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 Fallon

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

Andy Goldstein

Chief Financial 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

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

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.

New York, NY

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

Description

Serve as liaison and main point of contact between sales, sales planning, creative, product, engineering, and editorial teams to ensure campaign fulfillment and client satisfaction

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for collection of assets from clients, set up and monitoring, and project management of ad campaigns from launch to final reporting
  • Coordinate with development and engineering teams on implementing custom sponsorships and integrations
  • Support pre-sales efforts with sales planning and creative solutions teams – including inventory management, technical capabilities, and ad specs
  • Advise sales and clients on best practices for campaign delivery, workflow improvement and technical
  • Assist finance with internal and 3rd party delivery reporting to ensure proper revenue reconciliation
  • Manage the build of custom ad experiences with rich media partners and platforms
  • QA campaign creative for spec compliance and proper functionality

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of Dart for Publishers
  • Experience w/ HTML, JavaScript, & Rich Media
  • Ability to create, modify and troubleshoot most ad types
  • Industry knowledge of third party ad serving platforms, behavioral/audience targeting, and rich media vendors
  • Ability to produce reports & analyze data to make recommendations on campaign optimizations
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with the digital advertising process: RFP’s, IO’s, ad tags, creative assets, launch verification and reporting.
  • Extensive knowledge of online ad technology landscape including third-party servers, exchange/RTB functionality and general industry trends.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects within tight deadlines and budgets.
  • Familiarity with all common web browsers, mobile web/app functionality, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong oral, writing, analytical and presentation skills. Highly organized and detail- oriented, able to stay focused while also multi-tasking
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and ability to operate with poise under pressure
  • On call support for after-hours related emergencies on publisher sites

Experience

  • Bachelor degree required
  • 2+ years of experience in digital advertising operations for a publisher, ad agency, or ad network
  • Knowledge of digital media ad technologies (HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, 3rd party ad tags, etc.)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative analysis and creative problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of ad serving constituent technologies (ad server logic, redirects, pixels and cookies)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to multitask in a deadline driven environment
  • Demonstrate excellent computer skills. Strong excel skills is preferred.

Salary: 70k – 75k

New York, NY

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of multiple small to large web development initiatives at once, across multiple cross-functional and geographically distributed teams
  • Take full responsibility for sprint and project planning, coordination, and completion
  • Prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, sprint plannings, backlog refinement meetings, demos, and retrospectives
  • Manage scope, goals, deliverables, and schedules throughout each project’s lifecycle
  • Positively affect the outcome (time, features, quality) of your project. Do much more than just facilitate
  • Ensure your projects are on track. Hold yourself and team members accountable
  • Proactively communicate project status to team members, stakeholders, and senior management regularly. Improve transparency of project status and radiate information appropriately to various audiences
  • Proactively identify and resolve communication gaps
  • Participate in and drive process improvement. Includes sharing best practices within your project teams and with the PM group as a whole
  • 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 direct the work of others, and collaborate with teams in multiple remote locations
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to take full ownership of assigned responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Strong analytical, technical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills, with the ability to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions
  • Always a team-player with the ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary

Ideal Experience

  • 4-6 years Project Management experience in web/apps development, with strong back-end experience
  • At least 2 years working in Agile-based software development environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or relevant expertise
  • Experience coordinating remote teams across multiple timezones
  • Internet savvy with extensive experience in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience with analytics tools like GA and ad revenue engines like DFP
  • Atlassian tool suite and MS Excel expertise. Fluency in OmniPlan, MS Project, or similar Project Management tools

Salary: 90-110k

New York, NY

Purch, one of the nation’s leading digital media companies, is looking for a talented business technology writer who will join our team in our New York City office. Our ideal candidate has a strong writing background (in any field) and likes to learn new things all the time. You should, at the very least, have a serious affinity for technology. You also have a positive attitude and an eagerness to help wherever necessary. Newspaper writing experience is a plus.

