Associate Director, Paid Search & Social




North Carolina


We are looking for an Associate Director, Paid Search & Social to join our Winston Salem Mediahub team.

Join us at Mediahub, winner of Adweek's 2018 US Media Agency of the Year and MediaPost's 2016 & 2017 Creative Agency of the Year! We're an award-winning, full-service agency with endless opportunities.

Client Leadership:
- Understand clients' business needs.
- Incorporate client business needs as a key input to the planning process.
- Build strong relationships with relevant senior client contacts.
- Lead search strategy for all major projects and new business pitches.

Product Development:
- Be the go-to-guru on the team.
- Be at the edge of SEM thinking, codifying and driving a constantly better product.
- Own the process and make best practice a religion.

Commercial Leadership:
- Put search at the heart of the agency's offer.
- Continually look for opportunities to solve and sell.
- Assist client leaders in developing new business opportunities.
- Illuminate new business pitches with search insights.
- Grow your profile with Ad Tech suppliers so we get offered the newest and best.

Team Leadership:
- Be responsible for career development of the paid search team.
- Run regular team meetings, disseminate knowledge and best-practice.
- Coach and support team in collaboration with other departments.


- A minimum of 5+ years professional experience in search marketing (PPC).
- Prior management experience is a must.
- Experience in managing large-scale, enterprise-level paid search campaigns.
- Experience with technology platforms and tools like Marin, Doubleclick Search etc.
- General knowledge of SEO and how it can be used to support PPC and Paid Social.
- Comfort with analyzing data and clearly communicate findings.
- Experience working with media planning and project management departments.
- Passion for the digital world and more specifically search and social platforms.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher.

You must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this role.

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