We Are Purch

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.

Nicole Fallon

Managing Editor, Business News Daily

Anna Attkisson

Editorial Director, Tom’s IT Pro

John Stellato

Private Investor and Consultant

Jeff Smith

Board Observer

Catherine Levene

Co-Founder and CEO, Artspace.com

Greg Mason

Chief Executive Officer

Doug Llewellyn

President & Chief Operating Officer

Andy Goldstein

Chief Financial Officer

John Potter

Chief Technology Officer

Mike Kisseberth

Chief Revenue Officer

Karen Greenstein

General Counsel

Ralph Terkowitz

General Partner ABS Capital Partners

Paul Mariani

General Partner, ABS Capital Partners

Peter Horan

Founder at Horan MediaTech Advisors

Martin Niesenholtz

Founder of New York Times Digital, Adjunct Professor

Molly Baab

SVP & General Manager of B2C

Aaron Bailey

SVP & General Manager of B2B

Becky Snyder

Vice President, Organizational Development

Fritz Nelson

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Hardware & Anandtech

Mark Spoonauer

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag

Jeanna Bryner

Managing Editor, Live Science

Tariq Malik

Managing Editor, Space.com

Jeanette Mulvey

VP B2B Content

Our Locations

Los Angeles, California

12655 W Jefferson Blvd,

3rd Floor, Suite 55

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Ogden, Utah

251 20th Street, 2nd Floor

Ogden, UT 84401

New York, New York

11 West 42nd Street, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10036

Boston, Massachusetts

225 Wyman Street

Waltham, MA 02451

Paris, France

26 avenue de Gaulle

Suresnes, 92150, France

We have 350 employees across the globe, with operations in the U.S., France, the UK, and Italy.

Job Openings

It takes world-class talent to build a global powerhouse. Join our growing team.

New York

Purch is one of the fastest growing digital content and commerce company that helps 100MM+ users make better buying decisions by arming them with information and tools to make the right purchases for their needs. It’s portfolio of distinctive editorial, mobile, and shopper services brands include: Top Ten Reviews, Tom’s Guide, Tom’s Hardware, Live Science, Shop Savvy, Mobile Nations, Laptop Mag, and more.

The company’s performance and data-driven approach has attracted leading marketing partners such as AT&T, Verizon, Samsung, Dell, LG, Lenovo, and many more – and drives more than $1 billion in commerce transactions, annually.

As Programmatic Sales Manager, Purch is seeking an entrepreneurial-minded and tech savvy professional to drive continued advertising sales growth for the US Market. You will be expected to collaborate with marketers, agencies, trading desks, DSPs, and SSPs to establish clear performance goals that when achieved will capture an ongoing spending commitment from them and positive yield for Purch. You will report to the Director of Programmatic Sales, and will work closely with Direct Sales, Ad Operations, and Yield Management teams. Successful candidates will understand the variety of competitive promotional options available to marketers and have a proven ability to frame winning proposals. It is expected that you will have an active network of client/agency relationships and success striking deals in the manner described above. This is a fabulous opportunity for someone looking to join a fast growing, innovative, and dynamic digital media organization.

Responsibilities

1 Business Development/Sales

  • Generate/increase revenue of new and existing accounts to meet yearly revenue goals
  • Quickly learn Purch brands, audiences, and data in order to pitch to clients based on accounts they cover
  • Own, manage and develop relationships with clients (agencies, trading desks, DSPs, SSPs, etc.) through daily communication
  • Grow industry relationships (client meetings, conferences) to gain marketplace expertise
  • Communicate with clients via all modes of communication – email, phone, in-person
  • Communicate effectively and seamlessly with Sales, Ad Operations, Product Marketing, Research, and Dev

2 Ad Operations

  • Pulling reports to determine appropriate pricing and assess performance for deals
  • Own and manage programmatic deals from pre to post sale execution
  • Develop expertise in optimizing deals toward performance and client’s KPI goals
  • Track monthly and quarterly revenue projections based off reporting
  • Work with programmatic team to get full understanding of Header Bidding technology

