Inventory Partnerships Director


We are looking for an Inventory Partnerships Director to help grow and maintain relationships with with key publishers,and be a leading member of the private markets team.


  • Become an expert on The Trade Desk’s Publisher Management Platform
  • Manage and expand our relationships across publishers, SSPs, and adtech partners to evangelize TTD’s position in market and assist in the success of deal based buying
  • Work closely with the Senior Director, Inventory Partnerships to activate new partnerships and integrations, and project manage publisher and market-based initiatives
  • Support day to day partner management functions across inventory partnerships
  • Maintain and document knowledge of key publisher offerings, from technical specs to future plans and roadmaps
  • Work directly with our internal teams and clients in a training/subject matter expert function for all things supply-related
  • Interface directly with publishers and SSP partners for development of new deal types and mechanisms to access premium inventory
  • Understand and communicate The Trade Desk’s value proposition and technology; evangelize The Trade Desk to partners


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Fluent in English
  • 5-8 years of online advertising experience required (ideally working with publishers/SSPs); 3 years of client-facing experience 
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with many teams in the organization including product, engineering, sales and account management
  • Expertise in working with DSPs, ad exchanges, aggregators, ad servers, and other optimization platforms is a plus
  • Solid experience in Excel and MS Office, including pivot tables, chart-making, and manipulation of large data sets
  • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

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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