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 Taylor

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

Alfred Vericel

Board Observer

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

Phil Barrett

SVP & General Manager of Marketing & Shopper Services

Antoine Boulin

Head of Corporate and Business Development & GM Europe

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

150 5th Ave

New York, NY10011

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, Italy, and Germany.

Job Openings

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

Waltham, MA

Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easy. And with over 100M visits every month on sites such as Business.com, Business News Daily, BuyerZone, Tom’s Hardware, TopTenReviews, LaptopMag and Space.com, Purch is one of the largest technology and media companies in the world.

The Purch B2B division is on the hunt for a Senior UI Designer to help fuel our continued growth. We seek an enthusiastic person who wants to build experiences that help small businesses research and select the best product for them. As a Purch designer, you are a critical part of our Product Marketing team —a strategic design thinker, hands-on prototype creator, user researcher, team collaborator, and the ultimate champion for our users. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an entrepreneurial media company building great products in a fast and iterative way for a passionate community of users.

In this role, you will:

  • Create simple, intuitive, usable, and engaging experiences for our users.
  • Wireframe, prototype, mock and design web and app UX/UI designs in responsive desktop, tablet and mobile formats
  • Produce dramatic infographics with provided content
  • Build CSS and basic web pages
  • Cycle regularly through phases: ideate, prototype, test, learn and repeat.
  • Know and love our users, understand their pain points, listen to their feedback, stay on top of the trends that fascinate them, be their champion.
  • Contribute to the overall visual brand language and user experience by collaborating with the design team on brand guidelines and our pattern library
  • Participate in design team reviews/critiques at various stages of UX and visual design phases

You bring…

  • 5+ years of UX design experience on digital products for mobile and web, ideally in the B2B space
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Product Design, Interaction Design, UX or a related field
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and InVision; working knowledge of JavaScript is a plus
  • Experience with user testing, prototyping and A/B testing
  • A passion for research, customer data and analysis of user feedback and behavior
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver iteratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills, from strategic vision to specific details of implementation; you will sit within the Product Marketing team, but should be comfortable speaking/working with developers
  • A solid understanding of brand and capability of executing on designs that support and communicate brand value
  • An amazing portfolio that makes the bulk of your case. Required**

Location: Purch Boston (Waltham) Office

Salary Range: 100k – 125k

Waltham, MA

Description: 

BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to become an outstanding search engine marketer from one of the leaders in the industry. With profit and loss responsibility for a multi-million dollar portfolio, you will work with all the leading search engine marketing (SEM) platforms and learn many related techniques to create, optimize and grow our results. Your creativity will also be tapped as our entrepreneurial culture greatly encourages refining our current practices and testing new ideas in our constant quest to improve results. Your innovation, creative thinking and success will be rewarded with ownership of new projects, programs and channels.

At least one year of dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience is required for this position.

Outstanding candidates will thrive in fast-paced quantitative operation, work well with a team and have a strong intellectual curiosity, a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a constant desire to over achieve.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor day-to-day financial results for all paid marketing programs (search and display)
  • Plan, manage and execute a portfolio of paid search campaigns, including but not limited to strategy development, organization and management
  • Responsible for ongoing optimization efforts to meet objectives, including but not limited to bid management, negative keyword strategies, and ad copy/creative revision based on performance history
  • Daily use of Tableau for reporting and analytics
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze campaign/program performance data and provide actionable insights
  • Build strong relationships across PPC and other departments, such as Category Management and Sales
  • Identify expansion opportunities within and outside current online marketing plan
  • Conduct industry research and present actionable findings
  • Manage relationships with representatives from the major online advertising channels

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years direct, dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience in managing large scale, complex campaigns with a substantial budget
  • In-depth understanding of Paid Search campaign management and optimization practices
  • Experience with Paid Search platforms like Google AdWords, Bing Ads Editor and Yahoo Gemini
  • Experience with bid management tools, such as DoubleClick Search, is a plus
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, with the ability to identify trends and insights through data analysis
  • Comfortable manipulating numbers, primarily within Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure
  • Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience with the management of display and/or social campaigns is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

As you acquire expertise within the fast growing world of online marketing, the analyst experience will launch your career and help build your personal network of colleagues and friends. You’ll join a high-spirited, collaborative group that’s committed to excellence and beating goals.

