Here at The Candidate we are known by many clients as the go to agency for quality PPC candidates for their available roles. Since our launch, we have placed multiple candidates in both agency and client side environments. This has varied from PPC executives through to Heads of Search who have specialised in these Pay Per Click jobs.

2012 proved that PPC was one of the most sought after digital skills in the region. In fact, many agencies and clients see the limitation in this skill set as one of the largest barriers to growth moving forward. That means that the role for us, as the leading digital marketing recruitment agency, is even more important. We can help candidates make the right choice, in terms of where they should look at moving to next to boost their career and importantly when to do it.

It's a finely balanced market out there for candidates but salaries should reflect the amount of time involved in hands on PPC marketing. In addition to this, the scale of the clients or projects worked on and importantly the level of budgets is crucial. However most important is the identification of how that budget has been deployed, the optimisation made from the data learnings and the ROI as a result of that spend. Keep a record of case studies and successes to present to new employers.
Many PPC candidates which we speak to are inundated with opportunities as soon as they show an interest in moving. Our advice is simply to be very cautious. As there is such a high demand there is a strong argument to work with one recruitment agency who can offer a quality service in contacting the right organisations for you. Many PPC environments differ greatly and our experience can ensure that you speak to the right organisation with your desires.

If you're looking to enter the PPC market and address the shortage in skills then it would be useful to look at this checklist of the characteristics of a person who excels in a PPC role:

  • Analytical - getting to identify trends and use spreadsheets effectively is essential
  • Numerical - you will deal with varying costs to make campaigns work in terms of ROI
  • Independent - Working on your own with data and online tools is essential

If you would like to expand your PPC career then don't hesitate to get in touch with us here at The Candidate.

23.08.17

PPC Manager

Salary: Up to £40,000

Location: North Manchester

Type: Permanent

Are you talented in all things Search? Our client has a great opportunity to join a very busy digital marketing team as PPC Manager!

Our client is a giant in their field! They have grown exponentially over the last few years. They have an extremely strong ethos for treating their employees with the upmost respect. They provide a brilliant atmosph…

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23.08.17

Traffic Lead Manager

Salary: Up to £36,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

An exciting retail opportunity has come up in Manchester as a Traffic Lead Manager with bonuses and benefits!

Our client is a multi-brand business in a fantastic sector where they have established themselves as a reputable fashion retailer. They require this person to oversee the digital mix and deliver sales and traffic growth to the agreed budge…

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23.08.17

Digital Marketing Manager

Salary: Up to £35,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Are you experienced in all areas of Digital Marketing? Our client is on the lookout for the next top Digital Marketing Manager to join their successful team!  

Our client is an award winning marketing agency situated in Manchester. They cover all aspects of digital marketing and continue to provide a first class service for their clients that has …

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17.08.17

Digital Marketing Executive

Salary: Up to £25,000

Location: Warrington

Type: Permanent

Our client needs a top Digital Marketing Executive to join a talented marketing team!

Our client is a solution based company that provides business solutions across many different fields. They are now in search of a talented Digital Marketing Executive to join the team. The offices are situated in Warrington and are modern, easily accessible and …

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17.08.17

PPC Executives x2

Salary: Up to £25,000

Location: Greater Manchester

Type: Permanent

Are you a PPC Executive ready to put the accelerator on your PPC Career? Work in a rapidly expanding PPC department with massive development opportunities!

The business is going from strength to strength; hence they are now in need of a new, ambitious and diligent PPC Executive to join their fast growing team! As the PPC Executive, They will be c…

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16.08.17

PPC Executive

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: Cheshire

Type: Permanent

Are you looking to take your PPC skills to the next level? A Data Specialist is looking for a talented and data-driven PPC Executive to create and deliver successful PPC campaigns! The role comes with excellent perks like flexible working hours, team days out, bonus structure and much more.

Our client is looking for a Google Adwords certified PPC…

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02.08.17

Senior PPC Executive

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: Cheshire

Type: Permanent

Have you got demonstrable experience in PPC? Our client is on the lookout for the next top Senior PPC Executive!

Our client is at the forefront of the digital agency market. They create a comprehensive digital footprint for important clients using effective strategies to get the very best marketing approach. They have produced outstanding work fo…

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02.08.17

Display Account Director

Salary: Competitive

Location: Manchester City Centre

Type: Permanent

Would you like to become a director for a global media powerhouse based in Manchester City Centre? Our client is looking for an expert in display and programmatic marketing!

This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual to grow a well-established department. Our client has a great impact on the media market and is always ahead of their comp…

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01.08.17

Digital Marketing Executive

Salary: Up to £26,000

Location: Stockport

Type: Permanent

This leading eCommerce company wants a talented Digital Marketing Executive to join their successful team!

