Paid Search Channel Manager

Posted 30 Jun 2022

William Grant and Sons

Richmond (Marketing / Products)

Job Type:contractDuration:0 months
Category:Marketing / ProductsRecruiter Reference:wgrant/TP/346/1193
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Competitive Salary and benefits

The digital team at William Grant & Sons is in the process of building internal capabilities to accelerate our digital marketing expertise, fundamental to this is the role of Paid Search Manager.

Our brands are unique and distinctive and their stories have been brought to life through a history of creative marketing activities. This has resulted in strong awareness and loyalty which now need to be complimented with paid search activity to ensure we remain top of mind and first to find.

What we can offer you
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.
Main Responsibilities

This role will be responsible for the definition and delivery of paid search activities across our global portfolio of brands through and iterative test and learn approach.

As this is a new hire, the role will have the exciting opportunity to be a key player in defining the role and proving the value of search within our channel mix. From keyword and competitor research through to post campaign analysis, this role will shape our search activities throughout the user journey.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for an analytical thinker with a passion for data and analytics. The candidate will be happiest when they are either making things happen or diving into the data to generate data-led recommendations on next steps and opportunities.

You will have 2-5 years’ experience within Digital Marketing ideally in a hands on role such as within an agency or early stage venture. Through this you will have developed a broad understanding of the core digital channels, but paid search is where you skills spike.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

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