Paid Search Marketing Manager

Job Profile

Paid Search Marketing Manager, Hull/Remote (Hybrid Working)

£28k - £32k DOE + Benefits

Multiple posts available due to expansion

Our awarding-winning client management team is looking to hire a number of dynamic and driven Paid Search Marketing Managers who will lead on the strategy of paid search campaigns for some of the UK's biggest brands.

What will you be doing?

As a Paid Search Marketing Manager at Summit, you will oversee the strategy of your clients whilst managing and supporting the delivery team. Supported by our strategy team, you will develop and execute campaigns in line with client objectives.

On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Lead the paid search delivery team on your client(s) and take responsibility for ensuring the team deliver great performance in line with client objectives across Google & Microsoft Ads.
  • Assist the Senior Account Manager and Account Director in developing relationships and maintaining strong communication with clients.
  • Support and manage channel executives and managers, assisting in training and development of fellow Summiteers as required.
  • Attend and lead regular client calls to discuss performance and actions.
  • Work with the strategy team to understand changes in the paid media landscape, adopting new features and tactics to improve client performance and meet client goals.
  • Build positive relationships with the client through regular communications to add value and expertise and gain a clear view of marketing performance.

Summiteers are asked to attend our office in the C4DI complex in Hull, Fruit Market 2 days per week, the rest of the week can be done from home. For the right candidate, we may also consider greater flexibility around office time.

Job Requirements

What are we looking for?

Drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach are vital to be effective in this role. You will enjoy and be able to easily adapt to different personalities, being a proactive team player who is motivated and highly organised, enabling you to manage a diverse and busy workload. You should be able to jump in and execute changes independently in our client accounts and be able to take a step back to lead and advise on solutions to big-picture challenges.

Key skills and knowledge include:

  • Experience working in an agency environment is preferable but not essential.
  • Experience in successfully managing paid media campaigns across Google and Microsoft Ads.
  • Preferable experience using a suite of core paid media performance and analysis tools such as or similar to: Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Google Ads, etc.
  • Effective communication skills with internal colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent attention to detail: careful and thorough, gathering complete information.
  • Interest in and knowledge of up-to-date paid search best practices.
  • A track record of analysing performance issues and opportunities.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in line management of junior team members would be preferable.

What can we offer you?

At Summit, we’re friendly, professional and focused around our people. We look for candidates that embody our core values and strive for greatness. If that’s you, we can offer you progression opportunities within an established performance marketing agency where you’ll always be encouraged to think big.

As a reward for your time and dedication, we will offer you a competitive salary as well as a range of benefits including:

  • 25 days' holiday per year plus bank holidays (even more if you stick with us)
  • Your birthday off every year
  • Discounts and benefits platform (from groceries to supercars)
  • Flexible working
  • £250 per year learn something new
  • Free parking in the city centre
  • Bupa Health Cash Plan
  • Royal London pension
  • Life assurance
  • Office perks

Who are we?

Summit is a Changemaker in performance marketing and online retailing. For 22 years, we have worked with some of Europe’s most successful retailers and brands, helping them to transform their online business, growing their customer base and making them more money from retailing online.

We pride ourselves on our retail experience, business agility, genuine people and our proprietary technology, combining all of these with our performance marketing expertise to drive measurable value for our clients. More information on Summit can be found on our website:

If you are interested in kick-starting your online marketing career, we look forward to hearing from you. Successful candidates must have and be able to evidence their right to work in the UK. No speculative agency CVs please.

If this isn't the right role for you, check out our careers page and apply to our talent pool if nothing jumps out at you. We'd love to hear from you!