Head of Search Engine Advertising

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
15 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Search Engine Advertising (SEA) £55-65,000 dependant on experience + package with flexible working

Head of Search Engine Advertising (SEA) £55-65,000 dependant on experience + package with flexible working around core hours

Located in the highly prestigious St Peter's Square development in the city centre, Distrelec are establishing their new Enterprise Hub and hiring a Head of Search Engine Advertising (SEA).

The Enterprise Hub will be the European centre for the implementation of their new digital operations that will deliver all online trading, marketing and technical deliveries for the organisation.

Distrelec, part of the Datwyler group, is a leading online distributor for electronics, automation, measurement technology, IT and accessories in Europe and the exciting new Enterprise Hub in Manchester will be its first operational presence in the UK.

This is an exciting time to be joining their business. Are you up for the challenge?

The role:

As the Head of Search Engine Advertising (SEA) you will be tasked with utilising all external search capabilities to efficiently drive relevant and targeted traffic to the firm's international proposition (SEO, PPC, Affiliates, re-targeting etc.) You will run the paid search programme to effectively implement paid search advertising in support of the broader team's campaign objectives and the business strategic intent. You will be responsible for a budget of over £4million and will manage a team of SEO and Paid Search Executives.

Key accountabilities: You will lead the onsite and offsite SEO optimisation and will own the definition of target keyword strategies through closely working with the product and category teams. You will define a working model to meet short term campaign and trading needs, whilst maintaining long term aspirations of the firm. Close collaboration with the head of online trading and marketing operations to ensure that SEM is an integral part of the campaign and marketing mix.

Skills & experience: You must have expert knowledge of SEO techniques, an in-depth understanding of PPC and will have a demonstrable understanding of e-commerce trading and e-commerce technology. You will be technically strong and have strong analytical and logical thinking skills. Most importantly, the client is looking for someone with the drive and attitude to succeed in the role, someone who is ambitious to progress their long-term career.

Benefits: In addition to the supportive and collaborative work environment, you can expect:

  • Excellent flex benefits package together with a bonus for every member of staff + pension
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • 25 days holiday with option to purchase/sell additional days
  • Grade A offices with great transport access
  • Opportunity to influence the way we work

By joining the Datwyler family, you will not only enjoy the security, opportunities and benefits that come with the security of a global organisation, but also experience the excitement that a start-up business has to offer.

Distrelec is looking for people who are solution seekers, ready to roll up their sleeves and who are motivated to get things done. Distrelec aspires to be the most dominant distributor in the electro component market by serving its customers through understanding their challenges and seeking solutions to meet their needs. Distrelec's leadership believe that drive and passion are key to success. They are a customer focused company with big ambitions and an exciting journey ahead.

At Distrelec, you're empowered to make your mark. With that, comes unlimited possibilities.

This is an experience that only a few will ever get. For more information visit: http://uk/distrelec [https://s/6enkBc7YkqYhV?domain=job-essentials.com]

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