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Head of Digital Acquisition

Head of Digital Acquisition

€80k - €95k + Benefits

Fully remote role to be based in the UK with occasional travel to the HQ

As the Head of Digital Acquisition you will commercially and strategically shape what they do within the acquisition channels with a focus around paid search, SEO and Paid Social. Ideally you’ll be able to track, analyse and drive performance through digital acquisition strategies to drive consumers to our website and look to accelerate the leads through the sales funnel process and look to convert them into a sale (CRO) whilst working in conjunction with a sales team to drive long term customer value and ROI.  Our marketing team is the engine that drives growth which you will be leading a small team in both inbound and outbound marketing.  

An already established, award winning SaaS business who are extremely ambitious, growing at a fast rate globally and with a great track record, this is the perfect time to be joining. We are now seeking a senior digital acquisition professional to take us to that next level of growth for the brand.

As the Head of Digital Acquisition you will be responsible for:  

  • Driving qualified leads from target segments at a target CPL through performance focused marketing activities, and work with sales to support the conversion of these leads to wins
  • Building a roadmap for marketing strategy over a longer-term horizon i.e. extending existing channels and testing new avenues to market
  • Generating efficient online demand for our software and technology services through paid digital activity in PPC, Paid Social and organic search in SEO
  • Generating efficient online demand through paid digital activity (PPC, Paid Social) by creating both evergreen and tactical campaigns across multiple platforms whilst testing and optimising creative and copy to maximise engagement
  • Maximising the visibility of organic search through SEO and ensuring that the website is fully optimised to drive traffic through keyword research, link building activities are maximised with relevant content and working with key stakeholders to generate it
  • Driving online conversion through the sales funnel process
  • Overseeing other online channels like content marketing and adopting an ongoing test and learn approach to continue to drive quality leads to the website

Key skills of the Head of Digital Acquisition:

  • Proven experience in leading the formation and roll-out of a digital marketing strategies and will have a strong acquisition channel exposure within search marketing and social media (PPC, SEO and Paid Social).
  • Ideally you will have worked within a consumer focused environment in the past.
  • You will have proven experience of growing businesses through the investment in digital acquisition and you’ll be commercially focused to drive ROI
  • Deep experience of Google, LinkedIn and Facebook Ads as well as other digital advertising platforms
  • Experience of building and improving the analytics and metrics required to inform ROI driven digital marketing.
  • Deep specialist knowledge of digital acquisition channels, especially paid search via Google and Bing
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • Will have had experience working with senior or board level stakeholders.
  • Expert knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Search Console, ahrefs)
  • Good planning and organisation skills – able to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking

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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