Senior Ad Trafficker




Chicago,

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0020414

 

 

Job Description

 

Visited by more than 10 million car shoppers each month, Cars.com is the leading destination for online car shoppers, offering credible and easy-to-understand information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. With comprehensive pricing information, side-by-side comparison tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and a large selection of new- and used-car inventory, Cars.com puts car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make confident buying decisions.

 Summary of Position

 

Ad Operations Senior Ad Trafficker are technical subject matter experts for publisher online advertising within Cars.com. They identify, resolve, communicate, track and report on all online advertising-related issues. They work with several teams within Cars.com including Product, Technology & Sales to develop and implement operational solutions via software or workflow procedures.

 

Responsibilities

  • Represent the Ad Operations team as technical consultant for publishing online advertising, both in the industry (IAB & AdMonsters) and within Cars.com, establishing and adhering to best practices.
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  • Works with the internal Product, Tech and Sales teams to provide solutions for new and existing products using sound judgment and superb communication skills
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  • Act as a subject matter expert for all display products and coach team on proper workflow to successfully traffic products and troubleshoot display ads.
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  • Assist with day-to-day trafficking as needed
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  • Subject Matter Experts for display software systems (DFP, OperativeONE, etc..)
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  • Support emergency after-hours issues that arise
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  • Manage short and long term projects which impact the Ad Operations team
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  • Strive to exceed our own expectations while delivering the highest quality service to our customers.
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  • Flexible to handle other duties that arise from time to time to accomplish business objective.
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Required Skills

 

  • A strong understanding of the online advertising industry, ad serving technologies, campaign metrics (CPM, CPC, CPA) and optimization strategies
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  • Able to work with technical and non-technical teams
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  • Knowledge of CRM software (Salesforce.com), OperativeOne, and Google DFP
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  • Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically while managing the day-to-day execution of the ad trafficking process
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  • Must demonstrate a positive customer service attitude towards all contacts; be flexible, patient, courteous, and professional
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  • Comfortable juggling multiple tasks; ability to prioritize responsibilities; excellent time management; pro-active, quick learner
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  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate requirements with great attention to detail
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Required Experience

 

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