Media Planning | Atlanta

Sr. Search Manager

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Job description.

Ideas need a place to live. That’s where we come in. We plan, place and negotiate several hundred million dollars in media each year in every place you could think of – and some you wouldn’t. If you’re into charts and numbers, love negotiating, and are just as creative as the creatives, then we want to talk to you.

22squared is looking for a Sr. Paid Search Manager in our Atlanta office to assist with planning and activation of Search and Performance campaigns.

The Paid Search Manager is responsible for successful implementation and day-to-day management of paid search campaigns, client communication and reporting.


  • Provides day-to-day management of paid search marketing campaigns across engines
    • Responsible for deploying and executing various optimizations across paid campaigns, keywords and ads
    • Responsible for managing digital spend with respect to client’s goals
    • Finds opportunities to test new initiatives, ad copy, ad units and ad extensions
  • Implements holistic media planning and buying and translates overarching goals into management of individual search campaigns
  • Adheres to process, quality assurance protocols and best practices.  Introduces improvements and devises new solution for optimizing paid assets
  • Provides weekly and quarterly report on performance of search campaigns
    • Creates and updates current reporting templates, provides actionable insights for client’s campaigns and optimizations
    • Innovates and stays on top of automotive industry and digital marketing trends
  • Innovates, presents and executes on yearly strategic and tactical plans
  • Aids in strategy development and leads execution for complex marketing programs such as segmentation, copy testing, KPI forecasting, advertising effectiveness, media mix modeling, attribution, consumer pathing analysis and ROI measurement
  • Manages 1st, 2nd and third party audiences in various platforms (Liveramp, GA, Adobe)
  • Day-to-day contact with platform reps
  • Develops and fosters relationships across larger media planning team


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, economics, mathematics, statistics, or similar analytical field
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Excel (i.e. Pivot tables & VLOOKUP)
  • 2 – 4 years of Paid Search experience
  • Thorough understanding of audience marketing strategies
  • Knowledge of ad serving platforms and online analytics solutions
  • Excellent organizational, communication, negotiation and analytical skills, within strong attention to detail
  • Curiosity for quantitative analysis and forecasting strategies is strongly preferred
  • Must be self-starter/self-motivated person
  • Strong attention to detail
  • DoubleClick experience preferred
  • Navigation and interpretation of Google Analytics data;  GA and/or DoubleClick Certification is a plus
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and testing methodology are preferred