Associate - Ad Operations

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Posted on: 
Nov 30, 2021

Associate, Advertising Operations

Overview:

Customer Experience is at the forefront of everything we do here at Weedmaps. We strive to understand and proactively anticipate the needs of our clients while building loyalty to our platform and community. As an Ad Operations Associate at Weedmaps, you will administer advertising sales processes with a focus on quality, accuracy, and efficiency. You will multi-task to execute a high volume of campaigns, and will adapt quickly to change, while maintaining a positive attitude.

The impact you'll make:

  • Partner with sales and client support to ensure the sale of Weedmaps advertising products are correctly booked, payment is correctly received and documented
  • Audit sales opportunities as well as conduct EOM billing reconciliation in Salesforce
  • Administer core sales processes for Weedmaps advertising products:
    • Account licensing and compliance audits
    • Opportunity creation
    • Contract generation and signing
    • Cancellation Review / Approvals
    • Cash Compliance
  • Mentor Specialist I & II daily assignments, projects
  • Main point of contact for our outsourced Ad Ops resources to train and manage their workload on a daily basis as well as scale up their workload
  • Conducts the final QA for campaigns and creative prior to launch
  • Work with Lead to develop and implement improvements in sales process and tooling
  • Develop processes with cross-functional teams
  • Keep leadership informed about status of core sales SOPs and KPIs

What you've accomplished:

  • BS / BA Degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience in ad operations or in a digital marketing customer support role
  • 1 year experience managing digital assets and checking compliance against internal specs
  • 1 year experience with operational applications such as JIRA, Chartio, Whimsical, Slack, Braze
  • Experience using Salesforce a plus
  • Experience working with DAM (Digital Asset Management) tools
  • Knowledgeable about industry trends in digital advertising
  • Familiarity with, and interest in cannabis industry, digital media, and operations
  • Passion for operating in an accelerated, fast paced environment
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

Pluses:

  • A passion for the cannabis industry and the desire to develop the culture
  • Experience working with overseas teams in a queued environment
  • Experience using Salesforce
  • Experience with Gmail & Google Suite

Our Benefits:

  • 100% paid employee monthly Medical, Dental and Vision premiums AND 80% paid dependent monthly premiums
    • HMO (California residents only) and PPO option offered through United Healthcare
  • Company-paid $50,000 in Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment) coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan: 100% match on the first 1%. 50% match from 2-6% of employee contributions
  • 3 weeks PTO (accrued) and 5 sick days (immediate)
  • Supplemental, voluntary benefits
    • Kindbody (family planning/fertility) including up to $10,000 towards cash-pay services
    • Goodly (Student Loan Repayment/529 Education Savings) including a company contribution of up to $1,000/year
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical, Dependent, Transit and Parking)
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Critical Illness
    • Accident Insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability
    • Pet Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • During current work-from-home:
    • Reimbursements for home office setup and monthly WiFi

Our Culture:

  • 11 company-paid holidays
  • Catered lunch and snacks provided when working in the office
    • Snack boxes sent straight to your door when you work-from-home
  • Casual work environment, read no fancy clothes required, but you are free to dress to the nines!
  • Monthly virtual happy hours
  • Quarterly all-hands meetings

Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Applicants may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the terms of the ADA and state/local laws. Please inform us if you need assistance participating in the interview process.

About Weedmaps:

Founded in 2008, WM Technology is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry, comprising a B2C platform, Weedmaps, and B2B software, WM Business. The cloud-based SaaS solutions from WM Business provide an end-to-end operating system for cannabis retailers. WM Business’ tools support compliance with the complex, disparate, and constantly evolving regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. Through its website and mobile apps, WM Technology provides consumers with the latest information about cannabis retailers, brands, and products, facilitating product discovery and driving engagement with our retail and brand customers. WM Technology holds a strong belief in the power of cannabis and the importance of enabling safe, legal access to consumers worldwide. Since inception, WM Technology has worked tirelessly, not only to become the most comprehensive platform for consumers, but to build the software solutions that power businesses compliantly in the space, to advocate for legalization, social equity, and licensing in many jurisdictions, and to facilitate further learning through partnering with subject matter experts on providing detailed, accurate information about the plant. Headquartered in Irvine, California, WM Technology supports remote work for all eligible employees. Visit us at www.weedmaps.com.

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