Data Partnerships Manager

Data will continue to be the currency of the Internet, and we’ve only scratched the surface of what is possible in data-driven marketing. In the online ad ecosystem, having the right partnerships and maximizing joint opportunities are paramount to reaching the right consumers at the moments that matter.


You’re passionate about digital advertising, programmatic, and the power (and opportunity) of data on the industry.  You will be responsible for initiating and fostering strategic relationships with data providers, managing everything from opportunity assessment, negotiation, product integration, and creating innovative opportunities that shape how marketers use data to drive campaign decisioning. You enjoy an entrepreneurial and rapidly shifting environment, are excited to cross-collaborate with just about every department in the company, and have the chops to lead some of the most strategic partnership initiatives in programmatic.


  • Manage existing relationships with data monetization partners and 3rd party data providers
  • Work with fellow data partnerships colleagues to identify and negotiate smart, strategic partnership opportunities (based on company initiatives and account team feedback)
  • Drive an optimal relationship structure for partnerships in conjunction with new partners plus Legal, Finance, and other stakeholders
  • Support account teams in showcasing the power of data to prospective and existing clients (i.e. overlaying 3rd party data on top of 1st party data to provide a richer picture of audience segments for clients)
  • Perform industry research and analysis; remain abreast of trends and partner product/segment enhancements, and educate internal teams on the need-to-know with webinars, client support, and training documentation
  • Assist in management of the data segments taxonomies
  • Assist in monthly financial billing reconciliation & collaborate on billing process enhancements
  • Assure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations
  • Manage partnership deliverables including regular reports and ad hoc needs 


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Solid experience creating and building differentiated relationships with strategic partners 
  • Solid business development experience, and can connect opportunity with revenue
  • Self-motivated problem-solver comfortable wearing multiple and diverse hats 
  • Intellectually curious and forward thinking
  • Experience in digital media, preferably ad tech
  • Comfort and experience with Excel and Powerpoint as analysis and presentation tools
  • Proven communication, questioning and listening skills in formal and informal settings 
  • Comfort with fast-paced, dynamic working environment with shifting priorities 
  • Ability to build excellent rapport with internal (Legal, Finance, Product, etc.) and external stakeholders
  • Must be comfortable with complexity and thinking on multiple levels of abstraction; demonstrated use of critical thinking skills 
  • Experience with Slack, Jira (or other ticketing systems), and Salesforce a plus

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