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Paid Search Manager


Paid Search Manager

We are looking for a Paid Search Manager to join us in helping our clients with their paid search campaigns by setting up, running and optimising Paid Search Campaigns. We work across a range of clients in both B2C & B2B.

Working with the Paid Search team, your responsibilities will include keyword research, campaign ad copy creation, implementation, testing, campaign optimisation,  performance analysis, reporting and competitor benchmarking. You will use key programs such as Google Ads, Google Ads Editor and Google Analytics. You will support analysis and reporting on all PPC campaigns for all clients throughout the year. You will edit and review all ad campaign copy to ensure it delivers the maximum ROI. You will be eager to learn and keep up to date with the latest developments and trends across PPC and Paid Media. There is opportunity to be involved with additional paid media activities for our clients such as display and paid social. We are looking for someone who would enjoy expanding your work into additional channels.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us. Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


  • 2 years of relevant PPC experience ideally within an agency or client side in a performance marketing role;
  • Experience planning, setting up and running PPC campaigns:
  • Experience in Google Shopping
  • Data driven mindset, Strong analytical and reporting skills and an ability to interpret and analyse data from multiple sources;
  • A good working knowledge of Google Ads, Google Ads Editor and Google Analytics;
  • Strong written and verbal communication and copywriting skills;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to report to clients on KPI’s, optimisations, performance and improvements
  • Can work individually, as well as within a team environment.


Bonus points for:

  • Experience with Facebook and/or YouTube advertising




  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further;
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies;
  • Flexible working – we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suite you and you have the choice to work from our office or remotely;
  • Great fringe benefits, think laptop, travel expenses covered and all that stuff;
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension scheme, free private healthcare and company sick pay scheme;
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra holidays;
  • Lunch together – once a month, we buy lunch for everyone in the office to celebrate everyone's hard work;
  • Team building sessions like virtual escape rooms or a murder mystery are organised, as well as pre/post-COVID away-days, charitable activities and meals out;
  • We clock off at 4pm on Friday’s so stick around to unwind or jet off to start your weekend early;
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony;
  • Yearly trip to the Dept Weekender in the Netherlands – a chance to meet other people within Dept, see great talks from industry leaders and a great weekend of fun! 


Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



We are Dept, an international digital agency, from our offices across Europe and the US, over a thousand of the most talented and experienced people in our industry. One agency uniting creativity, technology and data to reinvent & accelerate your digital reality by creating experiences that people want and businesses need. We work hard, but we also play hard. Curious about who we are? Watch the video here.

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