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Associate Trader

MiQ / Toronto / Technical Services
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Job Overview

This is an opportunity to work with the leading Independent Programmatic Trading Desk in Canada. You will join a global company with a global culture to match. We live and breathe our MiQ values in order to help businesses win and support our employees’ professional and personal development.

MiQ is looking for an Associate Trader based in Toronto. The successful candidate will be empowered to directly trade and execute programmatic media campaigns across a diverse portfolio of business.

The Associate Trader position is at the heart of MiQ’s business, providing a unique link between commercial and analysis functions. The Associate Trader will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with Sales, Account Management, Product, Analysis and R&D teams.


The Associate Trader role involves making investment decisions on clients advertising spend in a manner which maximizes ROI objectives.

The main job responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Traders in regular monitoring of campaign performance

  • General campaign analysis and optimization

  • Working with Account Management and Analysis Team to ensure campaign performance is strong, the client objectives are being met, and ensure outcomes are reflected in the insight reports

  • Assisting in trading decisions (the bidding and buying of online media)

  • Supporting the trading team in retaining clients by surpassing their ROI objectives

  • Helping to scale campaigns; increasing the amount of ad spend from clients

  • Managing client reporting, feedback, insights and analysis

  • Generating end of month billing reports for clients

  • Monitoring of ongoing performance and pacing within internal programs and systems

  • Creating custom campaign planning, management and reporting

  • Working with MiQ business support teams on the following:
    • Ad Trafficking
    • Client Reporting and insights
    • Screenshots
    • Pixel Generation
    • General troubleshooting

  • Ongoing communication with international counterparts to ensure global standards are met (ie, Europe, US and India)

  • Supporting the team to manage client relationships specific to client performance

  • Maintain a working understanding of the company structure and analysis platform

  • Maintaining and developing a comprehensive understand of MiQ products


  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills are essential
  • Attention to detail and the ability to proactively solve problems
  • The ability to work with large datasets in Excel
  • A working knowledge of statistical models
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative skills with both internal and external teams
  • A start-up mindset

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We’re MiQ, a programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies. Our better connected approach to programmatic advertising means we can connect data, discover insights and activate them in high-performance campaigns to deliver real business outcomes for our clients in an increasingly divided world. Making the most of your data is complex. You need to connect all your first party data, enhance it with the right second and third party data, analyse it with data science technology and resources, then use the insights you gather to build creatives with the right messages and target them to the right audiences with expert programmatic trading. We connect the right people, industry partnerships, and technology in a complete programmatic stack so we can solve your precise business challenges by maximising the value of your data.

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