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RetailMeNot Overview

Austin, TX
501 to 1000 employees
2009
Company - Public (SALE)
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store.

Mission: We combine the power of technology and community to deliver savings to the world.


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Best Places to Work:2014 (#14)

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RetailMeNot – Why Work For Us?


RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. We are a top shopping app and we enable consumers to save money while they shop online, in-store and on mobile and while they dine out. We offer our partners a scalable platform that enables them to connect with shoppers anytime, anywhere and drive sales. 

During the 12 months ended December 31, 2016, RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced over 650 million visits to its websites. It also averaged 23.1 million mobile unique visitors per month during the three months ended December 31, 2016. RetailMeNot, Inc. estimates that approximately $4.4 billion in retailer sales were attributable to consumer transactions from paid digital offers in its marketplace in 2016, more than $600 million of which were attributable to its in-store solution.

Values of RetailMeNot, Inc.

Value Driven

Transparent

Innovative

Analytical 

Tenacious 

Diverse and Inclusive 





MAKE AN IMPACT.

Challenge the status quo. Act like an entrepreneur. At RetailMeNot, we’ve disrupted an industry, and millions of consumers have followed. We partner with large, national retailers to help them facilitate sales. We are committed to continuous innovation—and we’re looking for the best and the brightest to help us solve tough challenges and shake things up.

Employee Testimonials

Employee Benefits & Perks

RetailMeNot, Inc. strives to support and grow our most important asset—our employees. We offer exciting employment opportunities, generous employee programs and benefits, along with fun perks all wrapped up in a friendly, diverse and success-oriented office culture.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage and plan options

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Life and disabilities insurance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

  • Open vacation policy

  • Free lunch four days per week and breakfast on Mondays

  • Fully stocked kitchen to enjoy during business hours

  • Monthly reimbursements for cell phones and gym memberships

  • Free downtown parking

  • Artwork reimbursement to add a touch of your personality to the space

  • International Exchange Program

  • Peer recognition programs

  • Opportunity to work alongside smart, friendly people in a successful, fast-paced, collaborative environment

  • Hip new offices with open work spaces, located in the heart of downtown

  • Tuition reimbursement and training


Team Member Recognition

Team Members are encouraged to recognize one another for going above and beyond. Quarterly, a few Team Members are nominated to spin "The Wheel" to win a grand prize, which could be anything from free movie tickets for a year to a 2-minute shopping spree.


Cotter Cunningham

Chief Executive Officer

Cotter Cunningham is the founder, president and CEO of RetailMeNot, Inc., the world's largest digital offers marketplace. Founded in 2009, RetailMeNot, Inc. has grown to more than 500 employees with offices in four countries and headquartered in Austin, TX. In 2013, the company facilitated an estimated $3.5 billion in merchant sales. The company has raised over $700 million from public and private investors including an IPO in July 2013 (NASDAQ: SALE).

Prior to RetailMeNot, Cotter was the senior vice president and COO of Bankrate Inc. (NYSE: RATE) for seven years, taking the company public in 1999 and growing its revenues eight-fold over his tenure. Cotter was also a vice president and general manager with advertising agency VML and worked in the corporate development group at H&R Block, where he was primarily with its CompuServe subsidiary. He wrote the book "Your Financial Action Plan: 12 Simple Steps to Achieve Money Success." He has an MBA from Vanderbilt University and lives in Austin, TX.

Kelli Beougher

Chief Operating Officer

Kelli leads all of RetailMeNot, Inc.'s partner management, advertising sales, operations and merchandising duties. She also manages the integration of domestic and international acquisitions for the company. Since joining RetailMeNot, Inc. in 2009 as employee number two, Beougher has instrumentally grown the company in the United States and abroad by expanding the portfolio of websites and growing a team of top talent. Prior to RetailMeNot, Inc., she was the senior vice president at LinkShare, where she was responsible for advertiser and publisher services and all lines of business in North America. Kelli started her career in GE Capital's management program. At GE, she held roles in client and corporate marketing and Six Sigma operations. Kelli holds a bachelor of business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

J. Scott Di Valerio

Chief Financial Officer

J. Scott Di Valerio is RetailMeNot, Inc.’s chief financial officer.  With more than 25 years of management, operations and finance experience, Scott has a long and distinguished career as a retail and technology executive. Prior to RetailMeNot, Scott served as chief executive officer at Outerwall, the company that created a network of 64,000 retail kiosks

Paul Rogers

Chief Technology Officer

Paul Rogers is the chief technology officer of RetailMeNot, Inc. Paul is well-known in Austin tech circles, having opened Google's Austin office in 2008. He led the engineering team at BazaarVoice during its start-up years and held multiple development and technical management roles at Trilogy Software. Paul has worked closely with RetailMeNot, Inc. since its inception, as an advisor, as well as with Austin Ventures, the company's venture capital firm. Paul draws upon his extensive technology leadership experience to drive RetailMeNot, Inc.'s technical vision and the progress of the overall company.

