PPC specialist job vacancy at Candour (Norwich/hybrid)

Are you passionate about creating engaging ads for clients? Do you enjoy tinkering with spreadsheets and digging around in data to spot trends? This PPC specialist role offers the chance to be completely autonomous with your workload and would suit a candidate who relishes being both creative and analytical to achieve great results!

This is an additional role for the Candour team, you are not replacing somebody that has left.

Before you start reading the bullet points below and working out if now is a good time to look for a new role, let me give you the 'elevator pitch' for Candour:

We founded the studio on a 'quality of life' principle, which means:

1) You will be treated like an adult. We're flexible with working times, arrangements and give you our trust and support. That is yours to maintain.

2) We strongly encourage all staff to finish when their day is finished. While working extra hours is sometimes necessary, you'll get paid for it and it is not the norm.

3) There is no mindless pursuit of 'growth'. We don't put staff in difficult situations signing deals we know won't work. We want to work with clients that have realistic expectations, budgets and that we can develop a good relationship with.

4) After one year of being on the team, every single person at Candour gets a direct profit share at the end of the year. No fine print, no special clauses, we do well, you do well.

5) We want to 'do good'. Every year we dedicate some of our resource to helping a charity. We are currently designing and building a new website for The Feed, free of charge.

You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support and report to the Head of Marketing and Senior PPC specialist to ensure the delivery of PPC campaigns
  • Writing engaging ad copy for a variety of platforms (such as Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, Facebook and Instagram)
  • Working with clients to help them understand the performance of their ad campaigns
  • Analysing ad performance
  • A/B testing ad copy
  • Managing media spend across the month, adjusting bids to ensure optimal use of budget
  • Keyword research as part of a campaign setup
  • Using Google Analytics to assess ad performance and attribution of traffic and conversions
  • Managing your own workload, eventually taking full responsibiliy for your own portfolio of PPC clients

What we would like from you:

  • At least 1 year of PPC experience either in-house or an agency
  • Demonstrable track record of results that you have contributed to
  • Eager to learn with a curious mind
  • Gets excited by, and is willing to put. forward new ideas
  • A love for spreadsheets!
  • Ability to be both creative and analytical
  • Personable and confident speaking with clients
  • Hands-on experience with common ad platforms such as Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, Facebook and Instragram
  • Experienced with a range of advertising tactics such as Search, Display, Remarketing and Social
  • Experience with, or at least eager to learn about video advertising

What we can offer you:

  • An agency that is founded on cultivating a good working environment
  • Up to £32,000pa salary
  • A direct profit share from agency earnings on top of your salary after 1 year
  • Private healthcare (after 3 months of employment)
  • Flexitime: We believe your job should fit around your life
  • Flexible holiday allowance. A minimum of 28 days (including bank holidays), with additional days available on request depending on project commitments
  • Additional time off at Christmas when office is closed
  • Annual training budget: We’ll help you develop professionally
  • Development opportunities at events such as BrightonSEO and SearchNorwich
  • Open-plan dog-friendly office including starter pack of 1 office dog (When it's open again)
  • Nice clients (honestly!)
  • A great team of designers, developers and other marketers to work with and learn from

A little bit more about us:

Candour is a team based in Seymour House, Norwich and we specialise in helping businesses grow and evolve by taking advantage of digital technologies. It is our belief that to do a good job in 2021 and beyond, that designers, developers, and marketers all need to work together to build the best possible end product.

Apart from our Norwich base, we have a roster of clients from all over the world from Seattle to Brisbane and every year we’re actively involved in supporting local charities with either fundraising or pro-bono work.

Day to day, we’re guided by a strong ethos around transparency and honesty; both internally with each other and importantly, our clients. This is central to our long-term vision and we find it makes life a lot less stressful!

If this sounds like you, please send a covering email and CV to [email protected]

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