Job details

PPC Manager

Job reference: 002403

Closing date: 05/11/2018

Salary: competative

Department: International

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Are you an expert in all things PPC? Want to work for an International, highly successful retailer based in Manchester? We are on the hunt for a talented PPC Manager who will drive our business forward and help establish us as market leaders globally.

As we continue to invest heavily in our current and future digital strategy, an exciting opportunity has arisen in our International department for a PPC Manager. This role requires an innovative and driven PPC specialist to take responsibility for large budget campaigns, ensuring they are delivered on time & within budget whilst meeting or exceeding our business objectives. Reporting into the International Acquisition Manager you will work across our Global brand portfolio and be tasked with delivering our core KPI’s within the paid search space alongside our agency.

This is a crucial role within the business, therefore we are looking for someone who is comfortable working in a high-pressure environment that can also challenge senior management through data and innovation.

What you’ll be responsible for:


  1. Media Planning: Collaborating with colleagues and agencies to support the creation of innovative integrated media plans that reach & communicate with our customers across relevant search platforms.
  2. Collaboration: Working alongside the wider marketing team to ensure PPC activity contributes efficiently to the wider business objectives. Educating the business on channel requirements to ensure we are leading the way with testing and innovation.
  3. Account Management: Overseeing the successful delivery of campaigns, day-to-day management of media agency and accurate budget forecasting and management.
  4. Evaluate Success: Ensuring all activities have clear objectives and targets; analyse results and identify opportunities; feedback performance and actions to managers; help develop our PPC measurement best practices and processes; creating necessary reports.
  5. Third Party Relationships: Building & maintaining strong, positive business relationships with Media Agency and Third Party Suppliers to successfully deliver our PPC strategy.
  6. Thought Leadership: Keeping up to date with developments in the paid search industry, spotting opportunities & collaborating with Manager and Media Agency to drive performance to the next level.
  7. People Management: Responsible for managing and developing PPC co-ordinators and executives.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in PPC.
  • Extremely strong Adwords and Analytics skills required.
  • Google Certification is preferable.
  • Knowledge of DoubleClick and other paid media marketing suites would be advantageous.
  • Ability to work independently under own initiative to identify and improve current processes and explore further opportunities.
  • Open-minded, flexible and have a positive attitude toward new challenges, with a willingness to learn, embrace new technologies and business change.
  • Strong problem solving skills are essential, along with an ability to manage a varied workload, to tight deadlines.
  • Highly analytical with a keen eye for detail.
  • Confident communicator able to build relationships across teams and at all levels with an appetite to think outside the box and challenge convention.
  • This is a management role, so previous management experience would be preferential.


In return you’ll receive everything you’d expect from working for one of the UK’s largest online retailers including great training, a clear development path and a competitive salary and benefits package. As well as some things you might not expect, such as the opportunity to buy additional holidays, paid volunteering days and discounts across a number of Manchester’s best bars and restaurants.


The closing date for this job has now passed.