Head of Agency Relations

Location: NYC / Chicago
Job ID: 1037327

Head of Agency Relations


Our client is a fast-growing startup company providing Hyper-Personalized Dynamic Creative technology for Digital, Social, and Advance-TV Advertising and they are looking for a talented and experienced Head of Agency Relations

Position Description:

We seek a team player with platform experience who is advertising agency-oriented, client-centric, energetic, and highly motivated to join our Sales Team. The Head of Agency Relations is responsible for cultivating sales and partnership efforts with ad agency holding companies and individual media agencies. The Head of Agency Relations knows how to uncover, develop, and sign agency-wide trading agreements with major holding companies and their subsidiaries, and platform adoptions. The chosen candidate will report directly to the Head of Sales and be a key driver of the company's aggressive growth strategy.



·      Utilize existing network of high-level agency executives to introduce this solution as an essential and necessary partner.

·      Engage senior leaders at the hold Co’s on how you can partner with them to grow/enhance their business.

·      Develop and execute agency trading agreements.

·      Successfully create key partnerships at holding agencies to influence and motivate advertiser business strategy.

·      Effectively communicate Holding Company needs, and collaborate with internal Sales teams, Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Ad Ops to introduce relationships at various agency levels to achieve revenue goals.

·      Identify and lead initiatives with each of the hold cos for impactful joint opportunities.

·      Develop hold co relationship strategy for each hold co and the companies brand positioning for the Ad Tech marketplace.

·      Maintain competitor intelligence and develop positioning strategies.


·      A deep rolodex of senior agency leaders and decision-makers at the major holding companies across the United States.

·      10+ years of advertising agency experience

·      Vast knowledge of the competitive landscape in the Ad-tech industry

·      Proven track record of closing large deals

·      Outstanding persuasive communication and presentation skills in communicating complex solutions.

·      Possess strong communication skills with excellent presentation skills

·      Confident, high energy, self-motivated, and a true team player

·      Experience working with senior and executive-level holdco contacts

·      Demonstrated ability and desire to work and excel in a fast-paced environment

·      Excellent multitasking and project management skills

·      Prior experience in Ad-tech and marketing technologies with a desire to learn new technologies

·      Ability to understand and articulate the product

·      Well-organized, with great attention to detail and the ability to prioritize

·      Experience with Ad-tech SaaS, Asana, and Salesforce


Compensation commensurate with experience

Unlimited PTO 

Medical, Dental, & Vision plans

401K with matching

Stipend reimbursements (mobile phone service, gym membership, and pet insurance)

Flexible work schedule 

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