Programmatic Executive - Fully Remote

Salary: up to 30,000 (according to experience)
Type: full-time
Location: 100% remote, but within easy reach of London
Closing date: 30 June 2023

About the role

Join NewsNow, a global top 50 news website, on our mission to make news serve people better - because a healthy society needs a healthy news diet.

We're looking to appoint a Programmatic Executive to assist with the day-to-day analysis and running of our programmatic advertising operation.

This includes: analysing and identifying opportunities for improving advertising performance; conducting quarterly business reviews with our demand partners; identifying and evaluating potential new sources of unique advertising demand; and assisting with the ongoing development of our programmatic strategy.

This could be you if:

  • you have maths or statistics A-level and/or equivalent demonstrable experience;
  • you've got excellent spreadsheet skills (Excel or Google Spreadsheets);
  • you've a keen interest in developing your knowledge of ad tech through research, attending industry events and training courses, and hands-on testing;
  • you're well organised, have excellent attention to detail, you're rigorous when it comes to measurement, analysis and reporting;
  • you're comfortable engaging across all levels of the business, internally and externally, using high level professional communication skills;
  • You're someone who can think critically, willing to challenge the claims and assumptions of our demand partners business models.

This position is well-suited for someone who has cut their teeth working for a DSP or SSP and would like to take the next step in their career by working for an online publisher. For the right candidate this role offers a considerable opportunity to grow within a fun and supportive team.


NewsNow is an exceptionally stable business that values long-term relationships with its employees. We will look to offer candidates their current market rate or above.

All our positions are fully remote - work from home 100% of the time. We offer flexible working, an annual bonus, private health insurance, a competitive holiday allowance, home office equipment, regular in-person get-togethers and more.

Furthermore, we run a programme of annual (or even more frequent) appraisals and pay reviews, with the aim of ensuring our employees are motivated, fulfilled, and that their remuneration reflects and recognises their developing expertise, their value to NewsNow, and on the wider job market.

About NewsNow

NewsNow — now proudly celebrating its 25th anniversary — is a rare UK-based .com success story: a news organisation using technology to support and promote credible, independent and public interest journalism, via the extremely successful news aggregation and discovery platform

Founded in 1997 to democratise and disrupt the market for news, NewsNow has since become a global top 50 news website with millions of loyal users who discover news from thousands of publishers.

NewsNow presents curated and breaking headlines from around the world for people who want to stay abreast of topics they are passionate about, weigh up differing presentations of the facts and viewpoints, and challenge their preconceptions all as they make up their own minds.

We believe what we do helps make society better, but huge challenges remain. Now, in this era of fake news and polarisation, our social mission to support and promote credible, independent and public interest journalism is more important than ever.

Learn more about how we operate, our social mission, and ethos.

Our culture

  • Open: we share and collaborate within and across departments
  • Rigorous: We like to be clear about what we're doing, and why. Experimentation and peer-review are in our DNA
  • One team, one vision: no office politics
  • An appreciative environment: expect to hear ‘thanks’ a lot
  • Room to grow: development of skills and responsibilities is encouraged and rewarded
  • Virtual: we are today a fully-remote company with occasional in-person get-togethers
  • Family-friendly and flexible: we understand sometimes personal needs come first

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If this interests you, get in touch and tell us about yourself. We’re hiring continuously so there’s never a bad time to say hello.

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