Head of Paid Search

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  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

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  • Contact:

    Miriam Collett

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    07 February 2020

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Are you a Paid Search expert looking for a new opportunity? Our Somerset based client is looking for a Head of Paid Search to join their team. You will be responsible for delivering first-class paid search and display services to our ever-expanding client base, across a variety of industries.

This is what you’ll be doing

  • Account management including campaign planning & setup of paid search, display, administration, forecasting and budgeting advertising and some social media campaigns for a variety of clients

  • Conducting paid search account reviews for prospects and leading pitches

  • Continual optimisation according to the client brief and following best practice guidelines

  • Keyword research, ad copy tests, bid management and competitor analysis

  • Working with our in-house development teams to ensure websites are effectively optimised for all campaigns to ensure maximum conversion and positive ROI

  • Preparation of client reports and provide analysis, insights and recommendations to drive improved KPIs

  • Working to grow a team of paid search specialists around you with the support and direction of our leadership team


The experience you’ll bring to the team


  • Experience of paid search marketing with a track record in driving successful digital marketing campaigns

  • Google Ads, Bing Ads, Facebook/Instagram Ads and Google Analytics experience

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills plus the ability to manipulate data, measure performance and identify areas of improvement.

  • Strong language skills to create compelling ad copy and communicate with clients

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with Colleagues and Clients

There are also some must haves

  • At least 3 years experience in digital marketing, with a strong emphasis on paid search utilising Google Ads, Bing Ads and/or Facebook/Instagram Ad platforms

  • An in-depth understanding of paid search and display strategies.

And this is what you’ll get in return

  • A salary of up to £32,000 subject to experience

  • Challenging and varied work across a broad range of industries and digital channels

  • Regular social events with the team

  • Life insurance cover

  • 22 days holiday (rising to 25 days after 5-years) + bank holidays + your birthday off!

  • The possibility for remote working after an initial period of getting up-to-speed with the team and clients.


Are you up to the challenge?

If you’re a motivated self-starter with a passion for digital and search marketing and who wants to build a strong team get in touch.

Contact Miriam on 02921 673752 or mcollett@yolkrecruitment.com.

Please apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining why you’re perfect for the role.  We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*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.