Paid Search Specialist, Performance Marketing, Remote, EMEA

Job post summary
Location Remote, United Kingdom
Team Marketing and Growth

About the role

We're looking for someone with a deep sense of curiosity and a desire to solve problems to join our Paid Search team. As the Paid Search Specialist, you'll be responsible for planning, managing and optimizing our PPC marketing campaigns across multiple platforms and making them a success.


  • Implement and manage PPC campaigns across a variety of Search engines.

  • Monitor and analyze the performance of global campaigns, ensuring their continued growth and optimization.

  • Implement successful bidding strategies and effective keyword management.

  • Continually monitor, revise, and optimize ad copy as necessary and provide creative copy suggestions and graphical ad templates.

  • Ideate and execute strategies for keyword opportunities, campaign structuring, remarketing and more.

  • Effectively track campaign performance and budgets against targets.

  • Support the generation of net new paid search campaigns, verticals and aid in the creation of new paid search marketing initiatives.

  • Collaborate with internal teams to improve organic and overall search performance.

  • Drive continuous team improvement and implementation of best practices through all paid channels.

  • A/B split testing ad copy and landing pages.

  • Collaborate with the product line and marketing service lines ensuring there is alignment of messaging and goals.



  • Experience with PPC and SEM platforms: Google Ads and Microsoft Ads; and platforms like Kenshoo, Marin, Search Ads 360, or in-house custom platforms.

  • Experience using Google Analytics with Mode and Tableau reporting tools.

  • Knowledge of PPC/SEM trends and technologies and an understanding of recent trends in the field.

  • Basic SEO knowledge and strong analytical skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • The ability to embrace uncertainty and run with risks.

  • The ability to learn new industries and business types quickly and apply this knowledge to online marketing initiatives.

  • Proven track record in managing large, complex search media campaigns across multiple markets.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.

  • Excellent ability to manage and prioritize time effectively.  

  • Exercise a data over intuition mindset and be able to extrapolate actionable insights across multiple reporting sources.

Nice to have

  • Google Ads and Google Analytics certification.

  • Experience using Shopify or any ‘like’ eCommerce platforms.

  • Working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, SQL and Python. 

  • Proficient in either French, Spanish, Italian, German, or Dutch.

  • Previous knowledge/experience working with EMEA markets.


Shopify is now permanently remote, and we’re working towards a future that is digital by design. That location you see above? Consider it merely an example of hundreds of potential locations Shopify is hiring. Learn more here:

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
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