Trading lead

Department: Sales & Account
Location: U.S.
Updated on: May 23, 2022

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Key Responsibilities 
We are seeking smart, data-focused individuals to join our Trading team focused on Fortune 50 retail accounts. The Trading team is responsible for driving client performance on the MediaMath platform, leveraging cutting-edge product functionality as well as a vast network of best-in-class partnerships to do so. 

As a Trading Lead, you will become a subject matter expert on how media campaigns are managed using programmatic platforms and optimization engines. You will manage campaigns as well as consult directly with clients to ensure optimal campaign performance. You will also participate in research, analytics, and product testing efforts to develop new best practices and cultivate industry thought leadership. 

You will: 

  • Trade and optimize omni-channel media campaigns running in the MediaMath Platform 
  • Interface directly with MediaMath retail clients – translating performance, troubleshooting issues, and sharing campaign and business insights and recommendations  
  • Apply analytics in a business environment; marketing analysis, data mining, predictive modeling, customer segmentation, forecasting, econometric modeling, etc. for campaign design, campaign management, and analysis 
  • Work with large data sets and understanding analytic methodologies for evaluating data with SQL and/or other data manipulation tools 

You have: 

  • 4+ years experience working in the Programmatic or advertising industry, specifically within a client service, account management, or trading/campaign management team  
  • Experience managing enterprise-level clients, dealing with key stakeholders, and focused on campaign performance and optimization  
  • Experience coaching and mentoring other Traders and/or teammates
  • Strong analytical skills - Must be comfortable with MS Excel, data analysis, and internet technologies 

You Are: 

  • Able to think creatively about challenging problems 
  • Proactive, able to self-manage and juggle multiple priorities 
  • Someone with an insatiable appetite for learning in a collaborative environment 
  • An excellent communicator – ability to distill key ideas for a non-mathematical audience 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, fun, and entrepreneurial environment 
  • Collaborative and team focused 


  • Why We Work at MediaMath
    We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are six values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Win Together, Do Good Better and Obsess over Growth. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.
  • Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.
  • MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law