SEM Specialist

New York, NY | Freelance | Job ID #49583 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a leading fitness center, is looking for a Search Engine Marketing Specialist to join their team on a 4-6 week freelance role beginning on-site in NYC on December 17th. You must be able to use your computer for this role.


  • Running one search campaign across roughly 150 clubs.
  • Optimizing the search campaign where possible within budget.
  • Provide reporting on analytics and results, and deliver recommendations for campaign enhancements.
  • Manage a re-targeting campaign.
  • Maintain existing search engine marketing (SEM) strategies and execution, including existing AdWord campaigns, making optimizations following Google best practices and providing reporting.
  • Identify analytical and creative opportunities to improve the SEM performance, including CPC (cost per click) and CPL (cost per lead).
  • Create performance reports as needed.
  • Other tasks may apply.


  • Minimum of 4 years of paid search/SEM marketing experience.
  • The ability (and desire) to work 30 hours/week.
  • Experience working with large companies with many stakeholders.
  • Detailed experience with search engines such as Google, Yahoo! and Bing.
  • Keyword research and experience estimating campaign size and budget.
  • Can provide detailed report creation for paid advertising campaigns.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams concurrently.
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Working knowledge of HTML and other Web scripting languages.
  • Your own computer is necessary for this role.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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