Account Executive, The Trade Desk - She Runs It

Account Executive, The Trade Desk

By She Runs It

Account Executive

Company: The Trade Desk
Location: 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.


  • Acquire, build, and cultivate relationships with senior leadership at advertising agencies and brands
  • Work collectively with client services and with The Trade Desk trading team to cultivate and grow accounts
  • Communicate the value of The Trade Desk media buying platform by walking through detailed demonstrations of the product
  • Participate in product road map build out discussions based on client needs with senior leadership, product, & engineering
  • Take lead in responding to RFP’s or new inner agency opportunities, including qualification & win strategy
  • Coordinate global account discussions with go-to-market counterparts across the world
  • Work closely with product, marketing and revenue teams to constantly optimize efforts relating to company-wide goals
  • Identify and close strategic up-selling opportunities by understanding core client business needs
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators
  • Contribute to The Trade Desk culture


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2-4+ years of experience in digital advertising in outbound sales, preferably in programmatic
  • Experience at an online publisher, ad network, ad exchange, ad server, SEM platform, DSP, DMP, or other online advertising company
  • Programmatic platform sales experience highly preferred
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to speak with C-level clients
  • Existing relationships with decision-makers at Independent Advertising Agencies and brands in the LA area
  • Strong quantitative skills and negotiations ability
  • Proven track record of exceeding revenue expectations
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