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Online Marketing Manager

New York, NY

Company Description

Booker is one of the fastest growing startups in New York City, complete with an amazing product and team of Bookers (team members) that bring a combination of zany energy and relentless focus on transforming how local services are managed by businesses and discovered by consumers.

 

Life in the Booker Lane

We are expanding quickly to help millions of service businesses around the globe run and grow successfully in today’s competitive market. To help fuel our continued growth, we recently raised a $15M round of financing lead by Steve Case’s (founder of AOL) Revolution Ventures. Since then, we are proud to have tripled our team to 165+ Bookers and doubled our customer base to 5,000 businesses in just the last 12 months. We also expanded our California office and moved into our snazzy new headquarters in lower Manhattan–two floors and 30,000 sq. ft. of Bookers working and playing hard with your standard startup accoutrement: 2 ping pong tables, a putting green, a foosball table, and more.  

Job Description

Job Description
We are seeking a highly versatile Online Marketing Manager who will implement, analyze, and optimize paid and natural search engine marketing (SEM) activities. This position will play a key role in lead generation; integrating search with other digital acquisition channels including email, social, and display. This position will join a world-class marketing team at our NYC headquarters and will report to the Senior Manager of Online Acquisition.
The ideal candidate must possess a strong background in SEM, SEO, and web analytics. This role requires the ability to operate on both a strategic and tactical level, touching all aspects of the search marketing roadmap including keyword development, campaign messaging, bidding strategies, creative testing, and analytics.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a business manager of the SEM channel with full P&L, budgeting, and forecasting responsibility. Track, report, and analyze all SEM initiatives and campaigns.
  • Manage the day-to-day search marketing activities across multiple search engines (i.e. Google, Yahoo!, Bing) including planning, implementation, budget management, performance review, and paid search campaign optimization.
  • Research keywords (discovery and expansion), review and edit creative copy (titles and descriptions), analyze website performance metrics, and optimize campaigns.
  • Grow and optimize our keywords portfolio through testing (A/B and multivariate) with ad copy, landing pages, bidding strategies, negative keywords, etc.
  • Develop near- and long-term SEM account strategies and roadmaps; and execute day-to-day tactics that optimize site traffic, lead conversions, and ROI.
  • Identify and report on KPIs and opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop a strong understanding of our software’s features and competition to create an associated keyword expansion roadmap, working with the marketing team to develop relevant ads and landing page content.
  • Drive continued innovation and best practice implementation, regularly sharing your knowledge with the marketing team and top executives.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally (with product marketing, creative, product management, engineering) to implement SEO recommendations such as:
    • Keyword research and specifications throughout site pages
    • Site audits for SEO best practice compliance
    • IA and site design recommendations
    • Navigation and conversion analysis
    • Link analysis and building
    • Resolving issues with JavaScript, Flash, CSS, etc.
    • Organizational and process enhancements that support SEO
  • Integrate strategies into other channels such as email marketing and social media
  • Stay current with new advances in SEM, the competitive landscape, and keyword research

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required; Business or Marketing major preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience managing paid and natural search programs
  • SMB Marketing experience a plus
  • Hands-on knowledge of best practices in SEM and a proven track-record of delivering qualified traffic from both acquisition and conversion standpoints
  • Exceptional copy writing and editorial skills
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to drive meaningful actions from large data sets
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience with web analytical tools and interfaces (i.e. Coremetrics, Webtrends, Google Analytics, Omniture)
  • Web platform experience including content management systems (Drupal is a plus)
  • Proficiency in MS Office - especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • High-level organizational skills with attention to detail and focus on quality of results
  • Takes accountability and ownership of his/her own work


Please apply below

Additional Information

 

Although we’d ideally prefer to contact every applicant that applies, due to the volume of submissions, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Booker Software Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
    You're in good hands
  • 401k Retirement Plan
    It's never too late to save
  • Plenty of vacation days, plus birthdays off
    We don't take R & R lightly
  • Summer Fridays
    Start your weekends early
  • Referral bonuses for customer and employees
    You'll want to share the Booker love
  • Commuter Discounts
    Let Booker give your wallet a break
  • Classy casual dress code
    Dress to impress even in your Levis
  • Stock options
    Share in Booker's success