Paid Search Account Executive

Future Talent & Entry Level London, England


Position at Mindshare


Paid Search Account Executive

About Mindshare:

Mindshare is a leading global marketing and media services network with billings in excess of £23billion worldwide. We work with some of the most famous businesses and brands in the UK – such as Unilever, Ford, KFC, Nike, Marks & Spencer and TK Maxx. The Mindshare network consists of 116 offices across 86 countries throughout the USA, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific; each dedicated to forging competitive marketing advantage for businesses and their brands.

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About GroupM Nexus:

GroupM Nexus UK is a community of more than 1,000 specialists comprised of Search, Social, Programmatic & Display, and Ad Tech Ops Practice Squads from across the GroupM agencies.

GroupM Nexus is designed to accelerate GroupM clients’ businesses by leveraging the power and capabilities of GroupM and its agencies, through partnerships with the world’s leading digital platforms, advanced accreditations for digital practitioners, and continued development and deployment of industry-leading benchmarks.

About the Paid Search team @ Mindshare UK:

The Paid Search team works to effectively deploy keyword targeted campaigns to consistently deliver excellent results against client KPI targets. We are a team of approximately 17 people working on a mix of clients such as Unilever, TKMaxx and KFC.

We are now looking for the new Paid Search Account Executive to come and join the growing Paid Search team based in London.

Intro to the role:

As a Paid Search Account Executive you will be responsible for keyword research, campaign building, daily monitoring and optimisation, as well as pulling and analysing data to write insightful commentary for performance reporting.

You will develop excellent platform knowledge and work closely with the Paid Search Manager to plan and execute a best in class Paid Search strategy, whilst continuously searching for new opportunities through personal research and cross-team collaboration.



Key Responsibilities:

Campaign Management

  • Effectively manage your designated paid search campaigns; ensuring ongoing and timely optimisation is delivered and constantly looking for opportunities to improve performance.
  • Work closely with the Paid Search manager to plan and execute a best in class Paid Search strategy including a rigorous A/B testing plan.
  • Assist with performance analysis, internal data maintenance, issue identification andsolution development that your team conducts.

Client & Partner Management

  • Collaborate with and support other team members in the implementation, optimisation, and paid search activation for clients.
  • Contribute to client meetings and participate in ongoing client engagement.
  • Effectively communicate with your Manager, client team and client contacts, regarding deadlines and delivery of work.

Operational Excellence

  • Carry out regular campaign and budget management checks.
  • Identify gaps in achievement of goals, objectives and/or processes, and work with the line manager to improve performance and drive efficiencies.
  • Ensure financial accuracy, integrating the planning and buying process and reconciliation of spends.

About You:

  • Passion for digital marketing, in particular Paid Search, with current dated certifications (Google and Microsoft Ads), and understanding of bid and core PPC technology platforms (Google Analytics, GMP platform, SA360 or Skai, for example).
  • Affinity for numbers and with basic data analysis knowledge, keen to drive continued excellence.
  • Ability to manage your time effectively and of working as part of a group.
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Proactive and self motivated, always looking to expanding knowledge and capabilities.

GroupM Nexus Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holiday (increasing to 30 in increments after third year of service by one day annually)
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Flexible Public Holidays Policy
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • WPP Pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Online career review and development tool

And many more!


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