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Programmatic Trader (Advertising)

MiQ / British Columbia / Client Services & Strategy
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Job Overview

MiQ is looking for a Trader to join the team. The successful candidate will be empowered to directly trade and execute programmatic media campaigns across a diverse portfolio of business.

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


We’re MiQ, a programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies.

We connect data from multiple sources to do interesting, exciting, business-problem-solving things for our clients. We’re experts in data science, analytics and programmatic trading, and we’re always ready to react and solve challenges quickly, to make sure our clients are always spending their media investments on the right things in the right places.

Our business keeps growing and our company keeps getting better because we keep hiring smart new people.

People who can challenge conventions and shake things up. People who want to connect with people all over the world to make great things happen. People who are as excited by the opportunities of programmatic marketing as us.

If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.



At MiQ, we firmly believe that our values bring us together. That said, we're looking for someone who is aligned with our values below.

  • Passion – We love and live what we do
  • Determination – We always find a way to ‘figure it out’
  • Unity – We hold each other accountable. We win and lose as a team.
  • Agility – We anticipate the unexpected, embrace and adapt to change
  • Courage – We dare to think unconventionally


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Set up of campaigns, i.e. end to end campaign ownership, including monitoring optimizations, develop campaign strategy, and ideate with Sales, Account Management, and Analysis teams
  • On going general campaign analysis and optimization
  • Trading decisions (Bidding and buying of online media)
  • Regular monitoring of each campaign’s performance
  • Working with Sales, Account Management, and Analysis Team to ensure campaign performance is strong, the client objections are being met, and ensure outcomes are reflected in the insight reports
  • Liaising with the MiQ’s Analysis Team to ensure “We look for the correct variables” in each campaign
  • Retaining clients through delivering against ROI objectives including achieving a variety of KPI’s and optimizations
  • Scaling campaigns; increasing bookings month on month
  • Regular client reporting and feedback
  • Ongoing tracking Generating end of month billing reports for clients
  • Custom campaign planning, management, and reporting
  • Working with MiQ’s 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)
  • Managing client relationships specific to client performance by collaborating with Sales, Account Management, and Strategy teams
  • Maintain a working understanding of the company structure and analysis platform and products
  • Working with local and global legal teams on Smart Camp Automation
  • Working with local Trader Manager to assist in market OKRs
  • Complete ad-hoc tasks


  • 1+ year of experience trading in DSP(s)
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills are essential
  • The ability to work with large datasets in advanced Excel files
  • A working knowledge of statistical models
  • A start-up mindset
  • Attention to detail and the ability to proactively solve problems
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative skills with both internal and external teams
  • Coding experience is a plus
  • High attention to detail with a commitment to quality and accountability
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and stay organized in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to problem-solve, work independently, and identify potential risks
  • Flexible and adaptable as a team player with strong communication skills
  • A can-do attitude to provide energy, drive and enthusiasm
  • A dream to grow your career as the company scales
  • Alignment with MiQ's core values

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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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