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Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Manager - Hybrid


Posted Thursday, April 27, 2023

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New York City, NY
Full-Time Employee
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About the opportunity:

Shutterstock connects diverse artists and creative professionals around the globe with the agencies, brands and people who need their work and services. It’s a place where creators come to be inspired and discover new ways to produce their best work.

We enable our customers, partners, contributors and employees to achieve their goals and realize new opportunities. Our continued growth opens new doors as we scale our platform, expand our offerings and build a company that’s ready for the future!


What we need:
We are looking for a smart, creative Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Manager to join our Paid Search (Marketing) team in New York City to help grow our traffic and revenue and to scale up our international presence. If you are data-driven, marketing-minded, and passionate about paid search, you would be a valuable candidate to join our team. This role is based in New York City with a hybrid work schedule (2-4 days in the office weekly).


The Day-to-Day:

  • Create, optimize, and grow pay-per-click campaigns, including keyword expansion, ad copy, and other optimization tactics, to drive traffic and conversion from Google, Microsoft Bing, and other search engines.
  • Closely monitor campaign performance daily to ensure proper pacing and optimal results; evaluate weekly and monthly trends.
  • Proactively analyze campaign, ad copy, and keyword performance to find new opportunities to drive traffic, conversions, and efficiency.
  • Participate in weekly marketing meetings and effectively communicate insights, data analysis, test results, and learnings based on campaign performance.


What you'll bring to the role:

  • 4+ years of marketing experience, specifically, in a data-decision role.
  • BA or BS in Marketing, Business, or related fields.
  • Experience leveraging automated bid strategies (ROAS and CPA) to drive performance.
  • Have an analytical mind and enjoy solving problems.
  • Excel guru, master of pivot tables, lookup, formulas.
  • Excellent, proactive communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Results-driven and striving to make an impact on the organization.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment with minimal supervision.

What we'd love to see:

  • Google Digital Marketing & E-Commerce or Google Data Analytics Certificate Preferred
  • Experience with paid search platforms: Search Ads 360, Kenshoo, or Marin

Why Shutterstock:

  • For the same reason your future co-workers enjoy working at the company!
  • You have a direct impact on the success of the company. Your team’s work matters and is essential to the evolution of our core business
  • Executive leadership cares personally. They prioritize growth and planning your career path with your goals and passions in mind
  • Flexibility to work between home and office with everything you need to be successful in both
  • Extensive benefits package including an amazing 401K match, fitness benefit and employee assistance program


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At Shutterstock, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. The compensation package offered may vary depending on employment experience, skills, and knowledge. You may also be eligible for our generous benefits package including health, wellness and financial benefits. Compensation ranges for candidates in locations outside of the location(s) below may differ based on the cost of labor, market, and additional factors.
The pay range for this position is below:

    • 100,000 - 120,000 per year in New York

Note: Commission-eligible roles are expressed as on-target earnings (base and commission). Non-commission roles are expressed as base salary only but are also eligible for annual incentives.

Shutterstock Principles

We are one team collectively focused on creating an unrivaled experience for our Customers and Contributors. Our principles represent the mindset of the employee who will thrive at Shutterstock.  If you are passionate about what you do, and want to become part of a cutting-edge technology company building industry leading products, please apply.

Shutterstock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Suitably qualified and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply  regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Shutterstock ensures that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

The referenced salary range is based on the Company’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Amber Khan

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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