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from 4-year accredited university
  • 2 years working in programmatic display and/or video
  • 1-2 years of Digital Ad Operations experience
  • 3 years of sales or account management experience within Digital Advertising industry
  • Working knowledge of Google DFP and AdExchange required; Experience with OpenX, Rubicon, AppNexus, PubMatic, etc. ok
  • Experience with video advertising, either at a DSP, trading desk, or agency a plus
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of Header Bidding
  • Experience working on display, mobile and video advertising in direct or programmatic setting
  • Ability to complete RFPs from agencies and clients
  • Demonstrated history of working across teams with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Proven track record of success working with agencies or agency trading desks, DSPs, SSPs
  • Desire to build new business by reaching out to prospects
  • Strong computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Required travel: 15%+

 

 

 

 

New York

Purch is seeking an organized and ambitious account manager to assist the sales team with its biggest clients and campaigns. The Account Manager serves as a resource for Purch’ clients during the pre- and post-sale stages and is responsible for maintaining customer satisfaction. You will be expected to work with sales, marketing, ad operations, development, editorial, partner services, and other internal divisions to ensure that complex campaigns are launched in a timely manner. Successful candidates will have a strong background in project management and a solid understanding of online advertising including Display, Premium Programmatic, Mobile, Native, Video, and Social. It is expected that you will be able to manage multiple projects and take the reins on complicated campaigns from pre-sale to post-sale wrap up. This is a fabulous opportunity for someone looking to join a fast growing, innovative, and dynamic digital media organization.

The Day to Day

  • Work with the sales team on proposals and pitches including scheduling kickoff calls, assisting with campaign research, spreadsheet completion (proposals and reporting), and that all deliverables make it to the client by deadline
  • Manage clients and lead campaigns once IO is in house
  • Ensure that all stakeholders are fully aware of booked business and their role in specific campaigns and that campaign checklists are completed
  • Track and secure all assets, paperwork, and materials for campaign launch
  • Work with ad ops to make sure that they have all needed tags, tracking pixels, and assets
  • Serve as liaison between clients, agencies, creative agencies, and Purch marketing
  • Deliver weekly reporting and other client-requested reports to ensure that Purch is performing well on given KPIs/objectives
  • Grow current accounts by identifying optimizations for existing business
  • Research new business opportunities and provide sales team with qualified leads and research around these companies/campaigns using a host of Purch-provided tools
  • Attend weekly account management calls and discuss account performance with manager
  • Prepare post-campaign reports and wrap ups. Share learnings with the team. Create case studies around notable campaigns

Must Haves

  • 1-3 years of related work experience in the digital media industry with client facing experience
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Solid experience in Excel and PowerPoint, including pivot tables, chart-making, and manipulation of large data sets. Salesforce and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) knowledge is preferred
  • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines across a range of projects and demands from multiple stakeholders

 

About Purch

Purch is a digital content and commerce company that helps makes complex buying decisions easy for more than 100 million businesses and consumers each month.  A privately funded, growth-stage company with more than 350 employees across the U.S. and Europe, Purch has in the last 2 years grown from $25 million in annual revenue to over $100 million, fueled by 4 strategic acquisitions and 20% organic growth. The company’s portfolio of owned and operated properties continuously rank No. 1 in the tech vertical and in the top 50 for overall websites in the U.S., according to comScore. Purch has unparalleled momentum in the digital content and commerce space and is looking for exceptional talent to help achieve its aggressive goals for continued growth and profitability.

New York

Live Science( a Purch Brand) seeks a talented, intelligent and curious science writer to join our editorial team in New York City. The writer will cover a breadth of science topics — from archaeology and weird animal behaviors to health and atom smashers — and be responsible for digging up news and trends in the hidden corners of the universe (i.e. obscure journals, blogs, Reddit posts and more). The science reporter should be able to jump on a viral news piece making the rounds on the Internet, reporting and filing the story on a short deadline, as well as be able to spot interesting research that deserves a deeper dive.

The ideal candidate:
• has a journalism degree;
• has at least two years of experience writing science news online;
• can write clean, compelling copy on deadline and juggle multiple stories a day;
• and can help put new findings (and trending news) into context.

This is a full-time position in New York City with the possibility of remote work.
www.livescience.com        www.purch.com

 

Waltham, MA

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that connects content and commerce. More than 100 million monthly visitors engage with our many brands—Tom’s Guide, Space.com, LiveScience, TopTenReviews, and more. We are going beyond the typical publishing approach by developing an innovative membership component to our business and now seek a dynamic marketing leader to help drive membership acquisition and engagement across our broad B2C portfolio. You will grow the lifetime value of our users and improve the consumer experience and value of all communication touch-points, accelerating revenue growth by turning readers into buyers.

