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Digital Acquisition Manager

Digital Acquisition Lead

Salary up to £50k

Ashton – 2 days in office and rest from home

Are you a senior Digital Acquisition professional, frustrated by the lack of flexibility, autonomy and creative ability your current position? Looking to step into a role that will provide you full ownership of paid acquisition, the ability to build and upskill your own team and the ability to make snap decisions that turn into quick PPC and paid social wins? Then this thriving, reputable and family friendly-cultured organisation would like to speak with you!

Forward Role are supporting a fantastic B2B organisation who are undergoing a truly exciting digital transformation, which will see the entire acquisition function be transitioned in house from agency, with you at the helm to navigate the off boarding seamlessly and then lead the function in it’s entirety.

You will have the choice of which two days you work from the office, with a huge digital rebrand on the horizon in January the close-knit team would ideally like to be together, including your two direct reports of a Digital Acquisition Assistant and Executive.

Your day to day actions:

  • Transition existing paid search and paid social accounts from agency to in-house.

  • Strategic planning across PPC accounts managed by your team

  • Confident producing and presenting performance reports to internal stakeholders.

  • Hands-on experience of managing PPC accounts (shopping, search and display), bid management, campaign creation and performance analysis on Google and Microsoft networks

  • Able to manage multiple brands and scale accordingly.

  • Experience running social media, display and remarketing campaigns.

  • Launch new brands on Google and Bing

What you will get in return for your experience:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Hols

  • Birthday holiday and holiday purchase scheme

  • Pension – 4.5% employer/employee or 6.5% employer/employee

  • Investment in people – courses, development programmes, mentoring

  • Flexible working environment and great work life balance – 90% of sales are taken 8am to 5pm Mon to Fri

  • Christmas shutdown 23rd to 2nd Jan

  • A supportive Board with strong leadership who are excellent at continuous feedback

Skills & experience needed:

  • 4+ years' experience in PPC - you have previously planned and executed marketing campaigns across search and shopping

  • Experience working within FMCG, retail or agency environment 

  • Experience of managing data feeds for Google Shopping

  • Experience of YouTube and Display campaigns

  • Highly performance lead with a keen eye for opportunity

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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