The Walt Disney Company Paid Search Marketing Manager in Glendale, California

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Customer Engagement organization is part of the Walt Disney Parks, Experience and Consumer Product Division (DPECP) and is the Center Of Excellence leading the development and implementation of marketing and sales outbound communications with our consumers across the offline, digital (including display, social, search and streaming) and direct relationship channels (including Email, Direct Mail and text).

DPECP is the hub where Disney’s stories, characters and franchises come to life. Being a part of DPECP means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

The Customer Engagement organization is looking for a Paid Search Activation Manager who will be leading the growth and the maximization of the revenue generated by the direct sale of physical Disney Branded products through our paid search channels.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop and implement paid search strategies to attract new and returning guests to generate incremental revenue, while maintaining efficiency. Continuously evaluate performance and optimize.

  • Manage partnerships including relationship development and ongoing communication with paid search vendors.

  • Coordinate creation & delivery of required assets (copy, creative) between our internal and external creative teams and paid search partners.

  • Secure required approvals internally from key stakeholders for executions.

  • Grow the channel. Develop new partnerships with brand-compatible partners that will contribute materially to our growth, expand our reach to new audiences, and drive new business. Discover, explore, evaluate, and execute compelling new executions with existing partners. Build out campaigns for expanded breadth and depth.

  • Review performance of campaigns using internal and external reporting and analytics tools. Distill data into actionable insights against which can be executed.

  • Partner with internal teams to integrate executions into holistic marketing campaigns supporting our seasonal, promotional, and tentpole events.

  • Work with our Product and Engineering teams to enhance our site & platform as needed to integrate well with or partners (including data feeds, tracking pixels, tagging, etc.). Work with our Security, Privacy, and Legal teams to ensure our implementations comply with Company policies.

  • Consistently innovate, explore, learn, test, execute and iterate. Develop and maintain a culture and discipline of testing, research, competitive analysis and data-driven decisions to optimize future plans.

  • Stay up to date with the latest developments in the industry. Closely monitor the competitive landscape. Evaluate new technologies, strategies, and tactics, bringing recommendations back to the team to ensure our continued evolution and growth.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 4 years of successful experience growing business from paid search channels for high-growth online business

  • Deep hands-on experience with paid search engines, such as Google Ads, Bing Ads, PLAs

  • Hands-on experience with paid search management platforms (Adobe Media Optimizer, Google/DoubleClick, Kenshoo, Marin, etc.)

  • Solid understanding of budgeting and managing campaigns within budgets, and managing efficiency as measured by ROAS

  • Expert level bid management tactics and strategies

  • Demonstrated passion and experience in data-driven and consumer centric marketing

  • Strategic thinker and fast learner

  • Excellent partnership and collaboration skills

  • Strong project management and organization skills

  • Great understanding of digital marketing

  • Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to frame up succinct recommendations for leadership

  • Strong knowledge of analytics, reporting, and data management tools

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Retail / eCommerce experience

  • Educational certification from major ad platforms

  • Experience with working with large data sets and complex analysis

  • Experience with Adobe Analytics

  • Experience with MicroStrategy

  • Ability to balance creativity and innovation with being analytical and financially astute

  • Ability to turn complex data and insights into easily understood data stories

  • Ability to understand HTML

  • Understanding of attribution models

  • Self-starter, ambitious, creative, and a team player

Required Education :

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Job ID: 616274BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products