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Paid Search Specialist at Highrise Marketing

Paid Search Specialist

London, United Kingdom – Remote

About Highrise

Highrise is a boutique performance marketing agency specialising in Direct-to-Consumer. We work with some of the newest and most exciting consumer brands, spanning multiple industries. The founding team of Highrise has been involved in successfully scaling multiple businesses from 0 to £100m+ in annual sales. Running and scaling brands is part of our DNA.

Unlike other agencies we don’t just buy media. While we acknowledge the power of Meta, Google and TikTok, we don’t view them as standalone solutions. We combine data, platform innovation, tailored ad creative and CRO to deliver on our clients’ business objectives. Highrise is the full performance marketing agency.

We are a small, growing agency with big ambitions. Our clients’ success is our success and we see ourselves as true partners in their growth. We are a team of kind, hardworking individuals who aim to do the best by our clients and our colleagues.

If you would like a role where everyday you get to see the impact of your work, be an integral part of the success of the next generation of household name brands and get to work with a team of lovely people, then Highrise is the place for you.

The role

The Paid Search Specialist role sits within the ‘Media Buying’ side of the business and requires key responsibility for successfully driving end-to-end strategy, execution, optimisations and reporting for your cohort of allocated clients activity on Paid Search channels – predominantly Google Ads. You’ll be working to performance focused KPI’s and while the mix of campaigns we run for clients will vary, this will always cover Search, Shopping and/or PMAX. For many of our clients YouTube and Demand Gen are also important campaigns you will be responsible for. The day-to-day role will involve handling client queries, offering performance insights to the Account Director and Growth Manager and reporting on marketing strategies aligned with performance KPIs.

About You

You are a driven Google Ads expert who is passionate about eCommerce and D2C marketing, with a commitment to staying abreast of the most recent developments and changes in the industry, demonstrating a genuine passion for staying ahead of the curve.

You will have a proven track record of working to performance based-metrics, while possessing a deep understanding of the full-marketing funnel and how Paid Search can be used as a tool to achieve your clients business objectives.

You must thrive in a dynamic and high-pressure setting, showcasing your adeptness at collaborative teamwork and effective cross-team communication.

You will always be looking to drive proactive improvements on your clients accounts to with the goal of achieving growth.

You will possess excellent organisation skills ensuring projects and account testing is documented in a clear and consistent way, and promptly communicating changes to relevant stakeholders.

You care about sharing the results of your work within a small team of peers, to allow for cross-team knowledge sharing and understand the value this brings.

If these traits resonate with you, we’re excited to hear from you. If you’re ready for a role that aligns with your passion and skills, we encourage you to apply.

Skills & Experience

A minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with Google Ads, either client or agency side.
Proven track record of driving performance metric improvements on eCommerce brands through Google and Bing campaigns.
Extensive hands-on experience running Search, Shopping and PMAX campaigns.
Experience running YouTube/Demand Gen or Discovery Ads is highly desired but not a requirement
Experience with Feed Management tools and their use to drive improvement to Shopping campaigns
Experience with advanced Shopping or PMAX setups
Strong ability to manipulate data in Excel or Google Sheets (we use the latter).
Proficiency in analytical tools and platforms including GA4 and ideally some experience using third party attribution platforms
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


Own the execution, strategy, and reporting of paid search campaigns for assigned clients.
Analyse performance data systematically and proactively, providing actionable insights.
Continually identify new growth opportunities and approaches.
Report on and communicate media buying strategies in line with performance KPIs.
Support with the development of cyclical media buying and creative roadmaps.
If working with a more junior member of the Paid Search team, you will be responsible for supporting their line management, mentoring, and training.

What's in it for you

Rapid and personalised career growth (we don’t believe that linear progression suits everybody!).
Emphasis on creativity and innovation, providing an environment for employees to thrive.
Regular company socials (and ad hoc pizza provisions when the need is high).
Work remotely or in a hybrid working model, the choice is all yours. If you prefer to work in a co-working space, the agency will fully cover the costs!
Work-life balance & flexible working hours so you can go offline when you need it and work when your productivity is at the highest level.
Be part of a fantastic culture that establishes achievable & reasonable expectations with their clients, and they work even harder to offer as much flexibility as possible for everyone to achieve those goals in their own way.
EMI share option scheme which provides you with the opportunity to have skin in the game (UK only)
Enjoy 25 days of annual leave to recharge and relax.
Work gear of your choice (Apple or Windows).

This is a full-time remote role. Some of the benefits may vary if you’re based outside of the UK.

Our values

At Highrise, our culture is our north star. It guides how we work, collaborate, and drive our client’s growth. Here’s a peek into our guiding principles:


We dig deep to find answers. We believe the extra mile often makes all the difference.

Moving the Needle.

We're driven by results, not vanity. We find what works and amplify it.

Facing challenges.

We embrace ignorance as an opportunity to learn and grow. We turn our mistakes into stepping stones.


We're fully accountable for our client's success. When you work with us, you're getting a partner committed to your goals.

Join us on this exciting journey and let’s shape the future of digital marketing together, one Highrise success story at a time.