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PPC Executive

  • Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Brighton
  • Industry: Media, Agency
Job description As PPC Executive, you'll be reporting to the Head of Ecommerce, and responsible specifically for the areas of PPC and Digital Marketing (display, programmatic, retargeting) and their trading performance, as part of a wider ecommerce trading strategy. 2017 sees the company looking to build up their key EU marketplaces - largely via PPC and SEO initially - whilst continuing to increase UK market share.

The role requires hands-on PPC experience due to the scale and how closely you'll be helping manage the international accounts, where you'll be managing campaigns on your own largely without agency backup. You'll also be responsible for growing traffic and sales through display/retargeting/programmatic campaigns as well as finding new sources and generating new leads through existing, and new, agencies and travel partners.

While you'll already be skilled in PPC and digital marketing, you will also need to be keen to progress these skills. On the trading side, you'll be working to maximise margins in the competitive travel sector. Possessing both an analytical approach to work, plus a creative flair, you'll be web-aware and above all brimming with great ideas, and the passion to drive ideas through to execution and follow-up.


At least 2 years of solid, hands-on PPC experience
Experience of conceiving digital marketing campaigns - ideally including programmatic - as well as success with lead generation
Excellent data analysis skills, particularly Google Analytics and AdWords - understand the numbers behind the traffic
Commercially oriented
Excellent organisational, planning & time management skills
A passion for online trading, digital marketing and new & emerging technologies
Strong attention to detail & numeracy
Creative flair, with capacity for original thought
Self-starter; able to go from idea, to prototype, to execution flawlessly
Confident telephone manner, experience working with external agencies (PPC & others)
Strong written and spoken English & at least one other European language desired
Knowledge of all areas of Microsoft Office and confident in the online space
Awareness of importance of good customer service with all stakeholders (internal and external)
Good technical abilities - able to communicate with developers for bugs and developments
Degree educated preferred

External agencies (PPC, Display partners)
Internal stakeholders - Ecommerce; Development; Finance; Commercial
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