Marissa Tarleton

Chief Marketing Officer

Marissa Tarleton is the chief marketing officer of RetailMeNot, Inc, in North America.  In this role, she directs all consumer brand advertising, customer acquisition and retention, search engine marketing, public relations, internal communications, business-to-business marketing, and customer relationship management. Prior to RetailMeNot, Marissa led marketing for Dell Inc.'s North America Consumer and Small Business organization.

Lou Agnese

Senior Vice President, Administration, and General Manager, Gift Cards

Lou Agnese is the senior vice president of administration and general manager of the company's gift card unit for RetailMeNot, Inc. Lou joined the company as general counsel and corporate secretary in 2011, was appointed interim CFO in December 2014, and transitioned into his current role in January 2016. As SVP, administration, Lou manages the company's legal, facilities and human resource teams. Prior to RetailMeNot, Lou was an attorney with DLA Piper LLP and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, representing numerous companies in capital markets transactions, public company compliance obligations and a wide range of private and public mergers and acquisitions.

Mausam Bhatt

Senior Vice President, Product

Mausam Bhatt is the senior vice president of product for RetailMeNot, Inc. and leads product vision and strategy for RetailMeNot in the U.S. and oversees the company's product road map and execution.Prior to RetailMeNot, Mausam served as vice president, product and business at Flipkart, a leading ecommerce and mcommerce marketplace in India where he led efforts to establish and grow mobile commerce from the ground up.

John Theiss

Senior Vice President, Retailer and Brand Solutions

As RetailMeNot’s senior vice president of retail and brand solutions, John Theiss leads efforts to deepen its relationships with the largest retailers, brands and advertisers in North America. His responsibilities include managing the company’s sales organization and serving as the voice of the advertiser at the executive level. Prior to RetailMeNot, John served in a variety of leadership roles in the mobile technology and payments space, most notably with Softcard, the mobile commerce solution joint venture with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. He also had a long career at American Express, where for more than 25 years, he led multiple organizations including sales, client management and business development with a focus in the merchant division of the company.

Michael Magaro

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Michael Magaro is the senior vice president of corporate development for RetailMeNot, Inc. Michael joined the company in 2013 as vice president of investor relations to assist in taking the company public and was appointed senior vice president of corporate development in 2015. In this capacity, he continues to handle investor relations but is also responsible for leading all global mergers and acquisitions. As such he has played a key role in the strategic direction of the business. Prior to joining RetailMeNot, Michael spent 10 years in various leadership positions at a variety of technology companies including TIBCO Software, FormFactor and software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies Taleo Corporation and ServiceSource International. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in finance from San Diego State University.

 

Jonathan Kaplan

General Counsel and Secretary

Jonathan Kaplan is the general counsel and corporate secretary of RetailMeNot, Inc. He manages all aspects of the company's global legal and government affairs, including corporate governance, compliance, labor and employment, litigation, contracts, and M&A concerns. Jonathan has broad experience advising private and public companies in matters related to corporate governance, public company compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. Prior to joining RetailMeNot, Jonathan was a corporate and transactional attorney at the international law firms DLA Piper LLP, Vinson & Elkins LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP.


Life in Austin

RetailMeNot, Inc. is headquartered in Austin, Texas—the "Live Music Capital of the World." Austin is a vibrant city that consistently ranks at the top of the Best Places to Live lists (as reported by CNN Money, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, just to name a few).

Located in the heart of downtown, RetailMeNot, Inc. is surrounded by the best Austin has to offer—the annual South By Southwest Conference, Austin City Limits Music Festival, miles of running and biking trails at Lady Bird Lake and the greenbelt, world-class concert venues and funky bars and restaurants to unwind after work. Dubbed Silicon Hills, Austin is home to one of the hottest tech scenes in the United States. It's a great place to work, play and advance your career.

