Digital Ad Operations Specialist

Tegna Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

TEGNA seeks Digital Ad Operations Specialists in Phoenix, AZ to support local and national campaign fulfillment our OTT business, Premion. The ideal candidate will work exclusively with TEGNA properties and the PREMION team based out of NYC to facilitate OTT advertising campaigns from order entry through campaign management and billing.

This is an excellent career opportunity with a thriving team environment that will allow you to meet individual and team goals. Be a part of this exciting cutting-edge team at TEGNA!

Digital Ad Operations Specialists will master the digital workflow between business units and ad operations to provide end-to-end campaign fulfillment. This position is responsible for ensuring campaigns and creative are executed on-time, accurately, and are monitored for delivery and key performance indicators.

Detailed training is also provided to the candidate selected.

Responsibilities include:

  • Business Unit / Digital Ad Ops Workflow: Digital Ad Operations Specialists must master the digital workflow that connects the business units they support and the order management systems and ad servers we maintain to fulfill buys across the OTT ad networks.

  • Order Quality Checks: Inputs detailed information through workflow system where required and identifies missing components needed to expedite campaign setup.

  • Campaign Scheduling and Delivery: Must fully understand all aspects of the ad servers and how to appropriately schedule campaigns. Must follow delivery guidelines and tactics to ensure campaign delivery.

  • Urgent Support: Must provide urgent support to broadcast stations and Premion team for campaign requested needs.

  • Communication and Reporting: Send daily reports to PREMION stakeholders, communicate technical information and processes, email all contacts within in a timely fashion, and monitor email inbox consistently. Must be able to clearly communicate technical and detailed information across business units and teams promptly.

  • Time Management/Deadlines: Must work together with corresponding teams to adhere to deadlines/expectations of the fulfillment process.

  • Customer Service: Interaction with internal teams, vendors, and stations requires a successful candidate to possess a positive, customer-friendly attitude while working through day-to-day operations.

  • Management: This role will be supported by Ad Operations Coordinators. Additional functions may include limited People Management tasks.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years of working experience in ad serving platforms or ad trafficking is ideal.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college or technical related discipline required. 3-5 years of practical work experience in digital technology or advertising can be substituted for college education.

  • Demonstrated ability to function in a technical role.

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects at once.

  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Quick, adaptive learner who will develop expertise in digital workflow and ad serving systems.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to clearly convey technical and complex information through written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to react to change productively.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (proficient-to-advanced skillset in Excel is a must.)

  • Salesforce experience a plus.


Premion (,) a division of TEGNA, is a first-in-market advertising services platform that offers ad insertion to local and regional advertisers targeting viewers consuming premium long-form episodic content "over-the-top," in one streamlined solution. Premion has rolled out nationwide with ability to deliver campaigns in single and multiple DMAs, leveraging Premion's Direct Sales team and TEGNA's sales force of more than 700 across the country, connecting its more than 28,000 local and regional advertising clients.

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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


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