Paid Search Manager - Brand Side

Job Title: Paid Search Manager - Brand Side
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-11-20
Reference: TD4899950505
Contact Name: Tim Dent
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 30, 2017 13:48

Job Description

What you’ll be doing

As a Performance Media Specialist, specialising in Paid Search, you’ll be part of a team which is responsible for all biddable media activities which also includes Display/Real-time bidding (RTB), Facebook, Youtube and Twitter advertising. You will own the Paid Search channel, working across campaigns in multiple regions and multiple languages – responsible for monitoring spend and performance, managing keywords, making ad copy changes and undertaking analysis and performance improvement.

A typical day will involve lots of liaison with colleagues in the regional marketing teams. Combining your knowledge of Paid Search tactics and strategy with their knowledge of their region, you’ll work collaboratively to deliver great results cost efficiently. Budgets are tightly managed, results matter and you’ll be pushed to deliver the best of which you are capable. You’ll do this by keeping a keen eye on results, using insights from the numbers as well as your knowledge of best practice, to continually improve quality and maximise ROI.

You’ll be able to draw on an impressive amount of automation, which we are committed to driving forward, so you’ll be able to focus on analysis, not data entry or cutting and pasting reports together. The company work with a number of partners and 3rd parties in paid search media and paid search technology and you will also work closely with the Head of Performance Media to ensure that these partnerships are working well.

What’s great about this role?
  • Working with talented specialists in Performance Media and other channels (CRM, web, analytics and optimisation).
  • Teammates who are supportive and collaborative, united by the same goal across channels
  • Opportunities to develop through broad exposure to other channels including Paid Social, Display, video advertising and affiliates.
  • A flat structure where your voice will be heard
  • A sociable, highly international environment (about 50 nationalities at last count)
  • Enrichment activities including language classes, a company choir and after-work visits to the on-site bar to get to know colleagues!
What you’ll need
  • Demonstrable passion for ecommerce marketing
  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in a numbers-based discipline such as Maths, Statistics, Economics or Business or a subject containing a considerable numerical/analytical element
  • Advanced knowledge of and extensive experience using paid search campaign management technologies, i.e. Kenshoo, Marin, DoubleClick search, Adobe Adlens etc.
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Confident in Google Analytics and tag management (such as Tealium, Signal).
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An organised approach to your work, with exemplary time management skills, ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Quick to learn, and keen to develop within a growing industry
  • Team player, able to work with multiple levels of management and peers
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment