Head of PPC

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    London, England

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    Up to £60000.00 per annum

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    Dominic Watkins

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    3 months ago

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Head of PPC

Independent Performance Agency - Permanent

We are currently working with a dynamic and ambitious agency who are relatively young given they only opened their doors 4 years ago, however since conception they have achieved some significant achievements largely due to a very strong and well established senior leadership team in the digital performance space. Continual expansion of the agency has led to the development of a very successful working environment in which employees are seeing huge levels of autonomy awarded early on in their careers, combined with very strong training methods has grown the agency to 65+ with verticals covering PPC, Paid Social, Display/Mobile, Analytics and also the creation of a design/web build piece being created.

A senior role within their leadership team is now vacant and they are looking for an accomplished subject matter expert who will be an expert in developing both client accounts and their own team's ability. This blend requires both a sound technical and strategic understanding in how PPC compliments and interacts with the wider Performance Media strategy. The role works alongside the Head of Paid Media, this role encompasses PPC, Paid Social, Shopping, Youtube, GDN and AMS.

*Development of a performance and development roadmap for each client, ensuring that all metrics are met across each account - CPC, CPA, ROI and budgeting
*Working directly with suppliers to ensure that all practices are at the forefront of industry standard and when necessary trailing new tech or methods and introducing them to your team
*Direct management of 4 PPC Account Managers including training, development, best practice and assignment of resource
*Quality checking working conducted by junior team members and AE's to ensure a standard of work across client accounts
*Development of the agencies PPC offering including recruitment, training, processes with a key focus on keeping abreast of new developments in paid search techniques
*Working with other channel Head's to integrate strategy's across wider performance offering - PPC, Paid Social, Display/Mobile, SEO, Analytics and Design
*Continual work with business development team to ensure your teams services are constantly being cross sold across wider client accounts in the agency

*Proven track record in delivering high performing, technical and complex PPC accounts on behalf of a variety of clients across multiple industries
*Exceptional commination, delegation and numerical ability
*Naturally inquisitive with a love for developing your own ability and real passion for delivering work that exceeds client expectation
*Proven experience in effectively equipping mid-level management team with the resource and knowledge to develop junior team members
*Proven background in winning new business, involvement in pitches and development of client relationships

Please apply now or contact Dominic Watkins @ Xcede for more information

dominic.watkins@xcede.co.uk | 0203 301 9919