Manager, Inventory Partnerships in San Francisco, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

The Trade Desk   •  

San Francisco, CA 94102

Industry: Enterprise Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Experience with programmatic SSP/ad exchange relationship management, media buying, contract negotiation, deal making, account management, technical specifications, and flexibility to support a hundred different tasks at once. You love learning new technology and teaching it to others. You're as comfortable diving into Excel to analyze a problem as you are with meeting new partners at conferences. You're a self-starter and can work as well independently as you are in a team environment.


  • Manage and grow our relationships with SSPs and premium publishers globally with focus in North America
  • Provide day-to-day direct SSP/exchange partner support, including new channel or industry standards evaluation, client questions, QBRs, contracts, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Support internal Trade Desk business teams and other Inventory partnership team functions, including publisher management, header bidding, SPO, advertiser and creative guidelines, Marketplace Quality, credits and invoices, etc.
  • Lead contract negotiations and integrations for new supply partners in North America
  • Liaise with the Technical Account Management team for technical adoptions and implications to the partnership
  • Work with Product Management to help define features, drive enhancements to The Trade Desk platform, and comply with industry standards and governmental regulations
  • Attend key client meetings as a subject matter expert
  • Become an expert on all new supply-related industry updates, such as new channels and devices, privacy regulations, etc.


  • BA/BS and 3-6 years of online advertising experience required
  • Expertise in working with DSPs, ad exchanges, aggregators, ad servers, and other optimization platforms is a plus
  • Proven track record of building partnerships by forging a strong relationship with vendors and clients, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies
  • Ability to work cross functionally with many teams
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical and logical mindset, top notch organizational skills
  • International experience or ability to speak another language (e.g. French or Spanish) is a plus

Valid Through: 2019-9-13