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Title: Paid Media Manager

Location: Chorley, 30 mins from Manchester City Centre and 20 mins from Preston

Hybrid Split: 1 Day in the office the rest from home.  

Salary: £50k plus benefits

** Must have the necessary right to live and work in the UK*

We are working with an established Home & Gardening Retailer looking for a PPC Manager to cover a Mat Leaver for a maximum of a 1 year period. an integral role. Although hired on a 9-12 month Contract you're likely going to be staying much longer due to expansion plans in the team and a YOY increase in demand across digital sales. The role reports directly to the Head of Marketing. Working for this retailer you will build on your Google Shopping skills and you will need to have previous experience of managing the PPC for an E-COM/ retail business. They are looking for someone to be in the office one day a week for meetings but the rest can be undertaken from home.

This role will have dotted line reports assigned to you depending on the project (such as updating always on campaigns etc) so you will need to be confident your own skills and management abilities and able to offer support and training to junior members of the team as and when required. The wider team has a couple of years of experience so you won't be teaching them the basics but you will be focusing on growing and mentoring their skills as and when required.

Working with multi-million pound budgets you will need to have experience of working with a minimum of £100k a year budgets and be able to demonstrate previous revenue success. You will be commercially minded and confident with looking at the ROI.

They are currently considering expanding the role into Paid Social so you will be part of shaping that conversation and implementing the foundations of Paid Social if the conversation goes that way.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Plan, create and execute PPC campaigns
  • Monitor, track and report on the PPC campaigns
  • Manage part of the Paid Social alongside the Head of Marketing
  • Line manage one direct report

Experience Required:

  • A couple years experience with PPC
  • Strong capabilities with Google Shopping
  • Proven track record of PPC optimisation
  • Be proficient and confident in Google Analytics
  • Excellent English skills, written and spoken


Want to Apply? Here’s how:

You can share your Linkedin profile or email me a CV – it doesn’t have to be up to date, we can work on that once you decide you want to take this forward.

Or, for a chat and more information please contact me on:

Max Tullis-Turner

Practice Lead - Digital

Blue Pelican

01892 507 130



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