The Trade Desk

Senior Sales Strategist

Posted 13 January 2023
LocationJapan
Job type Permanent
ReferenceREQ-4142

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

What we do

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.

Soif 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 we are looking for:

The Commercial Activation team partners with Sales, Client Services, and Client Development at The Trade Desk to examine the business and provide high-quality narratives for the products and services The Trade Desk has to offer its clients. The team works cross-functionally with the product team, marketing, business intelligence, training, and other teams to ensure alignment with sales collateral and The Trade Desk’s client-facing materials, like client presentations, strategic proposals, advertising solutions, and positioning within the broader AdTech ecosystem.

As aSenior Sales Strategist, you will:

  • Think Strategically. Be a supporting member of the team that identifies and analyzes business objectives and develops a story that clearly communicates The Trade Desk’s value to an advertiser’s business.

  • Know the Business. Become very familiar with The Trade Desk’s platform, product offering, resources, competitive advantages and, more generally, programmatic strategies.

  • Be a Storyteller. Leverage Trade Desk’s industry-leading position and proprietary technology to, clearly and succinctly, articulate how we can help contribute to our clients’ health and growth.

At the core, you will have a passion for synthesizing complex solutions, information, and data into simplified sales narratives. And you will be a natural leader in the sales process with an eye towards revenue generation.

What you’ll do:

  • Working with sales teams across North Asia,particularly Japan and South Korea, you will lead and support others in the RFP/RFI process of pulling together the team and needs in response, including the creation of proposal decks and/or other external-facing materials for strategic clients, for both domestic and outbound business opportunities. 

  • Work with those internally to develop the sales teams’ knowledge about key company initiatives and products, cultural events, and industry vertical insights

  • Partner with sales to understand the prospecting strategy, and to research brands, advertisers and marketplace trends that will focus on current marketing efforts, competition, and positioning.

Who you are:

  • Passionate about the AdTech ecosystem and/or programmatic industry, and comfortable with online advertising measurement.

  • A strategic, analytic thinker who can execute tactically to formulate a cohesive narrative utilizing a data-driven approach.

  • With 2-6 years of relevant experience in media planning, digital performance strategy, salesstrategyor consulting; ideally within the programmatic ecosystem, including DSPs, SSPs, DMPs, etc. 

  • An independent worker, who’s a self-starter, self-motivated, and scrappy. Someone who can teach themselves and work well with ambiguity and take initiative and ownership to get the job done.

  • A great communicator, verbally and written, as well as visually; with the ability to articulate thoughts and ideas to internal and external stakeholders through well thought out narratives and material that are not only professional looking but, are engaging

  • A team player who participates and leads discussions; able to share best practices and knowledge with other Commercial Activation Team members globally.

  • A quick learner who’s able to grasp new technology and product changes and able to turn a concept or idea into substantive sales materials.

  • Meticulous attention to detail and able to produce high-quality work that represents The Trade Desk in-market.

  • A well-organized individual who is comfortable working with scattered information and data to find patterns and meaning under the surface.

  • Someone who can quickly prioritize and re-prioritiszetasks based on overall value and impact and comfortable with pushing back when required on lower-value work 

  • Proficient with Microsoft products like PowerPoint and Excel

  • Fluency inEnglish and Japanese, Korean a plus

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.