Marketing Manager, Paid Search


The Consumer Tax Group Marketing team is currently looking for a Paid Search Marketing Manager who will bring in-depth knowledge of SEM best practices and a proven track-record of managing, optimizing, and growing paid search with a focus on ROI performance.  This role requires the ability to operate on both a strategic and tactical level with a desire to drive efficient campaign results through the use of data analysis and testing. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience and strong critical thinking skills with an exceptional ability to collaborate in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Your primary goal will be to strategically leverage paid search techniques to drive relevant traffic to our sites. You will work with a team of passionate marketers who are focused on delivering an exceptional experience for customers, strong results for our business, and a fun & high-performing environment
  Primary Responsibilities  
  • Participate in all aspects of the TurboTax paid search campaigns, including initial planning, creative, implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting
  • Help drive TurboTax Paid Search strategy & execution plan in a way that meets or exceeds aggressive growth targets and efficiently drives ROI positive results
  • Understand and employ as appropriate, advanced search marketing techniques such as contextual ads, geo-targeting, and day-parting
  • Improve campaign performance through A/B and multivariate testing, visitor segmentation, messaging and landing pages
    • Define and implement ad copy testing schedule, creative, and execution to improve efficiency and expand the program
    • Drive innovation, learning and test plan, and aid in the development/optimization of landing pages, working with a content management solution and the TurboTax web team
    • Inform customer segmentation strategy (including coordination with existing tag management platform) with a clear understanding of appropriate conversion and analytics tags
  • Analyze search marketing campaign performance and user behavior to derive marketing insights and make recommendations to improve performance using internal and external data sources (e.g. Adwords, Omniture, other in-house analytics tools)
  • Conduct competitive research, identify business implications & share findings
  • Work closely with agency and search team to drive performance for TurboTax and new product introductions
  • Work closely with leaders from our analytics and research teams to uncover customer insights, develop key metrics and drive measurement and analysis
  • Evaluate and identify new, innovative opportunities and prioritize and drive fast experimentation and learning
  • Drive the QA process internally and with agency (across keywords, ad copy, landing pages)
  • Stay up-to-date on best practices for SEM strategy

  • BA/BS, Marketing, Business Administration, Computer Science or related degree
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in PPC marketing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including using measurement and analyzing large datasets to gain insights and drive business decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize activities effectively; focus on critical few, communicates and aligns conflicting priorities & proposes solutions
  • Entrepreneurial "test & learn" mindset with track record of innovation; ability to move & pivot quickly
  • Effective written, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly present ideas, updates and results to business partners on various levels
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Experience managing agencies
  • Understanding of various marketing metrics
  • Experience with landing page test design and customer segmentation
  • Enthusiasm & energy to stay current on the latest search marketing trends
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience and enjoyment in working in a team environment
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for driving results

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