Hi there, we're Brainlabs, the world’s most innovative digital marketing agency with a world-class company culture to match. We’re absolutely crushing it in the UK and the US and are now looking for an Account Director, Programmatic to join our team.

As an Account Director, Programmatic at Brainlabs, you'll work directly with clients to implement programmatic display and video campaigns. You'll also receive training on other biddable channels (like search and social) to support your growth and enable you to develop innovative solutions for your clients across a broad range of channels.

As Account Director, Programmatic, we'd like you to:

Client Management

  • Be the programmatic lead within Hive, responsible for status calls, pitches, cross-sells, business reviews, and managing client communication
  • Recognise and proactively manage performance or relationship issues, including by not limited to client contact changes, missed goals, and flat or negative growth

Strategy and Planning

  • Develop and present integrated, omnichannel programmatic strategy and media plans, leveraging DSP and industry partners for innovative, cutting edge approaches
  • Collaborate with planning, strategy, and data analytics strategy/science to deliver best-in-class activation plans
  • Lead deck creation for business reviews, cohesively tying in a performance, strategic approach, and story
  • Proactively foster relationships with DSPs, publishers, SSPs, and ad tech partners, embodying a never-ending path of learning


  • Collaborate and/or lead programmatic strategic approach and deck creation for pitches and cross-sell opportunities, cohesively tying in a strategic approach and story

Project Management

  • Responsible for project management and delegation of all programmatic within Hive, ensuring we fulfil client contracts, promised strategy, and SLA’s

Leadership and Management

  • Manage up to 3 direct reports and mentor indirect manages utilising a strengths-based coaching approach, positive patient demeanour, and effective stress and emotion self-management

Campaign Management

  • Ensure budgets, optimisations, and performance are executed and aligned with client goals and Brainlabs global best practices
  • Make data-driven recommendations that beat client goals and expectations and foster our “test and learn” methodology

Technology and Experimentation

  • Proactively recommend enhancements and additions to Brainlabs’ proprietary tech offering

All sounds great, right? So here’s what we are looking for:

  • Proactive and solutions-focused
  • Passion for marketing and/or the digital world
  • Smart approach to work
  • Experience as a client-facing programmatic lead, with hands-on experience in DV360 or other DSPs

Is Brainlabs right for you?

We’re famed for our company culture and are sure to cultivate an environment where everyone is excited to come into work. We reward our employees with an ever-growing list of benefits, each year, you are entitled to:

  • 27 days paid holidays, 8 days unpaid holiday, 3 paid charity days + Bank and public holidays
  • Option to change your religious holidays
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity leave
  • Health & Dental insurance and wellness subsidy
  • Learning and development courses and programmes for technical and soft skills
  • Free food all day in the office
  • Office dogs!
  • Hybrid working
  • We also plant a tree for all new Brainlabbers!

Brainlabs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace: we are committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the application process, please let us know!