Senior Manager, Paid Media

Search Laboratory is a multi-award-winning digital marketing agency with offices in Leeds, New York & Texas. We work with a range of clients on a global scale, helping brands grow internationally through building profitable integrated digital strategies.

We’re looking for an experienced Paid Media Manager to join our growing team in Austin to head up and lead our team of PPC Associates and Account Managers. If you have good knowledge of Paid Search, and have experience mentoring and managing junior team members, then we would love to hear from you!

What to expect from the role

  • This is a senior and strategic team management role that will utilize your account management abilities; no two days will be the same
  • You will lead our US Paid Media team, providing training, coaching and further up-skilling our talented team of Associates and Account Managers
  • You’ll have the opportunity to travel and work between our Austin and New York office, as well as international travel to visit our teams in the UK
  • Taking ownership of a small portfolio of clients, you’ll be responsible for client communication, strategy and implementation of Paid Search campaigns
  • You will attend and lead client meetings, delivering insight and strategic advice
  • You’ll work closely with PPC Associates and Consultants who will support you on the planning and implementation of campaigns
  • Working with our Head of PPC, you’ll help to develop and improve our offering in the US market
  • You’ll have the opportunity to help pilot new ideas and tools, from testing through to delivery

What we need from you:

  • Proven experience in either team management, mentoring or team development
  • Experience managing successful Paid Search accounts
  • Very strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Logical and data-driven mind
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience in either Display or Paid Social advertising advantageous (but not essential)

What you can expect from us:

We want everyone to have a great work-life balance and believe flexible working hours are key to positive wellbeing. Because of this, we have adopted a blended working approach which means more flexibility for our teams to work between home and the office as needed.

Check out our company reviews on Glassdoor and get a feel for what it’s really like to work here through our Facebook page. Better still, get in touch with our HR team if you want to hear more about this role and our growing agency.

Reporting to: Head of Client Services

Job Purpose: To lead the US paid media offering, manage and develop the US paid media team and manage several key PPC accounts.

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