Growth through Talent

PPC Account Manager

Agency - Marketing
Ref: 2295 Date Posted: Tuesday 31 May 2022
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Role: Paid Search Account Manager

Location: London

Salary: Up to £40k

Paid Search Account Manager role at a fantastic agency. It’s BIG. It’s Global. It’s a step in the direction for your career prospects, and a genuine opportunity to thrive & learn in a great digital atmosphere.

The Role:

  • As a Paid Search Account Manager, you will be responsible for owning the day-to-day execution of all elements of paid search activity, employing strong platform knowledge & supplier relationships to deliver flawless testing and media plans, optimization, and analysis.
  • The role involves managing one or several juniors, overseeing their work and their development to successfully execute client deliverables and exceed clients' expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

Campaign Management:

  • Effectively manage your & your team’s designated search accounts, ensuring ongoing and timely optimization is delivered by the team; proactively looking for both tactical and strategic optimization opportunities and forecasting, whilst working with the AD to devise campaign strategy and translate this into campaign delivery.
  • Take responsibility for a wider client or team deliverables (such as performance commentary or weekly reporting) and guide more junior team members in how this can be effectively achieved.
  • Ensure adherence to paid search channel best practices for clients, and contribute to the development of search best practice

Client & Partner Management:

  • Develop strong relationships with the Global Hub, your client, and key suppliers, leading team communications with these stakeholders. Has expert knowledge of client and agency structures
  • Foster a good working relationship across all client teams to facilitate flawless execution of plans and builds rapport to become a trusted advisor.
  • Has strong knowledge of the client sector/ industry which is shared to build strategies and plans. Identifies strategic issues and raises questions to help stakeholders explore and understand their wider business challenge

​​​​​​​People Management:

  • Motivational Manager leading by example while encouraging and coaching one or several juniors on the team, providing feedback and recognition for a job well done.
  • Delegating and managing workloads across the junior members of the team and Global Hub where required, whilst supporting and educating planning teams on the benefits and purpose of paid search.
  • Assisting with the recruitment process for the immediate and wider team when required. Attending interviews and acting as an ambassador for the team to potential candidates

Operational Excellence

  • Making full use of the technology available, implementing processes and practices that maximize operational efficiencies whilst identifying opportunities for process improvement, and providing recommendations.
  • Takes ownership of issues when they arise and proactively suggests ways to resolve these and prevent them from happening in the future.
  • Contributes to the development of strategic revenue and services opportunities

The candidate:

  • Excellent knowledge of bid management, core PPC technology platforms, data analysis, and understanding of the strategic and tactical application of paid search and digital marketing in general
  • Leads and promotes continuous innovation, and test & learn opportunities for the team and clients
  • Creates a positive climate to drive team performance whilst motivating others to strive for continuous improvement
  • Non-neg line management clear evidence
  • Paid search google ads
  • Core technologies- analytics
  • Search ads 360
  • Clear evidence of how they have managed campaigns
  • Operational excellence
  • People management

How to Apply:

If you’re interested, please get in touch for a confidential conversation with Ashleigh Louth, 07537143839 or

Pivotal is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications regardless of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation, and any other protected status as required by applicable law.

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