Programmatic Planning Executive

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Location: Wood Lane, London W12, UK

Programmatic Planning Executive

Full-time | Media Performance | Marketing And Advertising | Entry Level
Job ID: REF196659S P

Company Description

Spark Foundry make up part of a thriving global media network and are part of the Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s leading communications groups. We are globally connected with over 8,000 employees in 110 offices across 70 countries.

Who We Are in the UK? 

Spark Foundry, the Acceleration Agency.

We help brands to identify, learn and respond to opportunities faster than the competition.

Every client has an area of their business they need to accelerate, from short-term goals to long-term transformation.

We’ve proven our approach during the most difficult year on record. Now we’re using it to provide a launchpad for their future.

Come be an accelerator with us.

How we accelerate

  • Planning: an approach that works in practice rather than theory, arming planners with the ability to create cutting edge campaigns
  • Intelligence: a suite of tools that give definitive answers to big questions, and uncovers actionable insights about real people
  • Trading: a model built on flexibility and trusted relationships, underpinned with bold guarantees
  • Relationships: a culture of asking challenging questions to better understand the brief – we are not a ‘yes’ agency
  • People: a strong history of recruiting talent from diverse backgrounds and accelerating their careers

Job Description

The Role
The Programmatic Planning Exec will play an important role in the smooth operational running of Programmatic activity. You will form good working relationships with key stakeholder teams such as the programmatic activation, operations and TAAG teams across the business. You will be responsible for ensuring campaigns are booked into the system in a timely manner, following internal and external timelines.

You will also have an interest in learning new technologies as a good understanding of how to utilise platforms for finance, reporting, campaign booking and digital campaign ad serving platforms will be imperative.

Key Duties

  • Understanding the digital campaign implementation process end to end by the end of the 1st year and being able to complete several tasks within the process independently.
  • Ensure Digital campaigns are booked on system accurately working with the Operations team
  • Complete monthly reconciliations in timely manner (10th of each month)
  • Update Google recon document with relevant CPM and buy number by 12th of each month
  • Setup reports from IPS and solve invoice queries within 10 days working with the Operations team
  • Accurate trafficking of creatives via the TAAG team
  • Trouble shooting tracking issues together with the TAAG team



We are looking for someone with a great self-starter attitude who demonstrates enthusiasm for all tasks, as well as the desire to understand and learn more.

The ideal candidate will be analytical and comfortable with numbers, whilst also possessing strong communication skills and confidence delivering ideas in a way that convinces.

You will work within a fully integrated team so working well within a team is essential

You must be organised, and on time – for work and meetings

Additional Information

We are diverse though our experience, people and the clients we look after - and we celebrate that diversity. Our people hold us accountable to our beliefs and via regular surveys and our grass roots D&I team, The Collective, and internal next generation board, Firestarters, we hold regular events and work continually towards generating ideas, initiatives and educating our people to ensure we are a diverse and inclusive agency.

As part of our dedication to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, Spark Foundry is committed to equal access to opportunity for people without regard to race, age, sex, disability, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities and for candidates in our application process. If you need assistance or adjustment due to a disability, please contact us.



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