Dentsu Aegis Network

VP, Digital Ad Operations

US-NY-New York
1 month ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
150 E 42nd St


The VP, Digital Ad Operations main responsibility is to oversee several team(s) of Digital Ad Operations members. This position is essential in the day-to-day running of the Digital Ad Operations department and designated accounts.  This individual must work well in a team-based, fast paced, detail-oriented environment. VP, Digital Ad Operations is expected to be resourceful and demonstrates the initiative to participate in advanced projects.


The VP, Digital Ad Operations position is responsible for working with the senior leadership team across the agency including creative, analytics (digital and cross media), integrated communication planners, as well as the digital, print, broadcast and television teams to identify and/or develop solutions to support the client needs, provide strategic support and ensure that they help develop “Best Practices” across all accounts, as well as a mentor to help apply it towards other Aegis lines of business. 


In addition, the VP, Digital Ad Operation role will be responsible for helping to lead several Dentsu Aegis Network corporate initiatives within new and existing partnerships to advance technology and capabilities.  The VP, Digital Ad Operations will be required to develop and present presentations and POVs to clients, media partners/vendors, internal/external account teams, etc. 






Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Digital Operations Management:

  • Work closely with client and senior leadership to align on proper Ad Ops process and turnaround time,
  • Ensure all ad ops teams are aware of and executing according to established process including following naming conventions, turnaround times, QA procedures
  • Oversee the Ad Operations and Compliance team
  • Oversee hiring and resource allocation
  • Properly guide international market teams on process and execution.
  • Vet technology platforms on value proposition and compatibility with our systems
  • Coordinate with the executive team on contractual obligations and aid in the (re)negotiation of terms and SLAs
  • Interface with clients on strategy and implementation guidelines
  • Demonstrate multi-tasking ability; keep multiple projects on-track
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, Third Party Ad Servers (DoubleClick DCM & Innovid) and rich technology (eg. FlashTalking, Spongecell)
  • A technical authority for all technical issues involved in running online ad campaigns (including trafficking of remarketing capabilities, VAST/In-Stream Video, Rich Media and Audio)
  • Work closely with internal departments and external partners to ensure that appropriate materials are received and/or distributed correctly
  • Coordinate and meet all deliverables accurately and in a timely manner
  • Work closely with media vendors and media teams to resolve reporting and/or billing discrepancies
  • Oversee multiple accounts and/or brands



Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Demonstrates active listening skills and ability to apply learnings over time
  • Recognize recurrent or potential issues and problems and know when to escalate and propose solutions, where possible
  • Takes clear ownership of assigned tasks
  • Attend and participate in vendor presentations and/or conferences offering media solutions that may be relevant to the Digital Operations group.
  • Communication Skills
  • Express oneself clearly and concisely in written and oral communications
  • Organize ideas and information logically and sequentially
  • Collaborate, develop and present POVs and presentations in face-to-face meetings as well as conference calls.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 12+ year industry experience
  • Proficient in MS office suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)
  • Expert in third-party ad servers and rich media technology (DoubleClick DCM, VAST/V-Paid, Mobile/Tablet, Rich Media implementation, etc.)
  • Comfortable with technology and computers (eg. Html coding)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills


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