Google Adwords Marketing Specialist

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Proper Villains is an award-winning, full-service agency that integrates creative, media, and technology services to build premium brands. We believe in the combined power of passion and reason, that data drives meaningful insights, inspired strategy, and beautiful results. We're headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta and Boston, and right now we’re looking for marketing leaders to help us keep up with explosive growth.


Proper Villains is looking for a Google AdWords marketing specialist to become our next superstar. This is a position with incredible upside potential for the ideal candidate.

The role will include strategy, oversight, and management of paid digital marketing campaigns across Google AdWords, Bing, and other vendors. The specialist will work directly with clients in setting campaign strategy, and directly with team members in terms of overseeing execution of campaigns.

The specialist will be a critical member of our online marketing team, working directly with senior marketing professionals. Capable candidates will grow into your role and be able to take on more significant client and company tasks. This is an ideal position for someone looking to get in the door early and grow with us.

  • > Execute and optimize paid campaigns on paid search channels [AdWords, Bing, etc.] to meet or exceed advertiser goals
  • > Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns and provide insights/recommendations
  • > Continuously test [copy/bids/keywords/placements, etc.] to maximize efficiency and growth
  • > Assist in planning and managing budgets
  • > Monitor emerging trends in paid search tools and applications

This full time position is based in New York City.


Requirements - someone incredibly smart, driven, honest, and detail-oriented. You must have at least 1-4 years of experience in paid search. Extensive experience with AdWords tools and ad formats are a must.

Attention to detail is absolutely critical to the work we do. The position is based in our Midtown NYC office.

  • > Have some experience with 3rd party tools such as AppsFlyer, Marin, Google Analytics, etc.
  • > Must be a team player and willing to provide support where needed
  • > Effectively communicate [written and verbal] information and ideas
  • > Excellent time-management skills
  • > Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • > Paid social experience a plus

To apply for this position, please send a resume and intro statement to