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SEM Account Manager - PPC

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Ref: 1671 Date Posted: Monday 23 Nov 2020
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SEM Account Manager

VC Backed, Tech Start-Up

Salary up to £55k + Benefits


Do you want to work at a rapidly growing, digital & data first brand? Backed by leading VC’s behind other success stories including Facebook & Spotify, you can expect to fast track your career alongside a highly specialist team of tech entrepreneurs.


The Opportunity:

  • Founded in 2013, grown to 200+ head count
  • Amazing offices based in London, Munich & Madrid
  • 6th fastest growing start-up in 2018
  • Over £100m raised in funding to date
  • Investing heavily across in-house digital teams in Media, Creative, Marketing & Analytics


The role:

This is an influential role, where you will be responsible for the biggest chunk of media investment & one of the most important teams in the business!

As the new SEM Account manager, you will work directly with the Head of Growth & Head of Performance to develop & execute long term paid search strategy. Whilst working cross functionally & collaborating with marketing technology & data science teams. As they look to tap into new markets, they are investing heavily across media, marketing, creative & analytics. You will be joining an exciting time as they enter their next stage of growth.



  • Manage, plan & optimise long term paid search (Google & Bing) performance marketing campaigns across multiple markets
  • Identify and test new and innovative growth opportunities to deliver on CPA goals.
  • Manipulate and analyse large, complex data sets turning them into actionable business insights.
  • Manage performance metrics and budget tracking while ensuring benchmarks are established, lessons are learnt, and growth opportunities capitalized.


About you:

  • Proven track record managing high volume & large-scale paid search accounts (200k+ a month)
  • Experience working at an online focused & digital first brand
  • Deep knowledge & hands on experience of managing campaigns across the Google suite & Bing.
  • A highly analytical mindset & approach
  • Strong technical skills in data manipulation using SQL, Tableau or Excel
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, statistics, business, finance, IT or related discipline will be highly regarded but not mandatory.


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, SEM, Google, SearchAds360, Biddable, Analytics, Data, SQL, Performance Marketing, Digital Media, Digital Advertising, eCommerce, Growth Marketing


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.