Whether you're just starting out in marketing or development, Gravytrain provides a creative and collaborative environment for all employees.

We believe that the best work is produced when you are happy in your environment, that is why we’re the right company for anyone in digital marketing, design or development.

Whether you are a digital marketing novice or have spent years in the industry, Gravytrain offers a warm welcome, regular training, and the ability to progress in your role. At the same time, we look for employees who love what they do, work well in a team, and have a great sense of humour.

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PPC Account Manager (Paid Search Specialist)

Role Purpose

Are you an independent PPC Account Manager looking for a new challenge? Or perhaps you are a capable experienced PPC Executive looking to step up into a more senior role? Gravytrain is looking for a keen, motivated individual to join the team and help us reach the next level.

You will be expected to provide high quality PPC and Paid Social services across a number of assigned client accounts – along with working with the Senior team members to drive Gravytrain’s Paid Social offering and proposition further.

You will be expected to advise on best practices for multiple Paid platforms; and draw on previous experience to provide realistic and commercially viable services. This role needs to have a high level of understanding of the current industry trends – as well as creative innovative thinking, utilising new products and strategies.

Main Activities

Below is a non-exhaustive list of day-to-day activities that are involved in this role:

  • The main point of contact for allocated PPC accounts
  • Daily campaign “house-keeping” including budget and performance checks
  • Creation, implementation and testing of Paid strategies for allocated accounts
  • Ensuring yourself, your client accounts and PPC Executive are in line with best practice
  • Contribute to pitch process with Senior Account Manager and Business Development when needed
  • Regular communication with clients and colleagues
  • Reporting on campaign performance

Skills & Capabilities

The ideal candidate must have commercial experience in the following skills or have relevant transferable skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) – internal and client facing
  • Genuine flair for Paid Social and PPC
  • Good experience (2+ years) and knowledge of PPC, namely Google Ads and Bing Ads (all products, not just Search)
  • Great experience (2+ years) and knowledge of Paid Social and its various platforms
  • Proven track record in providing outstanding results through Paid and client satisfaction
  • Google Ads Certified


Additional skills that are beneficial to this role include:

  • Experience using or creating PPC-based technology
  • Experience managing junior team members
  • Earned official Facebook exams
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Bing UET, Google Tag Manager, Google Data Studio

The successful PPC Account Manager will receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Individual training and career development plan
  • Relaxed & inspiring working environment
  • Perkbox benefits
  • Allowance to attend industry events and training
  • Free Friday breakfasts and 4pm finish
  • Quarterly company social events
  • 3 duvets days and 1 charity day a year


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Gravytrain Benefits

We have tonnes of extras we add on to make your working life an enjoyable one, here’s just a few to whet your appetite:

  • Breakfast on us from your choice of a Full English or Continental every Friday before work
  • 4pm finish on a Friday
  • Perkbox Membership with a variety of discounts
  • A company social every quarter
  • Cakes on your birthday
  • Private health insurance
  • Pension scheme

We spend most of our lives at work so we see the value in us all getting along and socialising together, which means that we like to let our hair down and enjoy ourselves as often as we can.

If we sound like the right type of company for you then make sure you apply for our business development, digital marketing, or website design and development roles today!