Account Executive LA Posted: Jan 10th Location: Los Angeles, California


Overview

The LA Account Executive is a senior sales role that will have full responsibility for managing and growing our mobile product portfolio via direct agency and client contacts in and around Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have expertise creating innovative mobile revenue opportunities and should thrive in an agile, data-driven, fast paced and ever changing environment. This position reports to the Director of West Coast Sales.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience with content platforms, video or digital display, ad networks and mobile product or in App advertising. They will understand the major players in the ad technology industry, identify and champion new revenue opportunities, and collaborate across functions to develop interest in and enhance products offerings to the market. Ideally, this individual will have contacts at OMD, Carat, Mindshare, Horizon, Initiative, Saatchi and Initiative and other agencies in LA.


Responsibilities

  • Be the general of their assigned, dedicated agencies and client list.
  • Be the Chief Sales Evangelist for PadSquad in their market.
  • Be a sales guru by anticipating the needs of the their advertising customer and marketplace over the next 1-3 years.
  • Be in a top performer on the team and attain or exceed quota every quarter.
  • Be a partner to the Ad Operations, Client Services and Marketing organization.
  • Be the person who sets the industry on fire, and blazes their own path in the mobile ecosystem.
  • Be an integral part of the PadSquad sales team, participating in strategy and operational discussions with sales leadership, strives to be in succeed no matter what.
  • Be the leader of mobile ad product functionality and offerings.
  • Be the successful hunter who defines and prioritizes opportunities and closes large volumes of business.
  • Be an outstanding communicator on your revenue, pipeline and all key client issues and objections.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 4 relevant years advertising experience, including work at an Ad Tech, Ad Network or Industry Publisher in a sales / revenue generating capacity.
  • Must have shown revenue growth and ability to close new business and hit budget.
  • Good business judgment, BS/BA required, ad agency background preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of an organization.
  • Highly detail-oriented and analytic skills absolutely required.
  • Proven teamwork and unmatched organization skills.
  • Flexible and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods accordingly.
  • Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people.
  • Identifies and analyzes problems with accounts; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information.
  • Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way.
  • Strong analytical skills: determined, passionate and wants to succeed by exceeding their revenue expectations.
  • Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner.
  • Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business.

If you feel qualified for this position, please email your resume to dana@padsquad.com.

To learn more about PadSquad, visit http://www.padsquad.com or follow us at @padsquadmedia


Director, Supply Services Posted: Jan 10th Location: New York


Overview

** NOTE: Please do not apply for this role without 5+ years of digital advertising technology experience, preferably on the publisher and/or advertising platform/network side of the business.

This person will be at the forefront of the mobile advertising revolution, working with a growing team of successful digital media professionals, and will thrive if seeking a fast paced, dynamic role in the mobile ecosystem. PadSquad has enjoyed 3,000% + growth over the last three years, ranking it as one of the fastest growing advertising technology companies in the U.S, and consistently is recognized by the industry press for it’s award-winning mobile ad solutions. This role will be instrumental in our future success plans.


Job Description

The Director of Publisher Services is responsible maintaining and for building Supply-side alliances through relationships with some of the biggest publishers and media companies in the industry. The key mandate is to establish PadSquad as the primary demand partner of choice for mobile publishers, defined by:

  • Ad tagging technology and publisher inventory infrastructure development.
  • Be the supply-side technology expert.
  • Act as the voice of PadSquad Supply-side offerings in the mobile industry and evangelize our value proposition to digital publishers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide strategy and direction for all of PadSquad’s supply side marketplace.
  • Maintain & develop solid publisher relationships across The US, Canada and emerging markets.
  • Craft and lead a comprehensive programmatic product supply strategy.
  • Independently prepare and present conceptual and detailed partnership proposals and summaries, for complex deals.
  • Work closely with PadSquad’s ad products & operations teams to identify potential partnership opportunities for advertising products and offering.
  • Identify emerging industry trends (e.g., header-bidding, server-to-server, private marketplaces) in mobile advertising and key areas for growth; evaluate and execute on key partnership opportunities to enable growth.
  • Manage and develop a high performing team of publisher services tasked with developing and managing day-to-day tactical plans.

Qualifications

  • Ability to architect private marketplaces & online audiences.
  • Can architect header-bidding and ad tag solutions for publishers.
  • Solid technical background on enterprise and programmatic platforms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and external clients.
  • Willingness to respond to frequent demands of multiple customers (internal and external).
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) & customer service skills, strong analytical skills.
  • Quick learner with a flexible attitude to cope within a rapidly changing arena.
  • Self-starter and proactive ability to organize and handle multiple priorities.

