The Trade Desk

About the job
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:

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the VP, L&D is responsible for leading the design and development of high impact learning and development programs for the company as well as establishing leading organization development practices/models and strategies to help the company achieve its growth goals
Act as a dynamic leader to cultivate a supporting and engaging team culture as well as provide scalable and culturally relevant learning and development approaches that align to our core values
Responsible for career planning and development programs, leadership development, and enterprise L&D priorities in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment.
Ensure that programs created align with the organization’s strategic priorities
Maintain strong relationships with BD, Client Services, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources to ensure alignment of organizational activities and directions
Develop, maintain, and deliver world-class learning portfolio (competency modules, trainings for manager cohorts, performance management programs, leadership development, etc)
Make sure all aspects of development and delivery are connected, high-impact and meet the needs of a diverse range of users
Identify different types of trainings or certification offerings globally
Lead and scale the team to drive the best learning strategy, as well as to build out methodologies and tools

Who you are:

15+ years of experience designing and leading L&D programs at scale, preferably in high-growth corporate environments
In-depth understanding of best practices in learning strategy development and execution
Proven experience with curriculum development and delivery methodologies and best practices
Experience working a high-tech environment with capability to build a business case, resource plan, and budget
Demonstrate alignment to our company’s values, along with the capability to lead and motivate a team
Demonstrate commitment to growing and developing teams globally
Excellent communications and senior leader engagement experience
Proven ability to use a consultative approach and persuasive communication with stakeholders
Ability to understand macro market in which company operates, and distill insight into operational L&D tactics.
Ability to prioritize initiatives based on the evolving L&D needs of the company, making consistently strategic recommendations to company leadership
Ability to work within a fast-paced, high-growth work environment
Ability to work in and manage ambiguity, including dealing effectively with issues that do not always have a process, system, or solution in place

Our Compensation and Benefits ( for NY, CO, CA, and WA residents only)

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

$162,600 -$298,100

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 be higher or lower, 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.

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.


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