Duties and Responsibilities:
DISH Media Sales is seeking a Digital Ad Insertion Specialist based in New York City to work closely with TV & digital content providers on their setup of dynamic advertising insertion and ensure proper day-to-day operation on Sling TV, Dish Anywhere and further digital DISH set top box applications.
The Digital Ad Insertion Specialist will report to the Manager of Digital Advertising Operations within the DISH Media Sales division.
He/she should have a good understanding of the Television, OTT, TV Everywhere and digital advertising landscapes or an interest in these areas.
Job duties and responsibilities fall into the following categories:
Configure and integrate dynamic ad decision and insertion systems to ensure harmony across programmer and Sling TV, DISH Anywhere and set top box application platforms.
Be proactive and lead programmer/content provider roadmap for technical advertising setup.
Keep track of tasks related to onboarding programmers.
Heavy coordination with internal teams, such as product and engineering, to report content ad insertion issues and rectify.
Participate in project status calls to update all stakeholders of ad server integration.
Update FreeWheel configuration as Sling TV and DISH Anywhere become available on new devices and all necessary parties abreast of changes, and identify and help implement operational workflow enhancements and establish best practices within the Advanced TV team.
Skills - Experience and Requirements:
A successful Digital Advertising Insertion Specialist will have or be the following:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an advertising related field; 1-2 years of relevant work experience in digital advertising ideally; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Exceptionally detail-oriented and organized with an ability to multi-task and execute under aggressive timelines.
Strong client services skills and excellent communication and project management skills.
Experience with ad serving technologies, specifically Freewheel and Doubleclick ideal.
Ability to multi-task within a team setting and handle strict deadlines. Proficient in Excel.
An eagerness to learn and collaborate with others both internally and externally. Comfortable adopting new software and applications.