We are looking for a Sr. Marketing Manager to direct efforts to increase membership and engagement across the ShopSavvy brand portfolio of sites and the ShopSavvy App.  The Marketing Manager will report to the VP, Membership Marketing and will work closely with the Product, Editorial and Communication teams to develop and optimize campaigns focused on membership growth and growing the lifetime value of users, including improving the consumer experience.  The candidate will be responsible for gathering and reporting out metrics for campaigns and adjusting strategy and tactics based on those metrics. He/She will be expected to understand the principles of personalization and implications for creative elements and content.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop, monitor and optimize marketing campaigns to increase membership signup’s across the ShopSavvy brand portfolio of sites and the ShopSavvy App.
  • Establish ambitious online and mobile plans for new user acquisition to achieve and maintain traffic and membership goals;
  • Provide hands-on, end-to-end management of campaigns and programs including conception and drafting of business cases, creative briefs, planning, execution and reporting.
  • Analyze and improve the user funnel from registration to purchase and repeat usage in order to identify opportunities and segment our customers;
  • Work cross functionally with the communications and mobile product marketing team to optimize new member onboarding to reduce drop off
  • Identify opportunities to monetize traffic and work closely with our personalization vendor to develop, test and iterate on new ideas
  • Help invent and test all levers, from personalization and category targeting, to messaging and design changes to increase engagement and drive revenue
  • Collaborate with the editorial teams to look for opportunities to promote the ShopSavvy App
  • Identify and evaluate new opportunities to profitably acquire new ShopSavvy members
  • Analyze data and communicate actionable results to the membership and leadership teams

Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years in a B2C marketing role, content/commerce experience is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of analytics tools (for example Google Analytics, Flurry);
  • Creative problem solving and an analytical approach
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex priorities and meet deadlines
  • A scrappy attitude and passion to move forward quickly, balanced with the patience to manage incrementally towards a larger vision
  • Publishing or ecommerce industry experience
  • Experience leading marketing efforts during a high growth phase with a proven ability to innovate and experiment
  • Experience developing Acquisition / Activation marketing campaigns across platforms (desktop, mobile web and mobile apps)
  • A proven ability to meaningfully impact traffic, acquisition and conversion.
  • Experience with Google Analytics is a must
  • Experience with personalization is a plus (preferred).
  • Strong attention to detail. You take ownership of your work.
  • A positive attitude. You know how to get things done and proactively reach out to the necessary individuals/team for approvals to get projects across the finish line.
  • BA/BS in Marketing or related field.

 

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

A Product Designer will work to deliver world-class experiences that help users make better buying decisions while growing the business. In this role, you will partner with the Head of Design/UX to drive the vision for our next generation of product experiences and visual language. You will be expected to tackle all stages of the product development lifecycle by applying a user-centered design process. This means you will have the opportunity to lead projects across our biggest product platforms, transcribing business requirements from Product Owners, running ideation sessions with stakeholders, collaborating with Development/Engineering partners on technical feasibility of design solutions, laying out wireframes/mockups, rapid prototyping, writing specs, and much more!

You’ll drive change at all stages of the product development lifecycle and passionately advocate on behalf of the user with empathy and direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a relentless advocate for user-centered design across the brand pillars
  • Communicate proposed design solutions effectively as sketches, block/wireframes, mockups, or prototypes
  • Identify and communicate interdependencies of design decisions across products in our platform effectively
  • Always ask why, and lead cross-functional product teams to adopt design thinking and decision making
  • Collaborate effectively with developers and other designers to identify and validate hypotheses, then solve design problems creatively and efficiently
  • Present design solutions to Senior stakeholders or Product owners – help the business understand the vision
  • Plan, conduct, and synthesize user research, including methods such as: contextual user interviews, task analysis, mental models, personas, journey maps, competitive analysis, and rapid prototyping

