Media Trader

  • USIM
  • Hybrid (2603 Main St., Suite 800 Irvine, CA 92614)
  • Nov 25, 2022
Full time Digital Advertising Digital Marketing Digital Media Digital Publishing Digital Operations

Job Description

The Media Trader is responsible for performing all assigned activities related to trade desk planning and managing programmatic advertising campaigns for online advertising clients. Media Trader will execute and optimize display, video, and mobile programmatic or real-time bidding (RTB) campaigns.



  • Develop strategies to achieve campaign goals.
  • Coordinate with exchange partners to optimize and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Work through ROI models to ensure ad systems get more profitable over time.
  • Liaise with internal partners such as Account Management, Media and Ad Ops teams to implement and execute campaigns.
  • Produce analytical, status and campaign performance reports.
  • Collaborate with the trading desk team on RFPs, strategy, and other duties as necessary.



  • Demonstrated ability coordinating diverse groups of people to a successful outcome
  • Effective time management in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and prioritize tasks based on shifting needs
  • Excellent writing, editing and communication skills using a variety of media
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat and able to quickly master internal systems and applications.



  • BA/BS degree required, with concentration in Marketing, Math or Statistics a plus
  • 0-2 years' experience
  • Proven self-starter with ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with dynamic job responsibilities and priorities.
  • Strong analytical, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel (Pivots and Macros a plus).
  • Understanding of how the Web functions.
  • Experience with web languages including HTML, JavaScript, and SQL a plus.
  • Experience in digital agency advertising a plus.