Qualified Candidates Will Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ combined experience in advertising operations, business/publisher development, and ad network technology.
  • Experience in programmatic supply side.
  • Experience managing complex strategic partnerships with an attention to detail and service.
  • Working relationships with top digital / mobile Publishers.

If you feel qualified for this position, please email your resume to jobs@padsquad.com.

To learn more about PadSquad, visit http://www.padsquad.com or follow us at @padsquadmedia


Senior Account Manager Posted: Jan 3rd Location: New York


Overview

PadSquad is a fast-growing mobile software company focused on creating world-class mobile creative executions across premium mobile publishers. This person will be at the forefront of the mobile advertising revolution, working with a growing team of successful digital media professionals, and will thrive if seeking a fast paced, dynamic role in the mobile ecosystem. PadSquad has enjoyed 3,000% + growth over the last three years, ranking it as one of the fastest growing advertising technology companies in the U.S, and consistently is recognized by the industry press for it’s award-winning mobile ad solutions.

The Senior Account Manager will work directly with the Senior Director of Customer Success and their AE’s to maintain and grow business within New York market. This position has massive growth potential as the Account Managers works alongside each and every department within the organization. Account Managers are expected to provide the highest level of strategic pre-sale planning (account planning/media planning) and post-sale (insights) customer support focused on driving our client’s KPIs. The Senior AM will provide the highest level of customer service resulting in the flawless execution of their campaigns against the critical success factors of the client. This role requires a high degree of customer focus, standards of communication, numerical analysis and multi-tasking.


Who are we looking for

  • Ambitious self-starter with a strong media background and an analytical thinker to build partnerships with clients, make conclusions and recommendations.
  • Passionate about working in a client facing role in a fast-paced environment with frequent pressure to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • A problem solver who doesn’t wait for someone else to give the answer; takes charge and feels ownership.
  • Best in class project management skills and ability to prioritize and deliver timely work.
  • Dynamic, flexible and hard-working individual who is able to pivot direction quickly to keep up with business demands.
  • A great communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills, and are comfortable in engaging conversation with any level.
  • 3-5 years in mobile or digital media within sales, account management, marketing and/or business development a must.
  • Proficient in with digital interface tools including Doubleclick (DFA, DFP), Celtra, Moat etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own pre and post-sale operations support for the sales organization including strategy, media plans, campaign execution, reporting and incremental.
  • Utilize campaign data analytics and insights (i.e. best practices, historical performance data, case studies, analytics tools and client campaign history).
    • To enhance account team and client knowledge, build strategic account plans, and drive a sales strategy.
    • To understand the data and use it to “tell a story” to a client through reportable insights, wrap up reports, quarterly business reviews, etc.
  • Develop and maintain excellent customer relations, acting as a point of contact for existing customers both direct and via media agencies and agency trading desks.
  • Recognize upsell opportunities; lead and influence clients to invest when opportunities arise.
  • Support the Account Executive throughout sales process by being active participant on client meetings, navigate and influence clients’ personnel (planners and buyers) and compliment client objectives.

If you feel qualified for this position, please email your resume to brianna@padsquad.com.

To learn more about PadSquad, visit http://www.padsquad.com or follow us at @padsquadmedia


Creative Producer Posted: Dec 5th Location: New York


Overview

PadSquad is looking to add a full-time Creative Producer to our growing and talented team. The Creative Producer will play a hugely important role in PadSquad’s continued growth, as we offer world-class mobile creative executions across premium mobile publishers. This person will be at the forefront of the mobile advertising revolution, working with a growing team of successful digital media professionals, and will thrive if seeking a fast paced, dynamic role in the mobile ecosystem. PadSquad has enjoyed 3,000% + growth over the last three years, ranking it as one of the fastest growing advertising technology companies in the U.S, and consistently is recognized by the industry press for it’s award-winning mobile ad solutions.

The Creative Producer will provide the highest level of customer service and act as the lead point of contact on custom mobile rich media campaign execution for Fortune 100 brands. This position requires a strong understanding of mobile best practices, technology and trends to provide clients and internal teams with insights and innovative ideas for both the pre- and post-sales process. The Creative Producer must have experience with project management and the ability to multi-task and prioritize demanding deadlines.


Responsibilities

  • Ideate and brainstorm pre/post-sale creative concepts that satisfy client-branding objectives and push the envelope in terms of mobile innovation.
  • Understand mobile industry performance metrics to strategically align creative solutions that help meet a client’s business goals and objectives.
  • Act as the main liaison between the client and internal teams, to effectively execute custom rich media executions.
  • Manage and prioritize production process against conflicting deadlines.
  • Keep current on mobile offerings, technology, trends and best practices. Proactively shares subject matter expertise with others to improve capabilities to deliver world-class solutions for clients.
  • Work efficiently with a team of designers, producers and account managers to cultivate a collaborative work environment.

