Brand Sales Manager

Media Sales, LA

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Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is seeking an experienced Brand Sales Manager to drive revenue against our video and native brand building solutions. The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of digital media/ad tech, with experience selling video both via managed services and programmatically.  
The candidate is a rare blend of strategist and hunter.  You are a consultative and solutions focused seller able to leverage our various assets to build solutions for brands where video is at the core.  You are also entrepreneurial and self-motivated and can quickly identify and pursue short term revenue opportunities. You know how to figure things out, but also know when to ask for help.  You are smart, empathetic and have a track record of success. With excellent communication skills, the right candidate is collaborative and a positive contributor to the Taboola culture.
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Evangelize the Taboola story in market, highlighting our video brand building capabilities
  • Cultivate relationships with agencies and top tier brand advertisers in assigned territory by gaining insight into their business, and providing the appropriate solution to achieve their marketing goals
  • Build innovative, complex and strategic brand marketing solutions, as well as execute on more tactical video ad buys
  • Drive new video advertising revenue by establishing long-term strategic partnerships
  • Generate high volume of sales calls, meetings, presentations and proposals to marketers and advertising agencies
  • Provide feedback to the company on product offering and how to best service our advertiser's needs
  • Ability to travel to generate new business

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of experience in Digital Advertising Sales, in a solution-oriented environment ideally selling video and/or native content.  Programmatic knowledge is a plus.
  • Able to establish and grow relationships with agency and brand decision makers 
  • Proven track record of success in the market
  • Strong contacts across brand and ad agency investment and trading desk teams
  • Highly motivated team player with strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office, SalesForce (CRM software)

 
 
Taboola is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believe such an environment is critical for success. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 
 
 
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Data Science Intern

R&D, LA

Join our awesome team as a Data Science Intern, located in our Downtown Los Angeles office! This is an opportunity to utilize advanced algorithms and deep machine learning on a product that supports billions of page views for hundreds of millions of unique users every day.  You’ll work 40 hours/week, obtain hands-on experience, and potentially start a career with Taboola! Depending on your availability, we're seeking Spring and Summer interns. 
Who We Are:
Taboola is changing the way people around the world connect to content they may like and never knew existed. We now reach over 1B people and our personalization technology, including video generates over 350B monthly recommendations on AOL, MSN, USA Today, NBC, The Weather Channel and thousands of other sites. We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world, Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Our Engineering Team builds high-scale, web and mobile e-commerce applications that run non-stop around the globe. We work in small collaborative teams to architect massively scalable and reliable systems.
Responsibilities:

  • Identify Data Science solutions for various product initiatives
  • Design and build predictive customer behavior models for targeting and personalization
  • Implement the applicable Machine Learning or statistics based algorithm for prediction and optimization
  • Present findings to product team and technical team leads in a clear and actionable way.  
  • Build and maintain code to populate HDFS, Hadoop with log from Kafka or data loaded from SQL production systems.  
  • Design, build and support algorithms of data transformation, conversion, computation on Hadoop, Spark and other distributed Big Data Systems

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in-process in Statistics, Computer Science, or related field 
  • Prior internships or experience in statistics, data mining and predictive modeling 
  • Programming experience in Java/Scala and/or Python 
  • Experience with Hadoop stack (HIVE, Pig, Hadoop streaming) and MapReduce preferred 
  • Experience with HBase or comparable NoSQL
  • Experience implementing real-time machine learning and data mining algorithms
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Performance Media Sales Manager

Media Sales, LA

Taboola is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1.3B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publishers, including MSN, NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.
Taboola has created one of the most powerful performance marketing engines in the world. Companies with user acquisition goals rely heavily on Taboola because of its scale, reach, and traffic. Taboola’s exclusive publisher placements, reaching 95% of the US internet population, makes it a must-buy for any performance marketing plan.
We are hiring a Media Sales Manager to be a part of our performance marketing team, focused on brands and agencies in a specific US based geographic territory.
You are a sales person with a hunter mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit. In this role you will achieve your goals by getting your hands dirty, while having fun along the way.
Responsibilities