This writer will work for our B2B Team to create features, reviews and buying guides about technology. You must be comfortable digging in, learning about and testing products and services you may or may not know anything about, including everything from POS systems or apps to printers and copiers. Knowledge and/or experience writing about technology and business are a plus. We value work life balance and under some circumstances allow writers to work from home a couple of days a week, We also full health benefits, 401K and a variety of other perks.

This role requires a reporter who can think like a detective, an entrepreneur and a guidance counselor simultaneously. That’s because our readers rely on us to help them start and grow their businesses and to make important buying decisions about technology. Most importantly, you must put yourself in the shoes of our readers and imagine what you would want to know if you were starting a business. You also must be comfortable working “undercover” by calling businesses as if you were a small business owner.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct impeccable research on products, software and/or services
  • Write authoritative, approachable and engaging content
  • Explain the product features and how they benefit business

Required Skills:

  • Ability to assimilate information from a wide variety of sources
  • Strong organizational, analytical, research and writing skills
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality content while managing multiple priorities and meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to receive, absorb and act on critical feedback
  • Proofreading – for self and peers
  • Aptitude for building effective working relationships as part of a team
  • Adaptability toward ever-changing processes and approaches

In addition to your resume, write a brief (one or two paragraph) review of a product or service you like or use and submit in your cover letter.

Salary Range: 45k – 50k

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.

The Purch B2B division is expanding its ability to provide the best user experience for our customers and community.  We are looking to add new leadership to our front-end engineering team in Waltham.   This team covers all Purch’s B2B web properties including our best in class lead generation platform, BuyerZone, Businessnewsdaily.com, one of the most popular destinations for SMBs, and the newest addition to our portfolio, Business.com a vibrant marketplace and community for like-minded business specialists.

We need an engineer/coach looking to push the envelope of web technologies.  Our stack is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our users.  Qualified candidates must understand the mobile web including Progressive Web Applications (PWAs), Single Page Applications as well as more conventional technologies.

We are looking to expand on an already solid engineering team to meet the needs of our growing business model.  This role will help build a segment of this team.

Between 3 and 5 years of experience in shipping pure front end applications is required for this position.

Technology leaders looking to create innovative solutions and directly impact the future growth of the B2B team will thrive.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain the infrastructure/architecture aspects of our front end stack
  • Define proper code patterns and conventions and employ them
  • Collaborate with Product and Backend engineering teams on cross-team projects
  • Mentor junior front end engineer(s)
  • Evangelize and implement architectural patterns and best practices
  • Help monitor and troubleshoot system performance to improve system efficiency

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience in managing a team of engineers
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, and hitting deadlines
  • More Than 2 Years of experience with the following technologies:
  1. ES2015
  2. JavaScript Framework(s)
  3. React
  4. Redux
  5. WebPack
  6. HTML5/CSS3

Salary:  $100K – $130K

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.

The Purch B2B division is on the hunt for a Business Analyst with a quantitative background to support our paid search marketing efforts and to help fuel our continued growth. This position would support Purch’s lead generation arm, BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing. We are seeking an experienced business analyst who has experience or interest in the paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) world and, most importantly, lives and breathes data.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to leverage data, analytics and metrics to drive revenue and profit for one of the foremost B2B marketing companies. You will work with all the leading search engine marketing (SEM) platforms, our internal platforms and databases and our product teams to optimize yield from our paid marketing efforts. Your creativity will also be tapped as our entrepreneurial culture greatly encourages refining our current practices and testing new ideas in our constant quest to improve results based on your data analysis. In a nutshell, if you love to work with large sets of data to drive conclusions – this is the perfect role for you.

At least two years of business/data analyst experience is required. Experience and/or interest in paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) is a plus.

Outstanding candidates will thrive in a fast-paced quantitative operation, work well with a team and have a strong intellectual curiosity, a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a constant desire to overachieve.

