PPC Strategist

PPC Strategist

Location: Manchester, Edinburgh, London or Surrey

Hybrid working and flexible hours

Salary is in line with market rate + annual discretionary bonus + benefits

Space & Time is a proudly independent and progressive Growth Marketing agency, with capabilities spanning across digital media, technology, performance and training, including data strategy and omnichannel media planning and buying. Established in 2000, we are an award-winning agency with offices in London, Surrey, Bournemouth, Edinburgh and Manchester, we partner with the top industry brand such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft and have won numerous industry awards as we’re also always trying something new!

Our clients work in property, food & drink, health, charity, finance, sport & leisure and tourism and our difference within growth marketing is driven by our talent’s ongoing pursuit of value, our commercial mindset and business empathy.  Space & Time are a team of committed, inclusive, authentic and enterprising individuals. We’re especially invested in the culture of our business and work hard to foster a flexible, enjoyable and supportive working environment.

The team:

Space & Time’s Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising team, through effective targeting, get our clients’ products in front of their target audience, when they’re actively searching, at various stages of the conversion funnel. Our data-driven specialists create the right solutions to meet our client’s objectives and we are constantly testing, learning and refining to keep our clients ahead of the game.

In addition to Google, we work across a range of platforms and complement our search strategies with other activity like Shopping, YouTube, Discovery/Demand Gen & Performance Max. We plan and build everything from big-budget national campaigns to hyper-local activity. We’ve delivered innovative, award-winning campaigns across a variety of sectors. From brand awareness to direct response, and everything in between. At Space & Time, we pride ourselves on our agility. Whether it’s a change in the market, or a change in technology, our ability to react quickly and pivot our clients’ strategies accordingly, sets us apart from the crowd.

The role:

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a PPC Strategist/Search Engine Marketing Professional looking to take the next step in their digital career and join our team. The agency is expanding fast, and this is an amazing opportunity to play your own part in its growth by managing PPC campaigns for one of our key clients.

As a PPC Strategist, you will be part of a dynamic, forward-thinking and growing PPC Team across our network of offices. Space & Time are a firm believer in training at all levels and work closely with Google so that all PPC staff are up to speed with the latest solutions, products and best practices. A minimum of 2 years' experience is required.

Key duties:

  • Experience of conceiving, implementing & reviewing campaigns & strategies, which deliver performance and value for clients.
  • Research keywords, analyse competitors and testing
  • Search, Display, Discovery/Demand Gen, Performance Max & Video campaign implementation
  • Support Team Leads/Managers and Senior Strategists
  • Efficiently analyse the performance of campaigns, identifying strategic opportunities, facilitating change in order to hit and exceed client expectations and KPIs
  • Support development and implementation of PPC strategy across client portfolio.
  • Produce logical and coherent client-facing reports, case studies and presentations
  • Manage expectations according to relevant SLAs, priorities and bandwidth.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and build effective working relationships.
  • Communicate directly with clients and present within meetings.
  • Keep abreast of industry updates and communicate these across the wider team, agency and clients.
  • Create proposals, including recommendations for budget weighting, targeting, creative and KPIs.
  • Successfully lead and consider growth opportunities across your client portfolio

Skills & Experience:

  • At least 2+ years’ with proven experience running PPC campaigns
  • Fully Google Certified
  • An understanding of the impact other channels have on PPC
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics or other web analytics packages
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Business writing skills and able to produce high quality documents
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Ability to cope with competing demands and effectively prioritise tasks
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Flexible, versatile and copes well under pressure
  • Can handle client & internal escalations & deliver positive & negative feedback with equal confidence.

To apply: Please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your interest in the role, as well as your salary expectations and notice period. Candidates will be considered as they apply.

At Space & Time we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognise the many benefits of a diverse workforce and strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

Space & Time is a Disability Confident Employer and we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities.

If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty and wish to submit your application in an alternative format or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments during the application and interview process, please get in touch either by phone on 0203 757 9500 ext 529 or by email [email protected]

Employees benefit from:

  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible working
  • Company pension scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Extra days given off at Christmas
  • Birthday early finish
  • Quarterly funded socials
  • LinkedIn E-learning
  • Award winning Inhouse Space Academy training and development
  • Difference Days/Volunteering days