Manager, Inventory Partnerships


Experience with deal making, media buying, managing publisher/ssp/exchange relationships, account management, and able to prioritize between a hundred different things 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 taking one of our partners out for dinner. You’re a self-starter and can set your own priorities.


  • Manage and grow our relationships SSPs and premium publishers in the US
  • Support day to day partner management functions across inventory partnerships
  • Interface directly with publishers and SSP partners for troubleshooting and activation across inventory deals
  • Provide support in contract negotiations and integrations with new SSP partners in the US
  • Work with Product Management to help define features and drive enhancements to The Trade Desk platform
  • Attend key client meetings as a subject matter expert
  • Work closely with Inventory Partnerships team to activate new private marketplace deals
  • Become an expert on in the management and deployment of deals via the TTD platform


  • BA/BS and 3-5 year of online advertising experience required; 1+ years of client-facing experience
  • Proven track record of building partnerships by forging a strong relationship with vendors and clients, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work cross functionally with many teams
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Solid experience in Excel and MS Office, including pivot tables, chart-making, and manipulation of large data sets
  • Attention to detail & top notch organizational skills
  • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Expertise in working with DSPs, ad exchanges, aggregators, ad servers, and other optimization platforms is a plus


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The Trade Desk will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652

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