Newsroom Engagement Manager

Newsroom Engagement Manager 

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.
 
Taboola is headquartered in New York City, and also has offices across the globe in Los Angeles, London, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, São Paulo, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Istanbul, and Tokyo. 
 
Taboola is looking for a dedicated, experienced Newsroom Engagement Manager with editorial & site metrics experience to consult with and train editorial teams using Taboola Newsroom.  The Engagement Manager will serve as a strategic partner to editorial teams. The Newsroom Engagement Manager will work with the Editorial teams at premium publishers to train, deploy and encourage use of Taboola’s Newsroom suite of analytics and insight tools.  The Engagement Manager will also work in close coordination with Account & Project Managers to support the sales, implementation and launch of the Taboola Newsroom product.  

To be effective with Taboola's Newsroom, you need a strong background in digital news at a premium publisher. You need to be naturally inquisitive and excited about the editorial value our customers achieve with our products and services. We take pride in our professionalism, integrity, and ability to deliver real value to our customers. This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in a very successful and rapidly growing company.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Establish strong relationships through ongoing conversations at all levels of the news organization and become a trusted advisor to senior editors.
  • Understand the publisher’s editorial objectives and map Taboola platform capabilities to the needs of the organization.
  • Provide ongoing training and consulting to editorial teams on audience development best practices using Taboola Newsroom.
  • Develop relationships at all levels across the editorial team, especially at the senior level.
  • Work closely with internal Taboola teams and communicate / advocate editorial needs internally to the Product Management team.
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of performance reports and market insights to partners to further support growth opportunities and recommendations.
  • Partner with the Publisher Account Team and Media to further drive value proposition for Publishers, and ensure customer satisfaction with Taboola platform and services.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS required
  • 7+ years of digital news experience.
  • A solid understanding of news operations, CMS's & site metrics, including the language & culture of the newsroom.
  • Outstanding communications and relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytic skills & experience, especially when it comes to how analytics are used by editors, producers and reporters to support decisions and actions.
  • High attention to detail, organized with strong communication skills.
  • Strong self-starter with the will and ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment and learn, learn, learn!
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate, train and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of an editorial organization.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.

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