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Programmatic Trader

Programmatic Trader

From $80,000 To $100,000

Posted 4 weeks ago

  • On-Site Career Development Opportunity
  • $80k -$100K TRP + Bonus (Reflective of Experience)
  • Amazing Company Benefits!

About Nova

NOVA Entertainment is Australia’s fastest growing audio entertainment business, creating experiences loved and shared by audiences. NOVA Entertainment owns and operates the Nova Network, the most listened to metro network in Australia, which includes Smooth FM, Nova 96.9 Sydney, Nova 100 Melbourne, Nova 106.9 Brisbane, Nova 93.7 Perth and Nova 919 Adelaide, in addition to Australia’s premium intimate live music brand, Nova’s Red Room.

The company’s broadcast offering is complemented by a range of on-demand assets across digital, social, mobile, including the NOVA Entertainment Podcast Network, which brings together the largest stable of accessible talent in the country to create a suite of quality podcast content that connects audiences and brands.

Our values are integral to who we are. We believe in creating and working in an environment that supports Unwavering Unity, Relentless Curiosity and Radical Empathy

Why you will love this role!

We are excited to lead into 2024 with a rare opportunity for a Programmatic Trader to join our Digital Commercial team. In this high-profile role, you will grow our programmatic footprint and service an array of Agency and Direct Clients across Australia. This is a full-time, on-site position located in our Pyrmont studios. Our Sales Teams are dynamic, engaged and highly collaborative and being on-site will ensure your personal and professional career development.

Why we will want to meet you

You are energetic, enthusiastic, innovative and results driven with a strong ethical approach. You will be passionate about the industry but even more passionate about working in a place which does things differently.

The key responsibility in this role is to generate programmatic revenue through the following activities:

  • Building and executing a commercial plan that delivers strategies to drive programmatic revenue growth and achieve business targets.
  • Seamlessly develop, execute, manage, and optimize programmatic campaigns across our SSP to maximise revenue.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and provide strategic guidance to maximise their advertising investment.
  • Collaborate closely with the sales teams to identify new business opportunities and expand client list.
  • Analyse data and performance metrics to optimise campaign effectiveness, ensuring maximum ROI for clients.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and new technologies in programmatic advertising, integrating them into strategies to enhance revenue generation.
  • Act as a key liaison between internal teams and external partners, ensuring seamless communication and alignment on campaign objectives.
  • Provide technical guidance to sales teams, building a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Ad hoc projects as required by your Head of Audio Automation

Your success in this role will not only be around delivering the key outcome above, but will also be because you have:

  • Proven ability in programmatic advertising, with a track record of driving revenue growth and managing successful campaigns.
  • Strong understanding of programmatic ad buying, DSPs, ad exchanges, and other relevant technologies.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with clients and internal teams.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data, generate insights, and make data-driven decisions to optimise campaigns.
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and a commitment to staying updated on industry trends and best practices.


Why working at Nova Entertainment is the perfect next step for you personally and professionally

  • Depending on the needs of the business we are able to explore flexible work options where appropriate
  • Additional leave days: Anniversary & Loyalty leave, Give back Leave, Mental Wellbeing days
  • Access to Learning and Development programs & internal opportunities such as LinkedIn Learning, Internal Mentoring Programs etc
  • Access to health and wellbeing initiatives (Nova’s Life+ & Employee Assistance Program, mental health training programs, discounted products and services with selected valued partners)
  • Frequent staff lunches, survey celebrations & an in-house bar!
  • Paid Parental Leave that is for ALL parents (if applicable)
  • Access to the best gigs in town!
  • Plus, a whole lot more!

HOT TIP – you will be asked about our audio products and what you love about NOVA so make sure you log in to the Nova Player

Nova Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion Commitment:

The Aim:

Promote a diverse workforce that invites people of all backgrounds to work and grow with us in their own unique way.

How we do it:

• Providing a work environment that embraces and values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

• Supporting candidates that may have diverse needs by providing reasonable adjustments ensuring each candidate can put their best efforts into their application.

• By being allies of the LGBTIQA+ community and members of the Welcome Here initiative

• By utilising our membership and guidance of the Diversity Council of Australia

@welcomehereproject #FollowTheRainbow #ACONWelcomeHere

What’s next?

• Please make sure you attach a Cover Letter to your resume outlining what attracted you to apply

• If you are successful for an interview we will be in touch in the next 5-10 working days.

• All shortlisted applicants are requested to demonstrate their thinking and suitability to the role by completing an exercise to be presented at a Panel Interview

• Police Checks may be required.

• No Agencies

• Please reach out during the application process if you think you may require any considerations for the recruitment process.

Are you the right fit for this?