Associate Taxonomy Editor, Search/Web Application - Contract Adchemy
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Are you the sort of person who compulsively corrects others? grammar? Does a disorganized sock drawer keep you from sleep? Adchemy wants you! Spend your days deep in discussion with research scientists! Watch your friends? faces contort in bewilderment at your business card: ?Taxonomist.? Adchemy needs a hyper-intelligent, detail-oriented person with structured data experience to work with a team of top-notch research scientists, engineers and product managers in creating THE next-generation product taxonomy. Join us, and take advantage of a rare opportunity to change the way people interact with, and advertise on, the web.
Adchemy is reinventing online advertising, focusing on user intent and desire instead of systematic keywords. We are setting out to build a wildly beautiful product that humanizes and refines the search marketing experience. We are gunning to change an industry ? blending bleeding edge technology built by some of the smartest PhDs on the planet, artistic depth and visual aesthetics created by visionary designers, and insights gleaned from years of search marketing ? to build the most elegant, profitable and scalable solution around. Be part of changing a $100 billion industry, touching millions of users, and building the 'Mint' for SEM.
Assist with taxonomy and categorization build-out efforts, including development, deployment, and maintenance
Interact with internal stakeholders, including product managers and research specialists, to ensure that the taxonomies being built meet end-user needs
Become a power user of our internally-developed tools to accelerate the development of our structured data efforts
Serve as a proactive feedback loop to the research and product teams, improving internal taxonomical structures as well as the processes used to build and maintain our taxonomies
Desired Skills & Experience
Highly organized, detail-oriented, structured thinker
An abiding love for classification and interest in taxonomy, metadata and controlled vocabularies
BS degree in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) or equivalent experience with language-oriented, technical/scientific discipline
Experience creating, implementing, and maintaining taxonomies, thesauri, or similar structured data a huge plus
Ability to work well with team members across multiple functions (engineering, research, product).
Proficient in MS Excel, coupled with strong technical aptitude. Familiarity with relational databases, XML/XSLT and structured query languages a plus
Strong teamwork, verbal, and written communication skills
Experience with retail product data management preferred
Have a bias toward action and a taste for the startup environment
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