Responsibilities:

•       Analyze day-to-day business data for all paid marketing programs (search and display)

•       Support ongoing optimization efforts to meet objectives derived from data analysis

•       Daily use of Tableau – our main BI platform – for reporting and analytics

•       Collect, synthesize and analyze campaign/program performance data from multiple sources and provide actionable insights

•       Build strong relationships across PPC and other departments, such as Product, Category Management and Sales

•       Identify expansion opportunities within and outside current paid marketing plan

Requirements:

•       Minimum of 2 years in a data driven role (business analyst or data analyst)

•       Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, with the ability to identify trends and creativity to solve problems through data analysis

•       Comfortable working with large databases, manipulating numbers and complex data sets

•       Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure

•       Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail

•       Strong communications skills; a successful candidate likes to work independently, but can effectively communicate with teammates and cross-functionally

•       Experience with Tableau, SQL, JavaScript and advanced Excel

•       Experience with predictive analytics as well as paid platforms like Google AdWords and Bing Ads is a plus

•       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an analytical field such as statistics or mathematics

As you acquire expertise within the fast growing world of digital marketing, the business analyst experience will launch your career and help build your personal network of colleagues and friends. You’ll join a high-spirited, collaborative group that’s committed to excellence and beating goals.

This position is based in Waltham, MA.

Salary: 60k – 70k

Ogden, UT

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.

DESCRIPTION:

Top Ten Reviews seeks skilled writers with strong analytical and critical thinking skills and specific knowledge in at least one of its major product categories: software applications, computers and peripherals, web services, consumer electronics, auto technology or personal finance products and services. Qualified candidates will have excellent researching skills and a proven capacity to write compelling content to aid readers in making complex buying decisions. This position is in our Ogden, UT office. Relocation assistance may be available.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing in-house test and evaluation of products and services
  • Conducting industry, product and market research on categories of products including consumer electronics, software applications, personal finance products and services, web services, automotive technology, computers, accessories and peripherals, home entertainment and related categories
  • Write reviews and associated articles based on test results and other research explaining the features of a product or service and how they benefit the consumer with a strong focus on helping them make informed buying decisions
  • Producing authoritative, credible content that is approachable and engaging as well as professional and impeccably well researched.
  • Creating, maintaining and updating site content to keep product reviews up-to-date

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience
  • Preferred degree in communications, English, journalism, or technical writing but other degrees may be acceptable
  • At least 3-5 years of 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
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality content while managing multiple priorities and meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Knowledgeable of review categories including overall status and trends and hands-on experience with associated consumer products, software and services
  • Aptitude for building effective working relationships and accomplishing tasks in a collaborative team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office-basic formatting and organization in Excel and Word, understanding of Outlook, SharePointBottom of Form and other common office applications

Salary: 37k – 42k

 

New York

Live Science( a Purch Brand) seeks a talented, intelligent and curious science writer to join our editorial team in New York City. The writer will cover a breadth of science topics — from archaeology and weird animal behaviors to robots and atom smashers — and be responsible for digging up news and trends in the hidden corners of the universe (i.e. obscure journals, blogs, Reddit posts and more). The science reporter should be able to jump on a viral news piece making the rounds on the Internet, reporting and filing the story on a short deadline, as well as be able to spot interesting research that deserves a deeper dive.

The ideal candidate:
• has a journalism degree;
• has at least two years of experience writing science news online;
• can write clean, compelling copy on deadline and juggle multiple stories a day;
• and can help put new findings (and trending news) into context.

This is a full-time position in New York City with the possibility of remote work.
www.livescience.com        www.purch.com

Salary 45k – 55k.

New York

Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easy. And with over 110M visits every month on sites such as Tom’s Guide, Top Ten Reviews, Laptop Mag or Space.com, we are the largest technology and science media company in the US.

Purch is now seeking a social media strategist/producer to join our editorial team to provide social coverage for such brands as Space.com, Live Science, Toms Guide, Laptop, Newsarama and other brands.

This editorial position is located in our NYC office. The person we hire will support our editorial teams by finding new, creative and effective ways to promote our brands via social media including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, WeChat, Flipboard and whatever other networks we find effective.

