Media Account Director - ANZ Market

Taboola is widely recognized as the world’s leading content discovery and distribution platform that now serves over 360 billion editorial and video recommendations to over 1 billion unique visitors every month.  Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola's platform to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. Taboola's technology analyzes real-time user data (such as geography, device type, referral source, collaborative filtering, and social media trends) to predict the top handful of items a user may want to consume next. Taboola's partners include a wide network of top tier publisher sites, including: MSN, NBC Universal, USA TODAY, Business Insider, Bloomberg and The Weather Channel.

The Account Director will be directly responsible for managing a team of Account managers across the ANZ region together with managing a book of business and identifying up-sell/optimization opportunities at scale. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, analytical and have outstanding relationship management skills.

Responsibilities and skills:

  • Manage and grow relationships with media clients and agencies through a high performing account management team.
  • Understand the organisation’s business needs and develop relationships at all levels – working closely with Country Managers and Regional Heads.
  • Monitor and analyse metrics and proactively take steps to improve results across the region, through the wider account management team.
  • Communicate regularly with AM groups across the global offices, staying up to date with best practices, adopting and adjusting them to the APAC market in collaboration with Regional Director.
  • Oversee campaign launches across the team
  • Campaign management – working with the AM team to help them hit their campaign goals, budgeting and scaling – mentoring and coaching them in order to help them grow their accounts and grow professionally.
  • Proactive consultation - ensuring that clients are following best practice and maximizing every opportunity to achieve account success on the platform.
  • Mentor and lead a multi-lingual team across the region.
  • Be an expert in all things Taboola, sharing your knowledge with the AM team to ensure continuous improvement and knowledge building.
  • Being a thought leader in all digital advertising topics
  • Working successfully with agencies and key Global brands to increase Taboola's awareness and footprint


  • Prior senior account management role in Adtech.
  • Strong analytical skills to collect business intelligence by conversing with clients and monitoring/identifying trends in data and in generated reports
  • Experience managing performance/direct response campaigns
  • Significant experience of creating presentation decks with PowerPoint
  • Outstanding relationship management and customer service skills
  • Experience of managing accounts from more than one location – essential
  • Experience in optimising towards higher conversion rates, and lower CPA's
  • Understanding the importance of ROI for performance advertisers
  • Excellent technological skills and ability to quickly learn what is needed to support the campaigns successful implementation and optimisation
  • Outstanding relationship management and customer-facing skills
  • A true passion for online content and in-depth knowledge of web marketing
  • Ability to lead a multi-lingual account management team and lead by example
  • Experience setting goals and managing performance to get the best out of the individual and the wider team

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