Job: Programmatic Trader
Title Programmatic Trader
Categories Ad Operations
Job ID London
Country 2033558184
Type Full-time
Experience Mid-Senior Level
Salary Paying up to £40K
Job Description

Job title: Programmatic Trader
Location: Central London
Salary: Paying up to £40K


Founded in July 2011, our client is one of the fastest growing digital media businesses in the UK and the European leaders in Search Retargeting. Global brands and media planning agencies use our client’s proprietary Search targeting technology to pin point target users online based on their recent searches. This innovative product gives advertisers the ability to harness the accuracy of search and combine it with the high impact and scalable nature of display advertising. Our client is currently the largest holder of Keyword Search Data in Europe, providing in depth granularity for campaign optimisation and reporting.


The candidate will be joining the core UK Trading and Optimisation team. They will be working in a close team-optimising Search targeting display, video and mobile campaigns. Liaising with Client Strategy, Technology, product and Analytics teams on a daily basis, the candidate must have extensive trading experience with a strong technical understanding of programmatic buying and RTB through major DSPs. They need to be self-motivated and have a passion for making campaigns a success. Not afraid to test a wide variety of optimisation methodologies.



  • Optimising multiple Search targeting Display campaigns
  • Reporting to an Trading Manager
  • Liaising closely with Client Strategy, Technology, Analytics and Sales Departments


Required skills

  • Min 1 year experience using Appnexus or DBM consoles or similar
  • Good understanding of Search (SEA,SEO) and user journeys (preferable)
  • Proven track record in optimising programmatic, direct response and brand advertising campaigns via real time bidding platforms
  • Previous experience in display, video and mobile campaign optimisation
  • High success rate in hitting client goals – CPA, CTR, ROI, COS, VTR, etc
  • Strong understanding of UK publishers and exchanges
  • Clear communication and organisation skills – examples of working with clients and agencies.
  • Good excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup, formulas)/Strong analytical mindset
  • Strong problem solving related skills – able to discuss in interview
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a team
Start Date 2016-10-03
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