Brand Sales Manager, Los Angeles

Media Sales, LA

Read something interesting online today? There's a good chance it reached you because of our technology.
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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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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