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Do you want a fast-paced career at an ever-evolving company in the digital media industry? Blogads.com is a social media advertising firm based in the heart of downtown Durham, a growing and vibrant city in NC's Triangle Region. We're looking for reliable, motivated and extraordinary individuals to join our team.

Blogads has been helping advertisers place ads across thousands of blogs and helping bloggers do what they love most since 2002. We don't just sell great products, we solve problems.

We believe that a job should be rewarding in more ways than one. Our employees have opportunities to grow in their career, travel to fun and interesting places and work in an environment that treats every idea as a possibility. We don't just dream, we do!

Our Team

You don't need to have a background in advertising or social media to "get it." Our creative and diverse staff includes a former radio station manager, doggie spa owner, TV producer, biologist and Wall Street titan. Our employees are people, not job titles. We celebrate our victories and learn from our mistakes.

We have fun together, in and out of the office. Blogads' many field trips include baseball games, pizza lunches and volunteering at local non-profits. Learn more about our team here.

Current Openings


  • Business Development Strategist

    Blogads seeks a Business Development Strategist to join our Advertising Sales team. Someone who, like us, is passionate about digital media and building relationships.

    We’ve been a media innovator since 1998 and represent market-leading websites like PerezHilton and UrbanDictionary. We work closely with national advertisers in industries like movies and TV, book publishing, retail, and technology.


    General Responsibilities:

    • Create new relationships with national advertiser clients through outreach by phone, email, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

    • Develop and implement a strategy for pitching inventory to programmatic media buyers

    • Be smart, creative and contribute to marketing strategies for top tier clients

    • Travel to cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles to do meetings with clients ranging from formal presentations and lunch-and-learns to sports outings and dinners

    • Network at conferences and promotional events

    • Help develop ideas for new products and services

    Successful candidates will have:

    • At least one year of experience in media sales, promotions, or public relations

    • Excitement about in-person meetings, presentations, and building relationships

    • Comfort with digital media and technology

    • Motivation to close deals

    • High energy and flexibility for a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail

    • The ability to be super-organized and comfortable multi-tasking

    • A 4-year college degree

    We provide:

    • a competitive salary commensurate with experience

    • 100% employer-paid medical insurance premiums

    • HRA for dental and vision

    • long-term and short-term disability insurance

    • a 401(k) plan with company matching

    • generous paid time off

    • a fun, friendly office in downtown Durham (including dogs, foosball, ping pong, popcorn and a robot)

    • opportunities for professional development

    Think you’re a good fit? Please e-mail a PDF resume to analyst[at]blogads[dot]com, along with a cover letter explaining why.



  • AdBiblio Assistant Project Manager

    Blogads is hiring an Assistant Project Manager to help with feature development and ad campaign management.

    You'll be a part of the team that runs AdBiblio, our rapidly expanding online advertising platform for books.

    We seek curious, motivated, self-driven individuals. All backgrounds and experience levels encouraged to apply. Our team is diverse. In addition to experienced web project managers, we've got a former radio station manager, a dog hotel owner, a retail cashier, and a journalist.

    You should be:

    • Passionate about books and authors

    • Teachable

    • Tech-savvy and eager to explore new technologies

    • Highly detail-oriented with meticulous organizational skills

    • Comfortable juggling multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines

    • Able to self-manage towards goals with minimal oversight

    • A great communicator, both verbally and in writing

    • Creative, curious, and independently driven to learn new things

    • Mature, with a strong sense of personal accountability

    • Available 30-40 hours during the work week on a contract basis

    • Eager to grow while making $15 / hour

    Your daily tasks may include:

    • Ensuring the flawless coordination, targeting, and execution of clients’ ad campaigns

    • Regularly monitoring and optimizing campaign performance via statistical analysis to drive peak results

    • Compiling detailed final reporting documents for both internal and external use

    • Writing detailed design and development specifications for ad units, web pages, and internal tools, and managing the projects from start to finish

    • Monitoring the competitive landscape for new ideas, opportunities, and resources

    • Documenting processes and knowledge clearly, concisely and consistently

    Think you’re a good fit? Please e-mail a PDF resume to analyst[at]blogads[dot]com, along with a cover letter explaining why.



  • Project Management Intern

    Blogads seeks a paid Project Management Intern to focus on web project management for our high-profile website partners.

    We’ve been a media innovator since 1998 and represent market-leading websites like PerezHilton and UrbanDictionary. We work closely with national advertisers in movies and TV, book publishing, retail, and technology. We also develop tools like RunWithMe, Twiangulate, Distillry, Twialog, and Pullquote.

