careerS London

Junior Trader (Placement Year Internship)

This role is part of the core UK Trading and Optimisation team within Captify. The successful candidate will be working in a close team optimizing Search targeting display, video and mobile campaigns. Liaising with Client Strategy, Technology, Product and Analytics teams on a daily basis, the candidate will receive extensive trading experience and get a strong technical understanding of programmatic advertising.

Key responsibilities

  • Optimising multiple Search Targeting Display campaigns
  • Optimise programmatic, direct response and brand advertising campaigns via real time bidding platforms
  • Use market leading DSPs, including Appnexus, DBM and Trade Desk
  • Liaising closely with Client Strategy, Technology, Analytics and Sales Departments
  • Hit client goals – CPA, CTR, ROI, COS, VTR, etc
  • Show consistency in managing margin on campaigns throughout the month, avoiding major fluctuations across the month
  • Identify problems on campaigns and communicate them to team leads
  • Identify which internal and external resources to use to hit client goals

Required criteria

  • MUST be an undergraduate returning to full time education in 2020
  • MUST have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Knowledge of the programmatic space
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effectively analyse data to make decisions that will improve the performance of a campaign
  • Able to problem solve and not give up if ideas aren’t successful

Skills that should be learnt over the year

  • Experience using market leading DSPs, including Appnexus, DBM and Trade Desk
  • Good understanding of search and user journeys
  • Will end the year having a proven track record in
  • optimising programmatic, direct response and brand advertising campaigns via real time bidding platforms
  • High success rate in hitting client goals – CPA, CTR, ROI, COS, VTR, etc
  • Strong understanding of UK publishers and exchanges
  • Gain clear communication and organisation skills – examples of working with clients and agencies.