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We empower our talented, international workforce to flourish in a vibrant atmosphere where the work is challenging, communication is free flowing and everyone is willing to learn from each other.

 

We are committed to helping our employees grow, professionally and personally. We aim to provide our talent with a strong career path.

 

At Infectious Media, we regularly consult with our staff, to give them the benefits that they want. These include:

  • The ability to take off up to 30 days a year, through a combination of our generous holiday allowance and our holiday purchase scheme.
  • Flexible working to allow you to work in a way that suits your lifestyle
  • A competitive annual bonus linked to personal and team performance.
  • A helping hand with your health and fitness, via our subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme and health cash plan.
  • Free Monday lunch and contributions toward out-of-work cultural and sporting events, organised by our Fun Squad.
  • Fresh fruit and regular treats on tap around our office space.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave for all those parents out there.
  • Charity leave and contributions from the company toward your fundraising efforts.
  • A highly consultative working culture, which allows you to share your ideas via our Employee Forum.

Infectious Media are very proud to have been awarded a star rating by employee engagement specialists
Best Companies for 2017

Best Company to Work for Infectious Media

Career Pathways

Our Infectious Media ‘Pathways’ series of interviews aims to highlight the career options available within the business. In our first interview, Rosie Shimell, Head of People, speaks to Rachael Morris, about how she became Infectious Media’s Optimisation & Insight Director.

Current Opportunities

  • DevOps Engineer
    London

    Infectious Media are looking for a competent DevOps Engineer in order to maintain, develop and enhance our robust system cloud based infrastructure that supports a high throughput, low latency application. The role also involves maintaining and improving our existing cloud infrastructure to ensure all our productions systems are robust and can service a growing number of clients in this fast moving company. Managing data forms the backbone of the role (the infrastructure needing to support the ingestion and processing of 2Tb of data a day) and the development and implementation of smart solutions for the analysing and the deriving of benefit from this data is something that is a regular challenge.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with our Engineering team to maintain and extend our Google Cloud Engine cloud based infrastructure to a robust, scalable and fault tolerant platform for our data warehouse and business intelligence systems
    • Ensure best practice tools and technologies are used to maximize uptime and recovery from downtime
    • Help design and implement new infrastructure to deal with the optimisation of real time bidding (RTB), with a focus on supporting the Data Science team by providing them with an environment to test their latest algorithms
    • Enhance our data warehouse and ETL systems to handle the processing of more data more frequently, specifically to improve data analysis and optimisation
    • Support the infrastructure during periods of downtime, both by reducing the number of occurrences of downtime, and by reducing the time taken to resolve issues, as well as ensuring adequate team support during holiday periods
    • Maintain the bleeding edge mentality at the company by attending relevant conferences to ensure we are using the latest technologies
    • Consult on and implement the company’s cloud infrastructure strategy over the next few years

     

    Requirements:

    • Excellent grounding in standard UNIX / Linux system administration skills, including different Linux types, kernel optimisation, networking and security
    • Excellent understanding of cloud concepts and technologies, including virtualisation, elastic scaling and performance / redundancy features
    • Extensive experience with a cloud based platform, ideally Google Cloud Engine, but any other major provider (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Rackspace) will be considered
    • Experience with Data Warehousing systems, ideally Google BigQuery but other major systems (e.g. Amazon Redshift, Greenplum, Vertica, Vectorwise) will be considered
    • Excellent experience with running infrastructures via code (using e.g. Ansible, Supervisor, Chef, Puppet or similar)
    • Understanding of ETL concepts, including how to ensure ETL process can be transferred between different DBMSs as needs change
    • Knowledge of the different types of cloud service, IaaS, SaaS and PaaS and when to use each one depending on need
    • Some experience of Hadoop and / or NoSQL systems such as MongoDB is a plus
    • Ability to program complex scripts for automating processes
    • Ability to comprehend the bigger picture and work closely with developers to architect infrastructure using multiple different technologies to ensure future scale, security and redundancy
    • Any knowledge of Ruby, Go and Python specifically around deployment requirements on Linux is a bonus
    • Start-up mindset. This is a fast moving environment.
    • Computer Science (or similar such as Maths with Computer Science) degree plus 1 year’s industry experience in a devops, cloud system administrator, system administrator, system developer or similar technical role OR 3 years’ industry experience in a devops, cloud system administrator, system administrator, system developer or similar technical role
    • Adept in the use of data, media, tracking and creative capabilities/limitations across all channels
    • Highly numerical and analytical
    • Working in the programmatic space
    • A confident and experienced presenter


  • Business Director
    London

    We are looking for a commercially savvy strategic thinker, focused on achieving the big picture for clients, the team and the company.


