The Trade Desk

Account Executive, Korea

Posted 02 March 2023
LocationRepublic of Korea
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

Job Description

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. We are proud of the culture we have built. We value the unique experiences and perspectives that each person brings to The Trade Desk, and we are committed to fostering inclusive spaces where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work every day.

So, if you are talented, driven, creative, and eager to join a dynamic, globally-connected team, then we want to talk!


Do you love finding new ways to tackle a client's problem? Are you a good listener who values empathy, integrity? Is your middle name ‘Grit’ and do you love collaboration, too? Do you know the in's andout'sof the digital advertising industry and developed key relationships with decision makers in the industry? Here at The Trade Desk, we're in search of Account Executives who are master relationship builders, strategicsellersand creative problem solvers to join our growing team. 


  • Growing existing and hunting new business within the Korea market (covering ad agency and brands)

  • Schedule and conduct meetings with key decision-makers atagenciesand directclientsside

  • Email and call potential clients and leads to set up meetings

  • Communicate the value of The Trade Desk media buying platform by walking through detailed demonstrations of the product

  • Execute on a strategic plan to achieve revenue goals

  • Hit monthly and quarterly revenue targets

  • Respond to RFPs and prepare customized proposals to win new business

  • Grow current accounts by identifying and closing up-sell opportunities

  • Understand competitive differentiators in the fast-changing online advertising landscape

  • Work with the product team to help share customer insights to shape our product

  • Collaborate with the trading and account management teams to upsell clients


  • Bachelor’sDegree with at least 1-5yearsof experiencein online advertising inKoreamarket, with outbound sales experience is a big plus

  • Experience at anad network, ad exchange,online publisher,ad server, SEM platform, DSP, or other online advertising roles in advertising agencies

  • Strong quantitative skills andnegotiationsability

  • Strong presentation skills, goodcommunicationand interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively in Korean with clients and partners.  

  • Relationships withadvertising brand oragencies;media buyers and technology decision-makers in Korea

  • Diligent Pipeline management/ reporting 

  • Self-starter – able to tackle new clients or territories with little guidance but lots of enthusiasm

  • Quick learner – able to rapidly grasp new technology and product changes

  • Experience in managing longer sales cycles with mutiple stakeholders

  • Comfortable working with several different teams inside a global company using English to collaboratively grow an account

  • Proven track record of exceeding revenue expectations