Senior Trader


You will be joining the core Trading for Captify New York. We are looking for a Trader who is passionate about digital advertising and hitting client KPIs, loves problem solving and lateral thinking, has an entrepreneurial mindset and enjoy working as a team. 


You will be working in a close team optimizing display, video and mobile campaigns using Search data. Working collaboratively with Client Strategy, Technology, Product and Analytics teams on a daily basis, the candidate must have prior trading experience with a strong technical understanding of programmatic buying and RTB through major DSPs. 

Not  afraid to test a wide variety of optimization methodologies and are motivated by building and growing Captify’s success? This could be the role you've been looking for 


What you’ll be doing:

  • Optimising multiple search targeting display campaigns
  • Optimise programmatic, direct response, and brand advertising campaigns via real time bidding platforms 
  • Use market leading DSPs, including Xandr, DV360 and Trade Desk 
  • Liaising closely with Client Strategy, Technology, Analytics and Sales Departments 
  • Able to provide optimisation insights that will lead to revenue growth 
  • Hit client goals - CPA, CTR, ROI, VTR etc. 
  • Able to use Captify proprietary technology to improve campaign performance and operational efficiency 
  • Show consistency in managing margin on campaigns throughout the month and avoiding major fluctuations 
  • Identify and troubleshoot campaign issues alongside our technical account management team


What you need to be successful:

  • Knowledge of the programmatic space 
  • Prior experience of using demand side platforms for campaign management 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills 
  • Analytically minded 
  • Able to problem solve and not give up if ideas are unsuccessful                                   


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
  • Our pet-friendly NYC office has its own old English style pub and cold beer always on tap!
  • Time off to recharge - 22 days holidays + US National holidays + your birthday
  • Giving something back to the community - Give A Day Away for volunteering
  • We care about Wellbeing - from gym membership and classpass benefits, mental health, CitiBike membership and so much more
  • Parent friendly policies
  • The normal stuff; 401k and Citibike benefits
  • A comprehensive fully paid Medical, Dental and Vision plan
  • Beer, bubbles and non-alcoholic alternatives every Thursday and Friday at the Captify Bar
  • Legendary Summer and End of year parties


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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Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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