Portfolio Manager, Int'l SEM - Spain/EMEA

San Francisco , Full time

Our client is looking for a Portfolio Manager with a thirst for continual process improvement, agile campaign management, and scalable automation to drive our core marketing channel to the next frontiers of possibility and growth. This role will be pivotal to shaping and achieving our global growth strategy in 2019 and beyond, through leading our paid search program to more efficient performance in the face of.


Own and drive a sizable revenue for the company with defined ROI growth targets via high-intensity

experimentation to continuously elevate paid search marketing performance. As a senior member of the Paid Search team, you will:


1.       Actively manage SEM bidding, ad copies, landing pages, keywords, asset management and quality score optimization for Spain and EMEA Markets.

2.       Nimbly manage and measure performance across an evergreen portfolio of keyword targets, but execute ad hoc strategic campaigns with separate goals and budgets as the landscape shifts.

3.       Respond to rapid changes in the event landscape and marketplace to capture potential performance opportunities for paid search.

4.       Work through automation, tagging, and data integrity issues with cross functional stakeholders in Engineering and Analytics as they arise. Highlight technical pitfalls and become the driving force behind building a reliable foundation of marketing tech and process that will scale globally.

5.       Work with engineering to deliver new features and enhancements to bidding models, rules, and automatic asset generation to improve StubHub’s toward financial targets.

6.       Understand how changes in competition and the dynamic event landscape impact campaign performance, and build scalable automated solutions to stay ahead of the trend.

7.       Work alongside an innovation pod to continuously generate ideas to improve client’s paid search performance, including campaign strategy, keyword portfolio development, creative, landing page optimization and bidding.

8.       Bring clarity to KPIs, performance drivers, and competitive trends.

9.       Lead by example to build a culture of accountability and rigor and prove business impact across a diverse group of cross-functional stakeholders.

10.   Be fiercely competitive and engender a sense of urgency, creativity, and curiosity for how we continue to outperform the competition in SEM, and drive stakeholders in analytics and engineering to deliver the required data and tools to do our job effectively.

11.   Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with previous experience structuring and performing complex.

Experience, Expertise and Skills Needed:

1.    6+ years of relevant digital marketing and strategy experience, with active / hands-on performance marketing experience a plus.

2.    Hands-on SEM experience and deep market knowledge of search engines and media platforms

3.    Experience in International SEM.

4.    Fluency in multiple languages (Spanish and English Must).

5.    Deep understanding of paid search optimization and market dynamics driving cost and returns

6.    Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with previous experience structuring and performing complex analysis in the digital marketing space to drive efficient grown

7.    Powerful communicator with ability to engage and influence both teammates and senior management.

8.    Deep understanding of core performance marketing platforms, automated bidding tools and other marketing analytics tools, including any of: 

 Google AdWords, Bing Ads, DoubleClick Suite, Adobe Analytics (fka Omniture) & broader Adobe Marketing Cloud, LiveRamp, SalesForce Marketing Cloud & Ad Studio.


9.    Passion for live events - sports/concert/entertainment enthusiast a plus.


Apply to Job
Do you come from an ecommerce or marketplace company?*
Do you have at least 6 years of experience in hands-on, digital marketing and strategy?*
What is your SEM experience?*
What is your experience working with search engines and media platforms in Spain and EMEA markets?*
Do you speak Spanish and have a high level of English?*
What is your experience working with core performance marketing platforms?*
What is your experience working with automated bidding tools?*
What is your experience working with: a. Google AdWords b. Bing Ads c. DoubleClick Suite d. Adobe Analytics (fka Omniture) e. Adobe Marketing Cloud f. Live Ramp g. SalesForce Marketing Cloud h. Ad Studio*
Are you a powerful communicator in both Spanish and English languages, with ability to engage and influence senior management? Can you share an example of having to convince senior management of an idea they had?*
What do you consider the best accomplishment in your current role?*
Are you open to both domestic and international travel, that may exceed 50%?*
What’s most important to you in terms of Career Goals?*
What are your salary expectations?*
Are you able to work legally, and directly, for our client without sponsorship?*
Will you require relocation?*
Have you ever applied to our client in the past? If so, what was the result and how long ago was it? We will discuss during our call.