Head of Digital Search - full time - permanent

We are an established and dynamic full service marketing agency, who is seeking an SEO and paid-for digital advertising manager to fulfil the growing client demand in this area. This is a newly created role.

Located in Billingshurst, West Sussex, we have a 25-year history and are one of the leading creative agencies in the South East.  With clients ranging from shopping centres to event venues, retail to education, and financial services to construction, a career with this agency is fast-paced, varied and always exciting!

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual to build and lead their own team.  Applicants must be able to handle SEO accounts themselves and liaise effectively with any third party suppliers.  As the department grows, responsibilities will include managing the team and assuring quality control.


Key skills and experience in the following areas are required:

  • Preparing technical and sales collateral for new business proposals
  • Planning, implementing and reporting on:
    • SEO campaigns
    • PPC
    • Banner advertising
    • Social media advertising
  • Cookie marketing
  • Keyword research
  • Tracking and analysing results of digital marketing activity
  • A strong knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Social media advertising campaigns
  • Planning and running online advertising
  • Integrating all online platforms to optimise digital marketing opportunities

This job may be for you if you:

  • have at least 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • can demonstrate previous successes in the core skill and experience areas
  • have strong client-facing skills
  • possess effective managerial skills and can show how you have led teams successfully in the past
  • are a clear, confident speaker who enjoys presenting to clients
  • are friendly and personable and thrive while working as part of a bigger team
  • adept at putting together robust SEO and digital marketing strategies
  • have a full and valid driving licence due to the head office's semi-rural location and the fact you may be required to attend off-site meetings (pool car provided)
  • are well presented and confident
  • love finding new and effective trends in SEO and digital marketing
  • have – and can demonstrate - excellent time and budget management skills


  • Create digital marketing proposals for potential new clients
  • Compiling client reports with clear and concise analytical data
  • Review the performance of digital marketing campaigns for existing clients
  • Be hands-on in running campaigns which feature all elements listed in the key skills section
  • Take the reins on building a new digital marketing team from the ground up
  • Once the team expands, manage and mentor more junior members
  • Hit performance-related targets

What we'll do for you…

Give you a job you will love
Never make you clock watch again
Make you laugh every day
Create a fab new group of friends

And the serious bit:
A creative benefits package
25 days' holiday
An opportunity to achieve your own goals and dreams

This is an incredible opportunity to take the first step into a dynamic, award-winning and vibrant media agency, so what are you waiting for?

Interviews will take place at our offices, where you can get to know us and us you!
Billingshurst, West Sussex

Full-time – 9am to 5.30pm (occasional out of office hours and weekend work is required)

Salary: From £30,000 - £45,000K, depending on experience


To apply

Email your CV and cover letter to gina.hollands@pmwcom.co.uk




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