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Director of Media Buying

Business Development | San Diego, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Motive Interactive:

Motive Interactive was recently named one of the Top 25 Mobile Ad Networks in the world, come join a team with an amazing future. Motive is seeking creative, driven, and out of the box thinkers to join our growing team in San Diego, CA.

Motive has been recognized by numerous publications including Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Motive is at the forefront of Mobile App Marketing and a proven leader in user acquisition for apps.


The Director of Media Buying is responsible for owning and driving growth for Motive's programmatic buying initiative, including providing input and executing on strategy and vision around programmatic buying. This role will manage all Media Buyers and AdOps Managers within the programmatic buying team and will need to maintain high levels of communication and transparency with management, cross-functional team leads, and external business partners.


  • BA/BS Degree in related field
  • 5+ years experience in media buying and adops including: buying for rich media, performance arbitrage, real-time bidding, data analysis and campaign optimization.
  • Experience should include 2+ years managing platform mechanics and partnership integrations.
  • Spent time sourcing, testing and filtering out the best platforms and services to work and integrate with for a successful programmatic buying experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year managing a team including setting goals, providing performance feedback and career planning


  • Ranked as one of San Diego's best places to work.
  • Work in a fast-paced development environment where you will see the results of your work immediately
  • Casual relaxed atmosphere with a results-driven mentality
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health benefits: Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • 401K
  • Profit from working with a team on the cutting edge of the mobile marketing and advertising industry.
  • Quickly expand your skills as a mobile marketing professional and build a valuable network in one of the fastest growing segments of advertising
  • Awesome company events!

Motive Interactive provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.