Director Of Paid Search/sem

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 06, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Are you working for one of the best places to work in MN? Digital People’s client won that award in 2016 and is looking for a Director of Paid Search/SEM! If you have the ability to operate on both a strategic and tactical level, touching all aspects of the search marketing road-map and have management experience, then apply to this role today! Keep reading  the detail below to get you even more excited: Hands-on knowledge of SEM best practices and a proven track-record of delivering qualified traffic from both an acquisition and conversion standpoint.  Experience with vendor selection, system recommendations, keyword management, bidding strategies, creative testing, and analytics. An analytical mindset that’s consistently driven to optimize search marketing campaigns for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.  Ability to lead, motivate, and inspire a diverse group of paid search practitioners, from entry level to senior status.  Give direction, provide strategy and assist on clients projects, and advance direct report’s technical skills in an environment of trust, encouragement and appreciation.  Experience  Minimum of 6 years in roles of increasing responsibility in paid search capacity either agency or client side Agency experience Extensive paid search experience is an absolute requisite; including research, forecasting, planning, execution and performance analysis  Proven leadership ability and previous client relationship experience required  Strong familiarity with ecommerce paid search campaigns, strategies and tactics  Self-starter, efficient time management and strong problem solving skills  Management experience with direct reports  In- depth understanding of marketing forecasting, media planning, implementation and performance analysis  Exemplary written and verbal communication skills; commercially oriented, confident, outgoing, articulate, persuasive  Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint  Google AdWords / Analytics certified  Proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with colleagues, clients and vendors  Thorough knowledge and understanding of paid search bid management tools and technologies e.g. Kenshoo, Marin etc.  Digital People, an Atterro company, has over 25 years of dedicated experience for creative, interactive and marketing job placements in roles such as designer, developer, analyst, project manager, marketing specialist, user experience and copywriter. We understand that there is a bigger story behind every resume and that creative juices come from real live humans, so connect with us today and let us help you find a place to showcase your talent!