Analyst, Search Marketing

  • 40 Water Street, Boston, MA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit

Job Description

Become a unicorn at Digitas, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape.


To help with this, we’re looking for an outstanding Search Marketing Analyst – someone who can balance the art and science of digital advertising, and collaborate across teams. Sound like you? Read on.


What you’ll do:


As a Search Marketing Analyst, you’ll manage the tactical components within integrated Search Engine Marketing (SEM) campaigns, more commonly known as Paid Search, or Pay-per-Click (PPC). Working with Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo (among others), you’ll assist with the execution, optimization, planning, analysis and reporting for our clients. 


Day-to-day, your role includes:

·      Holistic SEM program management including keywords and ad copy development and campaign builds, in-platform execution, trafficking recommendations, optimizing program towards key business goals and reporting

·      Actively participating in meetings and proactively documenting takeaways and next steps 

·      Assimilating data from multiple sources, compiling the information and drawing actionable conclusions that can be measured and reported

·      Bid strategy optimization and testing. Daily checks on program KPIs, thresholds and campaign budget caps. Ongoing management of budget and pacing.


·      Translating campaign/client goals into SEM tactics and effectively executing those tactics against the client’s strategy

·      Implementing Paid Search best practices, providing refinement and optimization recommendations and proactively identifying campaign execution issues

·      Monitoring emerging industry trends and summarizing them for internal and external stakeholders

·      Leveraging and developing proficiencies with SEM platforms, tools and resources

·      Developing campaign ad copy (text-based titles and descriptions or feed-based images) and tagging traffic or creative elements to sites per creative rotation instructions

·      Help develop performance forecasts, budget allocations and providing data-based rationale for these recommendations

·      Collaborating with both clients and internal cross-channel colleagues by providing reporting as requested in a concise and timely fashion

·      Fostering relationship with internal teams (SEM, D&A and other capabilities), external partners and clients

We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

·      A four-year degree, preferably 1 to 2 years analytical or digital marketing experience; exposure to SEM a plus

·      Excel experience is a plus

·      Strong ability to work closely with your team to problem solve, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively

·      A detail-oriented approach and a desire to achieve objectives accurately

·      Solid quantitative and research skills, and proven data interpretation capability

·      Familiarity with the digital advertising space and a passion for growing that interest into a career

·      Strong communication skills – you’re clear and thorough, yet concise

·      A passion for building relationships and a desire to contribute to team building and event planning

·      Exudes confidence and won’t hesitate to connect with folks throughout the organization to get the job done right

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.


Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

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