International Paid Search Manager

Description

 

Job Description

 

Operating Company

MediaCom

Job Title

Search Account Manager

Department / Team

Search & Biddable Department (Connected Execution)

Reporting To

Associate Director, London UK

Job Location

London, UK

 

About MediaCom

 

Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators.  

 

We are 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.

 

We have a global client roster that’s the envy of our peers. Adidas, Coca-Cola, Mars, P&G, PSA, Richemont, Shell and Sony to name but a few.

 

We help brands unlock growth through media. We do this using our Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity and design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales. We’re part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, which gives us access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business.

 

All this has helped us become the first network to hold the big six Media Network of the Year titles concurrently.

 

But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). It’s our People First, Better Results philosophy.

 

We know that when we invest in our people, we’ll deliver better results not only for them, but also for our clients.

 

We also know that talent comes in all shapes, sizes, genders and ethnicities. That’s why our agencies are open environments that celebrate difference.

 

Do you want to work with smart, creative, enthusiastic people? So do we.

Welcome to MediaCom

 

The Team

 

We are the MediaCom International Search & Biddable team, servicing both centrally executed campaigns in multiple languages as well as coordinating and supporting strategic directions across markets.  We work on a mix of blue chip across clients for both direct and brand led initiatives including: adidas & Reebok, Shell, Sony, PlayStation, American Airlines EY, Ring, TOMS & Bose. As we are the international hub, we service multiple markets.

 

 

 

The Role

 

We are looking for an experienced Manager with a proven track record in Search, client handling, and relevant exposure across other digital channels with a strong inclination for Paid Search.

 

The Candidate

 

Essential:

  • Advanced Knowledge of Paid Search with a passion to proactively test the boundaries of this discipline
  • Passion for Paid Search, demonstrated by a proven track record of driving performance for clients
  • Numerate, analytical, and administratively competent with strong attention to detail
  • Communication skills, can convey complex topics to different stakeholder types

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to grow and progress a developed team
  • Additional language capabilities
  • Industry Vertical Knowledge
  • Abreast of Key Industry updates which could translate to strategy for the client
  • Experience working with clients with large budgets

 

 

Responsibilities of the Role:

 

General Tasks:

  • Commercially minded, understanding the practical delivery of services in line with client objectives, service level agreements and terms of business.
  • Ensure communications are tailored to the audience & requirements of the brief.
  • Keep clients up to date on top level campaign performance and issues.
  • Lead status meetings ensure all meeting outcomes are reported & delivered against by team.
  • Support the Associate Director to shape & inform client strategy & client services.
  • Constantly feedback to line Manager, wider Account team relating to client developments, opportunities and pressures.
  • Build & sustain professional and collaborative working relationships with clients, as well as MediaCom employees.
  • Have an ability to be highly motivated, numerate and articulate, both when speaking to clients, writing documents and analysing results.
  • Financial accuracy through the planning & buying process.
  • Responsible of the career development of their direct reports

 

Search specific tasks:

 

  • Responsible for continued development of search accounts and other biddable media within their team – driving efficiencies, seeking opportunities for growth.
  • Create/ design search & biddable media strategy for client portfolio with Search Director.
  • Successful 3rd party management.
  • Ensuring delivery of Search campaigns to achieve client KPIs.
  • Share & discuss the commentary on results regularly with the client.
  • Proven track record of delivering search strategy & operations, managing individuals, and fostering strong client relationships.
  • Show initiative in growing the search and biddable accounts, increasing efficiencies and identifying new client opportunities.

 

In return, MediaCom will offer the candidate the opportunity to:

 

  • Be in a fantastic working environment – our work/life balance is important to us
  • Work on a well-established account, which has seen tremendous growth and success over the last 2 years
  • Build a career here – we are long-term focused and reward great performance