Paid Performance Account Director (Contract)

Biddable Media & PPC Jobs

Greater London Contract / 2 Months £275 - £325.00 per day

I am currently working with an award winning, leading Digital agency, that works globally to support to support a dynamic range of clients. Their specialist Performance Marketing area of the business are currently looking for a contractor to come on as a Paid Performance Account Director.

The Paid Performance Director’s principal elements of the role will be to lead a team of 6 paid search specialists and deliver performance according to client requirements and targets. Be responsible for search product/ service delivery and be the senior client contact for a roster of top tier accounts. Support the Head of Paid Search in the development of Search Marketing strategy for the key accounts, driving growth and maximising our clients’ business performance in search and ultimately responsible for team operations and team output.


Campaign Planning, Management & Optimisation

  • Management of direct reports to effectively manage and optimise campaigns to deliver against client objectives and paid search targets.
  • Ensure best practice set up and ongoing management of campaigns.
  • Oversee optimisation of campaigns through utilisation of bid management tools to deliver on-going paid search performance.
  • Complete and manage the forecast/ plan of monthly paid search budgets in-line with client objectives and targets.

Team Management

  • Independently manage personal development plans for all direct reports, ensuring SMART objectives are set.
  • Develop search knowledge, tech knowledge and skill set of all direct reports.
  • Provide regular support and advice to help progress direct reports.

Client Strategy, Reporting & Planning

  • Develop, maintain and grow strong relationships with relevant senior clients through leading development plans, data strategy, reporting, and always-on performance management.
  • Senior client facing role on presenting campaign strategy and overall business strategy as well as reporting key performance milestones to date
  • Act as a senior escalation point for paid performance issues in your team.
  • In coordination with the Head of Paid Search, identify opportunities for organic growth across your client portfolio.

Experience required:

  • 4-5 years+ experience within a Paid Search remit, at a strategic level, ideally within an agency environment.
  • Management experience is essential.
  • Graduated to degree level or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge/experience of paid search implementation and strategy.
  • Must be able to communicate well, interpret search marketing to clients and manage client expectations.
  • Excellent knowledge of industry tools and latest technologies.
  • Good numeracy skills with strong knowledge/ experience of MS Excel.
  • Passion for, and a wide understanding of, all aspects of digital media.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritise work load across your team.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Thorough attention to detail.

If this role looks of interest please drop me a copy of your CV to

This job ad was posted by Salt. To find out more about Salt’s Privacy Policy and how your application is processed, please visit our website

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-1908-152256
Salary: £275 - £325.00 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 2 Months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Biddable Media & PPC Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract

Here are some related jobs

Biddable Media & PPC Jobs

Biddable Supervisor (Contract)

Salt are working with one of the world's largest and best known brands, helping to provide exceptional digital talent as they reposition their market offering. Their ambition is to build…

£250 - £350.00 per day
Biddable Media & PPC Jobs

Performance Marketing Specialist – Leisure – London – £35K

Performance Marketing Specialist (Paid Social) - Leisure - London - c. £35K The Company My client is a wine-focused digital media and eCommerce start-up company based in London. Founded in…

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Biddable Media & PPC Jobs

German SEM Specialist – Germany – Global travel company – €35K

Paid Search Specialist - Global travel company - Germany - c. €35K The Company My client is a global travel company and this role is working within the Marine division.…

€32000.00 - €33000.00 per annum + benefits

Upload your CV

Upload your CV and one of our consultants will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Please let us know where you are, or where you would like to be in the world so we can point you in the right direction.

  • Click here to find out more about Salt's Privacy Policy
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Cookie Consent×

Salt uses cookies to improve the user experience of our site. Cookies allow you to have a more enhanced journey through the site when searching for a specific job or location. Cookies are also used to help us understand how our site is being used. You can find out more about how Salt uses cookies here. By continuing to use the Salt site you are consenting to use our cookies.