Programmatic Trader

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ideas can change the world. But ideas always begin with awesome people. Cossette is all about people. Our goal is to assemble the most passionate, motivated, open to diversity and talented people we can find. These people then put together the most compelling ideas and create the most effective product possible. And when we all do our jobs to the best of our collective abilities, our ideas persuade and inspire people all over the world. You’ll discover we’re all about people with talent – from everywhere and all walks of life.

Job Description

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work within the Programmatic Group at Cossette Media. The Programmatic Group is made up of dedicated subject matter experts (SMEs) in programmatic media who develop and manage world class programmatic strategies. Partnering closely and working collaboratively with our Media Planning teams and clients, the Programmatic Group’s mandate is to drive measurable results to our clients’ businesses. We are product owners and champions. We drive innovation in strategy, testing, measurement and operations.

Reporting directly to a Programmatic Strategist the primary day-to-day responsibilities include: 

  • Executing world class programmatic programs: optimizing, campaign analysis and troubleshooting
  • Raising performance issues and developing solutions with strategists
  • Performance, budget, financial and time management
  • Working collaboratively with technology, publisher and SSP partners
  • Meeting delivery timelines as outlined in Cossette best practice, SLAs



  • Programmatic experience: entry level to 2 years
  • Experience with web-based applications, demand side platforms (doubleclick bid manager, the trade desk, amazon ad platform, stack adapt, AOL One, adform) ad servers (dcm, adform, sizmek), DMPs, and Analytics systems (e.g. adobe, oracle, GA360)
  • University Degree, preferably in business, economics, math, or statistics
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Exceptional analytical and copywriting skills 
  • Strong knowledge of math and statistics
  • Team player with a proactive attitude and burning desire to succeed

Additional Information

When you join Cossette Media you are entering the top rank of the Canadian advertising industry.

  • We offer the opportunity to work with leading individuals from the technology and marketing space in a bright new office space that inspires creativity.
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages and the opportunity to advance your career quickly.
  • We are looking for people who think outside the box. After all that’s what tech and innovation is all about.

In order to foster this, we offer:

  • A flat corporate structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior level executives throughout the entire organization.
  • A flexible work schedule and a business casual environment.
  • Our entrepreneurial culture encourages creative input from every discipline and all levels of the
  • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties?


Please apply for career opportunities via our career page in order to stay up to date with our most accurate and available openings. Applications submitted outside our career page will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Cossette Media is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Cossette Media is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.