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6 Month Contract - Programmatic Strategy Director - Agency

6 Month Contract - Programmatic Director/Strategist - Network Agency - c £350 per day - Inside IR35.

Hi all. I am currently supporting a network media agency with an vital hire for a big new account win. They are looking for a Director level programmatic specialist to lead & develop both a dedicated internal client team and the external client. This is an important win for the business and the client has considerable ad spend so you will have the opportunity to play a key role in the set up and initial running of the account. The contract will run for 6 months and there is potential for an extension/permanent opportunity down the line.

Due to this role being integral to the business - you will need to be in the office 2 days per week - likely Wednesday and Thursday. Their office is in Central London.

The Job

  • Programmatic Account Lead/Strategist.
  • Acting as the face of a huge new client win for the business.
  • Key point of contact for the client and internal stakeholders for everything programmatic related to the client.
  • Leading a medium sized team consisting of strategists and operational specialists.
  • Identify selling opportunities across channels including Connected TV, Native, BVOD and DOOH.
  • Work internally on resource management, eventually leading to an optimal sized dedicated client team.
  • Drive processes and best practice internally/externally.
  • Framework building to enable client growth.


  • Ideally 8+ years programmatic experience.
  • Confident in leading a team.
  • Ideally a solid working knowledge of DV360 and The Trade Desk.
  • Experience managing high profile/high spending clients.
  • Comfortable dealing with senior level stakeholders.
  • Broad digital channel understanding and how the wider media picture fits together.
  • Experience working on global campaigns.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

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Andrew Morrison
Principal Consultant

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