** This position is no longer available or the listing has been revised. Please view our other SEM/PPC jobs or Apply to review similar available positions.

Pay Per Click Specialist - Houston, Texas

Job Title:
Pay Per Click Specialist
Houston, Texas
Job Type:
Ref ID:

Job Description

Onward Search has several clients looking for Paid Search (PPC) Specialists to play an integral role in the execution of their paid search channel.  To perform this role effectively, the PPC Specialist must have a deep understanding of paid search as well as of all aspects of performance marketing.

  • Plan, manage, and execute paid search/Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns, including account setup, organization, strategy development and management
  • Daily use of reporting, analytics, and trend tools, including but not limited to Compete, Google Analytics, comScore
  • Manage day to day communication internal clients when needed for all things paid search focused including best practices presentation decks and assisting with strategy plans
  • Monitor PPC trends, best practices and techniques to ensure correct account spend/growth, identify new opportunities
  • Proactively research campaign issues and formulate actionable solutions based off  findings


  • 3-5 years experience developing national and local PPC campaigns across multiple platforms with extensive keywords and large budgets.
  • A working understanding of Display Media, SEO, Affiliates, Feeds, Mobile, Social and Attribution
  • Ability to demonstrate self-start qualities and to research PPC issues and then formulate tangible solutions
  • Experience with bid management tools, including the knowledge of their different types of search engine marketing tactics
  • Google Certification (Fundamentals), Analytics and Adwords Certification
  • Advanced computer skills, proven experience in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Experience with Paid Search platforms like Marin, DS3, Kenshoo and Certification a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, economics, or mathematics

About Onward Search

Onward Search is the leading provider of digital marketing and creative talent in the nation. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, permanent / executive search placement with the nation's best interactive agencies and most innovative companies.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

** This position is no longer available or the listing has been revised. Please view our other SEM/PPC jobs or Apply to review similar available positions.