Digital Ad Operations Lead Supervisor

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Description

Job Description


The Opportunity

Premion, the new “Over-the-Top” (“OTT”) advertising and media business, seeks Digital Operations Lead. Premion is seeking an Ad Operations Lead to support our lead delivery & Affiliate management platform. The primary role is responsible for managing day to day activities to ensure the success of the affiliate campaigns. You will be a team leader and point person on all lead generation related tasks as well as conversion optimization across a wide range of internal products.

Premion is a high growth division of TEGNA.


Phoenix, Arizona


The Digital Operations Lead is expected to understand site ad functionality, including knowledge of all ad products available on our site. What we’re looking for:

  • Experience trafficking large-scale paid media campaigns.
  • Passionate about technology and interested in emerging technologies.
  • Driven to learn and keep learning, especially through self-teaching.
  • Organized, detail-oriented and results-focused.
  • Adventurous and constantly pursue personal growth.
  • Capable of providing and receiving feedback in an honest, respectful way.
  • Extremely resourceful and enjoys overcoming challenges.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to identify trends and marketing opportunities.
  • Experience in creative ideation and prototyping of user experiences.
  • General high technical aptitude & extremely detail oriented.
  • Excellent Excel skills and ability to effectively present and communicate your analysis
  • demonstrated proficiency with numbers and data, be purpose and results-driven and possess an ability to accomplish tasks on deadlines.


What you will do:


  • Assist the Ad Ops Manager in ongoing projects and documentation to foster an efficient work flow and best practices.
  • Monitor daily pacing reports and communicate under-delivery issues to assigned contacts.
  • Monitor campaigns, making any necessary optimizations to placements, tags, creatives and/or 3rd party technologies to ensure expected delivery.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues leading up to a launch and during a live campaign that would prevent hitting KPI's and performance benchmarks.
  • Recognize, analyze and solve for discrepancies between ad servers as they arise.
  • Provide internal and external sales stakeholders with exceptional customer service and support.
  • Assist in the interview process by interviewing candidates and providing viable feedback.
  • Assist Ad Op team members with overflow orders by fulfilling the duties of order entry, trafficking, and/or campaign management when necessary.
  • Attend weekly pacing calls with the stations or to having weekly calls with the Premion Account Mangers to ensure pacing goals are met based on the preference provided by the station.
  • Escalate technical issues in terms of creatives and delivery to the appropriate parties.
  • Troubleshoot any internal ad ops issues as they arise.
  • Manage our “White Glove” accounts to ensure campaigns are scheduled on time and deliver successfully.


Job Requirements



  • 2 to 5-years of digital advertising and online media experience, with strong emphasis in ad trafficking, campaign management, delivery, and optimization.
  • 1 to 3 years of management or leadership experience.
  • Experience within the digital online ecosystem, including familiarity with third-party ad servers such as DoubleClick Campaign Analyst (DCM), Sizmek, Innovid, etc., as well as ad serving technologies such as DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) & FreeWheel.
  • Professional communication skills, both internally and externally. Ability to articulate thoughts and concepts fluidly. Personality to quickly build rapport and build professional relationships.
  • Experience using ad servers such as Freewheel and DFP.
  • Expertly proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; ability to quickly learn and grow new productivity software application tools.
  • Strong independent thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong qualitative skills with ability to demonstrate quality data organization and analysis techniques.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently within a high-paced changing environment.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Flash, and JavaScript.



Premion, a division of TEGNA, is a first-in-market advertising services platform that offers local and regional advertisers access to premium long-form episodic content through one streamlined solution. Premion is a new division of TEGNA. Premion aggregates advertising inventory from more than 80 OTT inventory sources providing a one-stop-shop for regional and local advertisers. Premion has rolled out nationwide with ability to deliver campaigns in single and multiple DMAs, leveraging TEGNA’s sales force of more than 700 across the country, connecting its more than 14,000 local and regional advertising clients.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Premion, a division of TEGNA, is the one-stop shop OTT advertising platform for regional and local advertisers. Through our direct relationships with over 100+ top-tier content providers, Premion simplifies the OTT buying process by placing ads alongside premium long-form (full-episode) and live streaming content across more branded networks than any other platform – in just one easy transaction.

Premion’s advertising platform delivers advanced targeting and seamless integration across multiple networks. Advertisers are assured access to brand-safe and fraud-free, guaranteed inventory that reaches the fastest growing and highly engaged OTT audiences.