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Remote Paid Search Specialist (PPC) - Canada


Base Salary
54k-80k CAD

Job Description

This is a remote full-time contract position and is open to candidates throughout Canada.


The Paid Search Specialist works with Brafton's Manager of Paid Search to create, polish, and execute successful PPC campaigns for our clients. He or she is an independent contributor who is comfortable launching, managing and optimizing campaigns.
The Paid Search Specialist has experience and expertise concerning every aspect of successful paid search efforts, including:
• Account, campaign and ad group set up
• Conversion tracking
• Ad copy creation
• Keyword research and selection
• Budget management
• Report creation and presentation


This role is within Brafton's Paid Search team and reports into the Director of Paid Search.


• Research and create PPC campaigns:
• Define keyword targets using various tools such as SEM Rush, SpyFu and Google Keyword Planner.
• Advise on monthly campaign spend levels with the client's budget and goals in mind.
• Create and/or revise ad copy and messaging.
• Set up all components of campaigns and ad groups, including ensuring that all tracking is correctly and fully implemented.
• Create and present compelling paid search proposals/audits.
• Successfully execute planned campaigns - optimizing on a daily basis, as necessary, in Google Ads or any other tools and platforms in use.
• Report on your results internally and externally in a clear, compelling fashion.
• Collaborate closely with the account’s internal stakeholders and client contacts.
• Bring a consultative approach to client campaigns, proactively ideating around and bringing forth the best possible paid search strategies to achieve client's marketing goals within budget.
• Understand PPC best practices and provide insight through client deliverables.
• Reliable management and reporting of monthly assigned PPC work.


• Strong working knowledge of Google Ads, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Bing Paid Ads, conversion tracking and ROI based digital ad campaigns.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully manage PPC campaigns for B2B/B2C clients.
• Excellent client-facing communication skills (via phone, email, and video call).
• The ability to craft a compelling proposal.
• The ability to create clear reports with riveting ROI narrative.
• Strong interdepartmental and interpersonal skills.
• The ability to work at a computer during standard working hours.
• Meet scheduled and proposed deadlines.
• The drive to consistently improve upon current ROAS and other PPC metrics (CTR, CPC, CPA, etc.).


• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Minimum two years of relevant work experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Expert knowledge with the following technologies/software/programs/processes:
• Google: Ads, Keyword Planner Tool, Search Console, Analytics, gMail
• Basic Knowledge in or experience with similar tools such as: SearchAds360, SEMRush, Searchmetrics, Raven Tools, Buzzsuomo, Moz, Wordstream, Spyfu, or similar platforms.
• Basic knowledge of PPC conversion tracking and ability to troubleshoot assignments.
• Ability to adapt to new software and changes in the paid environment quickly
• Ability to meet deadlines within a fast-paced marketing Agency environment


• 20 percent client communication
• 20 percent internal communication
• 40 percent execution/production
• 10 percent reporting
• 10 percent miscellaneous
Contractors must provide their own industry hardware and a stable internet connection.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Brafton is an Equal Opportunity employer. In addition to federal law requirements, Brafton complies with applicable state, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfers, leave of absence, compensation and training.

Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for this remote full-time contract Paid Search Specialist position with Brafton in Canada should have a strong working knowledge of Google Ads, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Bing Paid Ads, conversion tracking, and ROI based digital ad campaigns. Here are some tips to stand out as an applicant:

  • Demonstrate your ability to successfully manage PPC campaigns for both B2B and B2C clients.
  • Showcase your excellent client-facing communication skills through phone, email, and video calls.
  • Highlight your experience with crafting compelling proposals and creating clear reports with ROI narratives.
  • Show how you can bring a consultative approach to client campaigns and proactively ideate around the best possible paid search strategies.
  • Emphasize your ability to work independently and collaboratively with internal stakeholders and clients to achieve marketing goals within budget.
  • Ensure you have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
  • Display your expertise with Google Ads, Google Keyword Planner Tool, Search Console, Analytics, and other relevant technologies/software.
  • Illustrate your ability to meet deadlines, adapt to new software quickly, and consistently improve upon current PPC metrics.

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