    Technical:

    • Comfortable around and proficient in the use of real-time advertising platforms
    • Visionary about the application of new products/technology for clients
    • Adept in the use of data, media and creative capabilities across all channels

     
    Business development:

    • Develop overall client strategy against wider marketing and business objectives
    • Be seen as a trusted advisor to clients on all aspects of intelligent online display. Shape client requirements. Provide inputs and thought leadership. Consult with them on how to best achieve and exceed their objectives
    • Grow new business from existing clients spotting the opportunity to develop new and creative ways to add value.
    • Ensure robust financial management. Produce and monitor accurate spend and performance forecasting across all account teams
    • Develop an extensive network within your client base to cement long term relationships.
    • Identify and resolve issues before they become critical
    • Work alongside sales to contribute to the pitch process including allocating team resources and strategic inputs
    • Continuously develop your knowledge and market understanding

     
    People management:

    • Team resource planning
    • Recruitment and retention of a best in class client services team.
    • Motivate, inspire and lead your team, fostering a culture of accountability and solution provision
    • Identify and nurture talent within the team
    • Manage the overall team development and learning. Seeking opportunities to mentor and coach, as well as recommend formal training programmes
    • Quickly identify and address people problems or issues within your team, escalating to the Client Services Director, if appropriate
    • Conduct half yearly assessments for direct reports and support managers as they conduct team assessments
    • Appropriately use of the company’s senior management to ensure strong client relationships
    • Effective delegation and escalation
    • Setting an example and adhering to the company values and principles
    • Develop strong relationships with all colleagues based on good communications and collaboration

     
    Company:

    • Be commercially minded at all times
    • Slow to criticise, fast to praise
    • Share learnings from all projects with the wider Client Services team
    • Constantly seek ways to improve internal processes
    • Deputise for the Client Service Director when required
    • A good ambassador for the company
    • Actively network within the industry

     
    Candidate Background:

    • At least 8 years’ experience working within the media industry, with extensive digital or programmatic experience.
    • Have an impressive track record of winning new business through pitches and organic growth of existing business
    • Have proven track record of managing and building sizeable client accounts.
    • Have good knowledge of our competitors and their position in the market
    • Have experience of pro-actively managing and developing a strong account team.
    • Highly numerical and analytical
    • Comfortable and interested in technology

     
    Desirable Qualities:

    • Positive
    • Curious
    • Flexible
    • Calm
    • Driven
    • Results orientated
    • Humble
    • Lead by example
    • Comfortable sharing knowledge
    • Entrepreneurial thinking


  • Ad Ops Executive
    London

    The Advertising Operations Executive is responsible for the technical implementation, troubleshooting and quality assurance of client advertising assets. This will involve working directly with both, clients and advertising platforms to diagnose problems and provide feedback to improve future campaigns. The Advertising Operations Executive will also be responsible for providing training and assigning work to satellite teams.


    Technical Responsibilities
    • To understand the features and limitations of the ad servers/platforms that Infectious Media partner with.
    • To be able to apply internal ad server best practices to client platforms.
    • Monitor the implementation of brand safety solutions to ensure best practice is maintained.
    • Provide advice to internal teams on pixel implementations.
    • Work with the optimisation team to ensure creatives are set up in line with optimisation requirements.
    • Troubleshoot setup/implementation issues.

     
    Teamwork

    • Develop good working relationships with colleagues based on good communication and collaboration.
    • Provide regular and accurate feedback on task execution to stakeholders across the company.
    • Provide training to satellite teams and schedule work in accordance with internal deadlines.
    • Work closely with the wider operations team to implement new time saving processes and platform features.

     
    Company Responsibilities

    • Take responsibility for the jobs the Ad Ops Team and I are delegated.
    • Escalating technical issues to the technical team and assisting in coordinating all relevant resources when troubleshooting issues.
    • Maintaining good communication links between Ad Ops and the Account Teams, ensuring accurate and relevant information is relayed back to the client.
    • Understand the company ethos and contribute both personally and professionally.
    • Helping to ensure the Ad Ops Team is in-sync with the company’s ambitions.

     
    The desirable candidate should be:

    • Technical understanding
    • A good communicator
    • Interest in marketing and business development
    • A recent graduate or an individual looking for a career change.
    • Accurate
    • Responsible
    • Good listener
    • Helpful
    • Diligent
    • Flexible
    • Calm
    • Curious
    • Ambitious


  • Junior DevOps Engineer
    London

    Our engineering team deals with over 25 billion events a day over multiple data centres across the world. We do this by treating operations as a software engineering problem, automating our infrastructure and environment to reduce manual intervention. You’ll spend your time on the team driving reliability and performance throughout our entire stack, with the authority to make design changes and improve code where you see fit. This entry level position provides a graduate with a great introduction to the different technologies used in a high volume DevOps environment, including Systems management and Application Deployment. The role also provides a good overview of the Real Time Bidding industry and how cutting edge technology is used to power new business ventures.