Requirements

  • 2+ years professional experience working in technology, advertising or on digital products.
  • Self-starter who doesn’t shy from taking initiative and has enthusiasm for collaboration.
  • Proficient project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects, meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize accordingly.
  • Experience working with design/ UX Teams.
  • Fast-on-their feet and can understand the broad picture but also be detail oriented.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all other departments.
  • Excellent written & communication skills.

If you feel qualified for this position, please email your resume to Jen Gavin at jen@padsquad.com.

To learn more about PadSquad, visit http://www.padsquad.com or follow us at @padsquadmedia


Senior Software Engineer Posted: Nov 15th Location: New York


Job Description

PadSquad is looking to add a clean code writing, pragmatic Software Engineer to our Product & Engineering Group, as we offer world-class mobile creative executions across premium mobile publishers. This person will be at the forefront of the mobile advertising revolution, working with a growing team of successful digital media professionals, and will thrive if seeking a fast paced, dynamic role in the mobile ecosystem. PadSquad has enjoyed 3,000% + growth over the last three years, ranking it as one of the fastest growing advertising technology companies in the U.S, and consistently is recognized by the industry press for it’s award-winning mobile ad solutions. This role will be instrumental in our future success plans.

The ideal candidate is a full-stack programmer with a passion for difficult problem solving, and prior experience in the ad technology and/or digital media business. We are looking for only engineers who are eager to use cutting edge technologies, to think “outside the box” to solve problems, and tweak and reinvent processes.

The Software Engineer role will be responsible for driving innovation within our engineering and product teams with the aim of strengthening PadSquad’s unique brand position. You will be responsible for creating streamlined solutions for delivering Padsquad’s unique mobile ad-products, as well as building and maintaining an infrastructure of business intelligence and client-facing tools.


Who You Are

  • You are a strong software engineer who writes clean and effective code.
  • You are pragmatic. You use whatever language/framework best solves the problem at hand.
  • You are a risk taker, yet thorough. You are not afraid to take new and innovative approaches to solve a problem.
  • You are a team player, enjoy collaborating, teaching, and learning from others.
  • You know something about the ad technology market, digital media, and understand web applications; you might even know something about ad serving.

Job Requirements

  • B.S or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience).
  • Robust algorithms, data structures, and network fundamentals.
  • Proficiency in Javascript/Node.js.
  • Comfortable working in a Linux shell environment with version control (preferably Git).
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud computing platforms.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated energetic team player.

If you feel qualified for this position, please email your resume to jobs@padsquad.com

To learn more about PadSquad, visit http://www.padsquad.com or follow us at @padsquadmedia


Ad Sales Marketing Manager Posted: Nov 18th Location: New York


Overview

PadSquad LLC is a fast-growing mobile software company focused on the intersection of digital content and advertising on mobile devices. Our proprietary mobile responsive software combines high-end user experiences and viewable rich media to deliver meaningful results – measured and proven with an extensive suite of analytics.

This role will be responsible for driving innovation and creativity into all areas of the sales marketing cycle, from proposal strategy, product promotion and sales collateral, all with the aim of strengthening PadSquad’s unique brand position.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in digital marketing and a passion for uncovering new opportunities and partnerships to enhance product offerings in a very competitive market. This position requires being a creative self- thinker with the ability to multi-task while maintaining strong attention to detail.


Responsibilities

  • Ideate and brainstorm creative proposal concepts that satisfy client-branding objectives and push the envelope in terms of mobile innovation.
  • Collaborate with Account Managers to compose personalized proposals that creatively and strategically align with marketing initiatives for a variety of verticals.
  • Act as the main liaison between internal teams to create and manage market facing collateral.
  • Help lead sales and account management training on latest ad product releases.
  • Coordinate and execute industry events, agency entertaining, media guerilla mailers.

Requirements

  • Must have a strong passion for thinking outside of the box and innovating on market-leading product.
  • Self-starter who doesn’t shy from taking initiative.
  • Hard-worker who enjoys brainstorming and can think creatively.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage/ prioritize against conflicting deadlines.
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Keynote to create and build clean visual Presentations. Knowledge of InDesign a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills must be demonstrated.
  • 3+ years experience working in client-facing role for a media, digital, or technology organization. Previous experience working for a mobile ad tech company a plus
  • Bachelors degree

If you feel qualified for this position, please email your resume to Jen Gavin at jen@padsquad.com.

To learn more about PadSquad, visit http://www.padsquad.com or follow us at @padsquadmedia