Kargo

Kargo provides brands, agencies and advertisers with a transparent, brand-safe mobile environment that eclipses the scale of Facebook and Google. This unique ecosystem is a hand-picked editorial alliance of the 70 of the most highly-respected publishers in the industry, reaching 100% of US smartphone users with captivating advertising that's proven to work. Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London Sydney and Auckland.

Kargo Chicago, IL, USA
May 03, 2018
Full time
Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology, and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Sydney. For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and LinkedIn (Kargo). The Role   Are you someone who craves the opportunity to solve new business problems? When you see an opportunity to make a process more efficient, do you raise your hand to tackle it? Are you a chronic list maker who absolutely must check things off?  Will you be able to identify smoke before there's a fire? Do you love the challenge of working with and learning from new people across all corners of the business? If you answered yes to any of the above, you might be a great match for this role! To be an excellent program coordinator or manager, you must be organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working with diverse teams. Kargo is looking for a Program Management Manager in Chicago or in New York to report into the Senior Director in Chicago. You will lead in planning and organizing strategic corporate programs, start to finish. The goal will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to the organization’s standards. The person in this role will be accountable for driving everyone who has an accountability – ensuring that everyone stays to timelines agreed to move the program forward effectively and with a sense of urgency. The goal is to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization. The Responsibilities Prioritize, plan and execute strategic programs aligned to Kargo goals Develop and control scope, deadlines, budgets, tasks and outputs Schedule and organize Kick Off, Status and Sponsor meetings and maintain agenda Build effective program teams and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders Monitor, track and report on the execution of the assigned program with emphasis applying change, risk and resource management to drive sustaining benefits Identify, implement and champion process improvement opportunities aligned with business objectives including the program management processes (tools, templates, & methodologies) Effectively communicate program objectives, status, risks and alternatives with senior stakeholders, leadership and executives Own short-term programs and develop workflow for managing larger RFI requests Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI Other duties, as assigned   The Requirements 3+ years of previous experience managing a large-scale implementation, applying project management and/or change management principles Ability to build effective, multi-disciplinary teams that drive results Detail-oriented with the ability to step back and evaluate the larger picture Proactive manner and approaches work with urgency Demonstrates composure and adaptability in the face of change and ambiguity Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with strong ability to prioritize critical tasks Strong facilitation, communication and advocacy skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to express complex and issues tactfully with executives, managers and all levels of personnel Relevant certification with PMI, Prince2, PROCSI or related governing bodies is encouraged Prior experience working at an Ad Tech company or in a start-up environment is a plus
Kargo New York, NY, USA
May 03, 2018
Full time
Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology, and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences.  Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Sydney. For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and LinkedIn (Kargo). The Role   Are you someone who craves the opportunity to solve new business problems? When you see an opportunity to make a process more efficient, do you raise your hand to tackle it? Are you a chronic list maker who absolutely must check things off?  Will you be able to identify smoke before there's a fire? Do you love the challenge of working with and learning from new people across all corners of the business? If you answered yes to any of the above, you might be a great match for this role! To be an excellent program coordinator or manager, you must be organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working with diverse teams. Kargo is looking for a Program Management Manager in Chicago or in New York to report into the Senior Director in Chicago. You will lead in planning and organizing strategic corporate programs, start to finish. The goal will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to the organization’s standards. The person in this role will be accountable for driving everyone who has an accountability – ensuring that everyone stays to timelines agreed to move the program forward effectively and with a sense of urgency. The goal is to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization. The Responsibilities Prioritize, plan and execute strategic programs aligned to Kargo goals Develop and control scope, deadlines, budgets, tasks and outputs Schedule and organize Kick Off, Status and Sponsor meetings and maintain agenda Build effective program teams and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders Monitor, track and report on the execution of the assigned program with emphasis applying change, risk and resource management to drive sustaining benefits Identify, implement and champion process improvement opportunities aligned with business objectives including the program management processes (tools, templates, & methodologies) Effectively communicate program objectives, status, risks and alternatives with senior stakeholders, leadership and executives Own short-term programs and develop workflow for managing larger RFI requests Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI Other duties, as assigned   The Requirements 3+ years of previous experience managing a large-scale implementation, applying project management and/or change management principles Ability to build effective, multi-disciplinary teams that drive results Detail-oriented with the ability to step back and evaluate the larger picture Proactive manner and approaches work with urgency Demonstrates composure and adaptability in the face of change and ambiguity Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with strong ability to prioritize critical tasks Strong facilitation, communication and advocacy skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to express complex and issues tactfully with executives, managers and all levels of personnel Relevant certification with PMI, Prince2, PROCSI or related governing bodies is encouraged Prior experience working at an Ad Tech company or in a start-up environment is a plus
Kargo New York, NY, USA
Apr 29, 2018
Full time
Kargo is the only mobile advertising company that creates groundbreakingly innovative campaigns for over 200 of the world’s best-known brands and partners exclusively with a handpicked consortium of over 70 of the most highly respected publishers in the industry, reaching 100% of all smartphone users, an audience that eclipses Google and Facebook in terms of scale. Kargo is the first and only mobile advertiser to achieve 100% ads.txt compliance. Kargo’s achievements have been recognized by some of the industry’s most prestigious awards and rankings including: Adweek Mobile Innovator (2017), Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 (2015-2017), Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (2016, 2017), EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY (2016), Great Place to Work (2017), Top 25 Workplaces in NYC (2017), and Inc. 5000 (2015-2017). Kargo employs over 275 people in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Detroit, Dallas, London, Sydney and Auckland. For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and LinkedIn (Kargo). Who Are & What We Do In Platform Analytics: The Platform Analytics team uses the power of data to drive revenue generating recommendations and strategies. The team sits centrally in the Operations org however operates cross departments, working closely with Product, Publisher Management, Client Services, Business Operations, Inventory & Yield and Finance. Part doctor to diagnose, part detective to investigate, part consultant to provide recommendations, the analyst will play a crucial role in growing revenue and enhancing Kargo’s product offering. In this role, you will be reporting into the Associate Director of Platform Analytics. Your focus will be to assist in building out the brand-new Platform Analytics team by supporting the data distribution across various teams within Kargo. The role is highly analytical but requires excellent communication skills (both written & spoken) to effectively communicate findings. The Position: Responsible for providing actionable data findings to relevant teams to help drive incremental revenue Drives pricing and inventory recommendations through in-depth Publisher and Deal analysis Co-leads the Business Intelligence taskforce to further promote the integration of data into the daily workstream of all teams Responsible for running analyses on both the demand as well as supply side of the business The Requirements: Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Finance or Economics Experience with SQL as well as the creation and maintenance of dashboards within Looker, Tableau etc. Passionate about data and outcome driven reporting Shows an innate curiosity to discover and solve problems Self-starter mentality and ability to drive their portion of the business Experience in programmatic a plus