01/10/21

Based:

Remote UK

PPC Executive

We are a small, well-established, results-driven digital marketing agency looking for a smart, ambitious digital marketer, with a good knowledge of PPC, to build a career in our team. We are looking for someone who shares our values, cares about clients, gets to know the people they work with and is looking to achieve something better every time they go to work.


The Job

At Common Ground, every member of staff is responsible for their own client list, and due to increasing demand, we are looking to expand our team. This opportunity has fantastic scope for progression.

The right person will come in and immediately pick up their own portfolio of clients. This will involve strategy creation, implementation, client communication, and reporting, but most importantly producing measurable results for the clients.

While we have defined and tested processes in place; you will have the freedom and responsibility for creating new ones to keep us ahead of the competition.


Responsibilities

  • Create & plan targeted campaigns including writing required copy and testing landing pages
  • Oversee existing campaigns & make recommendations on how to optimise them
  • Use A/B testing to identify relevant and strong keyword searches in order to optimise campaign success
  • Provide regular reports on performance metrics and market-related insights for clients
  • Analyse, monitor, and report on ROAS & ROI for PPC campaigns
  • Manage and monitor ad spend to ensure it is in line with the assigned budget
  • Keep up to date with market and technology-related developments
  • Organise & attend client meetings & liaise with clients regularly
  • Support the rest of the team where appropriate


The Person

Must-haves

  • At least one year of PPC experience in an agency or two years in-house (with it being the primary job function)
  • Comfortable communicator and a good level of written English
  • Good knowledge of Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Ads & LinkedIn Ads
  • High level of proficiency with Google Sheets
  • Good organisational and project/time management skills
  • Someone who wants to be social (once the pandemic is over)
  • Happy to work from home
  • Can commute to Oxfordshire for monthly meetings once the pandemic is over (desirable, but not essential)


Would suit someone that is

  • Bright (this doesn’t mean a degree)
  • Inquisitive
  • Driven/motivated/wants to be best
  • Looking to make an impact
  • Cares about their clients and the business
  • Not someone looking just to pick up a paycheque
  • Honest


The Company

Common Ground was formed by Dan & Matt, both highly experienced and driven digital marketers and business people. As a company, we are committed to delivering exceptional results for our clients, constantly evolving and improving our approach, and pushing our team to develop and grow.

Our client mix which ranges from small local businesses to large multinational household brands. We recruit clients we are excited to work with, who are willing to work closely with us and listen to our advice, and for who we firmly believe we can make a difference to their business. We do not chase every client opportunity presented to us.

Common Ground won’t suit everyone, we are very passionate about what we deliver, how we do it and constant improvement. However, it is the perfect place for people who want to be supported to step out of their comfort zone and be better today than they were yesterday.


The Package

  • £25,000 - £35,000 salary
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Bonuses linked to company performance
  • Choice of Mac or high spec laptop (currently a Dell XPS)
  • Access to industry-leading software
  • Two external monitors, remote mouse, and keyboard
  • Money for setting up your home office
  • Responsibility for own client list
  • Ability to input into business decisions
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wellbeing support
  • Clear job role and mapped progression
  • Christmas & summer parties
  • Christmas present
  • Regular company lunches

Why work at Common Ground

We give you responsibility

Whether it's looking after your own client list, running your own teams, developing processes, or working on the business, you'll completely own the work you do.

Work with people who care

We care about you, your happiness, your interests, your life outside work, the team, the environment we work in, the work we do, wider society, and the impact we have.

Feel part of the place you work

Regardless of if it's your first week or fifth year, everyone on the team is encouraged to get involved, come up with ideas and be part of the decision making process.

Solve it with treats & cakes

If you need to solve a problem, why not do it with the the team while eating cake?! It's just one of the ideas to come from the team, and one of the regular fun food parcels you'll get.

Grow with not out of the agency

We only grow if the team grow with us. We support you to develop your skills, achieve your goals and move out of your comfort zone. There are no glass ceilings at CG.

Have a better work/life balance

We understand you have a life outside of work. And so we offer remote working, flexible hours, and the freedom to run errands during the working day you if you need to.