More about BuyerZone

BuyerZone is located in Waltham Massachusetts, just outside of Boston, and the leading online marketplace for business purchasing. BuyerZone has facilitated more than $5 billion in purchasing transactions over the last three years and makes it possible for small to large sized companies to find great suppliers for the products and services they need to run their business.  BuyerZone is part of Purch and strives to maintain a fun, casual and friendly environment at work.

 

Waltham, MA

Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easy. And with over 100M visits every month on sites such as Business.com, Business News Daily, BuyerZone, Tom’s Hardware, TopTenReviews, LaptopMag and Space.com, Purch is one of the largest technology and media companies in the world.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) reports directly to the Vice President, FP&A and serves as business partner to the General Manager (GM) of Purch’s B2B business segment. In this capacity, the Manager FP&A will provide the GM with the necessary data, reporting, analysis and insights, essential to the business segment’s financial growth and profitability. The Manager will be embedded within the business segment, working closely with the GM as well as his senior staff, while serving as a liaison between the segment and FP&A. The Manager will have direct exposure to Purch’s CFO and other executives, including the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversight of business segment’s P&L with full budget control and forecast responsibility
  • Develop trusting and collaborative working relationship with General Manager of business segment
  • Work with key business segment constituents to build and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Own and drive rolling revenue and expense forecasting process
  • Own and drive annual budget planning process for all departments within the business segment
  • Build business case and supporting ROI analysis for capital budgeting requests
  • Other Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis
  • Calculate commissions for business segment
  • Assist with M&A related financial modeling and due diligence

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this Position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:  

  • Minimum- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA or CPA a plus

 

Prior Work Experience:

  •  Minimum- 8 years Finance/Accounting experience with at least 4 years in FP&A and supervisory roles
  •  Preferred- experience supporting a digital media organization

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to convert operating and financial data into business strategy
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with upper levels of management
  • Expert level Excel skills
  • Experience using accounting and financial planning software (experience with Adaptive Solutions a plus)
  • Knowledge of M&A activity, including due diligence, a plus
  • Or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Salary Range: 125k – 150k

New York

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. The Purch B2C division seeks an experienced director of product to build great services which help consumers research and buy the products that are best for them. Your small team of product managers will measure and understand how shoppers research and purchase products and build tools and experiences that make their purchase journey more successful.

 

You will…

 

  • Make a difference for consumers as they make complex buying decisions across a wide range of product categories
  • Lead a team of product managers to execute effectively across a wide range of goals and projects, bring our bold vision to life in a step-by-step fashion
  • Execute consistently, rapidly, and effectively, connecting decisions and action with customer needs and business outcomes
  • Develop and grow a team of product managers, working with them hands-on to grow them professionally and bring Purch’s goals to fruition
  • Serve as a role model for an evolving product culture focused on building connections with our customers, continuous innovation, data-driven decision making, and cross-functional collaboration

 

You bring…

  • 6+ years of product management experience on high-scale, direct to consumer digital products.
  • An ability to juggle many competing priorities and make tough decisions on what matters most
  • A passion for meeting customer needs through data-driven, iterative product development and continuous optimization
  • The ability to inspire and lead a team
  • The communication skills and ability to unite passionate stakeholders
  • A scrappy attitude and passion to move forward quickly, balanced with the patience to manage complexity and drive large, multi-threaded projects to completion
Waltham, MA

Product Marketing Specialist

Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easy. And with over 100M visits every month on sites such as Business.com, Business News Daily, BuyerZone, Tom’s Hardware, TopTenReviews, LaptopMag and Space.com, Purch is one of the largest technology and media companies in the world.

The Purch B2B division is on the hunt for a Product Marketing Specialist to help fuel our continued growth.

 

Position Summary

The Product Marketing Specialist will play a critical role in implementing, optimizing, scaling and reporting on performance-based advertising revenue (Pay per action (PPA), lead generation, e-commerce and affiliate) as well as support the research, management, growth and optimization of new product/service categories across our B2B portfolio. The right candidate will be data-driven to identify opportunities but comfortable with online marketing tactics and working closely with our sales and content teams to maximize yield and client return.
Responsibilities:

  • Analyze conversion funnels and web analytics to suggest areas of opportunity
  • Work in tandem with sales to turn identified opportunities into revenue
  • Optimize monetization on a category basis
  • Understand client KPIs to deliver the right audience and optimize yield for Purch
  • Appreciate great design and the needs of user experience
  • Create and deliver reporting on an ongoing basis based on key metrics

