Senior Paid Media Strategist

  • Full-time

Company Description

SmartRecruiters is a values-driven, global-minded, and well-funded tech employer on a mission to connect people to jobs at scale. As a global leader in enterprise recruitment software, SmartRecruiters offers a cloud-based global Hiring Success platform that allows teams to attract, select, and hire the best talent. 4,000 companies worldwide rely on SmartRecruiters to achieve hiring success—including brands like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa—using recruitment marketing, CRM, AI, ATS, and a marketplace of 600+ connected vendors all within one scalable platform.

SmartRecruiters was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in 2020. We are proud to offer a collaborative, diverse, and remote-friendly work environment, as well as competitive salaries and generous equity. We believe in promotion from within, so high performance can lead to upward mobility. Needless to say, we make sure you’re taken care of. Our inclusive office environment welcomes and respects all.

Job Description

The Senior Paid Media Strategist will play a crucial role in shaping and executing our global digital advertising strategy, with a focus on driving performance and maximizing ROI across global digital channels. Reporting to the VP of Marketing, this senior leadership position will oversee a team responsible for managing channel mix, expansion, and digital performance KPIs. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with a strong analytical mindset and a proven track record of driving results in digital marketing.


  • Lead the development and execution of global digital marketing strategies, with a focus on driving performance and maximizing ROI.
  • Manage channel mix and expansion efforts across digital channels, including paid search, paid social, SEO, display advertising, and more.
  • Analyze campaign conversions and performance metrics to identify opportunities for optimization and improvement.
  • Partner with Marketing Operations (MOPS) to address integration issues and ensure seamless execution of marketing campaigns.
  • Provide timely adjustments to reduce and avoid critical wasted spend, optimizing campaign performance and driving efficiency.
  • Lead a performance marketing team and vendors, ensuring alignment with campaign objectives and KPIs.
  • Report on regional performance and provide insights to regional marketing leaders to drive growth and achieve regional KPIs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement data-driven strategies and initiatives.
  • Stay informed of industry trends and best practices in digital marketing, incorporating new technologies and methodologies into our strategies.




  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field; MBA preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in digital marketing, with a focus on performance marketing and driving measurable results.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze data, derive insights, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Proven track record of managing digital marketing campaigns and optimizing performance across multiple channels.
  • Experience leading and managing teams, with a focus on driving collaboration, accountability, and results.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a passion for driving innovation and growth.
  • Willingness to travel periodically to global regions and North America as needed.

Additional Information

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