About You

You have considerable experience managing paid search campaigns either in-house or in an agency

Advantec is one of the South’s best-known digital agencies – with a growing team and impressive list of clients. We have a friendly, enjoyable working environment with excellent benefits, plenty of opportunity for career progression – and the chance to work on some exciting, high-profile and successful digital campaigns.

Paid Search (PPC) Specialist

The Role

We’re looking for senior, mid-level and junior digital marketing campaign managers, with particular specialism in paid search (Google PPC, Bing Ads and paid social advertising).

You’ll be working on our clients’ search marketing and digital campaigns – implementing strategies and managing campaigns across various paid channels, primarily Google PPC and increasingly across paid social channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc).

You’ll work closely with other specialists in our digital marketing team to ensure your work on paid channels complements our social, natural search, conversion optimisation and email marketing activities to deliver a continuous return on investment for our clients.

You’ll be working daily on any of the following…

  • Google AdWords campaign setup and management
  • Google Shopping ads
  • Conversion optimisation and split testing of ads and content
  • Analytics and reporting
  • Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn paid ads platforms
  • Analysis of performance, reporting and optimisation of campaigns
  • Reviewing objectives, strategies and results with clients

Your Experience

  • Ideally Google AdWords qualified individual (or prepared to take the qualification soon)
  • Preferably 2+ years’ experience managing paid search campaigns (or demonstrable success if less than this)
  • Experience managing successful paid social campaigns
  • Experience in an agency environment is hugely beneficial, though client-side experience is valuable too
  • Experience dealing with clients is also an advantage
Company benefits
Flexible Working Hours

Start early, finish early… Start late, finish late… Work through lunch, finish early… As long as you’re in the office for some core hours, we’re happy for you to work flexible hours to fit with your lifestyle and family arrangements. If you have special requirements for your working hours to fit around family or other commitments, we’re happy to do what we can to make it work.

Cycle To Work Scheme
Cycle To Work Scheme - Get a Tax Free Bike

Cyclescheme is a government system enabling you to get a discounted bike from a local bike shop and pay for it with monthly contributions from your salary, reducing your tax bill and getting a bike at a much reduced cost.

Childcare Vouchers
Tax-Efficient, Lower-Cost Childcare

If you have children in childcare, you can use our tax-efficient childcare voucher scheme to help pay for it.

Healthcare & Insurance
Private BUPA Healthcare and Life Insurance

Free private healthcare with Bupa. No NHS waiting lists or shared hospital wards – if you’re unfortunate enough to need ongoing medical treatment, it’s all covered by us with a Bupa plan, including unlimited cancer care cover. There’s also free life insurance to the value of a full year’s salary to your next-of-kin for all employees.

Social Events
Social Events Committee

Monthly social events, all paid for by the company – and chosen by the whole-team. Anything from a free meal out to bowling, paintball – or any other ideas you and the team dream up.

Contributory Pension Scheme

We offer a full contributory pension scheme. These are becoming a legal requirement over the next few years, but we’ve jumped ahead of the statutory requirements and have offered this to all employees for years.

Free Food
Free Bacon Rolls and Fruit Deliveries

Regular free shipments of freshly-cooked bacon rolls, accompanied by a platter of fresh fruit for the more health-conscious!

Birthday Day Off
No-One Should Have to Work on Their Birthday!

As simple as it sounds – a day off on full pay for your birthday (or next working day if it falls on a weekend)

Free Monthly Training for Whatever You Want!

We’ll fund any type of training or learning you want to do, work-related or not. Piano lessons, horse-riding – anything. If you do take any work-related training, not only will we pay for it, we’ll give you half a day off each month to do it.