Openings and New Hires at UberMedia, Yext, Google and Dex Media

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Every two weeks, Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.)

John Gregory – Dex Media
My old friend John Gregory, whom I had the pleasure of meeting when he was at hibu (Yellowbook) in 2012, went back to his roots in print for the past couple of years, working for Toppan Leefung Printing Company where he was responsible for printing solutions for North America as their VP of commercial sales. Last week, he was brought on by Dex Media as their new VP with responsibilities around print marketing, pricing, and distribution.

Eric Aledort – UberMedia
This month, UberMedia brought on Eric Aledort as its Chief Business Development Officer. His responsibilities include identifying new revenue lines and rolling out UberMedia’s mobile optimization platform to enhance in-app mobile advertising monetization. Aledort has extensive experience in broadband distribution, mobile, social networking and new technology. Expertise in results oriented partnerships and strategic relationships. Prior to UberMedia, Aledort was VP, head of media global partnerships for Yahoo! where he was responsible for all media properties including sports, news, entertainment, listings, local, finance, video, shine etc.

Kevin Clark – Yext
Digital presence builder Yext recently brought aboard Kevin Clark as their director of partnerships. He made the jump in December from Movable Ink, where he was the director of sales; before that he was doing enterprise SEO sales at Brightedge, and he had previously held a number of positions at Yodle as well.

Rick Racela – NBC Sports Group
Rick Racela was recently promoted from Digital Products Manager to Senior Manager of Web Products where he will be handling the management of all of NBC’s sports web properties. In his role, he acts as liaison between the editorial, creative, business development, marketing and technology teams as a subject matter expert in content management systems and relevant front-end technologies. Before he was at NBC Sports Group, he was an integral part of Comcast Sports Group as their Program Manager for Social Media.

Also on the move: Groupon‘s sales chief Rajen Ruparell has stepped down from his day-to-day role at the company… David Lobdell has left Localeze after a six-year run, and is now director of sales-strategic accounts at Skyhook WirelessAndrew Borovsky, who was heading up Square‘s wallet project, has left after the company pulled its digital wallet app in favor of an order-ahead app called Square Order… MenuPages founder Tom Bohan was let go by the company’s parent GrubHub as part of a wider move to consolidate its operations in Grubhub’s Chicago office…

Plus where to look for jobs now….

Moz seeks business development talent based  in Seattle. Apply here.

Google is on the hunt for a Channel Programs Manager on the east coast. Apply here.

PocketMath is looking for an Account Manager in Washington D.C. Apply here.

Colony Logic is looking for a business development director. Apply here

PlaceIQ is looking for a VP of business development in NYC. Apply here.

RAIN is looking for a person to sell sponsorships and display. Inquire here.

Soleo is hiring software developers, a web developer, and digital media account manager, among other roles. Apply here.

Where2getit is hiring for almost a dozen roles, check it out and apply here.

Review Trackers is in search of a VP of business development and senior sales executive. Apply here.

Location3 is hiring all kinds of roles, check it out and apply here.

LocalVox is looking for a director of business development as well as a director of marketing. Apply here.

Fixya is also on the prowl for a product manager. Apply here.

Placed, the local insight and targeting source  is looking for a Seattle-based director of marketing. Apply here

Plus new talent looking now….

This guy has years of SEO / SMO / PPC experience in the Charlotte-Metro Area.

This lady has 20 years of broadcasting sales in the Charlotte-Metro Area.

Washington D.C. based talent looking for an executive or senior sales leadership position in a progressive, growth-oriented environment, preferably with equity potential. Well versed in consulting with over 16 years of experience at a powerful market research firm.

I have a CMO in the Bay Area looking for a C-Level role in the location-specific business, he’s looking for a similar role at an up and coming / somewhat established startup in the Bay Area.

L.A.- based talent seeking director / GM level roles in either product management or product marketing within the online advertising and marketing space. She has 15 years of experience.

Seasoned talent in broadcasting, over 15 years of experience interested in growing a video ad platform play.

Over 20 years in franchise experience, role must be located in the Southwest region of the US.

Experienced online marketing / sales professional in the Pittsburgh area.

Seasoned sales leader with 20 years of management experience out of Charlotte, NC for hire.

Veteran in the digital media and paid advertising space. He’s located in Seattle and looking to move yesterday. He has the know-how and experience to bring the next company very far.

Detroit-based product and marketing leader with 15 years of experience.

If you are interested in any of these candidates or you would like to be featured as such, please e-mail me at [email protected] for more information.

Kelly Benish is VP of publisher development at CivicScience. You can follow her on Twitter @Lokellsearch.

Kelly is Global VP of Strategic Partnerships at Uberall