PPC Executive

Kingston upon Thames

Job Details


JD Sports Fashion Head Office

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

20/02/2020 11:00

At a glance

Established in 1981 with a single store in the North West of England, JD Sports Fashion Plc is a leading multichannel retailer of sports fashion and outdoor brands in the UK and Europe.

The Group has over 1200 stores across a number of retail fascias and is proud of the fact that it always provides its customers with the latest products from the very best brands.

The Group embraces the latest online and instore digital technology providing it with a truly multichannel, international platform for future growth.

Role Overview

The purpose of this job is to assist the PPC Manager in maintaining and growing the domestic and international PPC accounts for JD Sports across all Paid channels including but not limited to Search, Display and Google Shopping.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage and review the delivery of PPC campaigns.

  • Maintain and improve all paid channels to deliver efficient and cost effective campaigns.

  • Produce daily / weekly reports for internal stakeholders.

  • Create automation where appropriate and custom alerts to monitor performance where necessary.

  • Testing and optimising campaigns to meet targets/KPI’s.

  • Manage the bid management platform to meet targets and KPI’s whilst ensuring we are up to date with any enhancements and Beta tests.

  • Analyse data, identifying trends and opportunities within the market and the paid search accounts.

  • Develop strong relationships with internal departments to support product launches and promotions.

  • Work closely with external partners and account managers to constantly develop and improve paid activity.

  • Regularly researching and reviewing appropriate tools and software that could enhance the paid search channels. Where appropriate, working with selected partners to deliver and manage the change process.

  • Attend quarterly reviews with selected partners to review performance and create appropriate action plans.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

  • Google Adwords Certified an advantage

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel including V-Lookups and Pivot tables

  • Knowledge of Google shopping and Display / Re-Targeting.

  • Experience working with budgets and KPI’s.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Analytical, insightful and able to draw key points from data analysis.

  • Experience / knowledge of other digital channels and multichannel marketing.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

  • Speaking a second language is an advantage


  • Competitive salary.

  • Company laptop.

  • Ongoing Training and conferences.

  • Relaxed, friendly working environment.

  • Subsidised canteen.

  • Quarterly social events

  • Staff discount.

  • Monthly staff sales


We hope that your interest has been piqued. If so please send your application/questions in English via the form below.

An integrity check register over the warning of the Foundation Approach Retail Fraud is part of the application.





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