Advertising Account Director - UK Market
So, what is Taboola? Since our launch in 2007, Taboola’s team of engineers and digital media mavens have been building the world’s largest and most advanced discovery platform — or “search engine in reverse” — delivering personalized recommendations to over one billion users every month, on many of the web’s most innovative and highly-visited websites.
Thousands of leading publishers (e.g. BBC, Le Figaro, MSN & Hearst), brands (e.g. Ancestry, Dell, Opel, eToro, etc.) and premium advertising agencies utilize Taboola’s predictive technology to increase user engagement, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to engaged audiences across the web. We are driving incredible performance for our advertisers and we have built incredible momentum in each market over the last 2 years in EMEA with no way of slowing down.
These days, we are passionate about bringing “discovery” to more markets around the world, there are over 1500 of us “Taboolars” (and growing), connecting people with content they may like but never knew existed, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Bangkok.
Would you like to be part of our exciting journey?
About the role:
We are looking for a highly experienced manager with excellent leadership skills and experience of managing complex teams of other managers. This person needs to have excellent communication skills, have a proven track record of achieving challenging revenue goals and have a very strategic mindset. They need to arrive with initiatives to help continue to grow the UK market and ability to eventually be responsible to manage & develop multiple markets in northern europe.The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, analytical and have strong relationship management skills.
The role will be based in London.
Responsibilities and skills:
Manage and develop the UK account management team based in London while fostering a collaborative environment that mirrors Taboola’s values and industry excellence
Achieve quarterly revenue targets, with a significant focus on client retention as well as scaling up the existing advertising book of business
Oversee the onboarding, training, performance management, career development, coaching and mentoring of the team
Oversee internal education and training program for team members to ensure team is setup for success, have a thorough understanding of Taboola’s policies and procedures, and are subject matter experts in their respective roles
Understand business goals for book of business and anticipate needs to deliver optimal solutions
Attend quarterly business reviews and strategic meetings with key clients throughout the year to establish senior level relationships
Elicit client feedback to act as internal advocate for our clients
Collaborate with Product, Marketing and Technical Support teams teams to create positive client experiences and drive ongoing development of client solutions to meet market demand
Report into the Regional Head of Account Management in EMEA based in London
10 years of professional experience (client-facing in the digital advertising space is a must)
Minimum 5 years experience managing and developing a team
Experience managing a team remotely a plus
Outstanding relationship management and client service skills preferably with expertise of brands within premium agencies
Exceptional communication skills
Strong critical thinking skills and ability to translate big data in a commercial and simplified fashion
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage tasks within a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate within a high-performing team
Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and comfortable dealing with ambiguity
Why choose Taboola?Working at Taboola gives you the chance to be part of building something unique. We are a company that embraces change, has enormous potential for growth and offers a challenging yet collaborative working environment where you will always feel valued and be given every opportunity to make a name for yourself.
With an office culture that’s international, social and supportive, Taboola offers very generous benefits including 25 days holiday, excellent health insurance, some flexible working, free breakfast and lunch every day, stock options and Perkbox to name just a few.
So, if you’re ready for a new challenge in a company with like-minded creative individuals, a fast pace and endless opportunities with exciting brands why not come and see what we’re all about, you won’t be disappointed.
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