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Manager, Search Marketing

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Manager – Search Marketing (SEM)

Right now, we’re looking for a strong Manager to help lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

What you’ll do:

As Manager of Search Marketing, you’ll oversee the strategic components of an integrated SEM campaign. You will lead a team of analysts within the DigitasLBi SEM capability team to establish performance metrics, report results and foster client and vendor relationships.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as primary contact for day-to-day clients
  • Spearheading the development of program strategies and analyses for clients (e.g., target audience recommendation, geographic targeting, timing/scheduling strategy)
  • Overseeing day-to-day internal team’s work on bid strategy optimization and testing
  • Establishing and driving paid search best practices for team to assimilate across tactics and activations
  • Maintaining a level of quality assurance and holding the team accountable for delivering campaigns and executions with precision
  • Writing and delivering media strategies, and overseeing the translation of these strategies into final media recommendations
  • Ensuring that media deliverables meet and align with client goals and objectives
  • Prioritizing teamwork, delegating responsibilities, and implementing a task management system that is universally accepted and applied
  • Developing team for advancement through positive mentoring, providing critical feedback, and exuding a genuine interest in professional success of others
  • Ensuring that analysts are effectively developing and optimizing campaigns for added value
  • Overseeing performance forecasting, budgeting process and allocation with client and internal stakeholders
  • Providing creative solutions to client challenges
  • Fostering relationship with internal teams (Media, S&A and other capabilities) and external teams while managing multiple client stakeholders
  • Understanding big picture implications and how insights can be applied in other programs and environments
  • Active knowledge sharing with capability and broader agency

We’re looking for a whip smart Manager who is also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year degree and 5 to 7 years of digital media experience, 4+ years of SEM experience
  • Prior experience managing direct report(s) preferred
  • Strong familiarity with the digital environment and a clear understanding of media planning and buying process (multi-channel knowledge and DoubleClick search expertise preferred)
  • Strong understanding of media research tools – you know their strengths/weaknesses, and when and how to effectively use them
  • Keen attention to detail and an analytical approach to achieving objectives
  • Solid quantitative and research skills, and proven data interpretation capability
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Experience working with Tag Management Solutions, DMP, MTA and Site Analytics tools preferred
  • Excellent client presence and ability to lead discussions with internal and external leadership
  • Strong ability to understand client objectives and how they translate into search and media strategies
  • Stellar communication and presentation skills – you’re poised, articulate and convincing
    • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

About DigitasLBi

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day.

On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer. 

About DigitasLBi 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.