Senior Director, Business Development

| Greater NYC Area

The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. How? With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers — and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency.

So if you’re talented, driven, creative, and hungry to bring something entirely new and wildly ambitious into the world (and have some fun doing it), then we want to talk.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

As our Senior Director, Business Development, you will be accountable for leading the business development efforts for one our largest business units and brands in the world. This hands-on role is responsible for identifying and securing new revenue opportunities and building upon existing relationships within one of our largest most strategic partners, while working with key internal stakeholders to deliver and support long term regional success. You will lead an existing team of sales manager rock stars and work to grow the team substantially over time.

You are a master relationship builder, sales leader, and creative problem solver. You exhibit high emotional intelligence and professionalism at all times and are a true consultative business partner with your clients. You are well versed in the brand and consumer packaged goods (CPG) landscape with key relationships already established. This high visibility role offers an unparalleled opportunity to lead one of our largest accounts by demonstrating your understanding of programmatic, customer engagement, & strategic up selling.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
  • Develop a vision and strategy for TTD’s business with one of our largest global brands
  • Manage an existing team of sales managers and individual contributors
  • Attract, develop, and retain superstar talent
  • Set agenda for global counter parts, work hand in hand with agencies and brands
  • Own commercial relationships and negotiations for one of the largest brands in the world
  • Work cross-functionally with global client services and trading teams to cultivate accounts
  • Participate in product road map build out discussions based on client needs with senior leadership, product, & engineering
  • Take the lead in responding to RFP’s or new inner agency opportunities, including qualification & win strategy
  • Oversee global account discussions with counterparts in APAC & EMEA regions
  • Work closely with product, marketing, and revenue teams to constantly optimize efforts relating to company-wide goals
  • Identify and close strategic up-selling opportunities by understanding core client business needs
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unrivaled selling propositions and differentiators
  • Mentor and manage others in the organization with account responsibility
  • Make a positive contribution to The Trade Desk company culture
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years of experience managing senior sellers and a scaled sales teams, with a special knack for developing great talent
  • Outstanding sales leadership experience, with a track record of up-selling and winning net new accounts
  • Experience working with brand and CPG specific media sales clients
  • Experience building longstanding, consultative client relationships
  • Strong quantitative skills and ability to manage commercial negotiations
  • Proven track record of exceeding revenue expectations
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to speak with C-level clients
  • Proven ability to manage within a matrix environment, & collaborate across multiple departments
  • Experience at an online publisher, ad network, ad exchange, ad server, SEM platform, DSP, or other online advertising roles preferred
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The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Location

Our NY office is sandwiched between Flatiron and K-Town, close to lots of great restaurants.

An Insider's view of The Trade Desk

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our most recent Connected TV (CTV) launch was exciting because CTV is a big industry game changer. A lot of people from the London office worked on the project, so I know about the problems we had to solve in order to get us to the point where we could push it live. I’m excited to see how well it takes off.

Kruna

Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Unrelenting curiosity. When you’re given a problem or task, you’re so curious that you become obsessive about solving it. I always know that I’ve found great engineers when they refuse to let go of a problem I’ve given them until they figure it out. This quality proves especially useful for a lot of the problems we work on.

Tim

Senior Software Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

During the Engineering Palooza event three years ago, a group of 25 engineers, spent a week in Boulder just brainstorming ideas and talking about our next-gen infrastructure. The sheer brain power in that room was absolutely amazing! Since then, the team has grown, ideas have expanded, and we’re tackling more complex problems than ever before.

Arvind

Principal Lead Software Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Those moments usually involve us looking at vast volumes of data to answer a question or inform a decision. A few examples are investigating how a client uses a certain feature, so we can build a new one to increase efficiency, or helping partners write an attribution model or build a custom report, so they can gain new insights from their data.

André

Solutions Architect

What are The Trade Desk Perks + Benefits

The Trade Desk Benefits Overview

At The Trade Desk we think what you do outside the office is just as important as what you do inside the office, which is why we offer a range of benefits to help our employees lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer competitive benefits ranging from parental leave to savings and investments plan that help you plan for the future. We have offices around the world and they all have something that makes them unique, whether there's a fridge stocked with local craft beer, or daily ping pong tournaments, there's always something fun happening at our TTD offices.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Hours. Meaningful Stock Options. Full health, dental, and vision coverage. Awesome office location with fully stocked fridge, gourmet local coffee, games and breakfast & lunch 2X per week.

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