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Shopping Ads/ PPC Specialist

Location: San Diego, CA

Department: Marketing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

AutoAnything.com is looking for a PPC/PLA  Manager to join our rock star team!

As PPC/PLA Manager at AutoAnything.com, you will be responsible for management  campaigns and budget for one of our core categories. You will be responsible for all aspects of this category, which will require analysis, reporting and forecasting as needed. You will be required to report findings and optimizations to senior management as necessary as well.

Duties/Responsibilities                  

  • Review and optimize campaigns, adgroups, keywords and product ads based on performance and company goals                                       
  • Forecast and track the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual performance of your category                                            
  • Participate in strategic discussions around your channel and category.                              
  • Work closely with merchandising and other channel managers to create a better end conversion experience for our customers                                               
  • Help manage and optimize our Google PLA (Product Listing Ads) / Google Shopping and Yahoo!/Bing Product Ads Accounts.                                               
  • Work with development and datafeed / catalog teams to monitor and optimize datafeeds                                              
  • Test and Analyze best campaign structure, promotional copy                                             
  • Work on projects that help push the boundaries of our campaigns to help achieve goals of the program.                                               
  • Help create new and innovative ways to push your channel, category and company forward                                           
  • Create a comprehensive blueprint and plan for bidding 
  •  Answering business questions about performance and helping to formulate strategies for growth
  • Act as a resource for information, education and training as the company needs dictate 

Qualifications/Requirements:                                                         

  • 3+ years of digital marketing experience, preferably in PLA or PPC                                   
  • Four-year degree in marketing, advertising or business. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.                                                           
  • General understanding of customer targeting and segmentation.                                      
  • Google AdWords and/or Bing AdCenter certification or experience                                   
  • Very strong organization, problem solving, and interpersonal skills                        
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize various projects.                                                  
  • Experience with Kenshoo, Adobe Adlens / Media Optimizer, Mercent, Channel Advisor, Merchant Advantage, Productsup, Versafeed, Doubleclick or Marin Software is preferred. 
  • Must be Team oriented, self-motivated and able to multi-task.  
  • Proficient with email
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Must be a fast learner and have a desire to learn new things=
  • Willingness to wear many different hats                                                   

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (INCLUDING CERTIFICATIONS):

  • High School Diploma/GED (Bachelor’s Degree preferred with an emphasis in marketing, finance or economics)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office suite (intermediate - advanced Excel skills)

AutoAnything, Inc. offers a fun working environment and a competitive, total compensation package. Our benefits include your choice of Medical, Dental and Vision plans; Paid Vacation & Sick leave; and 401k accounts with generous employer-matching contributions. Additional Company-paid benefits include EAP, LTD and Life Insurance.

We are also proud to offer several other optional work-life benefits, including:

  • Employee Stock Purchase Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Charitable Contributions Matching Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Weight Watchers Reimbursement
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