Paid Search and Affiliate Marketing Specialist

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Department: Operations

What are we looking for?

About CarTrawler
CarTrawler brings opportunities to life through a global online marketplace connecting Partners, Customers and Suppliers.
Our market leading B2B mobility platform expands airline and travel partners’ offering to their customers, while deepening those relationships and creating substantial ancillary revenue opportunities.
CarTrawler works in partnership with many of the world’s biggest travel brands, providing mobility services for over a quarter of the top 100 airlines globally, including easyJet, Alaska Airlines, Jetstar, SWISS, KLM and Emirates and OTA’s such as eDreams, and Hopper.  As a B2B company we focus solely on helping our airline and travel partners build brands, not our own.
For our people, they get to work in an indigenous Irish tech company, in healthy, high performing teams, solving interesting problems.  Based in Dublin, all decisions are made here - in Ireland.

Directly Responsible to: Paid Search and Affiliate Marketing Manager
Role Purpose
The Paid Search and Affiliate Marketing Specialist manages paid search (e.g. Google Ads & Microsoft Advertising) and affiliate marketing activity in-house for multiple brands and source markets to drive profitable revenue growth for CarTrawler. They proactively manage their campaigns, ensuring campaigns are set up in line with best practice, growth opportunities are identified and actioned, and performance is communicated and contextualised.
Main Accountabilities & Key Tasks
§  Take the lead on management and optimisation of Affiliate Marketing activity (e.g. relationships, engagement, recruitment, commercials, conversion, content, creative, campaigns, payments)
§  Support on management and optimisation of Paid Search activity (e.g. account structure, keywords, audiences, ads, conversion, bid management)
§  Achieve KPI targets.
§  Input into strategy and process improvements.
§  Work with internal stakeholders (e.g. team, trading squad) and external stakeholders (e.g. affiliate networks, direct affiliates, search engines, potential B2B partners) to achieve shared goals.
§  Landing page creation and optimisation and input into conversion optimisation.
§  Marketing technology implementation, monitoring, fixing (e.g. tracking, conversion, automation).
§  Reporting and analytics.
§  Localisation of campaigns across languages and regions.
§  Industry and competitor monitoring and analysis.
Critical Interfaces
§  Digital & Merchandising Team – work with copywriters and designers
§  Trading Squad - work with commercial lead and other trading specialists
Knowledge and Experience:
·       At least 2 years’ hands on experience managing affiliate marketing campaigns and paid search campaigns with large budgets.
·       Proven track record of reaching and exceeding KPI targets.
·       Strong analytical skills, with the demonstrated ability to extract key insights from data to identify opportunities and derive actions.
·       Intermediate expertise in Excel.
·       Working knowledge of marketing technology, conversion optimisation and web analytics practices.

Hybrid Working Model At CarTrawler we are committed to creating an environment that enables our people to do their best work in the location which suits them best. Whether you enjoy the social aspect of working in the office, prefer to avoid the commute and work from home, or would like the best of both worlds, our Hybrid Working Model is designed to create the best possible working experience for you. At Cartrawler we have has the best technology to enable a truly world class remote working experience that drives collaboration and allows you to thrive in your role. We will also provide you with a “work from home kit” to help get that home office set up, including: ·       A Windows laptop, 2 monitors, docking station, mouse, keyboard & camera·       A comfortable ergonomic office chair and scandi-style desk Our Benefits:·        Flexible Working arrangements. We have a host of flexible options available·        Premium VHI health insurance is provided for all team members·        Up to 4% matched employer pension contribution to help you save for your future·        Family life often takes over, as it should! For these instances we offer all eligible team members paid maternity, adoptive, paternity, parents and marriage leave·        Life assurance & Income protection·        Financial planning support·        Mental Health@CarTrawler programme·        Internal referral programme·        Bike to Work·        Travel Tax Saver The Cool Stuff:·       Annual performance related bonusAll employees from day one, whatever their role, are entitled to share options as part of our unique equity scheme offering. This offering enables our employees to contribute to the business in a tangible and meaningful way and aims to create positive financial outcomes for all.·       25 days annual leave·       “Friday Unplugged” – Last Friday of every month we have a half day mental health break day.·       We have a dedicated Talent Management and Development Framework “Thrive” which supports your professional and personal development, including unlimited premium access to;o    LinkedIn Learningo    Technical trainings via Udemyo    We also sponsor further education by providing financial support and study leave for specific programmeso    To support your personal growth, we offer a series of benefits including access to coaching, online resilience workshops and team workshops·       We have several employee cohorts across the business that you can become a part of or you will benefit from as they all play a key role in the super culture we have within CarTrawler;o    Sports and Social clubo    CSR Committeeo    Thriverso    Mental Health First Aiderso    Engagement Champion Network·       Weekly Yoga classes and Meditation·       Family & Friends Days, annual Summer & Christmas Party, Kids’ Christmas party and many more  
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