  • Independently build a large pipeline of leads to drive RFPs and IOs
  • Build relationships with brand and performance focused agency contacts and explain the power of Taboola’s native, choice based advertising platform.
  • Work with sales planning team to build and present proposals to your pipeline of new business prospects.
  • Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast new business closure rate and revenue booked.
  • Interact with the Account Management team to effectively manage client expectations ,ensure successful campaign delivery and help set the expectation for future potential growth

Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years experience selling digital media with a focus on performance to brands and agencies
  • Demonstrated experience consistently meeting or exceeding target goals, hunting for deals, navigating organizational hierarchies and engaging VP and C-level executives to close business
  • Experience in a lead generating / sales planning / sales position, preferably at a digital media company a huge plus
  • Strong analytical skills to collect business intelligence by conversing with clients and monitoring/identifying trends in data and in generated reports
  • Understanding of performance and branding campaigns

Taboola is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believe such an environment is critical for success. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Sr. Data Scientist

R&D, LA

Join Taboola's Big Data team as a Sr. Data Scientist!
Read something interesting online to day? There's a good chance it reached you because of our technology.
Taboola is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publisher sites, including NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.
About You: You are a hyper-intelligent Data Scientist with a robust background in a big data environment. 
In this Job: You will build complex Data Science solutions for large-scale product initiatives, scaling up to a Petabyte of data.
Requirements: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a Data Scientist, preferably in Big Data Environment 
  • 2+ years of programming experience in Java/Scala and/or Python
  • Hadoop stack (HIVE, Pig, Hadoop streaming) and MapReduce
  • HBase or comparable NoSQL
  • SQL & database experience
  • Experience with Google products: Google Cloud Storage, Google Analytics and Google Big Query (a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative or related field 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build predictive customer behavior models for targeting and personalization
  • Implement Machine Learning and statistics-based algorithms for prediction and optimization, then deliver to production
  • Build and maintain code to populate HDFS, Hadoop with log from Kafka or data loaded from SQL production systems
  • Design, build and support algorithms of data transformation, conversion, computation on Hadoop, Spark and other distributed Big Data Systems

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Talent Acquisition Manager

Human Resources, LA

Read something interesting online today? There's a good chance it reached you because of our technology.
Taboola is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web's most innovative publisher sites, including NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.
The Talent Acquisition team in Taboola is tasked with bringing in top talent that impacts our business and culture, in positive ways, while keeping up with an aggressive growth plan. We are global, agile, and focused on excellent client-service.
The U.S. based team is responsible for all US and LatAm positions and we hire everything – sales, marketing, account management, operations, finance, R&D – and do full lifecycle recruitment.
We are looking to add an experienced Talent Acquisition Manager to our team. You will be based in Downtown Los Angeles, and handle any and all positions locally, from technology to sales, interns to experienced managers.   
You are:

  • Motivated and driven to find the best candidates while keeping cost-per-hire down
  • Passionate about providing an excellent candidate experience
  • Curious about this ever-changing industry
  • Excited to "own" the TA function for a local office, and blur the lines between TA and HR
  • A creative and innovative problem-solver

You will:

  • Manage full lifecycle of recruitment: process, strategy, sourcing/screening candidates, guiding candidates through the interview process, offer negotiation/presentation
  • Build strong relationships with hiring managers and become a trusted recruitment partner providing advice and guidance to hiring managers in all aspects of Talent Acquisition
  • Provide excellent candidate experiences and internal client service
  • Be Taboola's employer brand ambassador in the LA market and beyone
  • Be proactive in identifying a strong pipeline across live, and for future, roles
  • Juggle multiple requisitions, across various business units, geographic locations, and you'll make it look easy, because let's face it, you thrive on that 

You must have:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in internal recruitment, bonus points if that has been with an international company (online/tech/media/advertising a huge plus)
  • Experience hiring a variety of roles, ranging from entry-level to more experienced hires with a focus on highly skilled roles such as technology, product, and sales 
  • Sourcing experience (familiarity with Linkedin Recruiter essential)
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree
  • Proactive, able to multitask and prioritize without close supervision

It would be great to have:

  • Sales and/or Tech recruiting experience
  • Greenhouse experience
  • Multilingual 
  • HR experience

 
Taboola is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believe such an environment is critical for success. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 
 
 
 
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