Associate Digital Video Buyer
Are you from a media background and are data driven, analytical, and if you have an appetite to learn the constantly evolving media landscape, from within a highly dynamic client-side team? Expedia Group are seeking a hardworking, driven, and creative Associate Digital Video Buyer to join our global in-house media team
You will play an integral role in the maintenance of the account (Expedia Group Brands and their Media Partners) from start to post completion. Working closely with our buyers and media owners, you'll aid in the execution and maintenance of media placements and help us drive continual improvements in our brands growth and operational efficiencies
What You'll Do:
Assist in maintaining account from start to post completion
Work closely with Digital Video Manager and own responsibility for accuracy of our digital video buys across FEP, BVOD, OTT & CTV platforms
Effectively manage Expedia Group brand’s media investments and partners, with an initial emphasis on digital video
Acquire and build media plans from networks/media owners to perform daily maintenance of account including network program changes, pre-emptions and weekly inventory moves
Effectively manage media schedules, reconciliation, and make-good activity
Maintain daily pacing to ensure full delivery
Work with analytics teams on measurement and performance analysis
Develop pre and post-campaign summary materials
Assist Digital Video Manager with inputting plan details into the planning system and issuing insertion orders to partners
Traffic campaigns and troubleshoot tag issues with partners
Review monthly delivery data from partners while ensuring accuracy and work closely with the Accounting/Finance teams with regards to billing
Serve as market specialist, providing insight to marketplace conditions and opportunities in digital video
Who You Are:
Eager to learn the media industry
Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with vendors
Flexible and able to adapt quickly to ambiguous environments
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with high levels of autonomy
Someone who is well organized, detail oriented, and proactive in delivering projects
Bachelor's degree or equivalent related professional experience
Experience of working within a DSP (DV360 preferred)
Basic knowledge of ad serving and trafficking digital campaigns
Understanding of digital campaign testing – PSA testing, incrementality, geo testing, etc.
Minimum 2 years in prior digital media planning/buying role (media agency experience is a plus)
Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office in Excel and PowerPoint
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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