Paid Search Specialist

At a glance:

This is a mid-level advertising agency position providing day-to-day paid search media execution for performance and branding campaigns for our clients. This position works closely with our internal team members and clients in our Portland, Oregon office.

What does a Paid Search Specialist do at R2C Group?

Responsible for comprehensive management for our Paid Search initiatives.

  • Work alongside your team lead on the planning, research, structuring & implementation of search marketing campaigns from start to finish, including the coordination and report delivery on campaign results (on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis).
  • Perform daily spend pacing and performance checks.
  • Proactive optimization suggestions and successful implementation.
  • Tracking ad copy and keyword performance in terms of client ROI and quality including A/B ad copy and landing page testing.
  • Perform competitive analysis for all clients.
  • Identify revenue growth opportunities, including quality assurance and client satisfaction.
  • Take a cooperative role in the development of processes and best search marketing practices across the agency.
  • Develop industry thought pieces on trending topics that can be used to build the awareness of the agency, our search marketing practice, and improve your own skill set.
  • Constantly monitor campaign performance and pacing, looking for optimization opportunities using a methodical framework to achieve goals and maximize results.

Build and maintain partnerships with internal and external teams.

  • Represent Paid Search within internal and external meetings as the SME.
  • Implement best practices and collaborate to drive results.
  • Work closely with your team and partners to develop strong working relationships.

Effectively manage your workload.

  • Efficiently execute assigned tasks and manage your responsibilities to ensure quality of work.
  • Maintain and adhere to agency process documents.
  • Act as an important part of the Digital Media team working closely for the best interest of the clients and by extension the success of the agency.
  • Contribute and participate with the ongoing growth of the Digital Media team including planning, training and skill development.

What makes a great Paid Search Specialist at R2C Group?

  • 1-3 years of hands-on paid search execution experience.
  • Agency experience is a plus.
  • Technical knowledge of Search media buying platforms.
  • Experience with reporting, tracking, and developing campaign insights.
  • Willingness to go above and beyond for your clients' needs including travel when necessary and some extended work days.
  • Detailed budget management.
  • Creative and strategic problem solver.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - strengths in Excel and PowerPoint are a must!
  • Appreciation of R2C Group's Core Values.


Why work at R2C Group?

  • We do a thing we call Transactional Brand Building. That is, we deliver on our clients' brand and sales objectives at the same time, with the same work and the same media plan. We measure our clients' sales results daily - per transaction, so you and your clients can see the tangible results of your work. It's an exhilarating standard to live up to.
  • There are about 220 of us, so we're big enough to handle major projects, but small enough that we all know each other.
  • We are collaborative. We care about, appreciate, and respect each other. No throwing under buses.
  • Transparency. We all know how the company is doing and where we're going, collectively and individually.
  • We have a large and diverse roster of clients, and we get our revenue from a variety of sources, so we're built for stability.
  • You'll get to work on a variety of accounts, with different team members, so you'll never be bored.
  • We are privately held, so we answer only to our clients and to each other.


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