Outline of the role
The role of the Paid Search Executive will involve researching, optimising, project managing and planning paid search accounts for some of the largest clients in the UK. You will be tasked with supporting the Senior Search Strategists and Search Strategists with their roles and in turn they will both mentor and train you to ensure your career path is kept on track. You will also be tasked with learning how to become a Search Strategist in time and thus will be expected to learn how other media works and how search marketing fits into the bigger picture of media.
What you'll be doing
Our Search Executive candidate is likely to have a strong interest in the internet, marketing, numbers, and search in particular. The candidate will require 6 months previous experience of search and additional training will be provided on the role. The position will cover predominantly paid search (PPC) but will work closely with the organic search (SEO) team, as well as other media channel teams across the agency. The applicant should be technically capable, a good presenter and have an inherent interest in technology led marketing. Also essential are Excel & PowerPoint skills and a knowledge of the online space in general. Overall employees at PHD should be passionate and enthusiastic about what they do and are not afraid to challenge concepts in order to achieve excellence.
What you can expect from us
We value courage, openness and curiosity, and we demonstrate this through the culture and behaviour of everyone in the company, from the CEO to the newest apprentice in our building.
We will support you with a package of competitive benefits, comprehensive technical and craft skills training, and lots of opportunities to feed your curiosity through talks, workshops and collaborative projects, all while having a little fun at work. We’ll also give you the opportunity to give something back, in the shape of our Little Hugs project, which supports local charities and organisations.
The PHD Media Ltd job descriptions are not intended to be restrictive and are a guideline to the duties in this role. The Company may amend or vary your job description and may assign you additional tasks and duties which are commensurate with this job description at its sole discretion from time to time. You will be prepared to be flexible to meet the needs of the business.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
PHD UK is a leading media planning and buying agency. We are a creative, energetic, challenger company; we build strong relationships with our clients, and produce high quality work to drive business growth. Our ethos is all about finding a better way, in the solutions that we propose to clients, and how we do things within our own business.
PHD UK London is a thriving business of over 300 people, billing in excess of £500m. We are part of a global network of 3000 PHD’ers, who are all connected by our game-changing planning system, Source.
We are very proud to be ranked as the 41st Best Company to Work For in the 2017 Sunday Times list, and also being named Agency of the Year 2016 by Media Week & Marketing Week.
There’s loads more we could tell you but to get more of a feel for how we think, feel and behave follow us on Twitter @PHD_UK and have a look around our website www.phdmedia.com/london