PPC Account Manager

Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
02 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Industry Sector
Agency, Digital Agency, Retail
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Manager

PPC Account Manager, c. to £30k+, Cambridge

My client is a forward thinking digital marketing agency who have grown headcount rapidly this year due to the large volume of work they are winning. They now have a unique opportunity for a PPC Account Manager to join the team, based in the centre of Cambridge.

As Paid Search Account Manager you will manage a team of 3-4 PPC Executives, however don't require a background in managing a team so a great opportunity to take the step up. You will focus on retail clients covering campaigns across Search, Shopping, Re-Marketing, Display, and Social.

The focus of the role will be around managing client expectations, developing top search strategies, and managing / developing your team of executives. There will be ad hoc hands on campaign management. Candidates will be considered from both agency and client side backgrounds.

Key responsibilities;
- Create and deliver winning paid search strategies
- Deliver high-performing paid search campaigns
- Line management of small team of paid search analysts (supported by HR and Ops Team)
- COS/CPA analysis and recommendations
- Helping set roadmaps for assigned accounts; weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually
- Client reporting and weekly calls
- Read digital marketing News and Blogs to grow your knowledge
- Help train other PPC analysts and strategists
- Run campaigns on other biddable media as required, including Facebook

Key skills & background required;
- Working in an e-commerce (preferably retail) or digital marketing environment
- Managing PPC accounts (including remarketing and Google Shopping) with collective budgets greater than £30K/month
- Writing reports inclusive of key-performance metrics, activity reports and strong narrative
- Account management, including chairing meetings or calls
- Ability to set a paid search strategy, articulate the steps/resources required, and oversee the execution of the strategy
- PPC/Adwords/Bing/Shopping Campaigns knowledge - high level expected for both execution and strategy
- Strong analytical and data skills (ability to manipulate and summarise large data sets in Excel)
- Experience of setting ROI/CPA targets in a rational way
- Excellent written and verbal English language
- Digital advertising metrics, including CPL, CPA, CPC, CPM
- Account management - proactive reporting and recommendations, dealing with queries

The office is located in the centre of Cambridge and is only 45 minutes on the train from Kings Cross Station.

Keen to learn more? Then don't delay and apply to this ad now. Alternatively contact Alex Marriner, Practice Manager - Digital Marketing (Search & Performance) at Bloc Digital on or call 01202 203 301 for a confidential discussion.

PPC Account Manager, c. to £30k+, Cambridge

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