    You are

    • You’ve used Linux and are comfortable with the command line
    • You know the basics of at least one programming language, we use Python extensively
    • You’re excited about working with large scale production systems which span the globe
    • You’re looking to learn about software engineering best practises, and how they can be used in operations
    • You’re excited about new technologies and how they can be used

    You’ll do

    • Maintain and extend our internal automation, from extending APIs to fixing bugs in scripts
    • Assist in the design and development of new projects with both the development and data teams
    • Help ensure we meet our internal SLOs for services
    • Participate in a light on call rotation with the rest of the team who build our production systems

    What we’d like from you

    • Computer Science (or similar such as Maths with Computer Science) degree. OR 1 year’s industry experience in a DevOps, cloud system administrator, system administrator, system developer or similar technical role

    What we can offer you:

    • Work with cutting edge technologies and contribute to open source projects
    • Exposure to a broad range of technologies
    • Holiday entitlement 25 days per year plus national and bank holidays
    • Other benefits including an annual travelcard loan, subsidised local gym membership, a cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers, which are all available after successfully completing a probationary period
    • An active social committee that run heavily subsidised events (eg. paintballing, bowling, table football, karaoke) on a regular basis (every other month). We also have company away days that consist of such activities as quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, archery etc. This is in addition to weekly outings to the pub!

    About us

    Infectious Media is an international programmatic agency that partners with global brands to deliver strategic media buying. Created alongside the first ad-­exchange, it has developed ​specialist teams and technology that exist solely to make programmatic work for advertisers. Done right, programmatic is not merely a media buying tactic, it can guide all levels of a brand’s advertising.

    At the heart of what the agency does is Impression Desk, its programmatic agency operating system. This provides the flexibility and customisation advertisers need for data-­driven advertising, something not possible with the off-­the­-shelf technologies. It uses this to deliver measurable advertising that has a real impact on business outcomes.



  • Designer - part-time 3 days a week
    London

    We are looking for a prolific and talented designer. You’ll be responsible for bringing to life the Infectious Media image to drive awareness and understanding of our services and technology.


     

    We need a designer who can:

    • =         Progress the look and feel of our agency

      =         Unite the brand image across our content output

      =         Help drive our content marketing strategy

      =         Ensure everything produced for an external audience portrays the company in

      the right way, from product brands and brochures to proposals and presentations

    Day to day you will be:
    • =         Designing print and digital brochures, whitepapers, research reports, infographics & social content

      =         Designing marketing, product, client-facing and sales collaterals

      =         B2b tech-product branding

      =         Creating bespoke graphic designs

      =         Creating presentations for major events, sales pitches and client reviews

      =         Designing adverts for print and web

      =         Building an understanding of the company, our technology and what we do

      =         Liaising with teams to and maintain high standards of design in all external-facing content 

    We need you to have: 
    • =         Understanding of branding design

      =         B2B marketing content design experience

      =         Experience designing for a tech business

      =         Experience designing for digital and print

    Additionally, the following skills would be useful:
    • =         Photography

      =         Audio / Visual production

      =         Basic Animation

      =         Exhibition stand design

      =         Website design (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

     
  • Optimisation Analyst - Japanese speaker
    London

    We are on the look-out for an Optimisation Analyst, who will help us deliver great performing campaigns.


    Technical:

    • Continuously developing your optimisation understanding across all platforms
    • Campaign management, analysis and optimisation to achieve the best possible performance
    • Proficient use of all platforms required for your campaigns

     
    People management:

    • Develop strong relationships with all colleagues based on good communications and collaboration
    • Knowledge sharing with new team members and client management team
    • Deputising for the Senior Optimisation Analyst when required

     
    Company:

    • Being analytical minded
    • Slow to criticise, fast to praise
    • Being a good ambassador

     
    Candidate Background:

    • Numerical
    • Graduate
    • Strong communication skills
    • Interested in technology/advertising
    • Fluent in Japanese 

     
    Desirable Qualities:

    • Diligent
    • Curious
    • Flexible
    • Calm
    • Team-player
    • Driven
    • Results orientated
    • Detail focused


  • Marketing Manager
    London

    Infectious Media are looking for a Senior Marketing Executive/Marketing Manager (role dependent on experience) to join our growing international programmatic advertising agency. Reporting directly into the Head of Marketing, you will be at the heart of our digital marketing efforts - both by generating tactics and acting as the conduit to the fulfillment of our marketing plan. This could be a great opportunity for an experienced Marketing Exec looking to take the next step-up, or a Marketing Manager who wants to join a fast-growing digital agency.


    Duties: 
    • To own specific areas of the marketing plan - including, but not limited:
      • Product marketing
      • Digital lead generation
      • Content production
      • To support the sales team to effectively sell the business
    • To plan, deliver and report on the success of these areas
    • To escalate when needed and to delegate effectively
    • To access the need for suppliers, bring them on broad and to manage their work effectively
    • To be an advocate, selling in ideas to stakeholders to get buy in for delivery
    • Keep up-to-date of internal tech and account stories to develop new content ideas
    • To talk to clients, journalists and suppliers on a regular basis to ensure you gain their perspectives and you are an ambassador for the company message
    • To be assertive in the fulfilment of goals
    • Managing suppliers and ensuring delivery meets expectations
    • Managing and delivering events
    • Media relations - Know the media, what they are writing, when and by who
    • Writing marketing copy
    • Social/Digital/Email marketing
    • Managing sales and marketing databases
    • Reporting on sales and marketing activities 
    • Support for sales department
    What we'd like from you:
    • Over two year's experience in a related role
    • Knowledge of the media and tech industry
     


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