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in User Interface Design, User Experience (Design), Graphic Design, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields
  • 3-5 years of work experience or equivalent practical experience
  • Mastery in UI tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, & Sketch
  • Experience conducting moderated user interviews and usability lab studies
  • Strong knowledge of prototyping tools (InVision, Principle, Marvel)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative approaches to solving complex user experience problems and to convey ideas in a tangible and effective format
  • Can analyze and prioritize end users’ workflows, needs and desires and to effectively transform this analysis into design solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and collaboration skills
  • Understanding of benefits/drawbacks to various research methods and ability to identify which ones are most appropriate at the goal level
  • Passion for working across wide range of mobile and desktop products (web and native app)
  • Portfolio demonstrating previously mentioned skills

 

San Francisco

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Contribute to Purch’s platform architecture and service infrastructure
  • Develop platform and application features and provide consulting on data technologies such as Apache SOLR, mongoDB, Redis, AWS RDS, AWS Aurora amongst others
  • Develop application features and solutions using Python
  • Collaborate with Purch B2C Engineering across areas of specialization
  • Be a key contributor to Purch’s search, discovery and personalization technology efforts
  • Participate in Purch’s devOps efforts as they pertain to data and service architecture
  • Participation in Purch’s Agile development process including daily stand ups

Must have:

  • 5+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust applications
  • 4 years architecting, coding and deploying REST API/micro service solutions
  • 3 years developing, deploying and managing SOLR cloud installations (v. 4, 5, 6)
  • 3 years developing, deploying and managing mongoDB (up to v. 3.4)
  • Ability to work independently or with a peer or team
  • Advanced scripting, OO and asynchronous solutions with Python (v. 3)
  • Extensive experience with Linux/UNIX production environments
  • 2 years working in AWS environments, implementing and supporting end to end solutions, using systems such as lambda, EC2, kinesis, SNS, SQS, S3, ECS
  • 2 years creating solutions with MemcacheD and Redis
  • Experience with CI using a Git based SMS
  • Demonstrable understanding of search, related content and personalization algorithms
  • Demonstrable experience presenting and documenting technical ideas, concepts and solutions for engineering teams
  • Demonstrable experience translating product requirements into architecture and algorithms as a technical solution
  • Experience working with geographically diverse teams

Nice to have:

  • Technical leadership experience
  • Java programming experience
  • PHP scripting experience
  • Experience writing applications with AWS Lambda
  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with python tornado and python co-routines
  • Experience with Elastisearch
  • Experience with machine learning tools and concepts

 

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

Description

  • Increase yield through the analysis and monitoring of ads and affiliates data.
  • Inform strategy and product direction through presentation of findings to company and industry executives
  • Build dashboards, reports, and alerts that informs the business of all key revenue trends and metrics
  • Own the ads and affiliate data infrastructure and ensures it meets the needs of key Purch business stakeholders
  • Measures self-performance by business questions answered rather than reports generated
  • Embraces the technical side of data and can legitimately be confused as a developer or engineer in the right light
  • Gathers actionable user requirements and can build a killer logical/physical data model from them
  • Builds dashboards that treat UI/UX/Visualization as more than buzzwords
  • Never makes the same mistake twice
  • Not just learns but becomes an expert in all of the new, cutting edge data functionality.
  • Understands the less glamorous side of BI (QA, documentation, process) is not as fun but just as important
  • Believes his or her output velocity and work quality is superior but somehow isn’t an insufferable know-it-all.
  • Is a tireless self-starter
  • Prizes growth opportunities
  • Thrives working with a close-knit, like-minded global team passionate about data and business problems

Needs

  • College graduate, preferably in a technical discipline
  • 5-10 years of experience in analyst role
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in one or more BI tools – Qlikview, Tableau, Spotfire, Looker, ChartIO
  • Proficiency in one or more DBs – SQL Server, RedShift, PostgresSQL, Netezza, Vertica, Snowflake, Oracle, MySQL
  • Proficiency in one or more web analytics tools – Adobe Analytics/Omniture, Google Analytics
  • Strong working knowledge of data modeling, warehousing, relational and non-relational storage

X-Factors

  • Hands-on experience w/ Data integration tools – Informatica, SSIS, Talend, Kettle
  • Hands-on experience using “big” data components such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Flume
  • Strong working knowledge in one or more programming languages – Python, R, Java, .NET, JavaScript, PHP, Pearl, Ruby, Scala, Clojure
  • Amazon data stack experience (Kinesis, S3, EC2, Redshift, Glacier, etc.)
  • Real-Time streaming tool experience (Spark, Storm)
  • Experience with app analytics  (Flurry, MixPanel, Localytics)

 

Waltham, MA

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving content and commerce company. More than 100 million monthly visitors engage with our many brands—Tom’s Guide, Space.com, LiveScience, TopTenReviews, and more. The Purch B2C division seeks an experienced director of paid marketing to drive qualified traffic to our compelling, original content and helpful consumer product reviews. You will build a world-class team from the ground up who will measure and understand how to further scale the Purch audience of engaged readers and happy shoppers.

