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Business Development Manager - NY

Business Development | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Turn delivers real-time insights that transform the way leading advertising agencies and marketers make decisions. Our cloud applications and Internet-scale architecture work together to provide a complete picture of customers, execute cross-channel campaigns, and connect with a worldwide ecosystem of over 100 partners. Turn is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Amsterdam, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and San Francisco. Company revenue has more than doubled every year of Turn’s existence. For more information, visit or follow @turnplatform.

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Position Summary

Reporting to the VP of Business Development, the Business Development Manager will manage a significant portion of Turn’s market optimization and media buying efforts.  The position requires a combination of strong analytical skills, media buying experience, contract negotiation and aptitude. 


As part of the Business Development team, this person will work closely with advertising sales, client services and engineering to ensure that advertiser and publisher needs are efficiently and effectively met.  He or she will possess deep understanding of the wide range of publisher inventory (portals, ad exchanges, various bidded marketplaces, media conglomerates, aggregators, vertical websites, etc) and advertiser offers (ad creative, messaging, landing page, conversion funnel-- across a very wide range of industries).  This job also requires strong analytical aptitude to analyze and interpret quantitative data and problem-solve.

Required Skills

  • Media buying and/or business development experience in the context of advertising inventory acquisition
  • Direct experience with one of the large ad exchanges (Right Media, AdX, etc)
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Direct experience at a management level with the advertising network space
  • Understanding of the basics of Behavioral and Demographic ad targeting
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic account management & contract negotiation skills
  • Team player and cross-departmental communicator
  • Presentation skills
  • Understanding of ad serving technologies (from Dart, Atlas & also Rich Media vendors)
  • Attention to detail and strategic account management skills a must

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with a variety of advertising categories and understanding of what inventory works for what advertisers, at what prices
  • Basic knowledge of cookies
  • Basic familiarity with web analytics
  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis
  • Experience and/or strong desire to work in a high pressure, high demand entrepreneurial environment

Required Education

  • BA required, MBA or BS in analytical or engineering-related field preferred

In addition to our great environment, we offer a competitive base salary, bonus program, stock options, employee development programs and other comprehensive benefits. Please send a cover letter along with your resume when applying to the position of interest located at We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls and no recruiting agencies, please.