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PPC Manager Job Description

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Example of a PPC Manager Job Description

Introduction:

  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats.
  • Role mission: Goals, team and resources to make it happen.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating, developing & implementing effective long- and short-term paid search strategies with good ROAS.
  • Managing PPC budgets, while strengthening platform accounts and key client relationships.
  • Executing & optimizing multiple PPC campaigns simultaneously.
  • Overseeing campaigns across a number of search platforms (e.g. Google Ads, Amazon Ads, Social Media ads, Bing).
  • Targeting selected groups through keyword and audience research.
  • Managing and editing campaign budgets and adjusting bids to optimise ROAS,
  • Tracking daily, weekly & monthly KPIs to identify opportunities for improvement or more efficient spend.
  • Reporting KPIs to management on a regular basis via various dashboards.
  • Producing engaging, clear and concise copy for campaigns
  • Ensuring campaigns are aligned across multiple channels, avoiding wasted spend or crossover.
  • Reducing risk of click fraud and irrelevant spend.
  • Staying up-to-date with PPC/SEM trends and techniques, and applying them where relevant.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a PPC Manager or Digital Marketing Specialist focused on SEM.
  • BSc/BA in Marketing, Digital Media or a related field, with Google Ads certification.
  • Experience with multiple platforms, e.g. AdWords, Facebook Ads, TikTok Bing.
  • You’ll need strong analytical and numeracy skills, and be confident translating large amounts of data into comprehensible or visual reports.
  • Expertise using and manipulating paid search dashboards to optimise spend.
  • Confidence using Google Analytics or similar tools.
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and experience presenting reports and optimisations. 

Nice to have:

  • Understanding of broad-stroke digital marketing concepts and SEO.
  • Knowledge of Data Studio and/or other data visualization tools is a plus
  • AdWords or a similar certification will be a plus.

Benefits:

  • Salary
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office)
  • Perks

CTA (Call to Action)

We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager.


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