Programmatic Buyer, Horizon Media

Programmatic Buyer, Horizon Media

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Job Description:

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Programmatic Buyer to support RTB optimization and strategy for HX, the programmatic buying operation at Horizon Media. This role drives execution and improvement of ad-exchange media buying (banner, video, paid social and mobile) for DR and Branding clients.



Main Duties and Responsibilities

60% Buying and Optimization


20% Client Service


20% Trafficking and Reporting

  • Support planning, buying and optimization of programmatic media across a portfolio of clients
  • Implement best practices for bidding, budget management, ad operations and reporting
  • Support the documentation of optimizations and learnings
  • Collaborate with account and product personnel on RTB and premium-programmatic media plans
  • Educate internal and external clients on HX’s DSPs, results and optimizations
  • Design and implement strategies to improve performance for clients, supporting recommendations with results data



Supervisory Responsibilities

Train HX Assistant Buyers and interns



Knowledge and Skills Required

At least 1 year of hands-on programmatic buying experience


Proven ability to drive programmatic performance


Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative work environments


Advanced user of at least one DSP


Preference to work on the disruptive side of business, with new technology


Knowledge of statistical concepts relevant to optimization, as well as scientific testing in live media environments


Strong familiarity with ad operations and campaign management (e.g. tagging, ad-servers, viewability tracking)



Certificates, licenses and registrations

There are no requirements for certificates, licenses and registrations.



Physical Activity and Work Environment

There are no requirements for physical activity and work environment.

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