Senior Programmatic Campaign Manager

Location: Sydney (currently all working remotely)

Job open to AU citizen or resident only

PLAYGROUND XYZ is an advertising technology business. Our mission is to build scalable, amazing mobile ad formats that work harder and perform better.

We’re a young, fast growing business with every major agency group and the world's best publishers using our technology. We have a small but strong team of experts with an unrelenting focus on quality products and tech. Our ad formats are now being used in APAC, EMEA and The US by top 100 brands like Coca-Cola, Commonwealth Bank, Mercedes, Pepsi, Roadshow, Spotify, GoPro, McDonald’s, Nike and so on.

We’ve won numerous industry awards and featured in Deloitte's Fast 50 Technology companies. We're a passionate, enthusiastic team who like to work hard and play hard. We are genuinely spending our days doing what we love the most - creating new disruptive technologies and products for big brands and publishers.

See here for more about us here.

What we're looking for

An experienced Senior Programmatic Campaign Manager to support our growing APAC business. You will be experienced in senior programmatic / campaigns roles and be able to hit the ground running.

You’ll be meticulous with detail and understand technical operations concepts. You will be well organised, analytical and be great with customers.

In return you’ll be part of a truly exciting company that’s on a phenomenal trajectory, work with and industry leaders, grow your skill set in many new ways, have access to our great flex working policy and have a lot of fun too. If this sounds like you, get in touch.


  • Become an expert in our products and capabilities.
  • Act as the go to for any relevant pre-sale campaign questions that arise.
  • Create Insertion Orders / Campaigns / PMPs.
  • Be competent in all things programmatic - demonstrated ability to end to end troubleshoot complex programmatic issues.
  • Act as an escalation/mentor for the more junior team members.
  • Manage and monitor the delivery of both managed and programmatic campaigns to ensure they deliver the best performance for our customers.
  • Provide weekly campaign reporting with commentary and insight.
  • Client Facing - acting as POC for all campaign related business.
  • Supply integrations including Header Bidding.
  • Communicate with tech vendors and agencies as needed.
  • Create post campaign analysis and case studies.
  • Assist with EOM billing processes.

Skills and Experience

  • AU citizen or resident
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 4+ years working in digital media in a campaign manager role
  • Analytical mindset - quickly spot trends in data
  • Highly organised with demonstrated examples of coordinating successful delivery of complex campaigns
  • Knowledge of all major 3rd party ad serving technologies
  • A solid technical knowledge and understanding of DSPs, SSPs and DMPs. Xandr experience preferred
  • Problem solver
  • Fast learner and adaptive
  • Experience managing a team is advantageous
  • Team player
  • Great attitude!

Salary & Benefits

TBD based on candidate

To Apply

Send a CV to with a brief cover letter describing why you think this is the right role for you.