Our client is a global eCommerce leader with accolades galore! With a staggering turnover of £100m this company is a raging success and a very exciting one to become a part of. They have got achievements coming out of their ears and they need…

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01.08.17

Paid Search Executive

Salary: Up to £25,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Do you fancy working for an international fashion brand? Have you got PPC experience? This Manchester based company would be a brilliant next step in your career as a Paid Search Executive!

If you are keen to learn and love working in a friendly environment then look no further, our client is an eCommerce retailer looking for a candidate to join t…

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26.07.17

PPC Assistant

Salary: Up to £18,000

Location: Bury

Type: Permanent

Attention all digital graduates! Work for a top fashion brand and get your foot on the PPC ladder!

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading fashion retailer, who provides comprehensive training for you to grow in your role and step up to the next level. Our client focus on growing their departments and is currently looking for a PPC Assi…

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26.07.17

PPC Manager

Salary: upto £28,000

Location: North Manchester

Type: Permanent

Looking to become a PPC Manager in one the leading fashion eCommerce companies? Here is an opportunity you do not want to miss!

Our client is a nationwide business B2C in a fantastic sector where they have established themselves as a recognisable fashion retailer. Our client is looking for a PPC Manager working across multiple digital media channe…

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26.07.17

PPC Executive

Salary: upto £22,000

Location: North Manchester

Type: Permanent

Looking to progress your career as a PPC Executive? Here is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the top eCommerce companies in the fashion industry and help to progress your career!

Our client is a nationwide B2C fashion brand and they are looking for a PPC Executive to join their dynamic and fast paced team. This is a fantastic opportunity to …

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26.07.17

Paid Search Manager

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: Manchester City Centre

Type: Permanent

Develop your PPC career in an innovative agency and enjoy great benefits!

Our client is a digital consultancy agency and is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Paid Search Manager to work with their valued clients. This agency consults on all aspects of digital including PPC, SEO, social media, display and content. The Paid Search Manager …

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25.07.17

Group CRO Lead

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Exclusive Opportunity #TheCandidateExec

A thriving, global retailer in Manchester is on the lookout for a Group CRO Lead to head up their CRO department by putting their extensive knowledge to the test! Build a team and develop a CRO team that will provide value through insight and analytics of customer behaviours and conversions.

Situated just …

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25.07.17

Group Head of PPC

Salary: Competitive

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Exclusive opportunity! #TheCandidateExec

Ready to lead top industry people to success? Become Group Head of PPC for one of the biggest international retailers and manage multi-million-pound budgets, lead a team of 12 and enjoy outstanding benefits like staff discounts, fun team days, generous bonus and state of the art offices! This is an exclusi…

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17.07.17

Paid Social Executive

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Are you a paid social genius who’s looking for a new challenge? This leading healthcare provider is on the hunt for a Paid Social Executive who will enjoy excellent staff bonuses such as free private healthcare!  

Based in Greater Manchester, our client is one of the largest in the country within the field! With an emphasis on health and extending…

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29.06.17

Digital Acquisition Executive

Salary: Up to £28,000

Location: Alderley Edge

Type: Permanent

Manage high budget campaigns and digital marketing strategies, and look forward to a free holiday to Italy! Keep reading to learn more about the Digital Acquisition Executive role…

Our client is top property development company, and a luxury student accommodation provider, searching for a Digital Acquisition Executive to focus on the management of…

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27.06.17

PPC Executive

Salary: Up to £25,000

Location: South Manchester

Type: Permanent

Free lunch every Friday, bonuses and team nights out! Join an incredibly talented digital marketing agency based in a relaxed and creative office in South Manchester. This a fantastic opportunity for a PPC Executive who will lead paid social campaigns from start to finish for top clients.

Our client is going through an exciting time and is growin…

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20.06.17

PPC Manager

Salary: upto £28,000

Location: North Manchester

Type: Permanent

Looking to become a PPC Manager in one the leading fashion eCommerce companies? Here is an opportunity you do not want to miss!

Our client is a nationwide business B2C in a fantastic sector where they have established themselves as a recognisable fashion retailer. Our client is looking for a PPC Manager working across multiple digital media channe…

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It didn’t take long to build rapport with Laura, as her excellent communication skills shone through from the start. She placed me in my most recent position and was very thorough in liaising between myself and my prospective employer at the time - an often understated skill. Moving to a new city for the position at short notice was not going to be easy, but Laura made sure I was as informed and prepped as possible when going through the interview stages and seemed to always have my best interests at heart. One of the most personable recruiters I have worked with, and I will certainly be calling her first when I am considering changing position again!


Michael, CRM Manager, July 2017

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