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PPC Account Manager

Location

London

Employment

Perm

Department

Media

Hello and thank you for your interest in SYZYGY*

 

We are a data, digital and strategic agency, who create transformational change at pace.

 

We are 50% owned by WPP, which enables us to enjoy the benefits of being part of a large network; whilst retaining our independent pioneering spirit, which is as strong today as it was in 1995 when the agency was formed.

 

We have eight offices across Europe and North America and a team of 600 digital specialists; there are about 60 of us in the London office.

 

Working at SYZYGY means the opportunity for professional growth and fulfilment, in a supportive, fun and friendly environment , that offers freedom and flexibility.

 

Anyone interested in joining SYZYGY should have an entrepreneurial mindset and happily adhere to our agency values:

 

Brave: you are not afraid to give your honest opinion, you love making a difference.

Collaborative: we work as a team, believing we are all stronger together.

Curious: you don’t settle for what you already know, you bring a fresh perspective to everything.

Integrity: you always do the right thing, for our clients and the agency; which is why people love working with and for SYZYGY!

 

 

*Our name? Pronounced siz-a-jee, it’s an astronomical term, referencing the sun, moon and earth being in perfect alignment. We like alignment.

 

JOB TITLE: Account Manager

 

JOB PURPOSE: To maximise the delivery, efficiency and ROI of Clients Paid Search (PPC) Campaigns to the benefit of both Client & Agency. The Account Manager will devise and implement PPC strategies for one of the agency’s key accounts and will manage the campaigns in accordance with these strategies.

 

REPORTING TO: Account Director

 

LOCATION: London

Hello and thank you for your interest in SYZYGY*

 

We are a data, digital and strategic agency, who create transformational change at pace.

 

We are 50% owned by WPP, which enables us to enjoy the benefits of being part of a large network; whilst retaining our independent pioneering spirit, which is as strong today as it was in 1995 when the agency was formed.

 

We have eight offices across Europe and North America and a team of 600 digital specialists; there are about 60 of us in the London office.

 

Working at SYZYGY means the opportunity for professional growth and fulfilment, in a supportive, fun and friendly environment , that offers freedom and flexibility.

 

Anyone interested in joining SYZYGY should have an entrepreneurial mindset and happily adhere to our agency values:

 

Brave: you are not afraid to give your honest opinion, you love making a difference.

Collaborative: we work as a team, believing we are all stronger together.

Curious: you don’t settle for what you already know, you bring a fresh perspective to everything.

Integrity: you always do the right thing, for our clients and the agency; which is why people love working with and for SYZYGY!

 

 

*Our name? Pronounced siz-a-jee, it’s an astronomical term, referencing the sun, moon and earth being in perfect alignment. We like alignment.

 

 

What does the role involve?

  • Day to day running and management of PPC campaigns for specific markets.
  • Carrying out technical changes, analysing and drawing insights from third party analytics data and implementing innovative management techniques to maximise campaign performance.
  • Delivering best practice management techniques across each campaign.
  • Keep Senior Account Manager and Account Director abreast of all activity, communication and developments on the account.
  • Responsible for ensuring all weekly, monthly & ad hoc reports for the Client are produced in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure all monthly finance reports for the Finance Department are delivered accurately and on time.
  • Management of ad copy strategy & optimisation.
  • Management of keyword selection and optimisation strategy.
  • Management of tracking, trafficking and bid management through appropriate tools (may be one of DoubleClick, Marin, Kenshoo, etc.).
  • Be proficient with the website and data analytic tools such Google Analytics, Omniture, etc
  • Proactively innovate and drive new ideas and initiatives to encourage profitable growth.
  • Directly manage junior members of the team, delegating work to them and helping with their development.
  • Ensure that all internal and external processes and deadlines are adhered to.
  • Regularly relay latest Search & industry related data to the client and internally.
  • Maintain close communication with other Digital Channels, Finance and Technical & Data Insight teams.
  • Assist in new business opportunities if/when required.

 

 

What are we looking for?

  • University Degree (or international equivalent).
  • Two to three years of relevant agency, client-side or media owner experience.
  • Fluent written and spoken English. A second language is a bonus.
  • Maths Qualification (GCSE, A Level or international equivalent) desirable, along with evidence of mathematical competency.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Google Partners qualification.
  • Knowledge of bid management platforms such as DoubleClick, Marin or Kenshoo
  • Knowledge of website and data analytic tools such Google Analytics, Omniture, etc
  • Experienced Manager level
  • E-commerce experience, particularly in higher value home items such as beds and furniture
  • Excellent paid search knowledge across Google and Bing, including account setup, auditing, restructuring and optimisation
  • Extensive Google Shopping experience, including feed management
  • Extensive Social experience, particularly in retail (Highly desirable)
  • Experience using Google Analytics and DataStudio
  • Client facing and client management desired
  • Experience in programmatic desired but not essential

 

 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday a year, plus Public and Bank Holidays and time off between Christmas and New Year
  • Summer Fridays: the last Friday of June, July and August are half days for everyone (on us!), no need to book it off
  • Time off for birthday
  • Fun, exciting company events (when possible…)
  • Free breakfast and fruit (when we’re back in…)
  • Health cover
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted gym membership
  • We also provide discounts on top brands, travel loans and much more

 

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

SYZYGY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. Please let us know if you may need any additional support when applying for the role or if you are invited for an interview.

 

 

 

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