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Director, Commercial Analytics

Index Exchange

Index Exchange

Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

About Index Exchange:

Index Exchange is a global advertising supply-side platform enabling media owners to maximize the value of their content on any screen. As a trusted partner and ally, we connect leading experience makers with the world’s largest brands to ensure a quality experience for consumers.

We’re a proud industry pioneer with over 20 years of experience accelerating the ad technology evolution. With our radically transparent business practices and dedication to total market efficiency, we’re committed to upholding the integrity of the programmatic ecosystem at large.

What’s it like to work at Index?

Index is an exciting and fast-paced place to work. You'll be able to feed your ambition, lean into trust and transparency, and feel genuine support from your colleagues. We’re built on our core values and live them each day. They're‌ not just buzzwords.

We pride ourselves on our independence and openness, not only in our technology but in our teams, too. Our diverse and inclusive culture celebrates how we can leverage our unique differences to help drive Index forward.

We have more than 550 Indexers around the globe dedicated to building a safe and transparent marketplace that provides a trusted experience for consumers, and we’re looking for talented professionals to help take us to the next level.

Are you ready to join the programmatic evolution?

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance & Analytics, the Director, Commercial Analytics will support and drive the objectives of the Commercial Insights team, partnering with our commercial business partners to drive revenue and growth through data insights.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Critical thinker: Logical and concise with a strong sense of urgency, understanding the larger story behind each product/client.
  • Leader: Natural leader and can lead by example in their work.
  • Problem solver: Experience working with teams and collaborating across groups to achieve desired results.
  • Coach and Performance Management: Drive performance and impact of the commercial analytics division by working closely with your direct reports and key stakeholders. Ensure that they understand the responsibility and expectations to accomplish organizational goals.
  • Communication: Be an effective communicator, sharing relevant information and actively listen.
  • Independent: Comfort with ambiguity and self-starter with an aptitude for defining new processes. Resourceful.
  • Passionate: You are curious and love experimenting with different approaches to find the most efficient solution to a problem.
  • Storyteller: You can find and tell a story when looking at numbers and graphs.
  • Experienced: Minimum 8+ years working experience in programmatic advertising.

Here’s What You’ll be Doing:

  • Manage and lead a global analytics team to support Index’s commercial business.
  • Lead and support in driving initiatives to increase revenue and/or improve operations, utilizing Index’s external and internal software reporting systems.
  • Support the analytics team and empower internal teams with knowledge and resources by delivering a range of analysis, insights, and reporting for commercial teams, via a queue-based system.
  • Have a leading role in strategic programs, to drive incremental revenue and improve efficiency for the business.
  • Become an expert in Index’s data. Build and maintain efficient data solutions for the commercial business, utilizing our primary BI tool, Looker, Redash or Log Level Data Access.
  • Collaborate and help foster, coach and develop commercial analytics team members.

Here's What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance or a similar quantitative discipline combined with a minimum of 8 years of experience performing the responsibilities outlined above, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among partners and team members.
  • Strong ability to organize effectively, solve problems, make confident conclusions quickly, thoughtfully, and communicate clearly.
  • Strong analytical mind and a keen interest in conducting research, interpreting data and translating to insights for various audiences.
  • Ability to be curious with data and translate it into meaningful insights.
  • More than 5+ years’ experience working within the ad technology industry.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of SQL for querying databases.
  • Experience with BI tools such as Redash and Looker considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of digital advertising industry, participants, technologies, and advertising ecosystems.

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans at no cost to you
  • Time off and flexible work schedules
  • Retirement plan with a 5% company match
  • Stock options and equity packages
  • Generous parental leave
  • Monthly wellness stipend plus fitness discounts and quarterly wellness group activities
  • Community engagement opportunities and donation-matching program
  • Annual virtual company retreats and regular community-led team events
  • One day off per year to volunteer
  • A workplace that supports a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment – learn more here


Index Exchange is aware that there have been recent scams directed toward candidates regarding job interviews and offers.

Please be vigilant and do not accept interview requests, job offers, or other hiring-related documents from anyone other than our dedicated recruitment team, from the domain of Our interview process consists of several steps, including phone screens and video interviews. We do not conduct interviews via an email questionnaire or request money at any point in the process.

We remain dedicated to resolving this matter and we appreciate your support.

Equal employment opportunity

At Index Exchange, we believe that successful products are built by teams just as diverse as the audience who uses them. As such, we are committed to equal employment opportunities. We celebrate diversity of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Additionally, we realize that diversity is deeper than any status or classification—diversity is the human experience. For those who show grit, passion, and humility—Index will welcome you.

Accessibility for applicants with disabilities

Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you’d like to request a reasonable accommodation.