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Senior Recruiter - Sales - The Trade Desk

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Job Title
Senior Recruiter - Sales
Job Location
New York
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 we do:

We're looking for a Senior Recruiter who will primarily support hiring for our Sales organization across the East Coast. This will include hiring at various levels of seniority within our Business Development teams and potentially other functions. This person should be passionate about making connections and excited by the quest to find entrepreneurial and ambitious commercial talent. You will be expected get involved in several operational projects, to help us continue to improve our recruitment processes for the teams we partner with, ensuring a best-in-class candidate experience is at the forefront of everything we do. This position will be based in our New York office and report to the Sr Director of TA for Go-to-Market hiring. 

What you’ll do:

  • Partner closely with Hiring Managers to deeply understand the function, team and the requirements of the open roles  
  • Manage and drive full-cycle recruitment process including sourcing, screening, interview, feedback and offers for all levels of candidates from entry to senior level
  • Find the best, brightest and most passionate people for The Trade Desk using new and creative ways to find and engage them 
  • Deliver innovative and scalable sourcing solutions to help drive a pipeline of talent to meet our hiring needs
  • Influence business leaders and educate hiring managers on process, interview best practices and decision making
  • Providing regular status reports to business partners and ensuring that candidate tracking is up to date within our ATS
  • Maintaining strong relationships with candidates and manage each step in the hiring process closely to foster long-term relationships
  • Provide stellar candidate experience. Create new ways to surprise and delight candidates as they go through our interview process
  • Implementing and executing recruiting programs to attract top talent
  • Represent The Trade Desk with integrity and professionalism. Speak passionately and authentically about The Trade Desk and our mission
  • Maintaining high level of data integrity and able to present your work with data-driven approach   

Who you are:

  • Ideally 8yrs+ of in-house experience, recruiting for Sales roles across the AdTech or Digital Media space 
  • Demonstrated track record of building relationships and influencing very senior Hiring Managers and other Cross-functional partners, throughout the hiring lifecycle  
  • Deep knowledge of the media landscape across the US ideally with a focus on Programmatic 
  • Proven experience in headhunting passive candidates from top tier companies 
  • Demonstrated track record of using creative means to build a robust and scalable pipeline of talent  
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, embrace ambiguity and adapt to changes 


NY, CO, CA, and WA residents only: In accordance with NY, CO, CA, and WA law, the range provided is The Trade Desk's reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role. The actual amount may differ based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and location. All employees may be eligible to become The Trade Desk shareholders through eligibility for stock-based compensation grants, which are awarded to employees based on company and individual performance. The Trade Desk also offers other compensation depending on the role such as sales-based incentives and commissions. Plus, expected benefits for this role include comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) with premiums paid in full for employees and dependents, retirement benefits such as a 401k plan and company match, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, well-being benefits, reimbursement for certain tuition expenses, parental leave, sick time of 1 hour per 30 hours worked, vacation time for full-time employees up to 120 hours thru the first year and 160 hours thereafter, and around 13 paid holidays per year.  Employees can also purchase The Trade Desk stock at a discount through The Trade Desk’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

The Trade Desk also offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to learn more.

Note: Interns are not eligible for variable incentive awards such as stock-based compensation, retirement plan, vacation, tuition reimbursement or parental leave

At the Trade Desk, Base Salary is one part of our competitive total compensation and benefits package and is determined using a salary range. The base salary range for this role is
$112,600$206,500 USD

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The Trade Desk Headquarters Location

Ventura, CA

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The Trade Desk Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

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The Trade Desk Funding Rounds

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  • Debt Financing

    $125,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $60,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $45,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $5,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $2,500,000 USD

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