Programmatic Trading Manager


You will be joining one of the core Trading and Operations teams within Captify. You will be working in a close team optimizing display, video and mobile campaigns using Search data. Working collaboratively with Client Strategy, Technology, Sales and Analytics teams on a daily basis, 


You must have extensive trading experience with a strong technical understanding of programmatic buying and RTB through major DSPs. We’re looking for candidates who are not afraid to test a wide variety of optimization methodologies and are motivated by building and growing Captify’s success. To fit in within the existing Trading team, you will need to be; passionate about digital advertising and hitting client KPIs, love problem solving and lateral thinking, to have an entrepreneurial mindset and enjoy working as a team. 


What you’ll be doing:

  • Campaign set up on World Class DSPs (Xandr, Dv360, and The Trade Desk)
  • End-to-end campaign ownership
  • Hitting KPIs
  • Optimising multiple Search Targeting Display campaigns 
  • Support the overall delivery of campaigns by ensuring timely trafficking of campaigns, optimization, troubleshooting, and reporting.
  • Coordinate and communicate across multiple teams including but not limited Client Strategy, Technology, Analytics and Sales departments to maximize performance and revenue.
  • Develop and document best practices and daily operating procedure for campaigns execution in various Advertising platforms.



What you need to be successful:

  • Experience using Appnexus or DBM consoles or similar
  • Fluent in Italian & English
  • Proven track record in optimising programmatic, direct response and brand advertising campaigns via real time bidding platforms
  • Previous experience in display, video and mobile campaign optimisation
  • High success rate in hitting client goals – CPA, CTR, ROI, COS, VTR, etc
  • Strong understanding of publishers and exchanges
  • Clear communication and organisation skills – examples of working with clients and agencies.
  • Good excel skills (pivot tables, formulas) and a strong analytical mindset
  • Strong problem solving related skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a team


Captify is the largest holder of consumer search data outside of Google, and its unique technology understands the intent of consumers across all channels, including voice Search, desktop on-site search and in-app search. Captify’s privacy centric Search Intelligence technology powers programmatic advertising and unique audience insights for the world’s biggest brands, such as Apple, Disney, Adidas, American Express and Microsoft.


Here at Captify we are proud of our culture - It’s contagious. Pass it on. 

Step inside any of our global offices and one thing that is blissfully obvious is that while we’re putting blood, sweat and tears into disrupting the Search game, we’re having a seriously good time doing it. We’ve travelled the world together, enjoyed Captify Festivals, parties and our famous events across every market. We always take time to stop to celebrate milestones and wins.

We champion diversity and inclusion. Our 'BeTheChange' programme and internal D&I Taskforce brings our teams together to challenge, learn and build a more equal Captify. 

We live by our core values;. 

  • Building this together
  • Gives a shit
  • Fail fast to succeed faster
  • Unlimited potential 

Find out more about our culture here:



  • Enjoy our flexible/core hours and home working as per company policy
  • Work from any Captify office in the world - giving every employee the opportunity to experience life at Captify in another city
  • Giving something back to the community - Give A Day Away for volunteering
  • Health
  • Time off to recharge - 26 days holiday 
  • Parent friendly policies
  • Legendary Summer and end of year parties
  • Work from home flexibility


You are welcome at Captify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what your search history says about you. At Captify, equality is at the core of our culture and we are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.  We don’t want you to fit in with our culture, we want you to add to our culture.

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Captify's award-winning global team is regularly recognized for driving innovation and growth: 

- AdExchanger's 'Programmatic Power Players'

- Business Insider's 'Hottest Ad Tech Companies'

- Campaign's 'Best Places to Work'

- Forbes '5 Fastest-Growing British Businesses to Watch'

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