Inventory Partnerships Director - Japan


We are looking for an Inventory Director to help maintain relationships with publishers that our agencies transact within private marketplaces


  • Become an expert on The Trade Desk’s Publisher Management Platform
  • Assist the Director, Inventory Partnerships to manage and expand our relationships across publishers, SSPs, and adtech partners in the North Asia region covering Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea
  • Work closely with theDirector, Inventory Partnerships to activate new partnerships and integrations and project manage a pipeline of deals
  • Support day to day partner management functions across all inventory partnerships established in North Asia
  • Maintain and document knowledge of each supplier offering, from technical specs to future plans and roadmaps
  • Escalate, track, and resolve technical and operational problems related to supplier integrations
  • Work directly with our internal teams and clients in a training/subject matter expert function
  • Interface directly with publishers and SSP partners for troubleshooting and activation across all new partnerships
  • 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
  • 8-10 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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