This role will involve problem-solving and allow for creative solutions to our social media needs. The social media strategist/producer will be able to develop a work-flow process of his or her own that focuses on efficiency and quality and, most importantly, results.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of on-the-job social media production and editorial experience, ideally working at a digital media brand that publishes multi-platform content and/or publishing.
  • Must demonstrate, using metrics from your direct experience, a track record of success in leveraging social media to grow audiences and/or drive referrals from social media platforms back to the branded website.
  • Must be fluent in, and have relevant experience and be able to demonstrate proficiency in, various forms of social media best practices – including text, video and photography – with evidence of your current use of social (personally or professionally) including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, WeChat, Flipboard, and other platforms
  • Must be fluent in, and passionate about, leveraging user analytics data including Google Analytics, Parsely, and the analytics offered by such social media platforms to identify growth opportunities and risks/challenges.
  • Must have direct experience, ideally deep expertise, in using paid “boosting” strategies and operational tactics, to drive social media success.
  • Must have a journalism or editorial mindset and an eagerness to partner with writers, editors, and producers on a daily basis.

Skills:

  • Able to juggle multiple deadlines at once and prioritize tasks by communicating with internal clients and determining order of importance
  • Comfortable using all social media scheduling dashboard tools and/or have the ability and willingness to learn new ones
  • Should be “ahead of the curve” in terms of social trends, and understand how to capitalize on those trends in ways that make sense for our brands
  • Must be able and willing to develop success metrics, track and report them, and find ways to adapt to continue improving results
  • A journalism undergraduate degree and/or editorial experience writing, copy editing, or proofreading skills helpful
  • Social media @ Purch sometimes starts early: If starting your work day early might be an issue for you – then please do not apply.

NOTE: In your cover letter please include links to your social media work/accounts

Salary: 60k

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.

The Purch B2B division is on the hunt for a Paid Search Specialist  to help fuel our continued growth. This position would support Purch’s lead generation arm, BuyerZone. the leading online marketplace for business purchasing. We are seeking a paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to become an outstanding search engine marketer from one of the leaders in the industry. With profit and loss responsibility for a multi-million dollar portfolio, you will work with all the leading search engine marketing (SEM) platforms and learn many related techniques to create, optimize and grow our results. Your creativity will also be tapped as our entrepreneurial culture greatly encourages refining our current practices and testing new ideas in our constant quest to improve results. Your innovation, creative thinking and success will be rewarded with ownership of new projects, programs and channels.

At least one year of dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience is required for this position.

Outstanding candidates will thrive in fast-paced quantitative operation, work well with a team and have a strong intellectual curiosity, a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a constant desire to over achieve.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor day-to-day financial results for all paid marketing programs (search and display)
  • Plan, manage and execute a portfolio of paid search campaigns, including but not limited to strategy development, organization and management
  • Responsible for ongoing optimization efforts to meet objectives, including but not limited to bid management, negative keyword strategies, and ad copy/creative revision based on performance history
  • Daily use of Tableau for reporting and analytics
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze campaign/program performance data and provide actionable insights
  • Build strong relationships across PPC and other departments, such as Category Management and Sales
  • Identify expansion opportunities within and outside current online marketing plan
  • Conduct industry research and present actionable findings
  • Manage relationships with representatives from the major online advertising channels

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years direct, dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience in managing large scale, complex campaigns with a substantial budget
  • In-depth understanding of Paid Search campaign management and optimization practices
  • Experience with Paid Search platforms like Google AdWords, Bing Ads Editor and Yahoo Gemini
  • Experience with bid management tools, such as DoubleClick Search, is a plus
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, with the ability to identify trends and insights through data analysis
  • Comfortable manipulating numbers, primarily within Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure
  • Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience with the management of display and/or social campaigns is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

As you acquire expertise within the fast growing world of online marketing, the analyst experience will launch your career and help build your personal network of colleagues and friends. You’ll join a high-spirited, collaborative group that’s committed to excellence and beating goals.

Salary: 60k-70k

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