Digital Display Campaign Manager | Permanent (Cape Town)

Cape Town

Sprout Performance is a South African performance media buying agency run by young, bright, career-driven individuals who excel in their field of expertise. An impressive client list featuring prominent local e-Commerce brands and established Financial Services Institutions together with a progressive approach of transparent performance media buying strategies has made Sprout Performance the local frontrunner in the industry.

In a nutshell: several high-end e-Commerce brands are coming on board and Sprout Performance is looking to grow the campaign management team to service them. We are hiring ambitious individuals who want to shoot the lights out to ensure clients are well looked after.

Are you proficient in the day to day management of performance display campaigns? Do you have a key focus on conversion performance? Can you troubleshoot ad hoc technical queries? And deliver information in a user friendly format to clients?

If you’ve answered yes to these questions – We’d love to hear from you because we are looking for people just like you!

We are looking for people who have worked in the Digital Marketing or Media agency environment before, someone who is knowledgeable, confident, understands the importance of excellent customer service and someone who is a real team player.

As a Digital Display Campaign Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Review, analyze and activate biddable media based campaigns on insightful data, and business objectives;
  • Manage the expectations of Account Managers/Project Managers regarding spend and outcome of campaigns;
  • Collaborate with Account Managers/Project Managers on client’s campaign objectives and propose a strategy on how to reach those;
  • Implement and manage day-to-day programmatic buys across multiple channels, formats and campaigns;
  • Campaign set-up of programmatic buys in DSPs, with daily in-console monitoring of campaign pacing and performance against agreed-upon KPIs;
  • Set bid strategies, monitor performance, and identify and implement optimizations;
  • Integrate reporting with other media channels;
  • Reporting on media spend and outcomes as often as required or stipulated in a client agreement (naturally weekly / monthly).


  • 1-2 years digital marketing experience;
  • Experience in Google AdWords, Google Analytics and Social Platforms;
  • Experience in performance orientated campaigns;
  • Good working knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint;
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organised;
  • Must be able to work in a team – Essential!
  • Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambitious start-up environment;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.


  1. AdWords and Analytics experience
  2. Experience running Twitter and Facebook campaigns;


  1. DoubleClick Campaign Manager Experience


  1. With enough drive and ambition, you can develop your own career path and chart your own course;
  2. We pioneer first-world tech in Africa, participate in as many beta tests Google can throw our way and nail many South Africa firsts in web and social advertising;
  3. We know retail e-Commerce in South Africa better than anyone else. We know the benchmarks and our clients love us for it;
  4. We are tech savvy and embrace change that makes for more efficient outcomes;
  5. Based in Woodstock Exchange we are in a really snazzy part of town;
  6. Parking! I know right? Actual off-street parking in Cape Town;
  7. Internet so fast it will make your head spin;
  8. A ‘Take what you need’- leave policy (T&C’s apply);
  9. One session with a private personal fitness trainer per week;
  10. Catered lunches every Thursday and cake, so much cake!

Preferred Start Date: 1 February 2017 / 1 March 2017

If you feel you meet the requirements listed above and would like to make us aware of your interest in joining this very cool business – please send your CV to Angela Lopes – [email protected]

*Note that if you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Digital Display Campaign Manager | Permanent (Cape Town)