Senior PPC Account Manager

Applications close Sunday 21st July.


£30,000 - £40,000 depending on skills and experience

We independently benchmark salaries for all roles every two years, so when you work at Engage you can be confident you’re fairly rewarded for your talent and experience when compared against the rest of the industry.

Hours and location

This is a full-time role based in Leeds, UK. We offer hybrid working and flexible hours to everyone in the team, but this is not a fully remote opportunity.

Benefits package

As part of our commitment to making Engage a great place to work, we’ve built a comprehensive benefits package that fuels our thriving culture and delivers an exceptional, well-rounded employee experience. Some of our most popular perks are:

  • Hybrid working with flexible hours
  • 26 days holiday, plus extra for continued service
  • Private company medical and dental insurance
  • 5% matched employer pension contribution
  • A performance-linked company bonus scheme
  • A 10% Learning and innovation time budget per team
  • Up to 4 weeks a year to Work From Absolutely Anywhere (WFAA)
  • Your own 1-on-1 financial coach

What we’re looking for

As our sixth dedicated paid media role, this position will see you working closely with our marketing department, working across multiple PPC networks.

From day one you’ll be jumping straight into many of our projects and become integral in the planning and execution of our clients’ digital strategies.

Day-to-day you’ll be setting up accounts, managing and optimising campaigns, reporting on success as well as being a key point of contact for our clients.

  • You’ll need strong analytical and numeracy skills, and be confident translating large amounts of data into comprehensible or visual reports
  • Expertise using and manipulating paid search dashboards to optimise spend
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and experience presenting reports and optimisations
  • Demonstrable passion, experience and knowledge of Paid Search, specifically across Search engines (Google, Bing etc) and social Facebook & Instagram
  • Strong Microsoft Office/Google Workspace skills which must include Excel/Google Sheets, Word/Google Docs and PowerPoint/Google Slides
  • Proven track record of working to and meeting deadlines
  • Proven time management skills, strong project management skills, experience and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proven ability to think critically and creatively, with an impeccable attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to ways of working & problem solving, with the confidence to question the norms
  • Strong communication, organisation & presentation skills
  • Understanding of broad-strokes of digital marketing concepts and SEO and how PPC influences other channels
  • Thrives working in a team setting
  • Mathematically minded

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Data Studio and/or other data visualization tools is a plus (if applicable- take out if not needed)
  • AdWords or a similar certification will be a plus

Primary responsibilities

Some of your tasks will include: person criteria/ more detail on the day to day

  • Creation and deployment of paid media campaigns
  • Account management (and day-to-day optimisation) of our clients’ display, PPC and social ad accounts
  • Writing ad copy, suggesting creative executions and, with this, a/b & landing page testing
  • Creation of reports and advising on the success of campaigns (working to achieve set KPIs)
  • Planning & forecasting for bigger campaigns (and inputting on creative strategy)
  • Scope out and identify new tools and systems to improve campaign performance, competitive benchmarking and optimizations across campaigns and landing pages
  • Develop and deliver weekly, monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc reporting dashboards for all major metrics across the paid search initiatives
  • This is a client-facing role and the ability to confidently, professionally discuss and present campaigns with clients is a must
  • Manage budgets, invoicing and ongoing advertising spend - making sure no spend is unaccounted for.
  • Working with junior members of the team, delegating tasks and upskilling
  • Working closely with the head of paid to improve processes and ways of working

You’ll have:

  • 4+ years of working with social advertising platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • 4+ years of being the main account handler for Google Ads accounts with a £15k+ spend per month
  • Experience dealing with all client communication and face to face meetings, weekly updates, monthly reports or Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Experience in setting up, managing and reporting on the full suite of Google Ads products, Search, Shopping, Display, YouTube and Meta with Facebook and Instagram Ads

A bit about us

Established in 2007 we’ve earned a reputation for consistently delivering world-class digital products and strategies. We call this Attention to digital™

We also have a strong sense of wanting to do the right thing - not just in digital, but our impact on the world too. That’s why we’re proud to be a Certified B Corporation™

Want to get to know us a little better? Why not take a tour of our office, meet the team or browse some of our work and case studies.

Diverse teams make better teams

We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for employees that is free from discrimination.

We therefore welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, religious beliefs, age, sex, sexual orientation or disability.