Director of Paid Search

Director of Paid Search




LEAP Amp is looking for a Director of Paid Search to join our team!



LEAP Amp is looking to hire a full-time Director of Paid Search to join our amplification + media agency.

Do you have strong leadership skills and a passion for search and digital marketing?
Do you enjoy using strategic problem solving to help clients achieve their goals?
Do you want to work with a growing and supportive team?
Are you interested in competitive benefits, like unlimited paid time off and remote flexibility?
If so, please read on!


The Director of Search Engine Marketing is a leadership position within the LEAP Amp team. This role is responsible for the management, growth, and overall success of the SEM team along with the success of our SEM client projects. This position is responsible for growing this team's capability and managing that growth through additional resources when necessary.

The Director of SEM is an integral role at LEAP Amp. Serving as a lead strategist to our current clients, potential clients and our execution team. This position contributes on the front line of client strategic planning, and in most situations works with an account manager to help provide a world-class experience for our clients.

LEAP Amp relies on close, seamless relationships with vendors to provide our clients with successful campaigns. This position is responsible for maintaining and growing relationships with those partners. LEAP Amp's goal is to redefine what media means in the agency world. We harness the paid power of social & digital media to drive business results for brands looking to share their story with the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Paid Search Management
  • Paid Search Strategy
  • Employee Development
  • Employee Management
  • Vendor Relations
  • Subject Matter Expertise
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Media Strategy
  • Service Advancement
  • Thought Leadership
  • Project Leadership
  • Client Service
  • New Business Support & Strategy
  • Professional Development
  • Occasional travel is required for this position.


  • 5+ years media management experience, with at least 2 years' experience managing pay-per-click advertising.
  • Agency experience or other experience working in a strategic, client-facing capacity strongly preferred.
  • Google AdWords certification required.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field of equivalent work experience preferred.
  • In-depth understanding of creative and media processes.
  • Prior experience leading and managing small teams preferred.


  • Passion for search and digital marketing.
  • Desire to work with clients.
  • Strategic thinking capabilities.
  • High degree of detail-orientation.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Technological proficiency.
  • Enthusiasm for social and digital media.


When joining LEAP, you are joining a dedicated and passionate team of professionals. Employees often describe our culture as friendly, collaborative, flexible and fast-paced. Our work environment gives employees the ability to make an impact with clients and broaden their experience and depth of knowledge in the process.

We like to show our appreciation for all that our employees do by providing exceptional benefits to help them feel good about their jobs! This includes things like:

Hybrid schedule (remote/in-office)
Unlimited PTO
Autonomy and flexibility
Individual and family medical plan options
Employer-funded extended education opportunities
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At LEAP Group, we believe our employees are our greatest assets, and included among those employees are many bright and talented individuals. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive culture where the thoughts and ideas of all LEAP Group employees are valued, appreciated, and respected. We are committed to leading by example and to maintaining a fair and inclusive work environment built on mutual respect and integrity. The objective is for all employees to have the opportunity to develop and achieve leadership, innovation, and expertise.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

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