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years in relevant product/performance marketing, ideally in the online space
  • Strong understanding of online performance drivers, and the ability to use data to drive fundamental online marketing decisions and strategies
  • Strong knowledge of online analytics, especially Google Analytics, and search (PPC, SEO)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Meticulous/thorough with details and incredibly organized and proactive
  • Ability to evaluate business performance and identify issues and opportunities
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaborate effectively across multiple departments
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time with relative independence
  • Roll-up-the-sleeves attitude – proven ability to move quickly, get hands dirty, and execute successfully
  • Excel is your friend, not your foe
  • BA/BS in a business-related major

`Location: Purch Boston (Waltham) Office

Waltham, MA

Company Summary:

Since 1992, BuyerZone ( a Purch brand) has helped connect millions of businesses with thousands of quality sellers for hundreds of products and services. Buyers save time and money on important purchases by receiving free price quotes from sellers who are able to best meet their needs. BuyerZone’s lead generation programs provide sellers with cost-effective, easy-to-implement and results-focused solutions that deliver leads from prospective buyers at every stage of the purchasing cycle.

http://www.BuyerZone.com

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The National Sales Manager (NSM) is responsible for achieving revenue and client retention goals by developing sales opportunities with new and existing client organizations in 25+ target industries.   The NSM will actively be cold calling sales and marketing decision makers at Fortune 2000 companies to introduce BuyerZone’s Lead Generation Programs. This person will need to be a “Hunter” and a consultative sales person that will be based in our office but may occasionally visit and meet clients and support trade show events. This is an individual contributor position.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sell online and web-based lead development programs to new and existing customers
  • Cover 25+ Target Industries throughout the United States, selling to “C” level and director level sales and marketing executives at Fortune 2000 companies
  • Develop a quarterly and annual business plan detailing key client  and prospect focus, territory plans and sales strategies  for execution in the upcoming quarter and annually
  • Propose solutions based on customer requirements. Prepare pricing quotes, sales proposals within defined corporate guidelines
  • Work with management, sales and support teams to achieve revenue goals, new category development goals, customer satisfaction and account retention goals
  • Well versed in and keen understanding of category portfolio to provide feedback to product management on client and industry requirements to enhance our product offerings
  • Monitor competitive offerings and develop new sales strategies to win in assigned industry markets
  • Manage and maintain detailed pipeline and accurate forecasts to achieve assigned monthly, quarterly and annual quota/goals
  • Effectively utilize SalesForce.com for management of all daily business activities.  Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including email tracking, qualification calls, closed sales, and follow-up activities within the assigned categories to maximize revenue potential

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  •             Minimum- Bachelor’s degree

Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum- 5+ years of internet, lead generation, or online advertising sales
  • Preferred- Previous experience selling in a B2B environment to “C” level and director level marketing/sales executives

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Able to sell and close business effectively over the phone
  • Able to emphasize the value of the product
  • Able to build professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of digital advertising/lead generation
  • Strong focus on customer service and satisfaction
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and CRM software (ideally SalesForce.com)
  • Strong questioning and listening skills to match product with the customer’s needs
  • Able to learn details about and develop deep understanding of current trends in 25+ unique and varied industries
New York

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. 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 enthusiastic Senior UX Designer who wants to build products that help shoppers research and select the best product for them. As a Purch product designer, you are a critical part of an agile product development squad—a strategic design thinker, hands-on prototype creator, user researcher, team collaborator, and the ultimate champion for our users. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an entrepreneurial media company building great products in a fast and iterative way for a passionate community of users.

You will…

  • Create simple, intuitive, usable, and engaging experiences for our users.
  • Work collaboratively within product squads/teams to define and deliver iterative products that balance the needs of users with technical constraints and business objectives.
  • Produce and test great experiences by creating wireframes, prototypes, user flows, user interfaces and interactions, and visual designs.
  • Cycle regularly through phases: ideate, prototype, test, learn and repeat.
  • Know and love our users, understand their pain points, listen to their feedback, stay on top of the trends that fascinate them, be their champion.
  • Contribute to the overall visual brand language and user experience by collaborating with the design team on brand guidelines and our pattern library
  • Participate in design team reviews/critiques at various stages of UX and visual design phases

 

You bring…

  • 5+ years of UX design experience on direct to consumer digital products for mobile and web.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Product Design, Interaction Design, UX or a related field
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and InVision. Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with Lean UX design principles and practice
  • Experience with user testing, low and high fidelity prototyping and A/B testing
  • A passion for research, customer data and analysis of user feedback and behavior.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver iteratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, from strategic vision to specific details of implementation.
  • A solid understanding of brand and capability of executing on designs that support and communicate brand value.

