Trading Director

Department: Sales & Account
Location: Australia - Sydney
Updated on: November 19, 2021

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MediaMath helps the world's top brands deliver personalised digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our demand-side platform every day to launch, analyse, and optimise their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home, and advanced TV formats.  
MediaMath initiated an industry-wide effort to create a 100% accountable, addressable and aligned supply chain through SOURCE ecosystem. SOURCE by MediaMath is a technical and commercial framework for agencies, brands, tech companies, and content owners designed to provide long-term sustainable solutions for a clean digital media supply chain with brand-safe, viewable inventory. MediaMath has offices in 15 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City. 

Key Responsibilities
The Trading team are 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. They are experienced resource managers and have the ability to guide large teams in both their day to day work and overall career progression. Trading Directors are the primary resource and independent leads of Top Tier Accounts, guiding and planning our client’s Programmatic execution in our platform.

As a Trading Director, you will have mastered campaign management skills and learn to apply to the MediaMath technology stack, understanding how to plan, create and optimize Programmatic strategy. Trading Director's consult directly with clients to ensure optimal campaign performance, participate in analytics and product testing efforts, and lead internal and client-focused research efforts to develop new best practices and cultivate industry thought leadership.

You will:

  • Act as primary lead and escalation point, designing programmatic strategy and executing for clients.
  • Recognize opportunities to drive efficiency through process optimization
  • Participate in the training and education of internal team members and clients
  • Utilize appropriate team members within the company to help drive client goals
  • Lead day-to-day planning and longer-term resource planning for the Trading team that they are wholly responsible for day to day running of.
  • Work closely with internal teams to facilitate feedback from research and testing to better our product sets and supporting Trading Team collateral and training.
  • Support and participate in external facing initiatives, such as pre-sales, marketing efforts and industry events.

You are:

  • Analytical and have the ability to think creatively about challenging problems
  • Persuasive and credible when presenting to senior stakeholders.
  • Able to effectively manage de-escalation, internally and externally
  • Able to self-manage, juggle multiple priorities, and pay strong attention to details
  • A strong verbal and written communicator - able to distil key ideas for a non-mathematical audience and present in large and intimate settings
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, fun, and entrepreneurial environment
  • Collaborative and team focused

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years of Professional experience in campaign/yield management within digital media, not explicitly within Programmatic, either on the demand or supply side.
  • Previous experience with multiple DSPs, SSPs, or similar technical platform within online marketing desired.
  • Previous experience building operational processes and driving team efficiencies

Why We Work at MediaMath  

We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are three 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 energise 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 recognised 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-recognised basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, colour, 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.