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Head of Paid Search / Head of PPC

Near Oxford & Swindon
£substantial basic + great benefits


The Head of paid search leads the PPC team, defining and safeguarding the product and service delivery, developing PPC strategies and PPC revenues and profitability, and is a senior client contact.

You and your team will work with colleagues and clients to develop a best-in-class PPC proposition, delivering against client objectives. You’ll promote PPC strategies that add value for clients, that are industry leading and continually evolving to capitalize on opportunities for revenue generation. You will develop client proposals that go above and beyond the brief, challenging appropriately and including innovation.

As a part of the leadership team, you’ll be leading by positive example, motivating and developing your team’s skills reinforcing the agency’s values of inquisitiveness, active collaboration, and accountability in everything they do.  And you’ll work to develop your own management and leadership skills, and your wider marketing skills especially where that could support the development of PPC effectiveness.     

Working with HR, you’ll be actively involved in recruiting new team members, and supporting each team member in their development through effective delivery of appraisals of performance and training plans.


A UK based, independent digital marketing agency with performance at their core. They use insight to fuel knowledge, innovation through original thinking, and blended cross-channel strategies across paid, owned and earned media channels that deliver results at pace, maximising clients’ returns on investment.

They immerse themselves in our clients’ businesses, targeting and optimising activity across the entire user experience. With experts in media (on and offline), search (PPC and SEO), ads (Display and Programmatic), conversion (web design and build, UX and CRO), they are focused on making our clients’ budgets deliver more.

As an employer, they have a positive approach to inclusivity & diversity, they invest in the development of employees’ skills and the progression of their careers and committed to ensuring a healthy work/life balance – which includes flexible hybrid working.


A competitive basic salary, attractively reflecting your experience and the level of this position (contact us for specific details), PLUS....

  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance – starting with 22.5 days per annum plus Bank Holidays  
  • Company Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme  
  • Life Assurance – after probationary period  
  • Childcare Vouchers  
  • Annual Eye Tests  
  • Refer a Friend Scheme  
  • New Business Bonus Scheme  
  • Continuous Training and Development Programmes  
  • Contribution to Gym Membership and twice weekly virtual Pilates lessons 
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme provided by AXA PPP  
  • Free Parking when in office  
  • Great Christmas party and team building outings when they can! 

My client’s offices are idyllically located on a country estate within easy reach of Swindon and Oxford and, although flexible WFH options are available, the successful candidate will need their own transport.

SOUND INTERESTING?... for a comprehensively detailed job spec contact James at MAD Staff through here or at