Paid Search Supervisor

  • 375 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Health Media (PHM) is the market-leading media agency in the health category, providing unmatched health and pharmaceutical expertise, innovation, and buying clout for some of the world’s biggest healthcare brands. The work we do at PHM is shaped by our genuine passion for health and wellness: the imperative to help real patients navigate the most pivotal moments of their healthcare journeys—moments of curiosity, fear and optimism. 

As health media specialists, we channel this passion into a dogged pursuit of marketing solutions that help our clients and brands navigate the complexity of the modern healthcare landscape. From deep category expertise to the latest innovations in the industry, our team’s best-in-class health media aptitude allows us to deliver on that promise for our clients. 

PHM has its finger on the pulse of the industry—we’re a creator culture with the deep insights to uncover what’s important now and next in media. Our annual HealthFront, the only industry upfront dedicated to health, profiles industry trends and disruptors and helps drive our client’s business results in the dynamic health & wellness marketplace. 

Internally, we align around our mission to connect people with life-saving health and wellness solutions every day and we celebrate our connection to one another and the communities around us through our #PHMLove movement. 

PHM is part of Publicis Health, the world’s premier health-oriented agency network. A division of Publicis Groupe, Publicis Health manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, digital, branding, message delivery, market access, and medical communications.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Paid Search Supervisor is responsible for leading the team of Search Managers and Associates for a client or group of brands to ensure best in class strategy and execution as well as a team growth.


Key Responsibilities



·       Strong knowledge of the search landscape (paid and organic), how consumers leverage search and how brands can benefit from a strong search presence

·       Expertise in search campaign implementation, management, analysis and optimization

·       Strong ability to link brand goals search campaign organizing and execution

·       Understanding of the digital landscape and agency capabilities

·       Strong understanding of client category landscape and competitive factors

·       Broad knowledge of all media functions (planning, SEO, online and offline Media, technology, etc.)

·       Strong understanding of digital landscape

·       Proficient project management and time management skills

·       Strong understanding of analytics tools (such as Google Analytics and Adobe SiteCatalyst)

·       Expert level understanding of Excel functions (ie. VLook-up, Pivot Table, chart building) and PowerPoint

·       Knowledge of search and media landscape tools (Keyword Planner and competitive tools such as SEM Rush, comScore, Kantar, etc.)

·       Well versed in vendor landscape



Internal: Operations, Tactics and Strategy

·       Responsible for strategic approach of SEM campaigns

·       Lead collaboration with search and client engagement teams to establish and evolve client search strategy

·       Helps to facilitate cross-departmental collaboration by working with team members to craft synergistic plans and reports.  Openly reaches out to leverage learnings across agency capabilities

·       Aligns search campaigns with client goals

·       Ensure campaigns utilize search best practices and continually striving to test, innovate and expand

·       Correlates campaign dependencies to other media channels and plans appropriate flighting

·       Provide consistent team leadership, driving team education, goal setting and career growth

·       Monitors competitive landscape and understands and communicates campaign impact

·       Utilizes various reporting interfaces and campaign management software as applicable

·       Supervises Associates and/or Managers

·       Collaborate with SEO team to craft and communicate holistic approach to search marketing

·       Extensive knowledge of the role, strengths and weaknesses of a variety of media channels

·       Consistently leads internal and external discussions in all media topic areas. Active participant in meetings

·       Consistently keeps team informed on status of projects verbally and/or in writing

·       Takes initiative and shows accountability for teams work

·       Ability to proactively solve problems, improve processes, create efficiencies and contribute to POVs and team thought leadership


Client Relationship

·       Builds trusting relationships with client counterparts

·       Viewed by the client as strategic search expert

·       Key point of contact and primary search escalation point for the assigned client

·       Responsible for the quality, depth and timeliness of client facing deliverables and presentations

·       Able to lead clients through financial discussions and addresses budget/financial/scope related questions

·       Strong oral and written communication skills



·       Exhibits integrity and trust

·       Exhibits self-development

·       Adherence to agency procedures (on-time and accurate timesheets, GDPs, 360 feedback)

·       Proven ability to lead people and projects

·       Ability to work in a matrix (multi-supervisory) environment; Ability to multi-task, manage one’s time, and demonstrate personal organization and ability to meet deadlines (strong work ethic); Ability to take initial direction, then transition to a more independent work style

·       Able to problem solve and provide alternative solutions

·       Ability to build relationships, lead, and communicate across work groups


Education and Experience

·       Bachelor’s degree required.

·       5-7 years search campaign management experience

·       Healthcare industry knowledge a plus

·       Google AdWords Certification desired

·       Knowledge of search campaign management tools a plus


Additional Information

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