Performance Marketing Executive – Paid Search


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Performance Marketing Executive – Paid Search, Farfetch


London, United Kingdom


Executive / Coordinator


PR, Marketing & Communications



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

About the department:

Consisting of more than 100 people split across 10 teams, we look after both digital and brand marketing. We're a team of experts across Performance Marketing, SEO, CRM, Analytics and Data Science, Advertising Sales, Editorial, Online Communications, PR & Brand Events and Creative.

Working across all of the global markets, we make sure Farfetch remains high and mighty with both new and existing customers; all the while setting the brand apart from our competitors and making sure we're always one step ahead of the curve.

About the role:

We are looking for a Performance Marketing Executive, with a proven track record in Paid Search to support managing the performance marketing campaigns for Farfetch. This is a great opportunity to join our fast-growing and diverse digital team at a stage where you can really make a difference.

This unique role will be suitable for someone who has been working in digital acquisition (Paid Search) for around two to three years.

What you’ll do:

  • Toy will manage large Paid Search campaigns (Yahoo JP, Naver, Adwords, Bing, etc) spanning multiple markets and languages, from conception to execution
  • You will get stuck into the nitty gritty parts of SEM, such as writing ad copy and identifying new keywords
  • You will work with a team of developers to automate marketing processes and scale up our campaigns (Adwords scripts, in-house solutions, etc)
  • You will update reports and provide analysis around ROI, campaign performance, purchasing patterns and website traffic to optimize all campaigns
  • You will analyse performance and understand the details and effectiveness of each campaign
  • You will drive independent optimisation plans through analysis of data sets
  • You will localise campaign approach based on day-to-day market observation and in line with local brand campaigns and promotions
  • You will adopt a continual ‘test and learn’ approach to all performance marketing activities
  • You will assist with all other Performance Marketing projects as necessary

The Ideal Candidate

Who you are:

  • Demonstrate a passion for ecommerce marketing with few years’ experience in Paid Search (other search engines than Adwords is a bonus: Yahoo JP, Naver, etc)
  • Proven track record of running successful Paid Search campaigns (from conception to execution, other search engines than Adwords is a bonus: Yahoo JP, Naver, etc)
  • You have Strong analytical skills; ability to analyse and draw insights from large data sets
  • An Excel ninja, comfortable with complex reports, formulas and pivot tables, and not afraid of spending a lot of your time in spreadsheets
  • Knowledge and exposure with databases (SQL, Microsoft Access), and programming (python, php, etc) is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You have a flexible, approachable attitude with good problem solving skills
  • You have the ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • You are a dedicated team player
  • Fluency in English; ability to speak foreign language (Japanese, Korean) is a bonus

 We can’t wait to receive your application. But before you send it to us, here are some helpful tips to make sure your application is as strong as it can be. Have you set out why this role is a good match for your career aspirations and that you have the skills and experience required? We want you to be as clear about your future ambitions as we are and whilst we encourage people to learn, develop and grow, you will need to hit the ground running.

  • Have you checked spelling and grammar? We have high standards and you don’t want to miss out because of something as easily correctable as a typo.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

About Us

Farfetch is unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology.

Our mission: to revolutionize the way the world shops.

To do it, we need innovators. People who challenge convention and dare to dream.

We’ve gone from a start-up to a billion dollar business. But we’re not done yet. Far from it.

Be bold.

Be brilliant.

Together, we can be extraordinary

We have rapidly grown into a truly global company since our launch in 2008 and we’re continuing to grow. Our family now includes partner boutiques and brands across Europe, North and South America and Asia; we demonstrate our ‘Think Global’ value in everything we do.

We are a global team of over 1,000 people and have offices based in London, New York, L.A., Porto, Guimaraes, Lisbon, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Moscow, Hong Kong & Tokyo.

We are a company with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative culture. We are positive, passionate and live our values: Be Human, Be Brilliant, Todos Juntos, Be Revolutionary, Think Global and Amaze Customers day to day.