The Trade Desk

Lead Associate Trading Director

Posted 05 March 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Account Management

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!

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the health of agency holding group and/or independent agency relationships as a strategic advisor, guiding problem-solving discussions and providing best-in-class client services.

  • Become a leader in best practices for The Trade Desk platform and offer insights on how to improve campaign effectiveness through the platform’s functionality. Mentor clients leveraging this expertise.

  • Combine data analysis and client feedback to create optimization strategies and provide solutions for complex campaigns to meet client objectives.

  • Develop trusting and productive relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally.

  • Help build our trading best practices, including creating training collateral and internal resources.

  • 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.

  • Heavily involved in product development by identifying how to build product that provides solutions for our clients’ business objectives and serving as a liaison between our clients and our product team.

  • Coaching a small and nimble team of Trading Analysts/Specialists; overseeing their day-to-day management, motivating the team by setting clear expectations, developing career path plans, providing constructive feedback, and maintaining a high level of performance from the team to develop the next generation of leaders.

  • Managing for team bandwidth, delivering a high-level of account support and reporting progress against goals to management.

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 8 years of experience and at least 3 years of managerial experience

  • Strong management and leadership skills through a collaborative team approach.

  • Experience in developing, nurturing and managing client relationships.

  • Solid troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally. 

  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, executive team and industry groups.

  • Execute (and coach others to execute) timely in a 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.

  • Solid experience in Excel including pivot tables, chart-making, and manipulation of data sets.

  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail