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We love what we do. Digital retail marketing is fast-paced, highly measurable and rapidly evolving and Adlucent is a leading full service agency and technology innovator. We’re looking for bright and motivated individuals to be part of our full service agency to create, analyze, and optimize paid search campaigns to address the needs of the dynamic and growing Internet retail market and technology/product specialist to help us define, develop and deliver state of the art retailing solutions.

We want people who can add to our passionate, creative and dedicated dynamic. A challenged and innovative culture fosters and retains the best people and drives personal, company and customer success. It is, therefore, our people and our culture that give us a competitive advantage.

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We take pride in our culture and work hard to make Adlucent a great team to be part of. We focus on providing the autonomy, connectedness and meaning that individuals need to find happiness at work. The outcome is a healthy, productive and innovative team.

We offer: flexible hours and remote work, full health benefits, a 401k match program, vacation, sick, and floating paid time off as well as a generous number of holidays, a stocked kitchen, rooftop hammock, philanthropic opportunities, happy hours and a collaborative cubicle-free office!

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Account Manager

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CLIENT SERVICES:

Account Manager

The Account Manager works on one or more Adlucent client accounts, and is responsible for the development and execution of strategy, prioritization of tasks, and achievement of performance goals. S/he has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of paid search tactics and techniques, utilizing best practices in paid search to achieve the client’s performance goals, as well as employing standard online media metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure results, analyze data and optimize the account with a goal of continuous improvement.

The Account Manager collaborates with the client and an Adlucent Client Manager to determine performance goals and measurements of success for the account on a quarterly basis, as well as determining account activities. S/he conducts ongoing account optimization and testing to achieve these goals, providing both the client and the internal team with regular reporting and analysis, as well as suggesting opportunities to find incremental revenue and efficiency.

The Account Manager may have one or more team members on her/his account to execute on account activities, whom the Account Manager will mentor and train.

To Apply:

  • Click here and you will be redirected.
  • Upon redirection, you will be asked to upload your resume and answer some basic questions. 

The Role:

  • Responsible for all aspects of managing a retailer’s paid search using Adlucent’s proprietary Deep Search™ software in addition to Google AdWords and Bing Ads.
  • Conduct ongoing analysis of campaigns; manage and optimize to meet client and internal performance goals.
  • Partner with client and internal team members to define, drive and execute effective optimization strategies and testing schemes designed to improve campaign KPIs.
  • Maintain strong communication with agency clients and internal team members to keep everyone informed of campaign status, scope or timeline changes and manage client expectations.
  • Properly monitor campaign performance against client’s objectives, making optimization recommendations as necessary.
  • Run weekly internal meetings to update on account performance, team activities and results, and any roadblocks; work with Senior Account Manager and Client Manager to prioritize tasks and troubleshoot issues.
  • Run weekly client call to update client on performance and activities and provide insights around the account and the client’s business.

Must have:

  • 3+ years experience in Search Engine Marketing, specifically managing PPC programs through Google AdWords and Bing Ads.
  • Strong track record of continuous positive account performance and achieving performance goals for customers
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate testing
  • Ability to communicate complex data with clarity and simplicity
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and a quick learner; able to operate independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Solid communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Interest in technology-based solutions, including SaaS and software product development
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of statistics
  • Retail experience, including but not limited to: eCommerce; merchandising and promotions; multi-channel marketing; branding
  • Strong technical skills around website analytics tools, URLs (structure, parameters, encoding), Javascript and HTML

Austin candidates preferred. Adlucent does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.

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Account Director

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CLIENT SERVICES:

Account Director

Do you want to work in a fun, engaging, and energetic environment where you will be challenged, rewarded AND inspired? Come join other top performers who are making a real difference in the digital marketing space. This is your chance to be a part of one of Austin’s fastest growing companies working in an award-winning culture. Did you know we were recently awarded Best Small Agency Culture by Advertising Age?

At Adlucent, we don’t just optimize keywords, we help retailers better understand and serve their customers. We envision a world that’s free from the noise of unwanted advertising and we’re building the technology and methodologies to get us there. Join us!

The Account Director shares responsibility for the management of the Account Supervisor team. S/he plays a pivotal part in honing each team member’s people management skills and aiding in overall career development. The Account Director oversees team interactions and dynamics of Account Services as a whole, serving as an escalation point for account and team member-related issues, concerns, and suggestions.

To Apply:

  • Click here and you will be redirected.
  • Upon redirection, you will be asked to upload your resume and answer some basic questions. 

