Growth through Talent

PPC Executive - PPC

Brand - Marketing
Ref: 2017 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Sep 2021
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Paid Search Executive

Tech Marketplace Start-Up

Salary £30k + Benefits

Do you want to work at a rapidly growing, digital & data first brand? This is an opportunity to work alongside & learn from a team with a track record working at high growth start-ups likes of Uber & Expedia. A business with enormous upside potentially, who are setting themselves up for genuine global expansion.


The Opportunity:

  • Privately funded by a serial tech entrepreneur, with a net worth of over $400,000,000
  • Since being founded in 2015, they have seen international growth & now operate across 8 core markets 
  • A tech first, data driven company with huge amounts of resource available internally across performance marketing
  • An annual media spend upwards of £40million
  • Very fast paced, agile and forward-thinking business 
  • Extremely passionate team who really believe in what they are trying to achieve


The role:

As a Paid Search Executive, you will work closely with the VP of Marketing & to develop & execute world class SEM strategies. Paid Search takes the biggest chunk of media investment & is seen to be an influential team within the wider business. However, the role will not be limited to PPC. They are eager to test & scale Paid Social, Display & Programmatic activity. So you will have an opportunity to broaden your experience in to new areas as you see fit.



  • Full ownership of multi-national budgets and P&L - annual budgets of over £15M
  • Plan and execute expansion strategy - new countries, new categories
  • Optimisation of multiple performance marketing channels (primarily Google and Bing, but also Facebook and several others)
  • Testing and iterating within your scope
  • Cross functional collaboration with other teams - Analytics, Engineering, Sales, other marketing functions
  • Help develop audience strategy (remarketing, cross-sell, etc)
  • Budgeting, forecasting and communicating performance to senior leadership.


About you:

  • 1+ years of hands-on experience managing large PPC accounts
  • Strong knowledge of Google Ads and Bing Ads
  • Experience of working across different geographies or multi-national scope
  • Ability to innovate but also follow up with execution; Ability to test & scale
  • Strong work ethic, personal accountability, and ownership


How do I apply?

If this sounds like a challenge you are interested in, then do get in contact with, Harrison Knowles on 0771416678 or

Key Skills: Paid Search, PPC, Biddable, SEM, Growth, Analytics, Data, SQL, Performance Marketing, Digital Media, Digital Advertising, eCommerce, Growth Marketing, Start-up, Tech

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