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Location: USA Posted: May 13, 2024

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* Basis Technologies is aware of scams involving false advertisements for open positions at our company. The fraudulent job postings and emails are unauthorized. Basis would never ask candidates to download an app, purchase products or services, or conduct interviews over text or chat. For more information or if you have been targeted, please reach out to us at: [email protected] . WHO WE ARE Basis Technologies delivers software and services to automate digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands. Our comprehensive ad tech platform, Basis, supports the planning, reporting, and financial reconciliation of direct, programmatic, search, and social media, all in one place. We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally dedicated to building an inclusive culture of highly motivated individuals who create a positive and supportive environment together. We invest in our culture and support our employees so they can do their best work. Basis Technologies is headquartered in Chicago, and our employees have the flexibility to work in an office location, completely remote, or a hybrid of the two. Please note, we are hiring on a remote working basis only in the U.S. and Canada. ABOUT THE TEAM The Investment & Buying Services team is a skilled group of individuals supporting Agencies and Brands with strategic media buying across Programmatic and Direct channels. Using Basis at the foundation of all tasks—from forecasting and vendor communication, to execution, optimization, and campaign visualization, the Investment & Buying team is agile, solutions-oriented, and focused on campaign performance metrics. Support spans both managed service and path to self service customers who are looking for experienced display buying support for positive business results.


    • This role will be responsible for programmatic and direct media investment for Basis’ managed service clients. This role is expected to propose strategic tactics, reviewing campaigns daily and troubleshoot technical issues as needed. You will contribute by:
    • Maintaining a strong understanding of the digital media landscape and the latest Basis products and solutions
    • Using core knowledge and on-the-job training of programmatic to propose strategic tactics that meet client’s objectives and KPIs across site direct and programmatic media buys
    • Reviewing campaigns daily while adjusting those that need pacing and optimizations to ensure KPIs are met in order to retain media investment
    • Providing mentoring and guidance to Display Media Buying Associates and working with Integrated Media Planners (when applicable) and Campaign Performance Analysts to develop performance stories and highlight the value Basis brings to secure future opportunities
    • Adopting new processes or Basis workflow modifications as introduced to ensure consistent and repeatable processes are used across regions
    • Troubleshooting technical issues with creative, tactics, DSP software, and digital ad campaigns when necessary
    • Providing feedback and participate in BETA testing for new features working with the product team


    • 2+ years of experience in digital media buying, including programmatic
    • An understanding and interest in programmatic and RTB. Must have a desire to understand technology and strategy, while excelling in data quantifying
    • Experience in Demand Side Platform executions and knowledge of operations
    • Strategic thinking, solution oriented, and proactive client service skills
    • Proven client communication skills
    • Strong issue resolution and problem solving capabilities
    • Ability to work well in a cross functional team environment
    • Professional and advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience in site tagging/pixel placement and Google Analytics strongly preferred


    • Prior experience in agency or Ad Tech industry
$57,164.96 - $92,082.05 a year Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Individual salary is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process. The total compensation package for this position may also include commission or bonus, company equity, and competitive benefits. ANYTHING ELSE? Don't think you have all the skills required for this role? That's okay, we recognize that experience can be built in many ways. If you have relevant skills that are not reflected in your resume, we welcome your candidacy and encourage you to share more in an optional cover letter, even if your experience doesn’t match our exact requirements. LIFE WITH BASIS TECHNOLOGIES We take care of our people and believe that our success depends on the growth and well-being of each one of our team members. We've been proudly recognized as: Ad Age, Best Places to Work 2023, 2022, 2013 Built In, Best Workplaces 2023, 2022, 2021 Crain's Best Companies to Work for in Chicago 2022, 2021, 2020, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 Crain's Best Companies to Work for in New York 2022, 2021, 2014 Dallas Morning News, Top Workplaces 2021, 2019, 2015 Denver Post, Top Workplaces 2022, 2021, 2020 Denver Business Journal's Largest Employers 2022, 2021, 2020 Fortune Magazine, Best Workplaces 2022, 2021, 2020, 2015, 2014 We provide a thoughtful perks and benefits package including competitive 401k/RRSP matching, mental health support, a funded health savings account, paid sabbatical, generous parental leave, a flexible work environment and time off policy, and more. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building teams that are diverse in thought, perspective, and culture. We celebrate all team members regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race or cultural background, religion, disability, and age. Basis is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application processes. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]. Information collected and processed as part of any job applications you choose to submit is subject to Basis' privacy policy that you can view here . Apply for this job

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