Edinburgh PPC Jobs – Trainee PPC Account Manager – Position Filled

Trainee Pay per Click Account Manager – applications now closed

Attacat are looking for a highly motivated graduate to join the team, training up to be a full Account Manager. The ideal candidate will be degree educated (although not necessarily a recent graduate) with a passion for working in the online advertising and marketing industry. While some experience in the industry would be a plus, no prior experience is required.

About the Position

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Liaise with clients and manage their campaigns on a day-to-day basis
  • Train for, and achieve Qualified Google Advertising Professional status and equivalent qualifications
  • Become highly knowledgeable in the field of pay-per-click search engines
  • Develop strong relationships with the pay-per-click providers account managers
  • Analyse and improve performance of owned client accounts
  • Build knowledge in Google Analytics & similar analytics packages
  • Build new pay per click accounts including developing skills in:
    * Keyword research & selection
    * Creative advert copy writing
    * Understanding search trends
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in PPC display advertising (e.g. Google’s content network)
  • Assist with tasks related to the running of a small business
  • Input into the day to day running of the business

No previous pay per click experience is required but would be an advantage. The successful candidate will:

  • Have Common Sense and Initiative
  • Be able to prioritise their own workload
  • Work from their own initiative
  • Have great interpersonal skills
  • Have a basic grasp of statistics and be able to use Excel
  • Be educated to degree level
  • Have a passion for working in the online advertising & marketing field (and be able to demonstrate this!)
  • Experience in any of the following would be a distinct advantage:
    * PPC
    * SEO
    * Google Analytics (or similar)
    * Direct client contact
    * Entrepreneurial experience
    * HTML/CSS
    * Any marketing or advertising disciplines
    * Copywriting

About Attacat

Attacat specialises in Google AdWords and similar paid search products. With a proven track record of adding value to clients’ bottom lines (and being able to prove it), Attacat finds itself growing during the downturn. Located in Stockbridge, central Edinburgh with ambitions to grow, Attacat represents an exciting environment to be in.

Salary & Benefits

The basic salary for this position will be in the region of 14k-18k depending on experience & qualifications

Attacat also offer:

  • An exceptional profit share scheme
  • Up to 100% support for external qualifications
  • (Very) Flexi-time policy which allows staff to have up to 40 days (inc. stats) off a year


If you wish to make an application please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability, along with salary expectations to enquiries@attacat-antispam.co.uk (please remove -antispam).

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