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Senior PPC Manager

Requisition ID:  25034

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  24-Jan-2023



Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Closing Date: We will close the role on 19 February 2023 and reserve the right to close this early if a suitable candidate is found



The Role

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Paid Search specialist to plan, manage and execute paid search campaigns for the University’s Central Marketing Paid Media team. 


You will be joining a small team of paid media professionals within the wider Marketing Unit. Enhancing our ability to provide optimised paid media campaigns to support the achievement of student recruitment targets, promote excellence in research, engage with businesses and reach a range of audiences nationally and internationally. 


The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience working in-house, at an agency or as a freelancer, on a variety of PPC campaigns. From low budget short burst awareness to fully fledged high value cross market full funnel campaigns. We are looking for someone who is comfortable analysing live and historic data to manually optimise Google search campaigns within MCC while also utilising the latest machine learning tools provided in platform to maximise campaign scale.  


In this role you will take the lead on planning paid search campaigns as well as integrating paid search in to existing multi-channel campaign strategies.


As part of the wider Marketing Team you will have access to a variety of marketing professionals to support your campaign needs including copy specialists, web development and UX, creatives, e-mail marketing experts and full campaign strategists. 


Please reach out to for a chat about this role.


Click here to view our full candidate information pack.


To apply, please upload an up to date CV and cover letter containing evidence of how you are an ideal fit for the role as set out in 'The Person' section.


We are currently working with a hybrid model of some home and campus working.  We are happy to have conversations around flexible working.



Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


We are committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University is also a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 25034