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

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.

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:
New York

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.

Responsibilities

  • Project manage multiple small to large product development initiatives at once, across multiple cross-functional and geographically distributed teams
  • Positively affect the outcome (time, features, quality) of your projects, do much more than just facilitate
  • Manage project scope, goals, deliverables, and schedules throughout each project’s lifecycle
  • Ensure your projects are on track. Hold team members accountable to deadlines
  • Prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, sprint plannings, backlog refinement meetings, demos, and retrospectives
  • Proactively communicate project status across team members and stakeholders regularly. Improve transparency of project status and radiate information appropriately to various audiences
  • Mediate and resolve communication gaps as they surface
  • Participate in and drive process improvement. Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practice
  • Work with a sense of urgency, both in regards to your own tasks and those of others

Required Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile Project Management methods and tools
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively lead and collaborate with teams in multiple remote locations
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize
  • Always a team-player with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Strong analytical, technical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills, with the ability to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or relevant expertise
  • 4-6 years of Project Management experience in software development, online media, and/or technology projects.
  • Internet savvy with extensive experience in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience driving remote teams. Across multiple timezones a plus
  • MS Excel expertise. Atlassian tool suite a plus – JIRA, Confluence, etc
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or certified ScrumMaster a plus
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
Ogden, UT

Description

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. One of our owned and operated sites, Top Ten Reviews, has an exciting opportunity in our editorial department.

Top Ten Reviews seeks a skilled writer with strong analytical and critical thinking skills and specific knowledge of Windows PC and Apple OS X software, particularly computer utilities including but not limited to registry and system repair and cleaning applications, data backup and recovery applications, server backup, RAID recovery, file compression, disk imaging and driver updates. Qualified candidates will have excellent research skills and a proven capacity to write compelling content to aid readers in making complex buying decisions. We prefer the successful candidate to be located in our Ogden, UT office, and financial assistance with relocation may be available.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducting technical and market research on a wide range of products and services including PC and Mac utilities, data backup and recovery, file compression and sharing, RAID recovery and server backup as well as other related review sites.
  • Helping to conceive and complete evaluations of such products for performance, compatibility, ease of use and other attributes.
  • Writing authoritative, credible content that is approachable and engaging as well as professional and impeccably well researched for the above and related subject matter.
  • Explaining the features of a product or service and how they benefit the consumer.
  • Maintaining and updating site content to keep product reviews up-to-date.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience
  • Preferred degree in technical writing, communications or journalism or a related field
  • At least 1-3 years’ experience

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to assimilate information from a wide variety of sources
  • Strong organizational, analytical, research and writing skills
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Ability to manage data and organize work
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality content while managing multiple priorities and meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Familiarity with AP Style
  • Proficiency in primary software categories including industry knowledge, trends and hands-on experience with associated software, services, SaaS and related hardware.
  • Aptitude for building effective working relationships and accomplishing tasks in a collaborative team environment
  • Microsoft Office-basic formatting and organization in Excel and Word, understanding of Outlook and SharePoint

Please include a link to three online writing samples or attach writing samples

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

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, 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
  • 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 up-sell opportunities and 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.

 

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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