Be a PPC Marketing Account Manager (2018)

Calling all logical thinkers looking for a role to start in Spring 2018: join one of the UK's foremost and fastest-growing PPC teams.

How and Why You Should Apply

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PPC Marketing Account Manager (2018) Tower Bridge, London

  • £22,000 - £25,000 starting salary
  • 25 days of holiday
  • Company mobile phone
  • Pension scheme
  • Central London office
  • Recruiting now for a 2018 start

What you will be doing

Joining our team from Spring 2018, you’ll work with a bunch of clients, from big to small, across a wide range of sectors. The diversity of your accounts will make for a different experience every day. However, whoever they are, you’ll soon cherish them as your own.

We have fantastic training and mentorship programmes in place to help you get up to speed with what we do, learn how everything works and pass your Google exams.

  • You will be working directly with a small portfolio of clients in a wide range of sectors spanning both business-to-business and business-to-consumer.
  • You will  evaluate client requirements and goals and to formulate the best approach for achieving these
  • You will design and implement campaigns from scratch, and may also be required to assess existing campaigns and identify opportunities for improvement
  • You will regularly evaluate campaign performance, once up and running, working to continually optimise performance on behalf of your clients
  • You will report back to clients and make recommendations based on your analysis
  • You will be supported to develop the highest levels of technical skills through our comprehensive in-house training over your first few months with us.

What you will have

Committed to achieving high standards in everything you do, you must have an outstanding academic record, including the following (or equivalents): minimum of 320 UCAS points and a predicted degree classification of 2:1 or above in any subject.

Previous experience in our sector is absolute not necessary. We have people from all degree background from humanities to sciences to the arts - we celebrate the diversity.

As well as this, you should be able to show the following:

  • You are an enthusiastic and well organised self-starter (this is a fast-paced role)
  • You are able to work autonomously and within a team
  • You are articulate and confident in dealing directly with clients in a wide range of roles and organisations
  • You have strong written English, as you will be communicating extensively via email and preparing reports for clients (essential)
  • You are comfortable with spreadsheets and basic numeracy, while being able to present information clearly and to reason your way through problems
  • You have a healthy intellectual curiosity and ambition
  • You are a great team player, able to co-operate well and support your colleagues.
  • You have Dutch, German and Arabic language skills (preferred not essential)
  • You are authorised to work in the UK . Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to sponsor any visa applications.

Your first year at Merkle | Periscopix

Meet Harmony

Graduate PPC Marketing Account Manager

I still get training and can choose the opportunities I'd like to sign up for. I get to try new things all the time, which I really love.

Where you will be

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Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Merkle | Periscopix

We are one of the UK’s biggest and most highly regarded Search Marketing teams, running campaigns on behalf of big name clients.

Our Culture

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Our Culture - What we do

We specialise in optimising biddable media exceptionally well and finding ways to improve our clients’ website performance and marketing spend through intelligent analysis.

How do we do this? We hire clever people and develop the most powerful software. Easy!

When we say clever, we mean really clever: our team is the largest group of Google AdWords, DoubleClick Search and Bing Ads search geeks in the UK.

We are transparent with our approach to clients and how we handle their accounts. This has earned us a place as a Times 100 Best Company To Work For for a number of years in a row.

Every new joiner gets trained to become an expert in their field. You will immediately join the Academy and be guided through our industry-leading training process.

Given our brilliant team and the opportunities and training we provide, our retention rate is well above the average.

As a company we promote a healthy work life balance, with great working hours which give you plenty of time to enjoy your evenings in London. Plus, thanks to an average age of 27, there’s always plenty of socialising going on, whether it’s a game of Zorb football, fish-and-chip Fridays, Rounders or a treasure hunt.

Our team is truly diverse. We have graduates with degrees ranging from English to Statistics. We’ve got people who ride unicycles, who’ve had top 40 singles and even people that don’t like cheese. Unbrie-lievable.

Training at Merkle | Periscopix

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It's a very fluid process and you can always speak to your peers, your mentors and your team leaders to decide the best path for you.

I would really encourage you to do as much research as possible... It's really important to show that you've gone that extra step. 

Our Recruitment Process

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Our Graduates - Who we are

Olivia's Graduate Story

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The thing I really love about this role is that you're given a lot of responsibility early on. I presented in front of one of my clients after only being here for three months. It means you learn quickly.

It's genuinely okay to ask questions - that's built into the DNA of the company... You never feel that you can't ask for advice if you need it.

Sam's Graduate Story

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Our Future - Where we're going

Why Graduates Are Key to Our Future

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Liz Ruthersson, Head of Media and Planning

When Merkle Periscopix started we only specialised in PPC, as we saw a gap in the market for a company to do paid search well. As time has progressed and the company - and our reputation - has grown, we have created a Google Analytics and Programmatic team as well.

Our story began in 2015, when the well-known USA company Merkle acquired our Periscopix team as the start of their international expansion. From here, global takeover is only a few steps away...

Our vision is to bring together the disciplines of Digital Marketing and advanced Data Management to deliver highly personalised experiences for our clients.

Due to the nature of the industry it is very difficult to find experienced and skilled people, so we make a massive investment in finding and developing talent in the organisation.

We want to grow our business from the bottom up, and will be able to deliver the best career opportunities for graduates who join our team today.

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