A Place for Mom

  • SEM Specialist

    Job Location(s) US-WA-Seattle
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  • Overview

    APFM is looking for a passionate and data-savvy marketer to help drive the strategy and optimization for our multi-million dollar SEM campaigns.


    This role will help you gain tremendous experience in SEM, as well as overall business knowledge in a fast-growing, billion dollar industry. You will play a critical role in the expansion and execution of our SEM campaigns, which are the main drivers for our company’s performance.


    Is your happy place creating PivotTables in Excel? Do you like analyzing large data sets to identify marketing trends? Does creating SEM ad copy that uses all 60 characters in the headlines make you smile? If this sounds like you, and you’re looking for an opportunity to have direct impact on a company’s bottom line, you’ll be the perfect addition to our growing digital marketing crew!


    • Actively manage, implement, and monitor multi-million dollar SEM campaigns across Google, Bing and Yahoo
    • Work closely with Senior SEM Manager to develop and optimize campaign strategy and performance, including:
      • Keyword research
      • Negative keyword audits
      • Landing page optimization
      • Ad copy testing
      • Bid adjustments
    • QA URL parameters to ensure accurate tracking and reporting
    • Track, Measure and report performance for all campaigns, tests and initiatives
    • Ongoing bid management (manual and via 3rd party tools) to optimize campaign profitability
    • Work with external partners and vendors to maintain support and keep up to date on new features and product capabilities


    • 3+ years of experience managing digital marketing campaigns and budgets at scale
    • Familiarity with marketing technology and desire to master it, specifically within:
      • Google and Bing Ads
      • Search Ads 360 (previously DoubleClick Search)
      • GA 360
    • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to synthesize data and analytics from a wide variety of sources into concise, actionable insights and recommendations
    • Ability to thrive (and preference to work) in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with frequently changing goals and deadlines.
    • Proficiency in Excel is a must: Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF formulas are your friends
    • BS degree in Marketing or a quantitative, test-driven field
    • Python and SQL experience is a huge bonus, but not required


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