Strategist, Shopping & Feed

Elite SEM is looking for an experienced, motivated Strategist, Shopping & Feed to help guide our Shopping and Feed division to even greater success.

As our Strategist, Shopping & Feed you'll manipulate and manage product data feeds in order to distinguish our company as both a shopping campaign expert and a trusted partner for our clients. You're action-oriented, you're ready to share your strategic insight, and you're ready to roll up your sleeves and lead the shopping team. Above all else, you're human. It's not just about data; it's about the clients behind the shopping feeds. Think you're up for the challenge? Reach out! We'd love to hear from you.

Essential Functions:

* Assisting clients and account managers on Shopping & feed management strategy

* Implementing key divisional projects across applicable accounts

* Campaign and bid management of Shopping engines, such as Google Shopping, Bing Product Ads or Comparison Shopping Engines (Shopzilla, eBay Commerce Network, etc).

* Create, manipulate and manage product data feeds used for shopping engines

* Daily use of third-party feed management platforms

* Audit product feeds and point out issues and recommendations

* Create and update shopping engine feed templates

* Report on shopping engine performance for clients

* Mentor analysts or account managers on client relationship building and technical skills

* Lead large accounts while delegating tasks and supporting analysts and account managers

Core Competencies:

* Learning on the Fly - Learns quickly when facing new problems, relentless learner, open to change, improves, enjoys challenges and finding solutions

* Presentation Skills - Effective in a variety of formal presentation settings, gains positive attention, changes tactics that aren't working

* Customer Focus - Dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations to customers, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers

* Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard, full of energy for new challenges, seizes opportunity

* Functional/ technical skills - Strong functional and technical knowledge and skills within google shopping

* Creativity - Comes up with new and unique ideas, original, and always adds value to brainstorming

* Peer Relationships - Finds common ground/solves problems for the good of all, solves problems with peers, is a team player, collaborates and supports peers


* 5+ years of experience managing performance of Shopping engines or Paid Search

* 3+ years of experience in product data feeds

* Experience with third-party feed platforms like ProductsUp or Feedonomics

* Experience in handling large amounts of data sets – over 1MM Product SKUs

* Experience with Paid Search platforms like Marin & Kenshoo

* Advanced Microsoft Excel

* Travel up to 25% depending on client needs

Preferred Requirements:

* Proficient in Powerpoint, Access knowledge is a plus.

About Elite SEM: Elite SEM is an award-winning digital marketing agency. Founded on search, focused on holistic performance-driven digital marketing, Elite expertise spans Paid Search, SEO, Shopping & Feed, Display Advertising, Paid Social, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), and Analytics. Elite brings a unique business model to the market that ties account performance to account managers, and rewards our teams for continuous performance and satisfied clients with a share of company profits. Elite SEM survives and thrives by the mantra "Great Lives for Great People" – this includes employees, clients, partners, vendors, fans and everyone that crosses our paths. Our core values – Love What You Do, Circle of Education, Attitude of Gratitude, and Strive for Greatness – help foster this goal each and every day.

Disclaimer: This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. Elite SEM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Working Conditions: Working indoors, sitting at a computer for extended periods of time, lifting no more than 10 pounds.