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The Walt Disney Company

Advanced Operations Specialist

Job Summary:

Disney’s Addressable Ad Operations team is seeking an Advanced Operations Specialist who will be an exceptional addition to our Advertising Operations team on one or more of our exciting brands. These brands are composed of The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC Studios, ESPN, Hulu, Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform, FX and Net Geo as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution.

Responsibilities:

As an Advanced Ops Specialist at Disney, you will be responsible for maximizing ad delivery and enabling Sales by being an expert in troubleshooting data and technical issues, ad product testing, system setup, and managing vendor partnerships. This role will support both national and local sales and ops teams. The right person for this role will possess a technical aptitude, strong analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex situations in simple terms. If you are someone who enjoys tackling new challenges every day and working with a fun and motivating team, then this is a great role for you.
  • Lead vendor certification process
  • Collaborate with Product and Development teams to ensure new products meet Sales and Ops needs. Test, approve, and confirm functionality of new ad products and new ad experiences
  • Work directly with Engineering, Ad Tech Vendors, and Ad Ops to troubleshoot and resolve technical and reporting issues
  • Manage product catalog available in Order Management System to meet Sales needs and/or new product availability
  • Escalate and manage system-wide bugs to ensure timely resolution while minimizing business impact
  • Spearhead Ad ops training and create documentation on best practices, implementation, and technical limitations for new products and new vendors

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years working in digital advertising capacity, with a focus on ad technology, ad systems, or ad product
  • Strong understanding of and experience with tags, trafficking, and troubleshooting
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Familiarity with digital advertising standards and best practices
  • Strong analytical experience
  • Excel power user
  • Experience with multi-platform debugging and proxy tools
  • Prior experience in managing/participating in multi-departmental work groups
  • Superior prioritization and time management skills
  • Experience with project management tools
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience stewarding multiple 3rd party vendor relationships concurrently
  • Familiarity with Google Ad Manager
  • Familiarity with Operative.One
  • Experience with Jira

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