Openings and New Hires SalesFuel, Upserve, Search Influence

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Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.)

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UpServe Hires Strategic Leader
UpServe has hired Brad Kime as Senior Vice President of Alliances and Channel Sales. Kime was most recently SVP of Signpost. Prior to Signpost, Kime was CRO at LendKey and president of onDeck.

Former YP Exec Joins Broadly
After eight years at YP, Chris Deianni has joined Broadly as head of business development. Deianni served in several roles at YP, with the most recent role being executive director of business development. The hire by Broadly is like many organization in the hyper-local space after the YP / Dex merger. A talent surplus hit the market with leaders from YP being picked up by digital companies.

Shake Up at Los Angeles Times
Ross Levinsohn, the former interim CEO of Yahoo, was named Publisher and Chief Executive Officer at the Los Angeles Times. Additionally, the LA Times Editor-In-Chief, has been replaced by Jim Kirk. Kirk recently served as SVP, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief at the Sun Times News Group. Tronc – the parent company of Los Angeles Times – made the decision last Monday to shake up the LA Times. As of date of publication, Tronc’s stock is at an all time high for the month.

New Hires at SalesFuel
Lisa Rigsby joins SalesFuel as Sales Strategist and Consultant, facilitating sales of SalesFuel’s core product AdMall. Rigsby experience includes Local Sales Manager at Spectrum Reach and Digital Solutions Manager at CDK Global. SalesFuel also hired Kim Savon as Sales Strategist. Kim will lead sales of the company’s newest product TeamKeeper, a team leadership and development system. Prior to SalesFuel, Savon was a Business Development Specialist at DYNAMIT and Business Development Director at S4 NetQuest.

Macy’s Hires eBay Exec
Hal Walton has joined Macy’s as President. Walton brings a wealth of knowledge from tech giant eBay on operations and systems. He was most recently a Senior Vice President at eBay before joining Macy’s. Prior to his two and a half year stint at eBay, Walton was Senior Vice President of Merchandising for 10 years at HomeDepot. He will continue to sit on the Board of Directors for Buffalo Wild Wings while serving as President.


Looking for a job? Here are some new openings!

New Orleans-based Search Influence is looking to fill several positions, including a sales executive and an account manager

Yelp is in the market for a channel sales manager in New York.

Foursquare is looking a director of platform partnerships (East coast lead). Director of Analytics and a Director of Engagement and Community

AdRoll is looking a SF-based head of PR.

HomeAdvisor’s Canadian arm, HomeStars, is looking to hire a Toronto-based a head of sales.

Anaheim-based Brandify has a number of different positions open, including an inbound marketing specialist, a business development exec for enterprise sales, a product manager, and a senior web developer.

Chicago-based Groupon is in the market for a director of business development.

Mono Solutions is looking for a project manager to join their team based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mobile data company Freckle IoT is in the hunt for a senior marketing manager.

BuzzBoard is looking for a digitally focused director of partner management.

Instacart is hiring an area manager to run its operations in Atlanta.

Facebook is looking for a director of marketing for ads interfaces and customer experience to work out of the company’s Menlo Park office.

SOCi is on the hunt for a VP of customer success to “disrupt and transform customer service.”

Placed is on the hunt for a Chicago-based sales director.

geoff michenerGeoffrey Michener writes the biweekly Movers & Shakers column for Street Fight. He was previously the co-founder of ProspectWise and is an avid fan of anything having to do with Colorado.

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