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ROKT Closes Series ‘B’ Funding Round with $15 Million Led by Moelis

Will Use Investment to Accelerate Global Growth, Acquire Strategic AssetsROKT today announced it has completed a $15 million Series "B" investment led by Moelis Australia Asset Management, part of Moelis & Company. In addition, Time Inc. participated in this round along with existing investors including John Ho, Lachlan Murdoch, Greg Roebuck and Square Peg Capital.ROKT will use the investment to accelerate development of its market-leading transaction marketing technology, expand its management ranks, ramp up international market growth as well as acquire strategic assets that will strengthen its value proposition.“ROKT is uniquely positioned at the intersection of commerce and digital media," said John Ho, Janchor Partners' Chief Investment Officer. "Both areas are showing enormous growth, with e-commerce on track to be a $3 trillion market in the next few years and performance-driven digital...

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ROKT Signals Aggressive European Expansion; Names Simon Edelstyn EMEA Managing Director

Well-Respected Digital Ad & Telecoms Exec to Apply Experience Growing Google, Outbrain in Europe To Advance The Transaction Marketing Company ROKT, the transaction marketing company, has appointed Simon Edelstyn its Managing Director of the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. Edelstyn will report to ROKT's CEO Bruce Buchanan and be a member of the company's executive committee."Simon is regarded as one of the very best to take a venture that isn't based in Europe and build its presence across the continent," Buchanan said. "He is the perfect person to accelerate our growth in Europe as Simon is superbly skilled at developing sales teams, creating mutually beneficial partnerships and managing projects of enormous complexity. I could not be more thrilled with Simon joining ROKT at this point in our development in the EMEA...

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Top Talent Continues to Gravitate to ROKT

The Transaction Marketing Company Names Anthony Hearne its Global CMO; Geoff Smith Appointed CMO-Americas ROKT, the transaction marketing company, announced two senior management appointments. Anthony "Ant" Hearne has been named its Global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Geoff Smith CMO for the Americas. Both are newly created roles, signifying the company’s investment in continuing rapid global growth.Hearne will report to Bruce Buchanan, ROKT's CEO, and join the company's executive committee. Smith will be a key member of the new global marketing team, and join the company’s leadership team."Ant has built an enviable career with a unique mix of strategy and creativity, importantly, with a focus on delivering real results," Buchanan said. "We are looking forward to how Ant will accelerate our success at ROKT. "Hearne comes to ROKT from Outbrain, the content discovery platform,...

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News Corp Australia Executive Joins ROKT to Lead Sydney Sales Efforts

Theo Zafiropoulos Named ROKT Commercial Director - Sydney Sydney (December 8, 2016) -- ROKT, the transaction marketing company, today announced the appointment of Theo Zafiropoulos as its Commercial Director, based in Sydney. In his new role Zafiropoulos will focus on advancing the company’s advertising sales efforts as well as expanding the ROKT Partner Network from his base in Sydney.He joins ROKT from News Corp Australia where he served as Deputy General Manager, Sales NSW, and was a member of the unit’s senior leadership team.“In Theo ROKT gains an individual with a passion for achieving results, improving the skills of his team as well as collaborating with marketers and media agencies to help advance their brands and create greater ROI,” said Neil Robinson, ROKT’s Chief Revenue Officer. “He has proven experience in creating and...

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REEL CINEMAS PARTNERS WITH ROKT TO BETTER KNOW ITS CUSTOMERS

Cinema Group Harnesses Transaction Marketing Solution To Further Understand Consumer Wants/Needs Across Entire Ticket Booking ProcessROKT, the transaction marketing company, today announced Reel Cinemas, a chain of cinemas located throughout the United Kingdom, as the newest member of its global partner network of leading e-commerce sites and online brands. More than 60 of the world’s largest names online are members of the ROKT partnership network, including Ticketmaster, eBay, Gumtree and Dominos.Reel Cinemas had upgraded its website to improve its functionality and provide a more positive customer experience in the process. It wanted to also find a way to more thoroughly understand every step of a customer transaction as well as to further monetize elements of the process.“Quite literally, our ethos is to be at the Reel heart of our communities, to make...

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ROKT Team goes the distance with City2Surf

On August 14th, our Sydney team will be taking part in the 14km Sydney City2Surf run. We’ll be striding for the NSW Cancer Council, a ROKT client and for a cause that’s near and dear to our hearts.Please help us raise money by donating and sharing on social. ROKT will be matching contributions up to $1,000.Okay, back to work (training) now. And if you are in Sydney on that day, please come cheer for us!teamphoto 

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Join our Marketing team!

Digital and Social Marketing Associate - Graduates Welcome!As Digital and Social Marketing Associate at ROKT, you will be responsible for working with the SHESAID and Tomorro businesses owned and managed by ROKT to build up exposure and assist with email and social marketing. You will be an integral part of the Owned and Operated team, working closely with our writers, UI/UX designers, operations team & traffic managers, reporting to the heads of SHESAID and Tomorro. You will have end to end accountability for delivering and improving email initiatives and managing the social media strategy of both sites. You will work closely with our PR agencies and build relationships with partner sites to assist with content sharing and competition management. Your success will be measured on your ability to work collaboratively with a...

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