General Manager, Inventory Partnerships - North Asia


We are looking for a Director of Inventory Partnerships to help build and foster relationships with publishers in the North Asia region


  • Become an expert on The Trade Desk’s Publisher Management Platform
  • Manage and expand our relationships across publishers, SSPs, andadtech partners in the North Asia region covering Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea
  • Report to VP of Inventory Partnerships in New York, assist the VP to activate new partnerships and integrations, as well as to build and manage a pipeline of deals
  • Lead the inventory partnerships team in North Asia
  • Support day to day partner management functions across all inventory partnerships established in the region
  • Maintain and document knowledge of each supplier offering, from technical specs to future plans and roadmaps
  • Drive strategies for our inventory partnerships growth in North Asia, spearhead identification, evaluation, selection and integration of new partner relationships in channels namely display, mobile, video and social
  • Provide input to the Product Roadmap by communicating supplier requirements and business opportunities
  • Work directly with our internal teams and clients in a training/subject matter expert function
  • Attend key client meetings as a subject matter expert in the region
  • As a brand ambassador to build rapports with publishers and SSP partners
  • 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, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • 10-15 years of online advertising experience required (ideally working with publishers/ssps)
  • At least 4 years of client facing experience working with clients in North Asia market
  • Proven track record of forging a strong relationship with inventory partners, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies
  • 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

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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