Associate Campaign Manager, Ad Operations | CNET Group

| San Francisco, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 62,500-87,750 Annually
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Red Ventures is seeing an Associate, Campaign Manager to join our Ad Operations Team. The Ad Operations team’s primary goal is to grow global revenue in partnership with both direct sales and programmatic teams.  Our team is a diverse, agile group of contributors that work diligently to build a cohesive culture, collaborate, and challenge one another. We strive for continuous growth through thoughtful, strategic executions that defy the status quo. We work closely across all business functions and brands to sidestep silos and promote the development of best-in-class operational excellence. We take pride in our craft.

In this role, you will be a key contributor to our growing Ad Operations team. The Associate Campaign Manager will take ownership of flawless digital advertising campaign executions across a myriad of placements and platforms including display, mobile, and video. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, analytical mindset, ability to examine critically, resourcefulness, a curious nature, and effective project management skills. Ability to break down and communicate complex technical and operational information to non-subject matter experts is a big plus.

What You'll Do:

  • QA display and video assets before launch, ensuring Red Ventures ad specifications are met
  • Coordinate asset hand-off with client and internal teams while proactively communicating updates and setting expectations with all campaign stakeholders
  • Schedule direct and programmatic guaranteed digital advertising campaigns, focusing on timely, accurate implementations and full campaign delivery
  • Troubleshoot creative issues, implement custom executions, and be knowledgeable about site ad tagging logic to address ad disruption escalations
  • Analyze campaign data to optimize for various client and internal KPIs including CTR, Viewability, delivery, and brand safety
  • Continuously hone project management skills throughout the creation and scheduling process in partnership with internal marketing, sales, ad product, and data teams
  • Familiarize with and remain updated with the ever changing Ad Ops Industry (e.g., third-party cookie deprecation, brand safety, privacy, etc.) through external interactions and industry research. Utilize knowledge to optimize existing or build new processes that support changing industry needs

What We're Looking For:

  • 1-2 years of experience managing digital advertising campaigns 
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and solve complex problems
  • Proficient in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office applications, particularly Google Sheets and Excel (pivot tables, vlookup, and formulas)
  • Possess strong organizational, verbal, and analytical skills and comfortable working with large data sets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to see the “big picture” -- Recognize and prioritize concurrent projects with different timelines to maximize revenue and client satisfaction
  • Extreme attention to detail and a great team player
  • Added bonus:
    • Experience with Google Ad Manager 360 (i.e. DFP)
    • Experience with third-party ad-serving technologies (such as Sizmek, Celtra, Clipcentric, etc.) is strongly preferred
    • Knowledge of Rich Media, Video Encoding, HTML5 
    • Good understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript


  • Cash Compensation Range: $62,500 - $87,750
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience. 

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are:

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, and Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected]

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More Information on Red Ventures
Red Ventures operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Seattle, WA, Austin, TX, Fort Mill, SC, Detroit, MI, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY. Red Ventures was founded in 2000. It has 4000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Daily sync. To see all 67 open jobs at Red Ventures, click here.
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