Paid Media Senior Account Executive / Account Manager

Paid Media Senior Account Executive / Account Manager £28K – £40K DOE plus bonuses and benefits

If you want the opportunity to shape your own career in Digital Marketing, we would love to hear from you.

What do you really value when you think of work? What do you need from a company to be happy? What is important to you to feel fulfilled in a role?

At Search Seven, we believe roles should be built on your needs as much as ours. Whether that’s the flexible hours to fit your lifestyle, or perks and benefits that mean something to you; we want to know what gets you up in the morning.

For us, it’s our people. We’re incredibly lucky to boast a strong team of experts from a variety of backgrounds who create strategies that help our clients stand out from the crowd. We may be ‘techie’ but we have a sense of humour too and we’re confident that you will enjoy working with us! Our charity work is also very close to our hearts. Making a difference is a key driving force behind what we do, which is why we pledge up to 7% of our profits to charity.

We are a growing business and as part of our growth we need to hire more excellent people in our paid team. We know what we need (we listed it below) but we genuinely want to hear from you – what do you want? What do you think would help us make the best paid team in the UK!? So please look at what we need then tell us what we can do for you, what would convince you to explore this opportunity with us?

Who are we?

Search Seven are a remote-first Digital Marketing agency that was founded back in 2011 in Brighton & Hove, specialising in Paid Media and SEO. We still call Brighton our home, but since 2021 we switched to a remote-first way of working and we now have amazing team members based in Sussex, Kent, London & further afield. We love to all come together and enjoy social events at least once every month. This includes taking on the Crystal Maze as a team in London, trying to get some holes-in-one playing Mini Golf on the Brighton beachfront, or simply enjoying some excellent food and drink together at beautiful venues in Kent. Our culture is strong & being remote workers, it’s more important than ever to ensure we all get out and have fun to reward ourselves for all the hard work!

Why ‘Search Seven’?

Search is obviously part of what we do, but why ‘Seven’? Well, we pledge to give back up to 7% of our profits to charity each and every year via our S7 fundraising events & direct donations. This was a pledge our founder; Gavin Willis, promised to make upon starting up the company so to become part of everything Search Seven stood for – to be different from other agencies & to give back. We’ve always put purpose before profit in everything we do, ever since.

Who are we looking for?

Search Seven is looking for an exceptional individual to join us as a Paid Media Account Manager, with a strong focus on Paid Social advertising. You could currently be an Senior Account Executive in the world of PPC and Paid Social and looking to step into your next role, or are an experienced Account Manager wanting a change of scenery. We are happy to speak to you whatever your situation – we put a lot of focus in investing in PEOPLE over what’s necessarily on your CV. If we can see potential and the right attitude, then chances are we are going to want some of that positive energy here at Search Seven.

Overall, this job is for someone who loves paid media like Google Ads, Meta, LinkedIn, YouTube and the many other social platforms. We’re looking for someone who gets excited about seeing their clients succeed, enjoys problem solving, and seeks out ways to inspire, foster growth and build genuine partnerships with the team and clients. This exciting role gives you an opportunity to build out the Paid Social department by expanding into new platforms, such as TikTok or Reddit, supported by the Senior Management and Leadership Team.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing successful paid media campaigns across various platforms such as Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and TikTok. As a Paid Media Account Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our clients’ campaigns, from strategy development to execution and optimisation. This includes generating excellent paid media campaign performances for your clients from scratch, creating client reports to demonstrate results, create exceptional Paid Media strategies and deliver outstanding client service. You will manage client relationships and serve as the main point of contact for all paid media-related inquiries, as well as being a go to for executives within the team.

Required skills and qualifications:
● 2-3 years experience (minimum) in Paid Media – including both PPC and Paid Social
● Strong focus on data, with the ability to analyse performance and adjust accordingly.
● In-depth knowledge of paid social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook Ads Manager, Instagram Ads and LinkedIn Ads.
● Good understanding of tracking both PPC and paid social campaigns.
● Excellent communication and client-facing skills, with the ability to present data and ideas in a clear and concise manner, both virtually and in person.
● Relevant certifications (e.g. Facebook Blueprint, Google Ads Certification) are a plus.
● Excellent time management, with the ability to juggle multiple clients at once.
● Comfortable working both independently solo on client accounts, but also collaboratively on shared accounts.
● Experience training and managing Executives, running internal training sessions and mentoring team members.

In return we offer:
● A fun & collaborative environment where you don’t need to be someone you’re not just to fit in.
● An open, honest and supportive leadership team who will always value your feedback, hard work, and contribution to the future success of the company that you will help shape.
● A promise that we do not work with clients and/or people that don’t fit our own values & culture. We genuinely care and we want you to enjoy working with your clients as much as you do your own team.
● Self-regulated, unlimited annual leave.
● Flexi-time. We trust you to be responsible for your own time & workload.
● Regular online/F2F socials and charity events – including overnight stays & an annual Super Social!
● Fri-yays! We finish every other Friday with some team games online to help celebrate the weekend!
● We make sure everyone enjoys their Christmas, with Christmas Eve through to the New Year off!
● Health and wellbeing benefits that suit you!
● Monthly co-working space to support the team getting to work together in person!
● A personalised development plan to ensure your progression
● Discretionary profit share bonus scheme
● Individual learning and development budget
● Pension scheme (standard stuff but still important!)
● Charity match funding (we will match up to £250 in year 1, and then £150 a year after that)
● Great perks & benefits are constantly being reviewed and considered!

What else could we do for you? What else would you value?

Let us know by emailing careers@searchseven.co.uk and let’s start talking.

 

Above is the Search Seven team at our first-ever Search Seven Charity Ball in October 2023, raising £11,000 on the night for our chosen charities. Everyone in the team gets to choose a charity close to their hearts when they join, that we split the fundraising between each and every year.

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