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 1251 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020, USA
Jul 19, 2018
Full time
Summary of Job’s Purpose: BizOps is a small and highly leveraged group of problem solvers who spike in analytical thinking, project and stakeholder management, and getting stuff done. As a BizOps Lead, you’ll have a great opportunity to help Kargo scale a thriving business. We work on strategic initiatives hands-on, in very close coordination with functional partners, and we see projects through implementation. We build productive and positive relationships across the organization at all levels and deliver real, tangible outcomes. We help our leadership keep the trains running on time and support laying down new tracks to take us to new places. We are the bridge between strategic vision and execution. Kargo is looking for a Lead to join our Business Operations team. The most important quality we’re looking for in a candidate is grit – this is someone who, above all else, loves a challenge and gets things done. This is a self-starter and critical thinker that is excited to push the team to a higher level. Candidates should possess exceptional analytical, writing and verbal skills, and must be extremely strong with numbers. We’re looking for someone who loves solving complex problems – challenging the data, asking hard questions, weighing information under uncertainty, and project managing across multiple teams. Being able to quickly build trust with peers and confidence with senior executives is critical. Intellectual curiosity and deep attention to detail are musts. The Position: -Partner closely with senior executives to triage priorities and project manage them to implementation. -Establish an operating rhythm with leaders to ensure project plans and strategic initiatives are running effectively and efficiently and meeting goals and objectives. -Gather and analyze data, formulate and test hypotheses, synthesize findings, develop operating plans, and present recommendations to business stakeholders. -Relentlessly and swiftly execute on those recommendations until you’ve achieved the desired outcome. -Co-own corporate KPI management in partnership with functional leads and Business Intelligence teams. -Initiate cross-functional communication to facilitate execution against key priorities. -Build and activate tailored models, reports, and other solutions for business partners, focused on driving better decisioning around revenue, costs, clients, products, and key health metrics. -Support ad hoc business analysis for corporate development and / or business development efforts. The Requirements: -BA/BS required from a top university -3-5 years experience in consulting, finance, analytics or business operations; experience at a high-growth or rapidly changing company is a plus. -Excel expert, knowledge of SQL a plus; Salesforce.com experience a plus - Experience working a fast paced, multi-faceted environment -Positive attitude, handles stress well; not afraid to lead
Kargo 14, 885 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA
Jul 19, 2018
The Role Kargo is looking for a talented Freelance UI/UX Designer ​to​ design and enhance the experience of Kargo’s user-facing products that align with the company’s business strategy. ​The role will focus on various web app products including (but not limited to) Kargo’s end-to-end premium advertising platform allowing for mobile ad campaign management, Kargo’s ad creative testing & diagnostics tool and Kargo’s inventory forecasting tool. Responsibilities ●  Design, prototype and iterate Kargo’s products that align with the company’s business goals until they meet our high standard of quality and a set of product requirements ●  Interpret design guidelines, wireframes & workflows, and create pixel-perfect, visually engaging design treatments ●  Work closely with Product Managers and develop clear understanding to the purpose, goals and requirements of the products you are designing and actively solve UI/UX problems ●  Work closely with Engineers ensuring proper design implementation and support bug fixes and trouble shootings during the build process ●  Play a leadership role in resolving unclear direction or unknown variables ●  Advocate for users ●  Maintain design consistency across all Kargo products while continuously innovating Requirements ●  Strong portfolio featuring past UI/UX work ●  Passion in solving UI/UX problems with with creativity & users in mind ●  Obsession with quality and ​visual design talent with ​a pixel-level attention for details ●  Solid understanding of web UI/UX design ​principles ●  Experience of shipping products ●  Strong teamwork skills with ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment ●  Mastery of Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision ●  4-6 years relevant experience
Kargo New York, NY, USA
Jul 12, 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, including: Adweek Mobile Innovator (2017), Business Insider’s “Hottest Pre-IPO Ad-Tech Startups” list (2015 and 2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY award (2016), Great Place to Work (2017), Top 25 Workplaces in NYC (2017), and the Inc. 5000 list (2015, 2016 & 2017). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Auckland and Sydney. For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and LinkedIn (Kargo). Summary of Job’s Purpose: We are looking for a Collections Specialist to join our AR and AP team and make an immediate impact. You will ensure invoices are paid, customer issues are resolved and support the AP team as well. There is a lot of opportunity to contribute to some exciting projects as the company grows.   The Position: Import and process monthly customer invoices and publisher POs Follow up to resolve any billing discrepancy and involve proper stakeholders to expedite resolution and process all necessary invoice adjustments Daily Payment application Identify and maintain high priority account collections Maintain excellent working relationship with the Sales Team and Clients to resolve all discrepant accounts in the timely manner and optimize collections efforts Daily collection efforts using excellent customer service skills and effective collections strategies Cultivate and maintain a good relationship with all agencies and advertisers to expedite collection of all aged accounts Document and maintain all collection activity, payment arrangements and correspondence. Assist team members with ad-hoc reports and special projects The Requirements: A Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related business field CPA strongly preferred or commensurate experience 4-6 years of experience Outstanding communication skills both verbal & written. Able to work independently and in a team environment Detail-oriented and the ability to follow up on tasks. Work effectively under pressure and maintain a positive attitude Capable of multi-tasking, prioritizing, and managing time efficiently Excellent organizational skills Strong sense of ownership and perseverance 
Kargo New York, NY, USA
Jun 29, 2018
Full time
