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PPC Director

PPC Director, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £50k

Forward Role are proud to be working with one of the world's largest media agencies who are currently looking for an ambitious PPC Director to join a newly formed Northern paid media team in their fast-growing Manchester office. If you have proven PPC experience and are looking to have real ownership over a new flagship client account and team then this the ideal role. PPC Director roles with this kind of scope don’t come around that often; so it’s an exciting and unique opportunity!

Working closely alongside a wider digital team including paid social & programmatic specialists, this role offers the chance to be part of something new & emerging, whilst joining a renowned agency.

As Paid Performance Director you will lead a team of paid performance specialists and ensure performance is met, according to client requirements. You’ll have the remit to lead the PPC product and service delivery and be the senior client contact for a key client account in Manchester. There will be autonomy to shape and mould the team, so they are looking for a proactive PPC Director who wants to lead!

You’ll work closely with their London office and will form part of a wider team of 50 + performance specialists! Ultimately you’ll ensure the success of the department, alongside the Group Business Director and will lead paid media strategy, research and overall output. You’ll drive innovation, contribute to new business strategy and oversee the optimisation of PPC campaigns through bid management tech- constantly driving best practise.


  • 4-5 years PPC experience, ideally with some agency experience
  • Commercial experience of leading a key client account/ team
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Excellent communicator with senior stakeholders
  • Previous hands on PPC experience including optimisation, reporting, tracking etc
  • Thorough knowledge of paid search strategy

This role offers a brilliant opportunity to be part of a growing team within a well-established agency with global reach. You'll join a supportive team, based in a creative office space in the city centre who put a lot into training and development, staff engagement and social activities making it a collaborative place to work. It’s an exciting time to join as they take the business forward in its next stages of growth. They’re at a time where you’ll really be a key part of their growth plans and a chance to make your mark.

For a PPC Manager or Senior PPC Manager looking for the next step, this would be the perfect role!

PPC Director, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £50k

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