You will…

  • Build an engaged audience of happy readers across the Purch network of unique and original content.
  • Make a difference for consumers as they make complex buying decisions across a wide range of product categories.
  • Manage a multi-million-dollar budget across multiple marketing platforms and channels, including search, native, and social media.
  • Lead a cross-functional team to execute effectively across a wide range of goals and projects, to carefully and methodically bring our bold vision to life.
  • Execute consistently, rapidly, and effectively, connecting decisions and action with real-time data.
  • Develop and grow a team of data-oriented marketers, working with them hands-on to grow them professionally and bring Purch’s goals to fruition.
  • Serve as a role model for a growing marketing organization and an advocate for our audience through continuous innovation, data-driven decision making, and cross-functional collaboration.
  • Build strong relationships with our channel providers such as Facebook, Outbrain and Taboola and serve as an internal expert and evangelist.

You bring…

  • 6+ years of marketing experience on high-scale, direct to consumer websites or mobile apps.
  • An ability to juggle many competing priorities and make tough decisions on what matters most to scale a marketing program profitably.
  • A passion for driving qualified traffic at scale through data-driven, iterative testing and continuous optimization.
  • Strong relationships with the major strategic advertising platforms in native, search and social advertising.
  • The ability to inspire and lead a world-class team and influence stakeholders across the Purch organization to get things done quickly.
  • The communication skills and savvy to successfully work cross-functionally to consistently bring new content and targeted campaigns to life.
  • A scrappy attitude and passion to move forward quickly, balanced with the level-headedness to manage multi-million-dollar marketing budgets profitably.
  • A refreshing and innovative approach to scaling traffic and a voracious appetite to try new things and learn from experimentation.

 

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

We are looking for two business analysts to join our team in New York office.

Description of Duties:

  • Increase user engagement, revenue, and membership through the analysis and presentation of data.
  • Build dashboards, reports, and alerts that informs the business of all key trends and metrics
  • Ability to construct complex SQL queries
  • Strongly self-sufficient with ability to produce dashboards or reports with minimal engineering engagement
  • Measures self-performance by business questions answered rather than reports generated
  • Embraces the technical side of data and can legitimately be confused as a developer or engineer in the right light
  • Gathers actionable user requirements and can build a killer logical/physical data model from them
  • Builds dashboards that treat UI/UX/Visualization as more than buzzwords
  • Never makes the same mistake twice
  • Understands the less glamorous side of BI (QA, documentation, process) is not as fun but just as important
  • Seeks out leadership and communication opportunities to evangelize data
  • Believes his or her output velocity and work quality is superior but somehow isn’t an insufferable know-it-all.
  • Is a tireless self-starter
  • Prizes growth opportunities
  • Thrives working with a close-knit, like-minded global team passionate about data and business problems

Needs

  • College graduate, preferably in a technical discipline
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in one or more BI tools – Qlikview, Tableau, Spotfire, Looker, ChartIO
  • Proficiency in one or more DBs – SQL Server, RedShift, PostgresSQL, Netezza, Vertica, Snowflake, Oracle, MySQL
  • Proficiency in one or more web analytics tools – Adobe Analytics/Omniture, Google Analytics
  • Strong working knowledge of data modeling, warehousing, relational and non-relational storage

X-Factors

  • Hands-on experience w/ Data integration tools – Informatica, SSIS, Talend, Kettle
  • Hands-on experience using “big” data components such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Flume
  • Strong working knowledge  in one or more programming languages – Python, R, Java, .NET, Javascript, PHP, Pearl, Ruby, Scala, Clojure
  • Amazon data stack experience (Kinesis, S3, EC2, Redshift, Glacier, etc.)
  • Real-Time streaming tool experience (Spark, Storm)
  • Experience with app analytics  (Flurry, MixPanel, Localytics)

 

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