Sales Specialist in Digital Content

Mountain View /
HomeTalk – Marketing /
/ Remote

VerticalScope (TSE: FORA) operates one of the 10 largest community platforms in the US. Our platform includes over 1,000 websites and 100 million monthly visitors.  Our mission is to enable the world to share expertise and discover knowledge on subjects they love.  We operate at the intersection of community, content, and commerce, and believe in the power of enthusiasts to inform and inspire.

Do you have experience selling content/audiences to brands on behalf of publishers? If yes, this role is for you!

Hometalk, Inc. (A VerticalScope company) is a digital media publisher and a family of DIY lifestyle brands, reaching tens of millions of DIY enthusiasts each month with a mission to inspire people to create! Our flagship brand,, is the world’s largest DIY community. Additionally, we own and operate websites, social video channels, and email newsletters centered around home & garden, food, fashion, design, and budget living. Our parent company, VerticalScope, is a technology company that has built and operates a cloud-based digital community platform for online enthusiast communities.

We’re seeking an entrepreneurial, go-getter sales specialist with experience in the social, digital media space to spearhead direct sales efforts and drive significant revenue growth. This is a remote position and a unique growth opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a growing business.

Role & Responsibilities:

Establish a deep understanding of our unique value proposition to advertisers and build upon our current products and offerings 
Develop new business through valuable connections with clients, agencies and partners 
Manage all facets of the sales cycle including prospecting,researching the marketplace, presenting, negotiating, and closing sales
Represent our diverse portfolio of digital products and tailor solutions to meet advertisers’ needs
Collaborate closely with our marketing, data, and editorial teams to develop and execute high performing campaigns
Stay ahead of industry trends to identify new opportunities and maintain a competitive edge

4+ years of experience selling digital solutions, with a proven track record 
Proven success in driving sales across social platforms, including TikTok, Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube and a deep understanding of advertising on those platforms
Knowledge of ad serving and campaign management processes and metrics and an excellent understanding of the digital media landscape
An established network and the proven ability to determine and connect with the right high-level decision-makers and reach top-tier brands
Results-oriented individual who strategically and creatively pursues business with energy and drive
Self-motivated, passionate, and an enthusiastic, contributing team member, with the ability to work independently with management guidance and supervision
Highly organized and strong attention to detail
Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
Great team player with a desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment


We believe that competitive benefits are an important investment in our people and culture. In addition to joining a passionate and collaborative team culture, your benefits and perks include:

- Full suite of health benefits (medical, dental, vision), including fertility options
- Retirement savings program and HSA/FSA programs
- Flexible working hours and unlimited vacation
- Parental leave top up pay
- Life insurance, long-term disability, AD&D
- Employee Stock Option Program (ESOP)
- Career development stipend

- Employee referral bonus
- Employee discounts
- High-tech office space and remote work options
- Virtual social events
- Inclusive culture

Our company values diversity of thought and believes diverse teams make innovation possible. We work on complex, difficult problems with no linear or clear solutions. We believe that a diverse team can bring different perspectives and approaches, and whose experiences reflect the full set of clients we seek to serve. As such, VerticalScope is committed to a diverse representation among our employees.

If you require disability-related accommodation during the application, recruitment, and interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to make all possible adjustments to suit your needs.