Paid Search Manager

Job Title: Paid Search Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Reference: 47519C
Contact Name: Phill Stott
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2020 12:54

Job Description

As the Paid Search Manager you will be the go-to expert within the wider digital team. You will be developing the paid media strategy and day to day implementation with help from a small direct team for the UK. You will manage the current brands and look to launch the any new brands across the Group portfolio with a bang! You will also be hands on in creating paid campaigns across a wide range of performance channels across paid search (PPC), paid social and display. There will be a big focus on the paid social channel as that’s where most of the allocated spend will be.

You’ll be based in their cool and vibrant City Centre offices when they return to an office environment and as an interim measure you will be remote working. This is great time to join as they look to new initiatives and new product launches coming later this year and you can be part of this multiband team to help them on their way!

As the Paid Search Manager, you will be responsible for: 

  • Create and deliver effective Paid Search and Paid Social strategies
  • Design, plan and build of all paid campaigns, ensuring best-in class consumer campaigns
  • Continuous data analysis, optimisation and reporting of all paid campaigns
  • Monitoring and flagging digital competitor activity
  • Accountable for innovation within the paid media space with emerging digital trends
  • Utilise Google Analytics, Google AdWords and SEM Rush to continue to drive performance
  • Regular campaign tracking and reporting including analysis to look at key trends within the market and identify new opportunities

The key skills of the Paid Search Manager:

  • 2+ years’ experience within an agency, in-house or media owner environment focussing on paid media, ideally paid social and PPC
  • Experience of reporting with Google Analytics and proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications such as PowerPoint and Word
  • Proven track record within a paid media role with a strong understanding of day to day implementation and strategic vision for paid social, PPC, and display channels.
  • A creative flair, yet a solid understanding of ROI and a commercial awareness
  • Strong understanding of the impact of paid media on consumer behaviour and how it drives engagement through to acquisition and retention
  • Proven experience of delivering commercial paid media strategies and plans with emphasis on ROI

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