Paid Media Specialist (Search Engine Marketing)

  • Go Local Interactive
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Onsite Only
  • Full-Time

Posted 27 days ago


As a Paid Media Specialist, you lead the implementation and optimization of your client’s paid search digital marketing programs. You perform strategic planning, performance analyses, testing, and reporting on all of your assigned client’s campaigns, using platforms such as Google, Bing, and Facebook. You communicate regularly with your clients and occasionally travel to meet with them face-to-face. As you analyze paid media campaigns and implement optimizations, you will successfully meet your client’s KPI’s. Your ability to provide unique solutions for both your clients and the company will produce great results!

Why relo to Kansas City..."The City of Fountains"? National Geographic Traveler named Kansas City one of the top places to travel in 2019. Kansas City is 196% less densely populated than Denver, and rent is 23.55% lower in Kansas City. A direct flight or straight-shot drive on I-70 allows for easy travel between these two great cities. 

Why Go Local Interactive? We are a driven, fun and rapidly-growing digital marketing agency located in the Kansas City Metro area. Our exclusive Google Premier Partnership allows Go Local Interactive the opportunity to beta test new Google Ads tools and the privilege of hosting Google Industry and client-partner summits. We are an awesome team of digital marketing professionals who are paving the way for our client's to find success in the world of SEO and PPC!

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Job Expectations

  • Manage a book of 10 - 12 top-tier clients
  • Monitor performance of marketing initiatives through monthly reporting and present recommendations to increase ROI 
  • Identify and implement Paid Media (SEM) (PPC) tactics and best practices
  • Support New Business and Account Strategy teams by being the subject matter expert to promote sales, organic growth, and client retention
  • Pull, analyze, organize, and interpret data using Google Ads and Analytics
  • Clearly and consistently communicate between internal product teams and external clients
  • Delegate tasks to Paid Media Coordinators when appropriate
  • Research and stay up-to-date on marketing trends

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and multi-task in a flexible and fast-paced marketing environment to effectively meet deadlines
  • Strong conceptual and written communication skills with a deep understanding of the English language (spelling, grammar, and vocabulary)
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate technical and non-technical information between internal product teams and external clients
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Excel (VLookup, Pivot Tables, Formulas) 
  • Strategic and analytical thinking when problem-solving
  • Proficient in Google, Bing, and Facebook Ads
  • Able to work out of our Kansas City based headquarters

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of Paid Media experience
  • 1+ years of customer service/consulting experience
  • Google Adwords Certification, required
  • Google Data Studio Certification, preferred
  • Google Search Console Certification, a plus!
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Mass Communications or another related field, or related experience

Travel: Up to 5%

Schedule: Full-Time, M-F

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Go Local Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About the company

Go Local Interactive is an award-winning digital marketing agency focused on new customer acquisition for national and regional brands. They provide handcrafted solutions to answer the marketing needs of clients across a wide variety of industries including home services, retail, financial services, and e-commerce. They are experts in effectively implementing, managing and tracking clients’ marketing efforts down to the local level – no matter the number of locations or size of the service area. Based in Overland Park, KS, Go Local was recently recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal and Inc 5000 as one of the fastest-growing businesses in Kansas City and nationwide. They are also one of a select few marketing firms to be designated a Google Premier Partner, a status reserved for only the top 3 percent of online agencies who are recognized for their growing customer base, extensive AdWords expertise, established sales force, great customer support, and operational Infrastructure & Advanced Reporting. Among a variety of service offerings, Go Local Interactive specializes in website development, search engine optimization, local listings management, content, social media, and paid media services that provide full transparency, tailored solutions, and added value for their many clients.


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