The Role:

  • Lead and develop a high performance team of 5-10 account management professionals in a fast- paced, analytically-focused and innovative environment.
  • Ensure client teams successfully meet advertiser objectives.
  • Serve as a trusted adviser and collaborator in handling client objections and all complex issues that cannot be solved by account teams.
  • Serve as the executive contact for clients, including day to day client facing responsibilities as needed to drive a strong business relationship.
  • Foster a high performance and high-quality environment so Adlucent achieves excellent results for our clients.
  • Coach people managers in Account Services on leading teams effectively while also driving employee engagement.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to develop, track, and achieve departmental goals.
  • Oversee department performance as measured against major KPIs and goals; monitors trends to proactively identify risks and opportunities.
  • Own resource allocation and planning decisions for the Account Services team.
  • Oversee Account Services financial management, including client forecasting/projections, budgets, and billing.

Must Have:

  • 7+ years account or management experience in PPC advertising, preferably managing multi-million dollar budget SEM programs through Google AdWords and Bing Ads (or equivalent combination of education & experience)
  • Proven people manager skills developing employees and optimizing organizational effectiveness, including a minimum of two years building and leading teams
  • Strong track record of delivering outstanding service to clients, both internal and external, as well as business results and ROI
  • Demonstrated ability to improve existing systems and implement new structures to build an effective learning environment
  • Ability to communicate complex data with clarity and simplicity
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Keen eye for excellent client service and account performance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice to Have:

  • Retail experience, including but not limited to: eCommerce; merchandising and promotions; multi-channel marketing; branding
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Market Development Specialist

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MARKETING/SALES:

Market Development Specialist

We are searching for a Market Development Specialist to join our sales team. The ideal candidate is passionate about identifying and engaging with prospective clients who are responsible for online marketing and paid search spending decisions, and is interested in growing his/her sales professional skill set.

This is your chance to be a part of one of Austin’s fastest growing companies and we’ll look to you to help us target new opportunities and grow our business. You will align closely with both the sales and marketing teams to uncover qualified leads, grow relationships with prospective clients and build our brand. And did we mention we have been named to Advertising Age and ABJ’s Best Places to Work?

To Apply:

  • Click here and you will be redirected.
  • Upon redirection, you will be asked to upload your resume and answer some basic questions.

The Role:

  • Work with the sales and marketing teams to identify potential clients, prospect qualified leads and help facilitate sales cycles
  • Assist with contact build out and maintenance in Salesforce.com
  • Serve as a bridge between sales and marketing activities to build and enhance the delivery and execution of lead generation initiatives
  • Leverage the capabilities of sales tracking and automation tools like Salesforce.com and other CRM tools
  • Identify, qualify and research target clients and key executives/managers at these targets. Monitor changes in roles/personnel at key accounts.
  • Plan, produce and execute targeted calling, social and email campaigns to high value targets
  • Enhance the messaging and strategies to reach these targets and arrange introductory meetings
  • Assist with introductory calls and articulate the benefits of Adlucent’s solutions, approach and history
  • Keep thorough meeting notes for all sales interactions and document appropriately in Salesforce.com
  • Help develop and refine the qualification criteria to determine the most effective targets
  • Assist with the management and movement of qualified leads into active sales opportunities
  • Track statistics regarding the effectiveness of outbound lead generation activities and messages. Gather, document and distribute feedback from targets to enhance sales and marketing positioning.
  • Follow and share new developments involving competitors and potential clients
  • Attend conferences and trade show events to network with prospective clients (travel is approximately 10-15%)

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years of inside sales or market development experience for a technology or services-based company
  • Proven success in prior sales experience
  • A passion for maintaining and nurturing professional relationships
  • Excellent time management skills. Must be organized, thorough and results-focused.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience prospecting retail clients
  • Start-up or non-traditional work environment experience
  • Exposure to Solution Selling, Customer-Centric Selling or SPIN
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com

About Us:

We think of culture not only as a way to ensure Adlucites feel good about where they work but also a way to help our employees — hence the company — perform better. For us, we’ve built a culture that’s right for us and our business.

Sure, we like to have fun in our office, but culture isn’t only about onsite social events, dogs in the office and a laundry list of perks. We pay special attention to how our managers treat employees, employees treat each other and how everyone treats our customers. For us, culture is not only about our influence here at Adlucent but also what we contribute to our community. We take part in community philanthropic activities and service events because we know it goes beyond helping, we like to actively impact change.

We think about culture every day and commit to evolve by critically thinking and challenging ourselves by asking: What’s missing? Where do we want to go? We know our successful company culture leads to successful business, and that requires an evolving culture that can grow with it.

Sound like a fit? Join us.

Austin candidates preferred. Adlucent does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.

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Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

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CLIENT SERVICES:

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist

Target Start Date: January 2018

Do you consider yourself an “Excel nerd”? Do you like diving into numbers, solving problems and presenting ideas? Is your day-to-day life organized in a series of color-coded task lists? Do you like working collaboratively but also independently? Then you just may be our next Adlucite.

