Paid Search Lead

Paid Search Lead

📍 Location : UK Based (flexible)

🤑 Salary : Dep. on exp.

👩‍💻 Type : Permanent

We’re looking for a strong PPC lead to shape and and support the ongoing growth and development of our paid search and shopping offering alongside the agency’s paid media manager.

Why Clicky?

As an agency, we’re committed to fostering meaningful relationships within our team and creating a culture where everyone excels. Our most important asset is our team, so we’re focused on making Clicky an amazing place to work. So much so, that we’re officially one of the Top 100 Small Companies to work for in the UK, and also in the Top 40 of Media and Marketing Agencies to work for. If you join our team, you’ll be offered:

  • 34 days holiday

  • Healthcare

  • A competitive salary

  • A bonus based on profit share (if we do well, you do well)

  • A tailored personal development plan and clear career progression

  • The flexibility to work from home or the office (post COVID)

On top of all of the above, you’ll be working as part of a talented, passionate team to drive transformational digital performance for big brands.

You will have strategic oversight and provide direction for the agency’s paid media client strategies, manage a handful of the agency’s key clients, and act as quality control for all PPC work across the agency.

We’re looking for someone who will thrive on exceeding our agency and client goals and who is always looking for new and innovative ideas to further performance. This role has considerable opportunity for progression for the right candidate and comes with a range of benefits.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead paid search strategies for the agency’s biggest clients and provide strategic support and direction for wider paid search clients

  • Act as quality control for all paid search related work in the agency

  • Regularly check in with the paid search team on their client targets – ensure work is being delivered to a high standard and that workflows are geared towards hitting targets 

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and potential new advancements for client strategies – test and implement these where required and 360 on results. Seek to roll new initiatives out if they prove to be successful

  • Manage relationships with paid search suppliers such as Google, and ensure the agency’s paid search service stays on the cutting edge of industry best practice

  • Support inbound sales efforts through leading on new business proposals 

  • Take responsibility for training and mentoring members of the paid search and wider agency teams

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years of experience in creating/managing/executing paid search campaigns

  • Experience in managing/mentoring others

  • Experience in an agency environment is preferred

  • A genuine interest in paid media and the wider digital landscape

  • Knowledge of organic search & how this can work with paid media.

  • Experience working with paid media tools to analyse & audit performance

  • Excellent commercial understanding and awareness and experience in working on high-value client accounts with a proven track record for achieving outstanding ROI results.

  • Strong interpersonal and self management skills 

  • Ability to communicate complex information & technical insight in a simplified manner for internal & external stakeholders

In return, we’re offering a highly competitive salary with a generous bonus scheme along with a wealth of other staff benefits such as the latest equipment, tailored personal development and career progression plans, a superb working environment with flexibility and regular social events.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team, get in touch with us today


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