Associate Director, Paid Search

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 09/11/2019 Industry: Advertising Job Number: BT9.11.2

Our client, a progressive, forward thinking digital media agency in San Francisco is growing and looking to add to their team.  We are seeking an Associate Director with deep experience in paid media  initiatives and a passion for emerging media.  Excellent corporate culture and competitive benefits make this opportunity truly unique! 


  • Develop and manage key client relationships
  • Responsible for effectively managing various client accounts(s) and budgeting requirements
  • Responsible for planning and strategic development of campaigns and account structure
  • Manage a team of junior Search/Social professionals
  • Provide weekly reports on overall progress, initiatives, and other high-level topic matters
  • Develop strategies and oversee and execute initiatives to increase paid media traffic
  • Ownership of structure, tactical direction, optimization, budget pacing and efficient production
  • Research and communicate competitive landscape of specific products in the paid media market
  • Run A/B test experiments to produce the best conversion rates for clients
  • Maintain and create marketing's KPI Dashboards
  • Stay up-to date with new trends in performance marketing and test flagship and/or beta products for strategic accounts


  • 3 7+ years of paid media including search marketing and/or paid social with large scale advertisers
  • Experience forecasting and allocating digital marketing budgets across channels
  • Strong data analytics and strategy background
  • Verbal and written client-facing experience
  • Familiar with enterprise management platforms for SEM and Paid Social
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel

Sherri Bedster Kessel
Senior Advertising Recruiter and Division Manager

I have been with ad+one since 2001, solely focusing on advertising and media agency recruitment. Currently the Division Manager of a talented team of Recruiters at ad+one, a division of CPS, Inc.

From traditional advertising and brand strategy to digital marketing, if your passion lies in working for industry leading agencies, ad+one is THE place to start your search. Since 1998 ad+one has been connecting hard-to-find agency talent with the hottest account management, account planning/brand strategy and media opportunities nationally! 

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Clients: Our expertise comes from successfully placing professionals into advertising and public relations industry jobs across the country. Our daily efforts allow us to dig deeper and make you aware of hidden talent to expand your reach. The breadth of our industry contacts cover the entire marketing communications industry, including most of your direct competitors. 

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Specialties: Account Management, Insights/Analytics, Strategic Planning, Media (Digital, Traditional, Search and Social) .

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