Jobs in Germany for Foreigners 2023


Head of Trading – Germany

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Creation is the core of TikTok’s purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is undoubtedly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.

Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy – a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.

To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.

At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That’s how we drive impact – for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.
Join us.

The EUI Trading team are experts in commercial trading across both agency and direct clients and sit within the heart of GBS. We collaborate with all areas of the TikTok business enabling our expertise in driving priorities for TikTok through optimal trading agreements with our key partners; driving mutual growth and outcomes.

Local market Trading Leads sit in local markets and report to the Head of Trading based in London. As a market Head of Trading you will represent TikTok and work closely with Agency and Client commercial teams in addition to partnering closely with sales teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive market commercial delivery, analyzing and evolving trading relationships in line with managing key client relationships
  • Drive and negotiate media agency and client direct agreements
  • Maximize optimal outcomes and growth for both the clients and TikTok
  • Work closely with Head of Trading and alignment of Trading Strategy in region and that of global directives
  • Drive collaboration across all business divisions internally at all times
  • Manage revenue tracking of agreements and creation of client reports and presentations
  • Lead quality control of work and documents, ensure strict business rules and compliance in line with the business and industry
  • Work closely with MSO team to ensure operational excellence in Trading
  • Keeps up with media trends most relevant for your customer portfolios


  • Strong European agency and client relationship network
  • A good problem solver, creative thinker and strong negotiator
  • Experience in trading TV is desirable
  • Stable career path with in-depth knowledge of media channels and industry systems and tools
  • High level of energy that helps cultivate a positive social and high performing culture
  • A strong, proactive and energetic mindset that is adaptive to internal teams and client interactions
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to detail with an emphasis on financial acumen
  • Exceptional analytical skills and driving data with decision making
  • Ability to work in fast paced environments and manage high level of stakeholders
  • Excellent English and German language skills

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

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