Senior Paid Search Analyst

Key info:

Department: Online Marketing

Location: Manchester

Salary: £ Competitive + Visualsoft benefits package

Closing Date: 13/12/2019
Online marketing

We’re on the lookout for an ambitious Senior Paid Search Analyst to join our team in Manchester.

As a Senior Paid Search Analyst, you will be managing Paid Search across a range of clients through the day to day management of your accounts and working closely with the Analysts to ensure we meet and exceed targets. You will be passionate about investing time into coaching and developing the team, making sure they understand and feel supported to achieve the high standards of the agency and equip them to provide excellence for our clients.

The key to success in this role will come from a wealth of experience in Paid Search and the ability to immerse yourself in clients businesses to really understand their goals and objectives in order to create tailored strategies that really deliver.

Progress is at the heart of what we do, so we ultimately need people who can optimise and drive account growth, have a bias for action and aren't afraid to get their hands dirty.

Sound good? Discover more and apply today...

What you’ll be doing:

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Paid Search; independently carrying out the day to day optimisation and maximisation
  • Gather data, generate reports and carry out advanced performance analysis. Check data to ensure accuracy at every stage
  • Understand trends in results data, providing commentary and actions.
  • Investigate variances in results, providing the ‘Why’ and potential remedies
  • Continually review and suggest changes to tactics based on current performance and impact on campaigns goals & KPI’s
  • Understand the importance of forecasting potential delivery & meeting KPI’s for all clients
  • Lead the paid search contribution to client meetings
  • Building & maintaining project plans and strategy; ensuring client history, goals & direction is regularly and accurately logged
  • Work closely with all clients within your portfolio to fully understand their business, goals and objectives by immersing yourself in their business.
  • Respond to briefs on time and to specification
  • Maintain strong relationships with all relevant teams, being their trusted search advisor
  • Share good work, insight and industry developments with the wider PPC team
  • Support the wider team to develop accounts through the application of best practice
  • Support Analysts to manage the daily workflow of junior members in the team
  • Manage key team processes (Reports, Presentations, tools, Teamwork etc) for efficiency and test & refine weaknesses and potential improvements

What we need to see:

The Visualsoft team is the perfect combination, if you ask us. Team members are talented, ambitious, motivated, expert and a whole lot of fun, and we want someone who can join the team and be part of our fantastic culture.

The ideal candidate will currently be working as a PPC/Paid Search Analyst and have the following core skills and abilities:

  • A keen knowledge of digital marketing and PPC
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Google Adwords certified
  • Ideally, experience working within a digital agency environment and a knowledge or appreciation of eCommerce
  • Analytically minded
  • A real strategic thinker
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong workload management and prioritisation skills
  • Well presented, well-spoken, articulate and professional
  • Determined, driven and willing to learn
  • Supportive with the ability to mentor others

What we’ve got to offer:

We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment, and outstanding benefits including:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Fully flexible working
  • Free breakfast, fruit & protein shakes
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts across our brands
  • Regular team social events
  • Training & development

So if you think you've got what it takes to join one of the UK's leading eCommerce providers, we'd love to hear from you.

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How to Apply:

Fill out the form below and add your current CV and a cover letter including salary expectation. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you're the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don't hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

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