**Please provide link to your portfolio**

Ogden, UT

POSITION SUMMARY

Purch is searching for a results-oriented and security-minded Dev/OPS Engineer to add to our growing IT Operations team.  As a member of the Ops team, you will be responsible for building, managing, and supporting a wide range of services and technologies focusing on modern cloud and open-source platforms.  You will be directly supporting the underlying infrastructure of high-traffic web sites such as TomsHardware.com, TomsGuide.com, Anandtech.com, Space.com, TopTenReviews.com (and several others), while primarily focusing on…

 

  • Delivering 24×7 cloud operations support in our AWS environments
  • Continuously improving our infrastructure and web site applications to be well documented, scalable, secure, easy to deploy and fault-tolerant
  • Working closely with our development teams, product and site managers and other members of the Ops team to build and support new or existing projects/services
  • Staying up-to-date with current web application and development technologies and services.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 Education: Preferred-BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience (5 years)

Prior Work Experience:

Minimum-2+ years’ experience in a Operations/DevOps role and in deploying and managing services in AWS (VPC, EC2, RDS, IAM, ELB, S3, Route53, Cloudwatch, CodeDeploy, etc.) in a medium to large environment.

Knowledge/Skills:

The Ideal candidate will have most or all of the following:

  • Experience and knowledge of Configuration Management (Chef) and CD/CI tools (Jenkins)
  • Strong Linux experience (Preferably with CentOS/RHEL)
  • Some Scripting Experience (Python, Bash etc…)
  • Experience with web application servers such as Nginx, Apache, JBOSS, Ruby, IIS,
  • Experience with database server technologies (MongoDB, MySQL, SQL, Aurora)
  • Knowledge of SCM tools (SVN, Git)
  • Experience with Content Delivery Networks (Akamai, Cloudflare)
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools (NewRelic, Nagios, Splunk, ElasticSearch, Rsyslog, Graphite, Kibana, Grafana)
  • Experience supporting network infrastructure such as Firewalls, DHCP, DNS, NTP, LDAP, SSL etc.
  • Strong teamwork skills, with excellent written and spoken communication
  • Excellent troubleshooting capabilities and an ability to quickly learn new technologies is a plus.

The position does require participation in an on-call rotation, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

ABOUT US:

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.

 

New York

Description:

We’re searching for a passionate, motivated, community-builder to help us grow our forums across sites like Tom’s Hardware, Tom’s Guide, and more. This gadget-loving geek will connect with our community on a deep level to promote the development of a core of enthusiast users, while managing contract content creation and relationships. Strong grammar, communications skills, organization and time-management abilities are essential.

The primary role of this position is the production and curation of community content, both user-generated and contracted. The Assistant Community Manager will work closely with contractors and cross-discipline to ensure that all content meets quality standards. The Assistant Community Manager enhances the value and visibility of existing threads within our forums, improving content through editing and user engagement. They will build categories by refining and increasing the visibility of popular threads, ensuring that questions have answers and that users are able to find the content they are looking for.

The ideal candidate will possess communications savvy, as the Assistant Community Manager will act as a representative of Purch in the forums across a portfolio of our sites that exist as part of the Top 50 U.S. Digital Media Properties.

Responsibilities:

* Ensures questions have solid, quality answers

* Assesses needs based on visitor demand, manages contractors for content production

* Oversees and edits content for new tutorials, threads, community articles and more

* Serves as point-of-contact between Editorial and Community departments

* Oversees giveaways, plans, and executes initiatives, coordinates with moderators

Requirements:

* Passionate and enthusiastic about tech, electronics, gadgets and mobile

* Impeccable organizational skills

* Ability to write and edit copy in grammatically correct English

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, basic Photoshop and HTML

* Great communication skills

Pluses:

* Previous experience managing content authors, volunteers or contractors

* Familiarity with the Tom’s Hardware or Tom’s Guide brands

* Enthusiasm for consumer technology and enthusiast technology

* Previous community/moderation experience

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