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SEM/Paid Search Manager - Engine Media Agency

SEM/Paid Search Manager - Engine Media Agency

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Engine is a new kind of data-driven marketing solutions company. Powered by data, driven by results and guided by people, we help our clients make connections that count—leading to bottom line growth, an inspired workplace and business transformation. With global headquarters in New York and 17 of ces across North America, the UK, Europe and Asia-Paci c, Engine offers clients a vast range of marketing solutions—from insights and content to distribution and technology.


Our Paid Search Manager will develop and implement paid search strategies to deliver against client objectives; communicate and present paid search strategies, and execute approaches to clients and internal stakeholders. This person will be a Search Marketing thought leader across Engine, and we will rely on their expertise to develop and shape our rapidly growing Paid Search practice. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work in a growing innovative start-up environment.


  • Develop and implement Paid Search strategies to deliver against client objectives
  • Communicate and present Paid Search strategies and execution approaches to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for day to day execution of Paid Search on behalf of Engine clients, including but not limited to:
    • Daily bid optimizations
    • Daily check of budget pacing and performance against key KPIs
    • Optimize campaign performance through ad copy, keywords, bids, geo-targeting and landing page strategy
    • Manage pay-per-click campaigns across AdWords, Bing YouTube, GDN, etc.
    • Build and manage Product Listing Ad (PLA) feeds for ecommerce clients
    • Pull reporting to track and communicate performance, and review data for accuracy
    • Write digital reports and develop key insights and implications
  • Track and analyze performance against client business objectives and KPIs, and deliver recommendations and optimizations to improve performance
  • Pull competitive intelligence reports through third party tools and help to create an insightful presentation of this data
  • Align seamlessly with planning team; understanding full client relationships and Paid Search’s role within the strategic plan


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience managing Paid Search campaigns on Google, Bing, & YouTube
  • Deep understanding and experience with all AdWords and Bing products including PLAs, Retargeting, and Google Analytics
  • Experience using third party tracking and multi-attribution tools to measure and optimize Paid Search campaigns
  • In-depth knowledge and experience using Google Ad Words and Bing Ads platforms
  • Experience with third party bid management platforms such as Doubleclick Search, Kenshoo or Marin Software is a plus
  • Google AdWords certification is essential; Additional relevant certifications (e.g.: Facebook Blueprint, Bing Certification) are a plus
  • SEO knowledge and experience is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients while representing Engine as an expert in the industry
  • Extreme organization and project management skills are a must
  • Solid interpersonal and teamwork abilities – collaboration is probably the most critical requirement
  • Demonstrated curiosity, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong analytical abilities, including drawing insights from client or media reported trends