Partner Lead

The Daily Upside

The Daily Upside

Who We Are

The Daily Upside is a fast-growing digital media company covering business, finance, economics, and investing. Our team of career journalists covers the events and forces shaping the global business climate with a passion for peeling back the layers of market-moving stories.

Our flagship newsletter has scaled from zero to 1 million + subscribers in less than three years and boasts an industry-leading 45% unique open rate. Patent Drop, our tech newsletter, reaches 70k+ technologists, engineers, and product strategists with differentiated coverage on the future of tech. Power Corridor, our latest newsletter, covers the intersection of Wall Street and DC with hard-hitting coverage from a prominent investigative journalist.

Role Overview

Job Title: Partner Lead

Location: Remote/ NYC

About the Role:

We are looking for a Partner Lead who wants to play a major role in the fast-growing media startup. As a Partner Lead you’ll be responsible for sourcing, pitching, and closing advertising deals with agency partners and businesses of all sizes who will find value in messaging to our 1MM Newsletter subscribers. You’ll work closely with our Head of Revenue and partnerships team to craft creative and effective advertising campaigns that resonate with our readers and drive value for our advertising partners.


  • Serving as an “evangelist” for The Daily Upside externally; clearly articulating the company’s unique value proposition to our advertising partners
  • Create, maintain, and sustain relationships with media agencies, creative agencies, and clients directly while hitting quarterly and annual sales target
  • Maintain and grow relationships with existing client direct advertisers
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and competition to identify new opportunities for revenue growth.
  • Meet and exceed quarterly and annual revenue targets
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the digital media industry, and specifically Newsletters
  • Represent The Daily Upside at industry events, entertaining clients and serving as a brand ambassador.
  • Manage sales activity using HubSpot


  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in ad sales, media sales, media planning or buying or a related field
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills
  • A creative and strategic mindset
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, you are self-motivated and action oriented
  • A passion for the media space, especially Digital and Newsletter space, and excitement to represent The Daily Upside and our mission to make business and finance news fun and accessible!


  • Competitive salary and commission structure (dependent on skills, experience, and competencies)
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Unlimited PTO, paid holidays
  • Work from anywhere with a good internet connection
  • Opportunity to work with a fun and passionate team and be a stakeholder in building something truly special in the media industry
  • Regular team outings (virtual or in-person)

Salary for the role is commensurate with experience and depends on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience.

If you’re a go-getter who loves to close deals, build relationships, and have fun doing it, we’d love to hear from you!

To Apply: Please email your resume to [email protected] with a brief message on why you’d be the perfect fit for this role.

The Daily Upside

Flexible/Remote Option; New York