Campaign Manager

US-CA-San Francisco
Ad Operations
Regular Full-Time


Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen,, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.


IGN Campaign Managers will be primarily responsible for building, executing, and monitoring online advertising campaigns across the Web properties of IGN Entertainment. S/he will work closely with the Performance & Yield managers, sales reps, Ad Product, and Ad Technology team members to ensure successful implementation and delivery of all advertising campaigns.


Campaign Managers will also have the opportunity to contribute to various Advertising Operations initiatives including development of new ad products and rich media technologies as well as enhancements supporting IGN’s ad serving platform including custom reports, workflow efficiency, automation, and other improvements.


  • Coordinate campaign launches with Sales team.
  • Traffic campaigns in IGN’s ad serving environment, including testing creative.
  • Independently manage, monitor and optimize advertising campaigns, supporting US-based clients, to ensure complete and accurate fulfillment and revenue recognition
  • Manage delivery and campaign pacing; determine when to escalate issues
  • Providing detailed analysis and reporting of each campaign, including insights, recommendations, and optimizations, to Sales and Finance teams
  • Provide financial reporting to Finance team
  • Assist Sales and Finance teams with campaign level metrics and performance
  • Work with cross-functional teams across IGN to enhance and improve ad serving systems and ad products; help to drive projects to increase the efficiency of advertising operations.
  • Cultivate positive internal and external relationships, including sales, clients, design and technical teams.


What will get you in the door?

  • 2+ years working as a Campaign Manager, or similar role.
  • Working knowledge of online ad serving and contract management technologies (DFP, Sizmek, and Operative preferred) and online advertising sales in general.
  • General proficiency in Microsoft Office required, especially Excel
  • Ability to analyze data sets and provide recommendation for optimization
  • Strong project management skills with the proven ability to work independently, take full ownership of projects and manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills; self-motivated,with laser sharp attention to detail
  • A great attitude and genuine excitement about working in digital advertising operations
  • Being inquisitive, innovative and interested in how things work


It would be extra awesome if you've got…

  • Solid understanding of HTML and a general knowledge of JavaScript as they relate to advertising creative and processes. 
  • A passion for video games, geeky entertainment, and the gaming or entertainment industries as whole.    

Here’s the good stuff about us…

  • You’ll make an impact. We reach 156MM monthly unique users. We’re big time, but we’re not afraid to give you real opportunities to be epic and make a difference immediately.  
  • We’ve got a big presence, but a small team. Making your way in the world today takes everything you got. You wanna be where everyone knows your name. At IGN you’re not going to get lost among countless aisles of drones.
  • We have fun. It’s all about games and games are fun. Anyone can offer casual work environment, flexible hours, and benefits. We can offer that and a place where gamers as passionate as you want to share some beers (if you’re of age, of course) and plot your demise in the arcade/game room.
  • We’re passionate about what we do. IGN employees understand our users, because they are our users. We have a personal interest in providing the best possible product.


 **We are an Equal Opportunity Employer**



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