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Associate Media Trader

Posted: 12 Jul 2021 Closes: 11 Aug 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_

Company Description

We're Epsilon. We've quadrupled our European business in the last three years, been acquired by Publicis Groupe for US$4.4 billion, and signed many of the world's most loved brands to our growing roster of European clients - some of which, you'll be working with.

We're disrupting both marketing and advertising technology industries, combining the two by harnessing our wealth of consumer insight and data to deliver personalised communications to more than 200 million individuals.

Our entire business focusses on giving our clients the means to truthfully measure the value we create. In an industry that's too-often associated with false promises and ambiguity, we pride ourselves on honesty and accountability.

Job Description

All our recruits are provided an extensive training programme. Initially lasting 6 months, it's made up of both formal and on the job learning. You'll benefit from the opportunity to gain practical experience and develop a broad understanding of digital marketing from both a technical and commercial perspective. On completion you'll review progress with your manager and plan out your development for the following year. We encourage continuous learning and pride ourselves in supporting the progression of our team. The fast-moving nature of our industry ensures that learning never stops. We can provide a huge range of opportunities, previous new starters in this role are now found in a variety of positions across our business.

This is a unique opportunity for a Associate Media Trader to join an ambitious, market leading business with a fantastic culture and great scope for career advancement. If this sounds like your kind of place, we'd love to hear from you.

About the role:
  • Oversee the targeting and media strategy of assigned advertiser accounts.
  • Deliver, analyse and optimise display and video campaigns. Combine data analysis, technical knowledge, client feedback and market understanding to manage complex campaigns and meet our client's objectives.
  • Be the interface between the technical and commercial worlds. Build a close relationship with our Client Development and Account Management teams; provide insight into campaign delivery and performance, help shape and implement long term strategies for program growth.
  • Become an expert in our platforms and processes. Collaborate with Product Managers and the Engineering team to continually improve our platforms by keeping them as efficient and easy to use as possible.
  • Take an active interest in our industry and stay abreast of developments in digital marketing.
  • The chance to join a tight knit, high performing team.
  • Ownership of your development. Actively seek out opportunities to learn and support those around you in doing so too.


  • Analytical thinker: Someone who can demonstrate examples of analytical thinking. Data led and able to analyse information and pick out trends.
  • Applicants will need to show examples of commitment: You see things through until the end and work to overcome challenges and setbacks.
  • A demonstrable interest in digital marketing. At interview we will expect you to understand the basic concepts of programmatic marketing and current industry trends. You don't need to know it inside out, previous experience is not required, but you do need a genuine passion to become an expert.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ambition and a desire to learn.
  • A methodical thinker.
  • Numerate. You must be comfortable in an environment where analysing multiple metrics forms the basis of campaign delivery and success.
  • Multitasking. An ability to juggle and prioritise multiple responsibilities and manage your time effectively.
  • Curiosity and an aptitude for problem solving.
  • A pro-active, self-starter that thrives working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A collaborative team player and a positive 'can-do' attitude.
  • Results/goal orientated
  • Previous experience in digital marketing (particularly Campaign Delivery) is advantageous, but not required.

Additional Information

Learning and development is a big focus for us, fostering the career growth of our people. In addition to unlimited online learning, we regularly host world-leading industry experts, who give talks and workshops for our teams in our on-site learning and development centre. Colleagues are encouraged to partake in peer-to-peer learning, adding to an ever-growing training menu designed to cultivate continual development within the company.

Our European headquarters, located in the iconic Television Centre in White City, is home to our focussed and friendly team of 200, backed by Epsilon-Conversant's global footprint of 8,000 colleagues, and Publicis Groupe's 80,000 strong global presence. Designed to maximise both productivity and downtime - fussball, ping pong and pool tables, alongside wellness treatments such as yoga, reflexology, acupuncture and massages, plus Publicis' Marcel Cafe with panoramic views across London's skyline - our office emphasises the individual, with spaces for sociable and collaborative working, alongside quieter areas for colleagues to focus.

We're friendly, small and approachable at heart, yet big in presence. Directly competing with the biggest names in advertising, we're evolving the industry through our technology and data, and we're seeking the brightest minds to support our future growth, driven by making their mark on the future of the industry.
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