Senior Manager, Data Partnerships

The Trade Desk, New York, NY, Chicago, IL

A clearer view of digital advertising

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 providers of audience, identity, and measurement solutions, 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, competitive, 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 3rd party providers of audience, identity, and measurement data 
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 5-8 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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About The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators, and their advertisers best-in-class technology to manage display, mobile, and video advertising campaigns. The Trade Desk empowers buyers at the campaign level with the most expressive bid capabilities in market, full-funnel attribution, and detailed reporting that illustrates the consumer journey from initial impression to conversion. By maintaining a pure buy-side focus, The Trade Desk delivers on branding and performance for clients worldwide. OUR CLIENTS Our clients run the gamut from ad networks offering new services in RTB, data owners looking to leverage their information, agency trading desks, to the most sophisticated buyers in RTB. How did we, and do we, continue to gather our clients? By offering a full breadth of resources and support, shipping new product features each week, and, among other core innovations, building bidding tools that target a consumer one minute after they visit a website. We’re proud to be setting the stage for the future of online advertising.

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