"RetailMeNots" also enjoy a bevy of office perks, including breakfast and lunch catered weekly, fully stocked kitchens and company Segways to hop around on for errands downtown. And we totally know how to celebrate a stellar quarter, with parties, get-togethers and spur-of-the-moment fetes.


Life in London

From the funky, spacious offices in the heart of Clerkenwell, RetailMeNot, Inc. UK Ltd. is perfectly placed to enjoy the area's countless cafes, bars and restaurants, or to take a stroll through the historic markets that make the district famous. Clerkenwell is one of the most notable and culturally rich areas of London, and its close proximity to both the City and West End makes it a magnet for the capital's creative and tech scene—it's also the perfect place to pop out for a beer after work!


RetailMeNot, Inc. UK employees are treated to a range of fun-packed company events every year, the highlight of which is our annual holiday, where the whole company jets off to a European city for a well-deserved summer break. Our comfy offices also offer plenty of opportunity to unwind, with video games, toys and free breakfast and snacks for employees every day.


Life in Paris

The Paris office, which was opened in February 2013, is located in the heart of the city and is a stone’s throw from Opéra, Galeries Lafayette and the Palais-Royal, to name just a few of the famous sights nearby. While the neighborhood boasts many tourist attractions, it is also a thriving business district and home to many up-and-coming tech companies. The historic textile district, known as the Sentier, is located here and is responsible for the area’s new nickname, "Silicon Sentier." Many popular stores, as well as a wide range of restaurants and take-away specialty shops are within walking distance.


Everyone plays an important role in the Paris office. Teamwork is highly valued, whether it’s with one another, the Vannes team or our RetailMeNot peers from around the world. The overall experience is truly international and interactive. During breaks, employees enjoy free drinks, snacks and other perks, including a weekly convivial team breakfast. The environment is fun, friendly and inviting, and everyone works hard to contribute toward a common set of goals.


Life in Vannes

In France, RetailMeNot, Inc. is located in Vannes, a rich cultural city on the south coast of Brittany. The city center is only a short walk away and is famous for its gothic cathedral, winding medieval roads and old city wall. Located near one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Vannes offers stunning walks along the coast with great views of rugged nature and blossoming wildlife. Vannes is also a hotspot for boat lovers who rendezvous here for special events like Gulf Week. The city also organizes events and concerts year-round to entertain its local population and visitors.


At RetailMeNot, Inc. France, we enjoy letting our hair down! Table tennis, darts and a chess board are all at the disposal of employees. The town of Vannes offers a host of activities for employees to enjoy after work, including swimming, bowling, cinema, gyms and great views while jogging by the edge of the sea. Post-work, RetailMeNot staff will often gather for a drink in one of the many lively pubs and restaurants near the office.


The atmosphere at RetailMeNot, Inc. France is relaxed and fun. All employees are passionate about their work and arrive every morning motivated for the day ahead. The lively environment helps each of them surpass themselves and rise to all challenges.



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    Pros

    The people there are great! Fun to work with and really become your friends. The company itself really takes care of their employees with amazing perks! Breakfast and lunch, fully stocked snacks and drinks, barista on site, juice on tap, reimbursement for gym, cellphone and so more! It's one of the best companies i've ever worked for.

    Cons

    Because of the perks, pay is lower than industry standards. Not everyone at Retailmenot feels included in the long term plan of the company, and though we're free and welcomed to voice our opinions, certain changes can't be made so the moral can be low for certain teams, but they do a good job of transitioning you over to another team/department if you have interest in that.

    Advice to Management

    Make everyone feel like they are apart of the long term plan!

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RetailMeNot Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at RetailMeNot (Austin, TX) in June 2017.

    Interview

    RetailMeNot employed a three phase interview process for this role, including recruiter phone screen, coffee with the hiring manager, and an onsite interview. Each step was clear and direct, with a clear description of the role and the requirements and expectations clearly stated.

    The process took just over a week with an additional few days for the formal offer to be made.

    After the offer was made, the background check and pre-onboarding was extensive and required significant research on my part to go back through records to support my job history. It's refreshing to see a company actually check references and job history!

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RetailMeNot Awards & Accolades

  • People's Voice Webby Award For Best Mobile App (Shopping), The Webby Awards, 2015
  • Founders 40, Inc., 2015
  • Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award - Top 50 Medium Sized Companies, Glassdoor, 2014
  • 50 Best Websites 2014, Time, 2014
  • Top Workplaces, Austin American-Statesman, 2014
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