Senior PPC Executive

  • Luton  
  • Company
    TUI Group  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    7 November 2019  
    Posted on
    9 October 2019  

The Senior PPC Executive plays a key role in managing the performance of the paid search marketing channels to achieve significant business growth for TUI brands in the UK (TUI, First Choice and Falcon) as well as leading the overall strategy created by the PPC manager. PPC is the largest area of the online marketing team, so this role will make a significant impact to the performance of our websites.

You will work within a team of performance marketing specialists whose objective is to deliver the overall digital marketing strategy and ensure our marketing performance and technology stack are best in class to achieve our objectives.Search marketing for the travel industry is growing increasingly sophisticated and diverse and this role is central to driving the best performance of our paid search marketing.

Working within a team that is at the forefront of performance marketing you'll involved in a number of exciting projects to drive the business forward. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to build upon their existing search experience and become a future leader in the sector.

This role is based in our fantastic and vibrant office in Luton just 20 minutes out of central London and we are also able to offer a flexible approach to working where you will have the opportunity to work from elsewhere 1 day a week.

What you will be doing:

As a Senior PPC Executive you will be responsible for managing, on a day to day basis, the performance of the paid search accounts. You will work with your line manager and line report to proactively drive improved performance of our PPC campaigns for one of the biggest travel brands in the UK.

You will have shared responsibility for over £35m of marketing investment and will decide where the budget is allocated based on business needs and KPI’s.You will have a key role working with internal teams to manage the effectiveness of our budgets to ensure we achieve business targets and identify opportunities for growth and efficiency.

You will have management responsibility for automating our campaign management activities. Furthermore, you get the freedom to set up and roll out new experiments to grow our bookings and make PPC activities more efficient. This role will be the focal point of managing both internal and external relationships.

You will be expected to lead the account development plan and ensure key projects are on track. This role will also require hands on work on PPC accounts within AdWords and Bing where in conjunction with your line manager you will work on communicating successes and trends within PPC to the wider business. You will also have a direct report to coach and manage, therefore leadership qualities are a key part of this role.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree educated, ideally in economics, marketing, maths or equivalent.
  • Experience of managing medium to large PPC accounts and budgets.
  • Good communicator with internal departments and external partners.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills & use of MS Excel.
  • Must be flexible to adjust to a fast changing environment and be comfortable working under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Creative, innovative and ideas orientated approach.
  • Team Player with the ability to be autonomous in their work.
  • Google Adwords Certified.
  • Experience of using Doubleclick for search or similar bid management tools.

Working within TUI group:

Be Yourself… Be Unique!  TUI’s more than a brand, it’s who we are.  Trusted – Unique – Inspiring.

We’re the leading tourism business with diverse customers and over 67,000 employees. Together, we embrace different continents and cultures.  We believe travel broadens the mind. Just like our customers, we’re on a journey, of development towards a more digital, connected and integrated future. But we haven’t arrived there yet.  We believe that differences drive innovation and we’re encouraging an environment where diverse talent thrives. Inclusion is fundamental to everything that we achieve and it’s our unique colleagues that will shape the future of travel.

The TUI Group includes our unique hotel portfolio, our cruise ships, our own aircraft, tour operators, travel agencies. TUI is the UK’s largest tour operator with key brands including TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays. Our airline is the country's third largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries. We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 5.5 million customers each year. 

Join us now and you can look forward to a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, excellent rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.

How to apply:

Apply online, we just need a few details from you and your CV.

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