The Role You are proactive, solutions-oriented and flexible. You can work collaboratively and effectively across various departments from Operations to Product to Marketing. If this sounds like you, keep reading. Kargo is looking for a Manager, Client Services for the New York region. This role is a critical member of our Sales team at Kargo, reporting into the Director of Client Services, and is responsible for providing both strategic and tactical leadership for a portfolio of business totaling ~$10MM per year. The ideal candidate for this role has experience building and maintaining client relationships, driving growth across key accounts, and increasing overall client satisfaction. Beyond relevant work experience, this individual is passionate about the digital space, bringing art to advertising, and isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty. The Responsibilities Provide best-in-class client service to nurture and grow client relationships. Anticipate and address clients’ needs, both in the short and long term.  Develop innovative approaches that meet the business goals of our clients and position Kargo for success. Effectively understand and lead all phases of the campaign life cycle from ideation through execution. Run internal and external meetings and communications to ensure agreements are met on time and without error. Lead cross-functional teams in identifying and implementing performance-driven solutions that differentiate Kargo and drive growth. Analyze and interpret data from a variety of sources to provide clients with actionable insights to drive incremental revenue. Develop expertise in the client's business in order to proactively identify opportunities to stay top-of-mind, solve problems and provide strategic value as a trusted advisor. Responsible for account performance and retention to support revenue generation and gain market share. Funnel demand-side needs to internal teams to ensure that Kargo is well positioned to grow and retain business. Keep teams informed of updates and performance and identify any emerging business blockers. The Requirements 3-5 years experience in a client-facing role for a media, startup, tech, or digital company. Experience with direct and programmatic workflows. Extremely proactive. Self-starter who seeks out opportunities to enhance contribution to the company. Proven record of successful client retention and business growth. Sees the big picture- highly strategic, creative and solution-oriented. Thrives in a team environment, challenges and inspires others. Strong organization and communication skills – things will not be easily gathered or given. Someone who can remain organized and over communicate in an ever-evolving atmosphere will excel in this role. Able to multi-task and prioritize based on account tier and urgency on a daily basis. Remain calm and focused in a dynamic environment. Able to manage multiple and conflicting needs to a mutually agreeable solution. Effective and efficient at working with remote teams. Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills as well as proven ability to develop well-positioned and thoughtful documents and presentations. Comfortable working in Powerpoint and Excel. Natural ability to communicate with all levels of the org. We need someone who can easily connect with execs at the top and individual contributors on the ground level. 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, including: Adweek Mobile Innovator (2017), Business Insider’s “Hottest Pre-IPO Ad-Tech Startups” list (2015 and 2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY award (2016), Great Place to Work (2017), Top 25 Workplaces in NYC (2017), and the Inc. 5000 list (2015, 2016 & 2017). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Auckland and Sydney. For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and LinkedIn (Kargo)."
Kargo New York, NY, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
We are looking for an experienced, energetic, creative and solutions-oriented marketer to join our client development team!  This person will be responsible for developing inspiring, innovative and strategic digital marketing campaigns for top tier advertisers as well as lead go-to-market strategies for new products releases. Reports directly to the SVP of Marketing. Responsibilities Lead and manage our sales strategy and product marketing team members Spearhead idea & proposal development for RFPs, and strategic client meetings Lead creative brainstorms to come up with original, inspiring ideas that meet advertiser’s objectives and leverage our best assets Work with senior management on defining go-to-market strategies around successful product and feature launches Partner with product leadership to make insights driven business decisions in conjunction with market trends to define a strategic narrative to our customers  Prepare relevant sales collateral and proposed media plans for clients and agencies Work with National sales team to build relationships, pitch ideas and increase selling opportunities – regularly participating in client meetings Own all of the sales presentations and selling collateral, and leverage your expertise and presentation-development skills to deliver comprehensive, strategic, and exciting pitch decks, one-sheets and newsletters Work with Design to create impactful sales comps, and Research to craft compelling data-driven stories Act as the sales product gate-keeper by understanding all of the functionality and best practices for each product we sell Partner with internal teams (product, design, community, video etc.) to develop new, sellable products that align with our value prop Communicate details to front-line sales and externally to clients Serve as a point person with post-sale/execution teams to ensure new ideas and programs are being implemented and client needs are being met Actively participate & contribute recommendations on new account development and sales product development to sales leadership Provide thought leadership about digital advertising, new platforms and technologies, emerging trends and more Required Skills & Competencies:    5+ years online sales marketing experience 2+ years managing a team Experience in developing strategic, creative, innovative and effective proposals and marketing materials for an advertising sales team in an online media company. Prior experience for a consumer-facing, ad-supported website or with a digital ad agency preferred. Ability to develop concepts and ideas that are effective online and deliver value to our advertisers and users Self-motivator with the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and tight deadlines Highly creative and strategic; proactive; strong organizational skills; effective communicator Expert in MS PowerPoint – a must – and all other MS Office Tools Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong relationship management skills   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, including: Adweek Mobile Innovator (2017), Business Insider’s “Hottest Pre-IPO Ad-Tech Startups” list (2015 and 2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY award (2016), Great Place to Work (2017), Top 25 Workplaces in NYC (2017), and the Inc. 5000 list (2015, 2016 & 2017). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Auckland and Sydney. For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and LinkedIn (Kargo)."