Director of Ad Sales

New York, United States Full-time

The Director of Programmatic Ad Sales is an experienced digital media sales executive, with a deep understanding of programmatic advertising solutions and the marketplace. He/she is entrepreneurial, smart, energetic and a problem-solver with strong communication skills. 

The Ranker Story:

Ranker is a data-driven media company whose unique hook is, “Editors Create, Users Participate.” We collect over 12 million monthly user votes, which has built a treasure trove of psychographic "people who like X also like Y" first party data, while delivering a fun, engaging user experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with US-based Agencies, DSP's and Trading Desks to generate PMP, PMPG or direct advertising revenue and contribute to the company’s Global Brand Sales Business.
  • Represent Ranker at industry events, conferences, panels, etc.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of competitive landscape and market trends
  • Identify new products, packages, and areas for organic growth 


  • 5-8 years of successful advertising sales
  • A minimum of 2+ years selling programmatic solutions
  • Strong contacts at Agencies, DSP’s and Trading Desks
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding new business targets and revenue goals
  • Expertise selling premium advertising solutions
  • Experience introducing new products/marketing concepts to marketers
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, high energy; roll up your sleeves mentality and a high-level of emotional intelligence
  • Highly entrepreneurial, comfortable working in fast-paced environments
  • Strong negotiation skills & ability to close
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Ability/willingness to travel

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