Bubble Wrap-Up: Top 5 PPC Jobs – August 2013

By Amy @BubbleJobs

If you’re searching for a shiny new PPC job you’re in luck. This week we’ve been flooded with vacancies from the world of PPC – and we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on five of our favourite opportunities in this week’s Wrap-Up.


First up, Premier Farnell are searching for a Paid Search Specialist Executive to join their team in Leeds. Reporting to the EU PPC Manager, you’ll be responsible for maintaining, optimising and developing paid search campaigns across 15 countries in Europe – and you’ll be proactive in supporting the SEM team in all aspects of PPC. In this role, you’ll also have the opportunity to use the most advanced bid management tools and you’ll be solely responsible for managing the performance of your specific countries. The right candidate for this role will have a expert knowledge of paid search services – Google, Yahoo and Bing, strong analytical skills and previous PPC experience. They’ll also be highly organised, have strong problem solving skills and have a high attention to detail.


Next up, iProspect are searching for a PPC Account Director to join their teams in either London or Leeds. In this diverse role, you’ll work to inspire and develop Search Account Managers and PPC teams in order to deliver best-in-class PPC implementation to clients. From acting as a strategic lead for all PPC accounts and participating in PPC pitches to overseeing the development of annualised PPC account plans for clients and ensuring the integration of PPC strategies with other media channels (both digital and ATL), you’ll do it all in this role – and you’ll also be responsible for ensuring each team member has annual objectives and a PDP to focus on. Sound good? The perfect candidate will have experience of managing large complex PPC accounts across different vertical markets, experience of managing and developing high-performing PPC teams and strong PPC leadership skills.They’ll also be a strong strategic thinker, have experience of working with best-in-class PPC technology platforms and have a good understanding of the communications planning process and channel marketing mix.

arm-logo-In third place this week, ARM are on the search for a new Head of PPC to join a digital marketing agency in London. Managing a team of five, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the delivery of various client accounts through team management, account management and strategy – and with the agency being a key partner agency with Google, you’ll get the chance to work on new Google product launches first within the market. Key responsibilities include forecasting traffic and cost for new accounts, managing assisting PPC accounts, biddable media, display campaigns and Facebook advertising and managing tracking, analysis and insight of all campaigns. Sound like your cup of tea? To bag this role you’ll need to have a proven background in PPC (ideally from an agency), an expert working knowledge of the principles behind bid management tools (and biddable media, display and networks as a whole) and a proven ability to think strategically for PPC clients. You’ll also need to be GAP qualified and have a good knowledge of analytics packages.

gradreccompany2Next up, The Graduate Recruitment Company are searching for a Graduate PPC Executive to join a media agency in the heart of London. Working for an international network of media agencies, you’ll be responsible for setting up, optimising and reporting on paid search campaigns, managing campaign budgets and analysing results and identifying campaign trends. The ideal candidate for this role will need to be fluent in both German and English, have at least a 2:1 at degree level in a numerical degree and have a good working knowledge of digital marketing principles and strategies. They’ll also be a great team player and be confident in analysing and acting on marketing data.

sporting index blog2Last but not least, Sporting Index is on the search for a Digital & Direct Marketing Manager to join its team in London. Based in Kennington, you’ll be responsible for the planning, execution and measurement of all of Sporting Index’s direct and digital marketing activity. You’ll work with the head of marketing to implement a CRM programme and advise on how to improve the current digital marketing activity – and you’ll also be responsible for all digital marketing acquisition and retention. The right candidate for this role will have experience in managing PPC, SEO, affiliate and online advertising campaigns, experience in using online analytics tools like Google Analytics or Omniture and a strong passion for CRM and informing marketing decisions based on the insight they deliver. Other key essentials for this role include strong communication skills, a deep understanding of the digital marketing landscape and principles (CRM, customer journey, segmentation etc) and a good understanding of digital marketing measurement – PPC, SEO and affiliates etc.

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