WHY YOU WANT TO WORK AT SPARK FOUNDRY
Let's be honest in this industry, sometimes we complicate things that should be simple. Here is the bottom line: we want YOU to join us if you are truly passionate about guiding marketers on how to best connect their brands with people. It doesn't get much simpler than that.
At Spark Foundry, we have a unique approach and provide the support to help you do this. In fact, our approach is built on creating the space for ideas that lead to smart work, and Spark Foundry is built to celebrate and develop YOUR ideas.
The role of the Senior Search Associate is to be the day-to-day steward of search media for assigned brands responsible for monitoring and maintaining search campaign development, activation and innovation. The Senior Search Associate is required to develop and maintain a strong knowledge of their clients' business and apply their search understanding accordingly to help deliver against the clients' needs/objectives. The Senior Search Associate will work closely with their manager in the development and communication of all search recommendations.
Gather and analyze keyword research necessary to build a new campaign
Responsible for gathering necessary data for plan development
Group keywords into ad groups and develop relevant ad copy and extensions with little direction from Manager
Responsible for presenting recommendation, soliciting and applying client feedback to keyword and copy proposal prior to client signoff
Upon campaign approval, responsible for building flowchart and loading authorized buys in Prisma
Generate paperwork necessary for purchase authorization and ensure vendor counter signature is received
Primary party responsible for trafficking approved plan into search engines
Primary party responsible for QA of all campaign components prior to launch
Monitor and maintain campaign budgets, pacing and bid adjustments
Proactively advocate for campaign adjustments based on performance trends
Active monitoring and management of performance and competitive landscape
Development and implementation of optimizations and/or testing plans (e.g. search query reports, negative keyword maintenance, keyword overlap, testing implementation)
Pulling and analyzing data to inform campaign reporting and develop strategic insights with clear actionable items
Build clear, concise and cohesive quantitative analyses inclusive of strong data visualization
Active participation in client status and reporting calls, including presentation of reporting
Responsible for granular maintenance of monthly billing cycle, including invoice tracking, buy actualization in Prisma, and compiling draft billing for manager approval
Responsible for resolving all billing discrepancies in partnership with client strategy and billing reconciliation team
Responsible for learning all relevant tools for reporting, analytics and competitive analysis - bid management platforms, Benchtools, Google Trends
Mastery of all core search metric calculations and relationships (e.g. CPC, CPA, CTR, SOV, weighted averages)
Serve as subject matter experts and be a resource for training and ad hoc questions
Develop strong working relationship with client teams and partner agencies (where applicable) by helping to create a seamless communications process
Establish professional, productive rapport with sales representatives/media vendors
Demonstrate creativity and agility when problem solving
Work closely with manager to establish priorities and manage workload
Timely delivery of all work
Successful completion of training programs and requisite certifications
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
A minimum of 1+ years of search experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize and organize projects
Ability to accurately apply principles of media math
Demonstrated expertise in core MS Excel functions (vlookup, pivot tables)
Expertise in search engines and platforms
Demonstrate leadership ability
TECHNOLOGY AND SYSTEMS UTILIZED
MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Search Ads 360 / Doubleclick for Search Experience
Google Trends, Google Auction Insights
WHO WE ARE
Throughout our rich history, we've taken pride in our ongoing legacy of and commitment to constant evolution. It's in our DNA to evolve.
By melding the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse across our business, we aim to bring modern heat to brands the kind of heat that arises at the intersection of startup and powerhouse; of data and content; of art and science; of old and new.
Energy and innovation fuels our startup spirit, while the unrivaled marketplace clout, exclusive partnerships, and global practice capabilities we have at our disposal as a full-service Publicis Media agency deliver our powerhouse soul for our clients.
We hope you'll take a few moments to learn more about us, and to begin thinking about how we might put "the power of plus" to work for you (http://www.sparkfoundryww.com/).
Spark Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.