Brand Sales Manager, Los Angeles

Media Sales, LA

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Taboola enables over 1.4B people to discover what’s interesting and new at the moments they’re most ready to explore. Powered by Deep Learning, AI, and a large dataset, Taboola’s discovery platform creates new monetization, audience and engagement opportunities for digital properties, including publishers, mobile carriers and handset manufacturers. Advertisers use Taboola to reach their target audience when they’re most receptive to new messages, products and services.
Some of the most well known and beloved digital properties in the world have long term, exclusive relationships with Taboola, including CNBC, NBC News, USA TODAY, Huffington Post, Microsoft, Business Insider and The Independent. Taboola, now over 1,000 people globally, is headquartered in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, Mexico City, São Paulo, London, Berlin, Madrid, Paris, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, Beijing, Shanghai, Istanbul, Seoul, Tokyo, and Sydney.
We are 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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Director, Media Sales - West

Media Sales, LA

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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.
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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Director, Media Sales - West to own a geographic region and lead a team responsible for generating revenue from enterprise level agencies and brands.
In this job you will:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate sales activities, including management of sales pipeline
  • Participate in all phases of the sales lifecycle, including: identifying and developing leads; meeting with clients; developing value propositions; financial deal structuring, and; contract negotiation and closing
  • Oversee and be accountable for win/loss reviews on new accounts
  • Oversee portfolio of strategic accounts and monitor changes in key metrics, analyze performance trends and deliver on-going reviews of these items to clients
  • Develop and implement quarterly sales plans and activities for your region and team
  • Manage a team, conduct performance reviews for direct reports, and establish expectations and goals for team on performance marketing thought leadership
  • Independently build a large pipeline of leads to drive RFPs and IOs
  • 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:

  • 8+ years experience selling digital media with a focus on performance media to advertisers and agencies
  • Minimum 3 years managing a team of sellers
  • 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, preferably at a digital media company
  • Strong analytical skills to collect business intelligence by conversing with clients and monitoring/identifying trends in data and in generated reports to drive ROI for advertisers

 
 
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Frontend Engineer (Intern)

R&D, 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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring an Intern to join our Frontend Engineering team.On the frontend team you will create web applications that are used at publishers around the world and provide real time analytics, topic insights, and homepage automation.
Responsibilities

  • Work on frontend JavaScript based web applications
  • Handle visual, responsive implementation of features provided by our product team using Node JS, React JS, React Native and/or Google Chrome Extensions.
  • Learn our agile SCRUM process, coding standards and business use cases\
  • Work on projects alongside frontend and backend engineers from inception through production release and user acceptance.

Requirements

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent enrolled student or graduate. May consider self taught individuals with previous development experience.
  • Ability to think critically and to formulate solutions to problems in a clear, concise and timely manner.
  • Experience with efficient core data structures usage, object oriented design and asynchronous programming.
  • Experience with basic web development using HTML/HTML5, Cookies/Local Storage, CSS/CSS3, AJAX communication and DOM manipulation with JavaScript.

Preferred Requirements

  • Projects or work experience with web application development using AngularJS, ReactJS or Vue.JS.
  • Build and testing tool experience with Grunt, Webpack/Gulp, Babel or Jasmine.
  • Working knowledge or previous experience in API creation, design and data manipulation using Node JS or similar server side language is a plus.
  • Working knowledge or previous experience of SQL and No SQL database design and data handling is a plus.
  • Please be sure to include listing of any hackathons attended, school projects, and github link for review in your resume.

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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

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Senior Systems Engineer

R&D, LA

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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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Senior Systems Engineer to join our R&D Team in Downtown LA. This team builds Taboola Newsroom, an innovating editorial tool powered by Taboola’s predictive engine and massive data set of over 1B internet users. Taboola Newsroom helps writers, editors and special-interest teams make informed decisions to increase readership. 
Our Senior Systems Engineer will be contributing to and working on big data streams based on Apache Spark, processing data in real time and saving it into many different backend storage systems like Hbase or ElasticSearch. Moreover you will help other engineers achieve better scaling by optimizing existing and newer infrastructure projects that rely on Hadoop, Mesos and Kubernetes. Finally you will be directly involved with a skilled team of data scientists in deciding what will be the best algorithms to deliver highly tailored user features.
About you:

  • You are a motivated and well-rounded software engineer that has the following experience:
  • 4+ years programming experience in Java or equivalent Object-Oriented language
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, HBase, etc.
  • Spark knowledge, with a specific focus on optimization, data manipulation (rdd, spark sql queries) and persistence (hdfs, parquet, HBase) -a plus
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL
  • Strongly self-motivated and self-driven, a good team player and someone already attuned with the Taboola engineering culture
  • Nice to have is some familiarity with scrum-based development

In this job you will:

  • Design, develop and maintain big data software pipelines
  • Being involved in team discussions about projects that requires data science and machine learning computation
  • Architect and supervise complex data workflows based on data integration between Kafka, Apache Spark, Hbase and other similar systems
  • Solve and enhance bottlenecks in the software stack by devising scalable distributed solution between different internal data centers and various cloud providers (like Google and AWS)
  • Supervise, direct and mentor more junior developers

 
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Sr. Data Scientist

R&D, LA

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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.
Taboola, the world’s largest content recommendation platform, is hiring a Senior Data Scientist to join our R&D Team in Downtown LA. This is the team that builds Taboola Newsroom, an innovating editorial tool powered by Taboola’s predictive engine and massive data set of over 1B internet users. Taboola Newsroom helps writers, editors and special-interest teams make informed decisions to increase readership.
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. You will also: 

  • 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

Requirements: 

  • 5+ 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 

 
 
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