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Advertising Operations Specialist 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Forum Communications Company  
City, State Fargo, ND  
Close Date 3/31/2020  

Forum Communications Company is a family owned newspaper and communications company that has been in operation for more than 125 years. We are located in the heart of downtown Fargo and not too far from Minnesota’s beautiful lakes country. If you are seeking a career where you can help to grow our company, interact with coworkers and know that your voice and opinion matter, you have come to the right place.

We are looking for a full-time Ad Operations Specialist to join our team. This position is responsible for executing, monitoring and optimizing digital advertising campaigns. This role will be a liaison to the advertising department with regard to digital advertising and technology needs. Other responsibilities include:

  • Execute digital marketing strategies (SEM, email, social media, native, video and display advertising campaigns) to drive traffic and conversions on client websites.
  • Analyze data and manage budgets, pacing and client performance to goals.
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs).
  • Monitor campaign activity and pacing to ensure campaigns are running smoothly.
  • Test the performance of ad creative, landing page design, beta opportunities, and other campaign elements to improve results.
  • Build systems and protocols internally that ensure digital marketing is optimized across all platforms.
  • Perform trafficking/QA of digital campaigns through DoubleClick For Publishers.
  • Implement ad tags and load digital creative in multiple software platforms.
  • Troubleshoot ad hoc client ad tags, tracking, and reporting issues.
  • Assist with new business projects and vendor implementations from beginning to end.
  • Communicate technical solutions for tracking and campaign management to a nontechnical audience.
  • Learn new technologies and tools as needed (A/B testing, cross-device targeting).
  • Work with web development team in deployment and testing of code related products and systems.
  • Assist the Programmatic Manager to onboard and manage relationships with potential new partners
  • Proficient with Digital/Online Advertising Technology

Experience in a related position is prefered. Ability to learn quickly and solidly grasp technical training and learn specialized software in a fast paced, deadline driven environment is crucial. Experience with Google Suite products along with Microsoft is beneficial, along with DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). If you are a motivated individual, with a strong understanding of online advertising and a desire to learn new technology, we would love for you to join our team!

About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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