Winsight is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Winsight does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs. 

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