Paid Media Specialist


We are a well established, results-driven digital marketing agency looking for a smart, ambitious digital marketer, with a good knowledge of PPC. We are looking for someone who shares our values, wants to be the best at Paid Media, cares about their work and our clients.

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. The right person will come in and immediately pick up their own portfolio of clients and be responsible for end-to-end projects. 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 to and responsibility for creating new ones to keep us ahead of the competition.

  • PPC strategy creation and implementation
  • Monthly reporting
  • Client meetings & communication
  • Process development and improvement
  • Creation of sales proposals
  • Managing external team members
  • Maintaining and improving your own digital marketing knowledge
  • Supporting 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)
  • AdWords qualified
  • Comfortable communicator and a good level of written English
  • Google Analytics qualified
  • High level of proficiency with spreadsheets
  • Good organisational and project/time management skills
  • A creative mind, whilst also enjoying data analysis

Would suit someone that is

  • Driven/motivated/wants to be best at what they do
  • Bright (this doesn’t necessarily mean having a degree)
  • Inquisitive
  • Looking to make an impact within an existing team
  • Cares about their work, clients and our business
  • Honest to a fault
  • Someone looking beyond just to pick up a pay cheque
The Company

Common Ground are committed to delivering exceptional results for our clients, constantly evolving and improving our approach, whilst pushing our team to develop.

Our client mix which ranges from SMEs 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.

Our Values
  • A will to win – A passion for being the best at what we do, building a successful business to outperform other agencies
  • Achieve exceptional client results – To consistently exceed our client expectations and redefine what they believe is possible
  • Be better today than yesterday – Never standing still, continually improving through constant testing and learning
  • Believe in us – Having a passion and belief in what we are doing for our clients and team
  • Personal & professional accountability – Providing an environment for success and self preservation through team accountability – Everyone can have an Impact
  • Education – Not only do we conduct the work that we say we will, but we educate our clients as to why we are doing it, and the benefits that it has
The Package
  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Bonuses linked to company performance
  • Company pension
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday
  • Development and training
  • Attendance of at least one conference a year (usually BrightonSEO)
  • Regular company lunches
  • Christmas & summer parties
  • Christmas present
  • The ability to shape the place you work and your role
  • Interesting clients, including well-known brands
  • A team of people who care about digital and hands-on owners who want you to succeed
  • Working for a company where personal development isn’t optional
  • Access to industry leading software
  • Choice of Mac or high spec laptop (currently a Dell XPS)
  • Two external monitors, remote mouse and keyboard
  • On-site parking

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