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SMB Publisher Account Manager - Japan Market

Taboola

Taboola

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Sales & Business Development
Bangkok, Thailand
Posted on Monday, January 8, 2024

Taboola is looking for a commercial, tech savvy Publisher Account Manager to join our fast growing team here in Tokyo, focused on our Japanese Publisher clients. Taboola is one of the fastest growing global start-ups in digital media and the leader in content recommendation. Our account managers are recognized as the best in the industry and are essential to the ongoing growth of our business.
Japan is a large and crucial market for us as we grow and your clients would be among Japans leading publishers. You would be responsible for the successful implementation and launch of the Taboola content discovery platform across Japan. You would be tracking performance and providing regular strategic direction for new opportunities to improve performance. The account management team is uniquely responsible for building and optimising existing relationships by identifying and presenting new initiatives to publishers to improve performance and revenues.

Responsibilities and Skills:

  • Manage and grow relationships with premium publisher clients and strategic partners in Japan
  • Understand the organisation’s business needs and develop relationships at all levels
  • Monitor and analyse metrics and proactively take steps to improve results
  • Be an expert in Taboola’s platform and the benefits publishers gain by using it
  • Fully comprehend the technology, revenue ecosystem and client needs/requirements in order to intelligently identify new opportunities and upsell the platform
  • Work closely with the Publisher Sales teams as well as the remote R&D department in order to become a valuable resource and single point of contact to the client
  • Communicate business intelligence from clients to the product management team in regards to new product development features
  • Strategically support the Publisher Sales team in pre-sale proposal development

Requirements:

  • Experience as an Account Manager or customer facing position
  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • Can speak Korean is an advantage
  • Working with Publishers in Japan is an advantage
  • Significant experience using Excel to generate reports and manipulate data
  • Significant experience creating presentation decks with PowerPoint
  • Outstanding relationship management and customer service skills
  • Patience and a structured approach to your work, appreciating that the sales cycle can take much longer in the Publisher space compared to others.
  • Very strong analytical skills to collect business intelligence by conversing with clients and monitoring/identifying trends in data and in generated reports
  • Highly motivated, proactive, dedicated, resourceful and creative to ensure your clients receive world class service
  • High attention to detail, organized and with strong communication skills
  • Self-starter with the will and ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment

What is Taboola?

Taboola is the world’s leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web’s most innovative publisher sites, including the BBC, Axel Springer, LeFigaro, Evening Standard, NBC, USA Today and more!

Since our inception in 2007, Taboola’s team of ninja-like engineers and digital media experts has built the world’s largest and most advanced discovery platform – or “search engine just the other way around” – that provides more than a billion users each month with personalized recommendations on many of the most innovative and most visited websites on the internet.

Thousands of leading publishers (e.g. India today, Zee, NDTV) and media agencies use Taboola’s innovative technology to increase user engagement, monetize their traffic and distribute content to committed users on the web.

Today there are more than 1,400 taboolars around the world (and the number is growing) connecting users to content they might like but didn’t know existed. We have offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Paris, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, São Paulo, Shanghai, Tokyo and Bangkok

If this sounds like an interesting opportunity, hit (easy) apply!

Taboola is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believe such an environment is critical for success. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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