takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Senior PPC Manager to join our team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
The position reports into the Head of Digital
As Senior PPC Manager you will be responsible for managing one of the biggest Google Adwords accounts in South Africa. We are looking for a tech savvy, highly analytical individual who will leverage numbers to make decisions.
This individual will be required to constantly be monitoring KPI’s and striving to achieve these on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
You would need to be on top of all developments in the PPC landscape and always be pushing the envelope to achieve results.
Your responsibilities will include :
Strategy development for all PPC advertising, these include but are not limited to : Search Engine Marketing (Google Search & Google Shopping)Display Channels (Acquisition & Remarketing)App Advertising (Acquisition & Retention)Video (Youtube)
Managing large scale budgets across multiple PPC accounts within an MMC.
Manage, analyse and optimize campaigns to achieve and exceed key performance indicators
Ensure tracking of all channels is in place & operating correctly
Ensure reporting of all channels is in place
Ensure knowledge of the digital landscape is shared with other departments
Staying informed of the digital landscape in order to mitigate or capitalise on any upcoming changes
Training of connected departments & any staff within the team
Attention to detail
Good communication skills
To work under pressure in a time sensitive environment
To work with all levels of management
Strong relationship builder
Highly organised and efficient, with an ability to meet tight deadlines
Native / Content advertising (Beneficial)
Strong Programmatic Buying experience beneficial
Qualifications / Experience :
A tertiary education is required preferably within Marketing, Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science
3 years experience in running large scale e-commerce PPC campaigns
Certifications : AdWords Advanced (required)Google Analytics (required)GTM (Beneficial)YouTube / Video (Beneficial)
The Environment :
Takelot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, collborate to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas about how we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution afterall.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :
is forthright but respectful
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strives to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial, thrives with change, accepts change is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
thinks about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
is curious and challenges the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
thinks like an owner of the business
is SMART , has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING
If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind, so come join us!
Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities to apply.