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Head of Paid Search

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40,000 - £45,000

  • Contact:


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  • Contact phone:

    02921 673756

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25 April 2021

Head of Paid Search

£45,000 (negotiable DOE)



My client has a unique opportunity for a Head of Paid Search to join a small but dynamic marketing team based in Cardiff. Working for a niche and exciting business driven by online presence you will have a bit part to play in their continued growth. This is a hands-on role for a Head of Paid Search to grow and manage a team of PPC experts. You will need to be an innovative leader of strategy, optimisation, and communications to increase revenue across all accounts.



·         Manage, grow and develop a successful paid search team

·         Create, implement and lead all paid search strategies

·         Oversee Google Ads, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads accounts

·         Identify new areas of paid search opportunities for the business

·         Lead the management of paid search budgets and maximising the ROI

·         Manage and develop KPI’s across accounts and report monthly

·         Insightful and cross channel trend reporting

·         Manage account projects efficiently

·         Budgeting, forecasting and managing monthly, quarterly and annual targets

·         Ensuring best practices are adhered to with regards to strategy, account structure, campaign setup and optimisation


Required Experience:

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience - either at an agency or in house

·         Management experience – used to growing and developing a team

·         Used to running large spend accounts (£1 million+)

·         Experience in search AND display network

·         Experience in remarketing and cross selling

·         Experience in Facebook ads

·         Up to date Google Ads & Bing Ads qualified

·         Proficient with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

·         Experience utilising paid search for lead generation desirable


·         £45K salary - dependant on experience

·         Company pension scheme

·         Flexible working hours

·         Free parking

·         Employee perk scheme through Perkbox

·         Development opportunities as company expands

·         Birthday off

·         Team social events

·         Friendly, flexible working environment

How to Apply
If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Aaron Elliot at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673 756.  

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*