Paid Search Director (Remote/Virtual)

Digital Media and Campaign Management Boston, MA Austin, TX Denver, CO


WorkReduce, the largest technology-enabled services provider for the media buying industry, is looking for a Paid Search Director with 8-10 years of experience in Paid Search, specifically in a digital agency to  develop and lead best in class strategies and management of Paid Search accounts.  This role will provide leadership across the business and liaise with other channels to ensure an integrated response to marketing objectives. 

About WorkReduce

We serve brands and agencies as a distributed team of media and technology experts operating through the WorkReduce platform. We are committed to providing employment that pays well, expands access to jobs and training, and makes a difference. We hire people who share our values of transparency, inclusivity, dedication, and fairness. We are committed to providing employment that pays well, expands access to jobs and training, and makes a difference.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and author overall team strategy and approach to paid search management, in cooperation with Director, Paid Search
  • Work collaboratively with the client services team to manage client relationships as related to paid search strategy, team and performance
  • Ensure best practice and innovation in all paid search activities; ensure knowledge sharing across teams.
  • Manages and develops direct reports and is accountable for complete team development
  • Serve as a point of escalation, identifying and successfully resolving problems in a client-centric environment.
  • Accountable for achievement of KPIs and deadlines
  • Liaise with other channels
  • Conduct forecasting for annual and monthly budgets and is responsible for growing account profitability
  • Contribute to new business development when required
  • Exhibit leadership across teams and agency

What we’re looking for:

  • 8-10 years of experience in Paid Search, specifically in a digital agency 
  • Experience leading a team
  • Exceptional knowledge of Paid Search, market development and trends
  • Deep understanding of how Paid Search / SEM  interacts with Display Media, Paid Social, SEO, Affiliate, Feeds, Mobile, Social and Attribution
  • Broad range of experience managing across verticals and direct response/branded campaigns
  • Strong managerial experience, including experience developing and mentoring a team
  • Well-honed communication skills with senior audiences
  • Ability to think strategically, make innovative recommendations that drive client goals
  • Ability to nurture and retain client and employee relationships
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with financial data and budgets
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations to solve client challenges
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation

What you can expect from WorkReduce:

WorkReduce provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

WorkReduce does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters without a signed agreement on file with WorkReduce. Third-party recruiters include agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time or full-time opportunities other than for their own needs.  

WorkReduce will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter for any resumes or CV’s submitted to any employee that does not have a signed agreement with WorkReduce. The agreement must be dated no earlier than one year previous to the date of resume submission. Candidate introductions, resumes or CV’s must only be submitted via the WorkReduce recruiting team and only if a) an agreement is already in place and b) the third-party recruiter has received formal instruction from a member of the recruiting team to submit candidates to a vacancy.