Programmatic Executive

Job Type:
St Julian's, Malta

Job Purpose

The Programmatic Executive will combine media/programmatic and technical expertise with specific experience with Ad Serving, DSP, SSPs and private marketplaces. This position will be responsible for trafficking, optimizing, and tagging video and display ad campaigns to ensure they run smoothly.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead point for all programmatic demand partners
  • Create clear reporting processes and accountability for programmatic
  • Develop and implement partners connections through the Linicom ad server and DSP/SSPs dashboards
  • Test and implement VAST/VPAID, 3rd party tracking, Javascript
  • Quality, monitor all the quality parameters.
  • You will manage the technical support team which investigates complex problems with connections between SSP and Publishers
  • Networking / HTTP knowledge. Extensive debugging skill
  • Closely monitor daily platform performance and be proactive in addressing discrepancies and making price recommendations
  • Optimize media for top performance results
  • Communicate performance goals/status

Skills and Capabilities


  • Significant experience in programmatic and digital media
  • Strong relationships across the digital and programmatic community, able to raise the profile of the company amongst key programmatic teams
  • Strategic outlook and deep understanding of programmatic landscape including technology, inventory, publishers and agencies
  • Strong understanding of the process of implementing programmatic orders between seller and buyer
  • Strong experience with Ad Server experience (exchanges, ad verification, SSP dasboards).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple campaigns, meeting deadlines, and learning new products
  • Strongly detailed and solution-oriented


  • Proven track record of utilizing ad verificator tools and deep knowledge of the prebid process in programmatic.
  • eGaming experience

Our Values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion

The Incentives

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we do offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme every month.

We have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training.  

We contribute €5.25 daily towards a lunch allowance and in addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. As an advocate of work life balance, we offer PIA; an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards).

The Company

Stars Interactive is a division of The Stars Group, ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, PokerStars Championship, PokerStars Festival and MEGASTACK. Collectively, these brands have more than 111 million registered customers, forming one of the largest online gaming businesses in the world. We provide gaming experiences designed to make our platforms the favorite iGaming destinations for customers everywhere. This role is in the Group’s Malta service office in the Group department.