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PPC Specialist - Programmatic Display

Benefits:Medical Aid Subsidy - Take what you need leave - Annual discretionary bonuses
Location:Cape Town, Woodstock
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:Sprout Performance Partners

Job description

Why should you apply at Sprout Performance?
  • We are an agency that values their people and recognise that people come first!
  • We have leaders who are teachers and truly care about your growth and success as an individual;
  • Our leaders are exceptionally involved and committed. Most importantly they LISTEN!
  • Our business might be niche but how we lead and grow our teams is our forte – careers at Sprout Performance are tailor-made to suit your goals and aspirations;
  • We build our agency around our people and their talents;
  • We pioneer the first-world tech in Africa, participate in as many beta tests Google can throw our way and nail many South Africa firsts in digital media advertising;
  • We know retail e-commerce in South Africa better than anyone else. We know the benchmarks and our clients love us for it;
  • We are tech-savvy, agile and embrace change that makes for more efficient outcomes;
  • A culture of collaboration, learning, growth, and technology;
  • A place where you are always challenged and free to explore new and exciting tech;
  • We uplift and transfer skills not only to our own teams but make a big deal of uplifting our communities who do not have the opportunity to learn in the digital space;
  • A ‘Take what you need’ leave policy aka unlimited leave days; (T&Cs apply)
  • Catered lunches every Thursday and cake, so much cake!
  • All permanent employees are eligible to join the medical aid scheme and have a wellness evaluation each year at our offices;
  • No time to deal with your personal finances? Chat with our in-house finance partner for free financial advice!
  • Discretionary annual bonuses for excellent performance;
  • We want people to join our team who are not only smart but are super curious!
The role

Are you proficient in the day-to-day management of display campaigns? Do you have a key focus on conversion performance? Can you troubleshoot ad hoc technical queries? And deliver information in a user-friendly format to clients?

If you’ve answered yes to these questions – we’d love to hear from you because we are looking for people just like you!

As a digital display campaign manager, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Review, analyse, and activate biddable media-based campaigns on insightful data and business objectives
  • Manage the expectations of account managers regarding spend and outcome of campaigns
  • Collaborate with account managers on client’s campaign objectives and propose a strategy on how to reach those
  • Implement and manage day-to-day programmatic buys across multiple channels, formats, and campaigns
  • Campaign set-up of programmatic buys in DSPs, with daily in-console monitoring of campaign pacing and performance against agreed-upon KPIs
  • Set bid strategies, monitor performance, and identify, and implement optimisations
  • Integrate reporting with other media channels
  • Reporting on media spend and outcomes as often as required or stipulated in a client agreement (naturally weekly/monthly)


  • Certifications in marketing, business administration, business science, computer science or similiar
  • one and a half to three+ years' digital marketing and or media experience
  • Good understanding of programmatic advertising and performance metrics
  • Experience in multi-channel work (Google Adwords, DoubleClick Bid Manager, Facebook and Twitter) with a particular focus on DoubleClick Bid Manager
  • Experience in e-commerce, SEO, PPC, and social media
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Extensive knowledge of online and mobile business models and internet/consumer technology
  • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organised
  • Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambitious startup
  • environment
  • Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills
Technical qualifications 
  • Google AdWords certification (Google Search and Display Advanced)
  • DoubleClick Search experience
  • DoubleClick Bid Manager or Appnexus experience
  • Experience running Twitter PPC and Facebook campaigns
  • Google Analytics certification
If you feel you meet the requirements listed above and would like to make us aware of your interest in joining this very cool business – please send your CV to Angela Lopes, 

Please include your salary expectations.

*Note that if you haven’t heard back from us within two weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Posted on 14 May 14:03

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