    Day-to-day experiences for Project Management Intern:

    • Manage web development projects from start to finish, including spec writing, coordinating with designers and developers, and testing

    • Analyze web traffic patterns using tools like Google Analytics and Quantcast to proactively identify patterns and experiment with improvements

    • Assist in answering clients’ day-to-day questions and troubleshooting needs

    • Analyze content performance on partner sites and provide reports for editorial teams

    • Help our team make business decisions by supporting them with data and analysis of the competitive landscape

    • Participate in team meetings and brainstorms

    Successful candidate will be:

    • A highly motivated, curious self-starter with the ability to self-direct and see projects from start to finish with very little oversight

    • Mature, with a sense of responsibility and accountability for his or her work

    • Tech-savvy and comfortable communicating with developers while keeping in mind the importance of the customer’s goals

    • An expert multi-tasker able to give meticulous attention to detail across simultaneous projects

    • Articulate via email and in-person with the ability to anticipate and respond to other's needs

    • Numbers-oriented and able to analyze and organize large amounts of information into clear, concise presentations and recommendations

    • Available to work every day Monday through Friday for a total of 25-35 hours weekly

    • Eager to grow while making $15/hour in a fun, friendly downtown Durham office

    Think you’re a good fit? Please e-mail a PDF resume to analyst[at]blogads[dot]com, along with a cover letter explaining why.



  • Sales Intern

    Blogads seeks a Sales Intern to assist in our sales and marketing efforts to book publishers. Someone who, like us, is passionate about digital media,building relationships, and the written word.

    We’ve been a media innovator since 1998 and represent market-leading websites like PerezHilton and UrbanDictionary. We work closely with national advertisers in movies and TV, book publishing, retail, and technology. Our product, AdBiblio, caters to publishing houses and authors looking to market their books online.

    Day-to-day experiences for Sales Intern:

    • Assist sales team by researching new leads

    • Work with team members to create winning proposals and pitches

    • Assist our advertising operations team to ensure campaigns are executed flawlessly

    Successful candidate will have:

    • The ability to be super-organized and comfortable multi-tasking

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail

    • Tech-savviness and familiarity with Microsoft Office

    • A passion for books and authors and familiarity with online publishing

    • A sense of responsibility and accountability for his or her work

    • High energy and flexibility for a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

    • Availability of 20-30 hours per week

    • Eagerness to grow while making $15/hour in a fun, friendly downtown Durham office

    Think you’re a good fit? Please e-mail a PDF resume to analyst[at]blogads[dot]com, along with a cover letter explaining why.



  • Sales & Marketing Intern

    Blogads is seeking a Sales and Marketing Intern to gain experience with the team that sells advertising on PerezHilton.com. Someone who, like us, is passionate about pop culture and digital media.

    We’ve been a media innovator since 1998 and represent market-leading websites like PerezHilton and UrbanDictionary. We work closely with national advertisers in movies and TV, book publishing, retail, and technology.

    Day-to-day experiences for Sales and Marketing Intern:

    • Work with sales staff to create winning proposals and pitches

    • Analyze campaign performance data and assist with creating wrap-up presentations at the completion of campaigns

    • Help brainstorm integrated advertising ideas for clients, help develop and formalize new products, and create and improve sales materials

    • Observe (and occasionally participate in) strategy discussions with national advertisers

    • Assist with sales research and discovering leads

    Successful candidate will have:

    • The ability to be super-organized and comfortable multi-tasking

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail

    • Tech-savviness and familiarity with Microsoft Office

    • A sense of responsibility and accountability for his or her work

    • High energy and flexibility for a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

    • Availability to work 15-20 hours per week, preferably on Tuesdays and Thursdays

    • Eagerness to grow while making $15/hour in a fun, friendly downtown Durham office

    Think you’re a good fit? Please e-mail a PDF resume to analyst[at]blogads[dot]com, along with a cover letter explaining why.



Current Openings:

Our Location:

Our office is on Durham's Main St, a short walk from the Durham Bull's Athletic Park, the Durham Performing Arts Center and dozens of world-class restaurants and pubs. Located near Chapel Hill and RTP, this well-educated and "most tolerant" city is home to many other startups and tech companies.

We Provide:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance premiums
  • HRA for dental and vision
  • Long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • 401k plan with generous company matching
  • Generous paid time off
  • Opportunities for professional development
 

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