Senior Manager, Search Engine Marketing
Trulia - San Francisco, CA

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Trulia is seeking a Senior Manager of Search Engine Marketing to build, develop, and execute an SEM strategy and plan that rapidly and cost-effectively grows Trulia’s consumer audience. Reporting to the Senior Director of Consumer Marketing, this position requires hands-on knowledge of best practices in SEM and a proven track-record of delivering qualified traffic from both an acquisition and conversion standpoint. You'll need an analytical mindset and relentless drive for performance to optimize our search marketing campaigns for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. You'll need to operate on both a strategic and tactical level, touching all aspects of the search marketing roadmap including vendor selection, systems recommendations, keyword management, bidding strategies, creative testing, and analytics.

Responsibilities:
Create, manage, and analyze paid search campaigns across multiple search engines to ensure acquisition and conversion goals are met

Responsible for day-to-day management of paid search campaigns including keyword generation, ad copywriting and testing, bid management, landing page optimization, budget management, etc.

Primary point of contact and subject matter expert for paid search with both internal and external partners, including Google, Bing, Yahoo!, and MSN

Research, collect, and analyze data; leverage internal and external resources as well as data sources to report on successes and actionable opportunities for the paid and natural search programs

Utilize bid management tools, data modeling, and testing to maximize the effectiveness of PPC campaigns

Generate and disseminate management reporting to ensure that the wider team is aware of campaign performance trends

Manage relationships with third party bid management partners to effectively and efficiently allocate budget across search engines and terms to maintain performance success

Cross departmental coordination to develop, implement, and monitor new campaigns

Develop and test new campaigns to better target users and improve overall ROI

Skills & Experience

A minimum of 6-8 years in consumer marketing and/or advertising and a minimum of 6 years in search engine marketing, including experience using Google AdWords, Yahoo!, and Bing

Ability and desire to roll up your sleeves and execute as well as to oversee a team that is driving execution – from copywriting to analysis, including A/B and/or multivariate testing

Experience and understanding of consumer web-based and mobile businesses

Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills, including data mining and modeling

An entrepreneurial spirit and drive with the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic organization

Strong bias for action and getting things done, both individually and with teams

Excellent communication and project management skills

Ability to lead as well as work within a cross-functional team

Advanced Excel, Omniture, PowerPoint, and SQL skills

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