Paid Search Director

Job Title: Paid Search Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-09-25
Reference: TD38734934
Contact Name: Tim Dent
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2017 17:45

Job Description

Job Summary
The Paid Search Director will be responsible for leading the agency's paid search offering and developing into a world-class performance offering. Your role will be pivotal in leading the paid search offering to market; pitching to new clients and integrating new technologies and methodologies to ensure best practice and beyond. Working closely with the Director of Digital, you will be working with specialists to drive digital and specifically search at every opportunity. Your role will also be part educator and part mentor to the team and wider agency.

Key Responsibilities
  • You will be responsible for leading and developing the paid search proposition across the UK and international markets
  • You will devise and evolve the paid search proposition and assist in growing the offering through new business pitches
  • You will act as the go to person within the agency for new practices and technologies that emerge in the space
  • You will set and maintain the standard in which all activity should adhere by
  • Manage and maintain senior level client relationships
  • Ensure that paid search is integrated into the wider agency
Key Skills

This is a role that is suited for someone who wants to be at the forefront of a leading performance agency and help define and evolve the paid search proposition. Therefore, we require someone who has the passion, drive and tenacity to make a difference.

The Must Haves
  • Agency experience
  • Held senior level search position previously
  • Managed a team of specialists
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a desire to develop
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Well connected
Other skills required:
  • A paid search expert with wider knowledge of digital channels and media
  • Agency and international experience a bonus
  • Strong and proven strategic experience
  • Able to lead new business pitches
  • Strong senior client management relationships
  • Able to manage and develop a team of specialists