Ninia Azzopardi

Over 9 years of digital marketing experience with the pleasure of working for some well known global brands. Data-driven marketeer by trade, with media strategy, acquisition, retention, brand awareness, data ops and experience.

Skills

  • Created and managed data driven and insight led marketing strategies across search, social, programmatic, YouTube, ad networks, influencers, SEO, ASO and content creation;
  • Brand awareness marketing and tracking using social listening and uplift surveys;
  • Building split tests, Test & Learn frameworks and funnel optimisations;
  • Broadening the data landscape through trade agreements and 2nd party data partnerships;
  • Market research tools: Comscore, App Annie, Similar Web, Ahref, Google Keyword planner;
  • Building and managing business partnership agreements with Facebook, Google, Amazon & Snapchat;
  • Understanding and use of data visualisation tools: DOMO, Tableau, and Power BI;
  • Ad operations experience using DoubleClick, Invite Media, Trade Desk, and Tubemogul;
  • Strong team player, high EQ, easily adapt to change and strive for setting up operational processes;
  • Building strong relationships with Data & BI, AdTech, Product, Design, Compliance, and Finance.

Work experience

Digital Marketing Strategy Consultant

Freelance from May 2020 to present

  • Started my own digital consultant business, where I specialise in digital audits, building digital marketing strategies and project management;
  • Launched my website;
  • Content writing on Medium and on Times of Malta;
  • Building an Instagram strategy in order to have a platform to share digital marketing best practices and news.

Senior Digital Media Operations Manager in the Acquisition Team

At Tipico (Malta) from October 2018 to May 2020

  • Managed a multi-million digital media budget, and tracking our performance vs marketing team’s KPIs;
  • Built and maintained data driven and insight led strategies across; direct deals, Search, ASO, CPI, programmatic and social alongside our media agency;
  • Increased growth rate through a decrease in CPA by 88% and increase First Time deposits by 19%;
  • Launched a new product, Bundesliga6, and ran split tests and funnel optimisations;
  • Took the initiative to move marketing data into a data visualisation tool called DOMO with the help of the Business intelligence and data tribe team;
  • Led the adserver evaluation and implementation to fix tracking issues. This kickstarted the ‘tracking initiative’ project to ensure data is trustworthy and 100% accurate for all future campaigns.

Digital Media Consultant to the Marketing Teams

Warner Bros (London) from July 2017 to October 2018

  • Challenged and stretched media plans for some of the largest films such as Dunkirk and Fantastic Beasts;
  • Defined and put into practice an audience framework to share learnings from one film to another;
  • Built a Test & Learn framework using ABC testing, correlations and tools to help us move away from Media metrics such as, Brand Lift studies and True View for Impact;
  • Introduced and ran dynamic creatives, reducing production costs by 33%;
  • Closed the online and offline user journey using 2nd party data and surveys.

XMP Account Manager

At OMD UK (London) from 2015 to July 2017
Clients: McDonalds, Levis, PepsiCo and RayBan

  • Managed a small digital team where we looked after brand awareness and retention campaigns;
  • Involved in and won client pitch work for GAME;
  • Implemented best practices across accounts such as reporting, rationale templates, and team SLAs.

Digital Account Manager

At MEC Global (London) from 2013 to September 2015
Clients: Call of Duty, Accenture and Mulberry

  • Managed the media buying, planning, and strategy for the UK and EU;
  • Promoted to Account Manager after one year. Interviewed and trained Account Executives;
  • Started their digital team and formed part of the team to create a programmatic learning database.

Education

MSc eMarketing at Oxford Brookes University 2011-2012

Presented ‘Cookie law’ dissertation in Switzerland at TRIP conference in 2012.

Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Malta 2006- 2009

Banking & Finance and Marketing.

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