Adlucent is on the hunt for an organized, analytically-minded, and ambitious Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist who helps our clients exceed their digital marketing campaign goals. Specialists receive thorough training and work closely with a Senior Account Manager, receiving instruction on PPC campaign creation, production and account management methodologies, and an understanding of KPIs.

You’ll have the opportunity to have your hands in all areas of digital marketing ― at a company named one of Advertising Age’s Top Small Agency Cultures in the nation. We provide opportunities for growth and development along with a pretty cool work environment. We are located in the heart of South Austin in a vintage movie theater, are dog-friendly and flexible.

Here’s what it takes to be successful in the role:

  • ADAPTABILITY: you comfortably adjust in evolving or ambiguous situations.
  • ANALYTICAL THINKING/CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING: you like to synthesize data, make adjustments and communicate reporting.
  • PERSEVERANCE: you’re diligent with time and tasks through challenging circumstances.
  • RISK-TAKING: you initiate action despite uncertainty of outcome and are willing to accept the consequences of failure.
  • SELF-DEVELOPMENT: you seek opportunities to learn and to develop yourself and others.
  • SELF-AWARENESS: you’re reflective and capable of learning from experience; able to show a sense of humor and perspective about yourself.

To Apply:

  • Click here and you will be redirected.
  • Upon redirection, you will be asked to upload your resume and answer some basic questions.

The Role:

  • Daily management of a client’s online ad campaigns on all major search engines using both search engine tools and Adlucent’s proprietary Deep Search™ software
  • Perform in-depth analysis and reporting of account performance, and use this data for high-level decision making based on quantitative data and knowledge of SEM
  • Strategic client communications of account successes and challenges, assisting your account team with client inquiries, requests, and concerns
  • Work with your account team to find new opportunities for your client, including areas of growth and optimization

Must Have:

  • 0-2 years relevant experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Ability to analyze high-level data to translate problems into solutions
  • Excellent communication skills → both internally and externally
  • Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of search engines
  • Knowledge of online shopping and retail

Nice to Have:

  • Client-facing interaction experience
  • SEM industry knowledge + interest
  • Online research skills
  • Adwords/AdCenter experience
  • A/B testing experience
  • Austin candidates preferred. 

Austin candidates preferred. Adlucent does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.

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Sales Director

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SALES:

Sales Director

The Sales Director is responsible for successfully cultivating relationships with high value prospects and winning new business opportunities for our digital marketing services. S/he has a passion for digital marketing and shopper analytics, selling its value to large retailers. The Sales Director enjoys engaging with brands and helping them solve their business challenges. S/he is not intimidated by uncertainty and push back. S/he is an articulate, creative and a relatable sales professional, with extensive knowledge and experience in selling solutions.

To Apply:

  • Click here and you will be redirected.
  • Upon redirection, you will be asked to upload your resume and answer some basic questions.

The Role:

  • Drives sales of high-end, high-touch services with large value propositions
  • Builds and manages a pipeline in order to maintain consistent, substantial levels of performance
  • Mentors and coaches other members of the Sales team
  • Understands various retail business operations by gaining an analytical understanding of customer issues (including ROI of digital marketing and shopper analytics)
  • Succinctly communicates value of solutions through retailer chains of command; selling from chief marketing officer to paid search manager
  • Conducts detailed analysis of deals won and lost, in order to gain an understanding of closing ratios for future deals
  • Operates enthusiastically with a clear understanding of the company’s vision
  • Presents the company’s vision to retail customers, wins their trust, and becomes a trusted advisor

Must Have:

  • Relevant, current experience in the PPC or digital advertising industry
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, MBA preferred
  • 6-12 years of sales experience in solutions selling
  • Demonstrated ability to single-handedly close deals $500K+ annually. Works through all buyer concerns, convinces a skeptical buyer, and pushes a deal through when it encounters friction.
  • Strategically maps an organization to understand who the buyer is, their motivations and independently creates a plan to move the buyer through the sales path.
  • Has a high EQ and above average IQ; understanding human behavior, motivations and personality traits/types.
  • Should not be deterred by failure, is hungry and proactive. Has strong self-esteem and is unfazed by rejection.
  • Gets a premium value for services through value-based selling.
  • Is customer-centric: wants what's best for the customer while maximizing value for the organization. Is trustworthy and able to both build and foster strong client relationships.
  • Cultivates relationships post initial sale to manage and closes upsells.

Nice to Have:

  • Retail experience, including, but not limited to: eCommerce, merchandising and promotions, multi-channel marketing, branding.

Sound like a fit? Join us.

Adlucent does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.

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