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Search Marketing Manager

City:  London
Country/Region:  GB
Application Deadline:  0

Search Marketing Manager


Contract: Permanent


Location: Hybrid working model with a Central London office


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Search professional to join the digital marketing team as a Search Marketing Manager. This role is extremely fast paced, so a highly organised and self-motivated individual is essential.

Reporting into the Head of Paid Media, and working closely with the wider Marketing team, this role is responsible for leading the implementation of the digital strategy across Search (PPC & SEO) and Affiliates for Pandora UK & Ireland. The role will constitute a key interface between Pandora’s global teams, local performance agencies and the wider UK business including eCommerce.


About Pandora

The largest jewellery company in the world, we give a voice to millions of people’s loves every day. We sell three pieces of our hand-crafted jewellery every second and have the largest network in the industry, with almost 7,000 points of sale around the globe and a strong online business.

We pursue sustainability in everything we do and have set ambitious and measurable targets across every touchpoint of our business, from sourcing through to the materials we use and the marketing of our products. 


Our People

Our global workforce is made up of over 26,000 passionate people who, in 2021, helped Pandora record the highest earnings to date, led by a refreshed long-term growth strategy. The pace of our progress has created an energising, ambitious culture, where we are empowered to be ourselves and equipped to deliver our very best. As we continue to grow, we also continue to invest in our talent. We’re looking for people who share our values and can help us bring our ambitions to life.   


What to expect from the role

  • Lead Search and Affiliate performance, managing the media agencies to execute digital marketing campaigns to a high standard.
  • Own the budgets for Search and Affiliates.
  • Collaborate with wider Paid Media and Go to Market teams to ensure alignment and optimisation across all channels.
  • Facilitate relationships between UK, regional and global digital marketing teams, sharing learnings and pioneering the UK as a leading market.
  • Manage & develop one FTE (Search Coordinator)


Search (PPC & SEO)


  • Create, lead, and develop the search strategy (PPC & SEO) for the UK & Ireland with full control over significant budgets.
  • Support the Head of Paid Media in driving forward strategy, innovation, and commercial results.
  • Own the test & learn roadmap in conjunction with Global Search leads.
  • Be the business & relationship owner with the Search agency.
  • Lead the relationship with Google and Microsoft, pro-actively seeking out the latest betas.
  • Monitor and manage weekly, monthly and post-campaign reporting ensuring the channels hit eCom revenue and traffic targets.
  • Assist with upcoming campaign planning, supplying commercial calendars, ad copy and creative assets.
  • Liaise with eCommerce, ensuring SEO on-site optimisations are implemented.
  • Lead SEO link-building campaigns to drive high quality outreach, backlinks and content.
  • Adopt a test and learn approach, keeping up to date with industry developments, best practices and new platform features.


Affiliate Marketing


  • Lead the affiliate channel and agency relationship.
  • Own campaign planning and budget management and allocation, with strategic approach to commission, tenancy placements and campaign opportunities.
  • Support with innovative tactics for programme growth to determine channel strategy, objectives and KPIs.
  • Drive commercial results and eCom revenue targets through continuous and detailed analysis of campaign performance, using learnings and recommendations to responsively grow programme performance.


What we are looking for

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar digital marketing role
  • Expertise leading large, complex PPC accounts & significant budgets is essential
  • Will have SA360 experience
  • Experience of additional core digital channels, including SEO and Affiliates
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly organised and analytical, with an ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience with digital analytics tools
  • Enthusiasm, positive approach, energy and passion for digital marketing
  • Results focused and data-driven, with keen eye for detail
  • Knowledge of the latest technologies and advertising solutions in the industry


Why work with us?


We offer a number of unique benefits that make Pandora a great place to work:

  • A highly competitive salary with regular salary reviews
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Early finish Fridays (weekends with Pandora start every Friday at 3pm!)
  • 55% employee discount
  • Free daily lunch credits
  • 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Buy/sell holiday options
  • Celebrate your birthday with a day off to celebrate!
  • Join our Employee Wellbeing Centre – including access to; Employee Assistance Programme, ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme, gym discounts and more . . .
  • Winniperks - Our online benefits platform with plentiful retail, hospitality and entertainment discounts
  • At Pandora we love a party! Especially at Christmas, when you will receive an extra special gift.


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