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Search Engine Marketing Program Manager

Cupertino, CA (Hybrid)


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Salary (USD):

$60 - $67 per hour

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Our well known Tech Client with a fruit logo is looking for an experienced Search Engine Marketing (SEM) professional to come and join their team. This role will be working hybrid in their Silicon Valley office.

Their Retail team is looking for an expert search engine marketing professional to join their global team of digital marketers. The successful candidate will help manage the Paid Search Marketing program, with a focus on our Paid Search and Shopping programs across the Americas (US, Canada, Latin America).

Their team is responsible for driving sales of all of the iconic products available across their website and their stores, as well as driving awareness around retail’s programs and value propositions across the region.

The position requires a hands-on, get-the-job-done, attitude. You understand Search Marketing standard methodologies and can conceive, plan, and deliver complex projects that drive the business forward. You understand that our paid search presence is a critical extension of their marketing efforts – and need to be at the same level of quality as how they design their products. And you’re great at
establishing relationships with key partners across the organization.

• Hands-on management of Americas search engine marketing program, from planning to tactical execution.
• Sets up, launches, tracks and scales campaigns on Google and Bing including text and Google shopping (PLA) ads.
• Tracks cost, demand and revenue performance against weekly and quarterly goals, and optimizes to improve value based on performance
• Stays ahead of the latest developments in the search engines, digital marketing landscape, and industry tools.
• Evaluates opportunities against financial goals and brand fit, testing as appropriate.
• Recommend and execute on new tests and beta opportunities
• Provides analytical support with our Data Sciences team on campaign performance

• Strong hands-on experience with search engine marketing, bid management systems
• Strong direct response marketing experience, being able to demonstrate ways to optimize to achieve a balance between revenue and cost goals.
• Problem solver. Ability to find areas of opportunity by looking at data, and also to tell stories based on results in the data.
• Experience with account re-organization and full understanding of how to best segment keywords, match types and audiences.
• Knowledge and experience managing Google Shopping/Product Listing Ads preferred
• Data driven and passionately analytical, Excel power user
• Comfortable with ambiguity, and able to work well independently as well as part of a cohesive, high performing team
• Highly motivated with ability to thrive in a fluid, demanding, fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail with strong organizational and time management/prioritization skills

• 5+ years experience in Paid Search performance marketing programs
• Experience managing and optimizing product feeds highly preferred
• Outstanding verbal and written communications
• Experience working with a global brand preferred
• Google AdWords certification and experience with Bing Ads preferred
• Marin (preferred), Adobe, Doubleclick or Kenshoo bid management system experience – Bid Management Platforms


The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $60.80 to $67.56 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

Client Description

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
– You’re paid weekly
– Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
– Access to Fidelity 401(k)
– Access to FSA Program
– Direct deposit for your pay check
– Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
– Access to free online courses via Aquent’s Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:
– Access to free online courses via
– Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you’re happy and progressing according to your expectations (we’re also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you’re close to wrapping up)