Trader/ Programmatic Analyst

Montreal, QC M5V 1X9

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 62781

Trader/ Programmatic Analyst

Number of Positions: 2

Locations: Montreal and Vancouver

Type: Full Time Permanent 


Our client, a leading organization within the Marketing Intelligence industry, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding 2 Trader/Programmatic Analysts to join their team. One position will be in Montreal and the other will be in Montreal. This role will be responsible for establishing an in-market presence for the Canadian trading team. As such, will have the opportunity to be involved in shaping the strategy for supply, data, and commercial partnerships.

Why Join? 

This organization revolves around business transformation through marketing intelligence. The successful candidate will be empowered to directly trade and execute programmatic media campaigns across a diverse portfolio of business.Provide a unique link between commercial and analysis functions. The Trader will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with Sales, Client Services, Product, Analysis and R&D teams. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Campaign Execution:
    • Excellent campaign performance – deliver client success across a diverse portfolio of accounts across western Canada
    • End to end campaign ownership and performance monitoring
    • Use data to enhance buying decisions, resulting in overachievement vs. client-stated KPIs and internal profit objectives
    • Use insights to build client rapport to up-sell and earn incremental opportunity
  • Portfolio Management:
    • Deliver on-point margin and retain clients
    • Balance portfolio growth objectives with margin/profitability objectives across a variety of campaign types
    • Grow campaign portfolio via surpassing KPIs, delivering insights and building relationships
    • Use data, analysis, and trading expertise to deliver campaign ahead of pace and maintain performance
  • Internal Collaboration:
    • Seamlessly communicate with commercial teams on product/capabilities positioning and growth strategy across multiple geographies
    • Take initiative to support others and deliver teaching / training sessions
    • Work closely with trading leads in Toronto and the team in Bangalore on Analytics projects in the region
    • Work with the Organization’s global central departments to aid in any of the following:
      • Ad operations
      • Pre-campaign Analysis
      • Post-campaign insight reporting
      • Troubleshooting
  • External Communication:
    • Confident in content creation and delivery for external meetings
    • Attend and participate in external meetings - deliver insight pieces and Q&A
    • Strong emphasis on delivering clients actionable insights via weekly commentary and end of campaign reports
  • Innovation:
    • Regularly use campaigns to test and implement innovative ideas
    • Maintain and evolve CA trading/operational processes and best practices
    • Share results to encourage team-wide adoption of new insights, targeting tactics, optimization methods and ways of working
    • Motivated by learning opportunities and is inquisitive


  •  Minimum 2 years of experience trading digital programmatic campaigns
  • Commercial experience – clear evidence of servicing advertisers to a high standard. In addition to working closely with internal commercial departments to either holistically grow revenue and / or develop advertiser partnerships through delivery of performance, insight and relationship
  • Experience working in client-facing environment would be an advantage
  • Familiarity with the French-Canadian market; knowledge of leading agencies, publishers, and data providers
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills are essential
  • Technically and analytically astute within the field of digital programmatic trading
  • The ability to work with large datasets in Excel files and BI internal tools
  • A working knowledge of statistical models
  • Working knowledge of SQL, R, Python or Bonsai would be beneficial
  • Strong troubleshooting ability, clear systematic approach to problem solving
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to work both independently and contribute within a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of DSP
  • A start-up mind-set
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Alignment with company core values/culture
  • A ‘can do’ attitude to provide energy, drive, and enthusiasm
  • A dream to grow your career as the company scales
  • Fluent French preferred


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