Programmatic Trading Executive


This role is part of the core UK trading and optimisation team within Captify. The successful candidate will be working in a close team optimising search intelligence display, video, and brand digital advertising campaigns. Liaising with account management, technology, product, and analytics teams on a daily basis. The candidate will receive extensive trading experience and get a strong technical understanding of programmatic buying and RTB by using major DSPs and SSPs


This individual will need to be; passionate about digital advertising and hitting client KPIs, love problem solving and lateral thinking, have an entrepreneurial mindset and enjoy working as a team. We’re looking for candidates who are not afraid to test a wide variety of optimisation methodologies, think outside the box, and are motivated by building and growing a company's success. 


What you’ll be doing:

  • Make use of Captify's unique data set to optimise multiple search intelligence  display advertising campaigns
  • Optimise programmatic, direct response, and brand advertising campaigns via real time bidding platforms, to ensure quality performance and profitability for clients and Captify
  • Use market leading DSPs, including Xandr, DV360 and The Trade Desk
  • Use market leading SSP, including Xandr, and Pubmatic
  • Hit client goals by driving users to advertisers sites
  • Provide detailed feedback on campaigns and changes made
  • Help to develop self-service offer by running SSP campaigns
  • Provide assistance to the self-service PSI team and the managed service trading team
  • Liaising closely with Account management, technology, analytics, and sales departments


What you need to be successful:

  • Microsoft office experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise and organise their workload
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Ability to effectively analyse data to make decisions and improve campaign performance
  • Able to problem solve and not give up if ideas are unsuccessful



Captify is the leading Search Intelligence Platform for the open web and the largest independent holder of first-party search data outside of Google, connecting the real-time searches from over 2 billion devices globally. Its Search Intelligence technology powers omni-channel programmatic advertising and real-time insights for the world’s biggest brands, such as Disney, Unilever, eBay, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Nestle, GSK, Uber, Mars, P&G, Sony and Toyota—without reliance on third-party cookies. Captify brings brands more customers, publishers greater yield and consumers the most relevant digital experiences.


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
  • A pet friendly office based in Covent Garden, London’s Media Hub!
  • Time off to recharge - 25 days holidays + bank holidays + your birthday 
  • Giving something back to the community - Give A Day Away for volunteering
  • We care about Wellbeing - from financial wellbeing, mental health first aiders, yoga, sports, meditation and so much more
  • Parent friendly policies
  • The normal stuff; Pension, Cycle Scheme, Eyecare Vouchers and retail discounts
  • Beer, bubbles and non-alcoholic alternatives every Thursday and Friday at the Captify Bar
  • Legendary Summer and Christmas 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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