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Senior Specialist, Broadcast Ad Ops

Kinesso

Kinesso

Operations
United States
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Business Overview

KINESSO is the technology-driven performance marketing agency that sits at the very heart of IPG Mediabrands, providing actionable growth for both our agency partners and clients. We turn 'action' into 'outcome' for our clients, leveraging our unique capabilities in optimization, analytics, AI, and experimentation. KINESSO has brought together the collective power of what was formerly Matterkind, Reprise, and Kinesso under one collective entity that will serve as the most powerful delivery engine in the industry. We have extensive offerings spanning across performance marketing and data and technology. Fueled by a deep understanding of consumer behavior, we offer an end-to-end engine of planning and optimization while also delivering on data-driven strategy for social platforms, actionable growth in e-commerce, and creating curated marketplaces specific to each client's function and needs. The company has more than 6,000 employees operating in more than 60 countries. Learn more at www.KINESSO.com.

Position Summary

The Broadcast Ad Ops Senior Specialist role involves executing client Traffic assignments with a focus on adeptly handling traffic functions and processes. Collaboration with internal teams, media partners, and traffic vendors is essential. The position demands exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and the capacity to thrive under pressure within tight deadlines. Upholding a collaborative and fair approach when interacting with media partners is integral to maintaining the Kinesso culture and meeting our marketplace service commitments.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver responsive and superior client customer service
  • Develop relationships with clients and their creative agencies
  • Inform clients and creative agencies of impending deadlines
  • Supply traffic lists and related information to clients and creative agencies.
    • Prior to processing direction, pull activity reports from MBOX once buys have been input.
  • Ability to work in a team environment that promotes collaboration including Partnerships, Client Advice, SBUs and external agency partners
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies and share knowledge of traffic functions across the agency
  • Issue instructions and traffic all materials in advance of media outlet deadlines
  • Prepare and issue talent schedules
  • Resolve traffic issues and discrepancies
  • Effectively manage time and responsibilities to ensure deadlines are met and workflow is properly managed
  • Take lead in providing creative analytics reporting
  • Develop and maintain media partner relationships
  • Develop and maintain strong traffic vendor relationships

Required Skills & Experience

  • 1+ years of Traffic experience
  • Proficient with Mediaocean or equivalent Inventory Management system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of National, Local and Digital traffic functions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word
  • Proficient in Google Docs and Smartsheets

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Able to work as part of a team in a deadline-driven, high-pressure environment
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills and multi-tasking capabilities


We See You

At IPG Mediabrands, we are unified behind a commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging. Together, we shine through a set of shared values and behaviors. We take pride in our responsibility to our clients, communities, and to each other. We embrace differences and recognize the unique value that each of us brings to our community.

We encourage you to apply, as unique backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences are welcomed.

We See You at IPG Mediabrands.

Wage and Benefits

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes medical and dental coverage, 401(k) plans, flex spending, life insurance, disability, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and paid family benefits to support you and your family. To give you the ability to better meet your personal needs, and in support of your physical and emotional well-being, you will receive discretionary time off days and company-wide Appreciation Weeks and Wellness Days.

We also offer a competitive Total Compensation package, including a competitive salary and eligibility for an annual discretionary incentive award or a relevant incentive award.

The salary range for this position is posted below. Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position, market considerations, budgetary considerations, tenure and standing with the Company (applicable to current employees), as well as the employee’s/applicant’s skill set, level of experience, and qualifications.

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About IPG Mediabrands

IPG Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). IPG Mediabrands manages over $47 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients across its full-service agency networks UM, Initiative and Mediahub and through its award-winning specialty business units Healix, Kinesso, MAGNA, Mediabrands Content Studio, Orion Holdings, Rapport, and the IPG Media Lab. IPG Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors including automotive, personal finance, consumer product goods (CPG), pharma, health and wellness, entertainment, financial services, energy, toys and gaming, direct to consumer and e-commerce, retail, hospitality, food and beverage, fashion and beauty. The company employs more than 18,000 diverse marketing communication professionals in more than 130 countries. Learn more at www.ipgmediabrands.com.

Salary Range
$70,000$75,000 USD