Director, Accounts

    • Chicago, IL

The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. How? With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers — and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency.

So if you’re talented, driven, creative, and hungry to bring something entirely new and wildly ambitious into the world (and have some fun doing it), then we want to talk.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Overseeing a portfolio of accounts, while thinking holistically about trends, opportunities and potential threats.
  • Leading the development of portfolio-specific goals based on the company’s vision and values and responsible for tracking progress of portfolio goals on a regular basis.
  • Motivating and empowering a team to drive consistent YoY account growth.
  • Managing for team bandwidth, delivering a high-level of account support and reporting progress against goals to management.
  • Identifying and growing talent on the team; investing in people from early in their career to initial positions of leadership.
  • Knowing our capabilities and differentiators to help the team identify opportunities to leverage them to drive revenue growth and solve business needs.
  • Advocating internally with senior cross-functional stakeholders for clients’ product needs.
  • Taking an active role in key client meetings (e.g. business reviews, major product updates, meetings with agency planning teams, TV teams, investment teams) and acting as a trusted TTD resource.
  • Developing trusting and productive relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Communicating well with other functional leaders by solving business challenges together, identifying opportunities for growth, and collaborating to drive efficiency and effectiveness across the organization.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Experience in developing, nurturing and managing client relationships.
  • Proven track record of driving revenue growth with large customer accounts.
  • Strong management and leadership skills through a collaborative team approach.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, executive team and industry groups.
  • Execute (and coach others to execute) timely in fast-paced environment through effective time management and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ambition to develop personally and nurture the development of others.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail.

 

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.

The Trade Desk allows advertising buyers to easily and effectively target audiences across all channels and devices.

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