Account Executive, Paid Search

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO London, England


Position at Mindshare










JOB TITLE: Account Executive, Paid Search


LOCATION: Central St Giles, London


Working within the Paid Search team, they will be integral to achieving client goals by developing and optimizing Paid Search activities as part of integrated multi-channel campaigns. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for digital media and be keen to develop a career within Paid Search.




  • Complete daily performance checks to ensure campaigns are running effectively and within budget
  • Learn to identify and act upon budget optimizations requirements
  • Learn how Paid Search campaigns are tracked and measured
  • Understand what your client’s key performance indicators (KPI) are and how to monitor these
  • Understand the role audiences play with Paid Search targeting and campaign optimization
  • Become confident in how to set up Paid Search campaigns, including structure, ad copy writing and keyword research.
  • Identify the optimization levers available to improve Paid Search performance to meet your client’s KPIs.
  • Understand the approach to preparing a media plan in response to a client’s brief.
  • Deliver client reporting and analyse campaign results with a view to developing actionable insights.
  • Working with media owners such as Google and Bing to receive support with running Paid Search campaigns. Opportunities to run Gmail ads, YouTube and Amazon Search campaigns may also arise.
  • Complete the necessary specialist qualification, e.g. Google Search Fundamentals and Advanced exams, Microsoft Ads Accreditation.


  • Analytically minded, good problem-solving skills and the ability to identify trends within data sets.
  • Highly organised, ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively, and work as part of a team.
  • Any programming or coding knowledge would be beneficial, but not essential.
  • Ability to understand, follow and devise processes.
  • A high degree of numeracy and literacy.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with short deadlines.
  • A team player.
  • Literate in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word e.g. creating and formatting presentations, pivot tables, basic formulas, creating graphs and tables etc.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Passionate about the internet and technology, with a keen interest in the development of PPC as a channel, keeping track of new developments within the industry.


  • This vacancy is entry level, but any relevant employment experience or experience gained working with the relevant technologies (Google Ads, Amazon Advertising etc) is beneficial


Mindshare is a leading global marketing and media services network with billings in excess of £23billion worldwide. The network consists of 97 offices in 67 countries; each dedicated to forging competitive marketing advantage for businesses and their brands.



Technology is changing our lives in astonishing and unimaginable ways and, in media, we are lucky enough to be working at the very heart of this change. However, the way we think about media is vital to unlocking the greatest opportunities for our clients and producing our best work. We define media as the space where content, audiences, data and technology meet.

This media playground is an exciting, vibrant and fast evolving space - a space that’s buzzing with innovation and creativity. A space where new people behaviours, habits and routines are fast emerging.


We invest heavily in staff development- training is extensive from the most junior level with mock pitches, cross-media training, and learning modules. In January 2012 Huddle was launched- an innovative future planning discussion collaborating across our global network:



Our aim is for Mindshare UK to be the most inclusive place to work in the country! We have a wide range of Employee Resource Groups available for our people to join and be a part of including, Roots, PrideM, Women in Business, Enable, Declassify, Mental Health Allies and Back in the Game. We work collaboratively to shape a coherent, progressive and deliverable programme that support our goal of complete inclusion.