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Front End Developer & Ad Operations Specialist

  • Front End Developer & Ad Operations Specialist
  • Auckland
  • $80k – $90k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Will Gregory Talent Director - Marketing & Media

Calling out to all Front End Developers & Ad Operation superstars - NZ’s largest media organisation needs YOU!

Looking for that next exciting hybrid Fron End Developer role? Interested in applying your skills in a big media environment? Well, look no more because this is your chance to join NZ's most dynamic and progressive media organisation.

Day-to-day will you be using your coding skills to help build and maintain digital infrastructure for the different products. You will be the go-to person for all technical and operational queries. Outside of Front End Development, you will be trained up in the world of Advertising Technology, which relates and supports the workflow processes and software systems that are used to sell, input, serve, target and report on the performance of online ads. 

You will come from a front end developer background with a few years of experience under your belt and love all things digital. You are not afraid to take on a new role and learn from the best in the business to understand the emerging market of Ad Technology and Operations. You are a great team player, interested in progressing your career, and working with the biggest and best in the industry.

 If you love being a team player, are familiar with front end languages and love all things digital then APPLY NOW!



  • Minimum 3 years experience working in Front End Development, Ad Operations, Digital Performance (or similar) environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Rolling out, integrating and updating the DMP (Data Management Platform) across all properties
  • Ensuring inventory is tagged correctly and in line with analytics results
  • Collaborating with internal teams to deliver commercial initiatives
  • Provide testing and troubleshooting when required across user stories, bugs and feature requests
  • Assisting with evaluating Ad Tech vendors along with the Ad Ops and Sales teams
  • Developing new ad products to increase the organisations product offering

 Required Skills:

  • Git
  • NodeJS
  • Google Cloud Platform 
  • Expereince and working knowledge of API's
  • Web Inspection tools (Chrome Developer, Fiddler etc)
  • Experience in using digital analytical platforms
  • Knowledge on HTML, CSS, JavaScript 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deal with different vendors and manage stakeholders
  • Exceptional attention to detail

 Required Qualification:

  • Tertiary Qualification in a relevant field (IT or Digital Marketing)

 Personality & Work Ethic:

  • Collaborative and loves to engage with people
  • Curious, with the ability to take ownership
  • Confident and outspoken
  • Self-motivated
  • Organic problem solver
  • Team player / contributor
  • Quick, willing and able

Let Will Gregory, Talent Director and The Pond Agents help you realise your market value and future career potential.

Apply today or get in touch for a private conversation about your career and how this role may help take it to the next level.

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa. 

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