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Ad Operations Manager

  • Euractiv
Brussels, Belgium
  • Euractiv
Brussels, Belgium
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Euractiv is an independent pan-European media network specialising in EU policies. Our primary goal is to foster policy debates among EU stakeholders, including governments, businesses, and civil society groups. We provide comprehensive coverage of policy processes leading up to decisions, presenting the issues in a neutral manner without taking sides.

The Euractiv Network offers localised EU policy news in 13 languages. Through collaboration with our media partners, we reach over 1.7 million users across Europe and beyond every month. With 2.5 million page views and over 1 million unique readers per month, Euractiv is a leading online media platform specialising in EU policy. We strive to engage 80% of our readers in their own language.

Euractiv is part of Mediahuis, a publishing company with assets in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg and Germany. Mediahuis publishes across a wide range of formats – from newspapers and magazines to television, radio and online media. More about Mediahuis and Euractiv here.


You will be working in a vibrant international media office, in a multicultural team, full of talented colleagues you can learn from. You will be in the middle of EU affairs, both physically (our office is in the EU quarter) and through your work. You will be able to bring your contribution to one of the most respected EU affairs media in Europe and bring our news, multimedia content and newsletters in front of Euractiv’s influential readers.

Euractiv is seeking an Ad Operations Manager to join our media company based in Brussels.


  • Support our EU Affairs (B2B Business Development) Team:  Assist in the delivery of campaigns across various channels, including display, mobile, newsletter, video, podcasts, and social media;

  • Ad Campaign Management: Respond to inquiries, book order/line items on Google Ad Manager (GAM), and ensure the smooth setup and preparation of ad campaign launches;

  • Ad Creative Oversight: Ensure that advertising creatives comply with ad policies and specifications upon launch;

  • Campaign Performance Monitoring: Oversee and monitor the performance of ongoing campaigns to ensure their proper execution and delivery;

  • Issue Resolution: Troubleshoot live issues as they arise, providing effective solutions;

  • Proactive Guidance: Offer guidance to the Business Development Team in project delivery, including providing benchmarks, answering technical questions from clients, exploring innovative solutions, and building custom ad units when necessary;

  • Documentation: Collaborate to maintain up-to-date internal documentation on ad benchmarks, trackers, reports, and workflows;

  • Other Duties: Take on additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Technical Proficiency: A general familiarity with web languages (HTML, CSS, etc.) and analytics tools;

  • Experience: 2+ years of experience in media/ad operations with a focus on ad serving technologies, including Google Ad Manager, third-party ad servers, ad trafficking, DCM tags, HTML5, Javascript, VAST, etc;

  • Business and Technology Acumen: A good understanding of both business needs and technology capabilities, with the ability to communicate complex concepts in plain terms;

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities to assess campaign performance and make data-driven decisions;

  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams;

  • Preferred Background: Prior experience at a media agency, ad tech provider, or digital publisher is preferred;

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or certificate, preferably in advertising, data analytics, marketing, or a related field;

  • Language Skills: Fluent in English (written and spoken), and proficiency in any other European language is a plus.

If you are a dedicated and highly motivated individual with the skills and experience outlined above, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to our team at Euractiv.


This is a full-time employment contract under Belgian law (“contrat à durée indéterminée”), with salary and responsibilities commensurate to the candidate’s level of experience.

Additionally we’re offering the following benefits:

  • Meal vouchers amounting to 8 EUR/worked day;

  • Reimbursement of public transport in Belgium;

  • 250 EUR/year eco-vouchers;

  • Hospitalisation insurance coverage;

  • Group pension insurance;

  • Good balance between remote working and engaging physically with colleagues;

  • A broad range of training and development (as part of the HR Academy of Mediahuis group and external training opportunities).


Please send your CV and motivation letter to Please use “Ad operations Manager” as the subject of your email.

For confidential enquiries please contact Ms Goksen CALISKAN, EU Advocacy Director: (

Applications are welcome immediately!


We are committed both to promoting equality and diversity within the organization and to Equal Opportunities in recruitment. We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. All hiring decisions are made entirely on merit. We encourage everyone to apply, even if you do not fit all the criteria.
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