Search Manager: PPC - Friendly and Dynamic Web Start-Up, £35-45K

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1023 days ago

Description is seeking a highly analytical and results-driven SEM professional to drive our digital acquisition. If you excel at creating and executing online search marketing campaigns, and relish the diverse challenge of working for a dynamic, highly entrepreneurial and expanding start-up, then please keep reading.

The Role:

• Manage and improve our Google AdWords and other PPC campaigns and assess their performance through timely qualitative and quantitative analysis
• Analyse traffic trends, and share insights with other members of the MyBuilder team
• Optimise our campaigns and content through collaboration with our Digital Content Manager
• Identify keyword opportunities and priorities for our SEO activities

The Person:

Primarily, you must have an exceptionally strong background in search marketing (SEM). You are seeking a role that allows you to take full ownership of and accountability for search - this is a hands-on role in which you will be both planning and executing paid search campaigns and helping the tech team and content manager with SEO activities.

Specifically we ask that you have the following:

• At least three years’ experience and a proven track record in paid search, having successfully delivered ROI on complex accounts in competitive markets
• The ability to both set and implement SEM strategy and report to the CEO or board as well as to a Head of Marketing
• Strong web analytics skills, and the ability to apply detailed analysis to the big picture priorities of a business.
• Strong SEO knowledge, keyword analysis and reporting
• The ability to deal with and enjoy complex and analytical challenges
• Proactivity, strong time management, meticulous attention to detail, and a proven ability to multi-task
• Enthusiasm and a ‘can do & will do’ attitude
• Ideally you will have a demonstrable interest in DIY, property renovation or home improvement, although this is not essential


Founded in 2006, is an award winning web marketplace that matches homeowners with reliable tradesmen. We won Seedcamp in 2007, received numerous other business and entrepreneurial awards, and have heavyweight backing from Travis Perkins, Channel 4, and many well known internet angel investors. We've accomplished a lot so far, but we’re still a start-up - with lots of exciting projects in the pipeline.

We want to work with people who are curious, honest, courageous and passionate, and we look for these values when hiring and when promoting. We are a close-knit team who have a passion for the web, and who are proud to be contributing to a successful and expanding business.

How to Apply:

You may be working in a search agency as a senior SEM specialist, and be seeking a client side opportunity that allows you the opportunity to really flex your muscles in paid search, and dedicate yourself to a business whose commercial success is predicated upon the acquisition of traffic. Or maybe you’re already client side, and are looking for that next step-up that will see yourself working at both a strategic and a tactical level in paid search.

Whatever your background, if you want to work in a friendly yet ambitious start-up that is on a very exciting journey and that will provide plenty of opportunities for career progression as it continues to grow, then do get in touch, and send us your CV and covering letter (including salary expectations).

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