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Job Opportunity – Director of SEM @ Adchemy Agency

February 22nd, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

I got a recruiting call today, and I’m not interested, but maybe someone else is, so here’s the job, apply away if the spirit moves you. I’m not sure I’m cut out for agency life, in-house all the way!


Director Search Engine Marketing

Adchemy – the next generation of online marketing is looking for a highly motivated Director Search Engine Marketing to: plan, create, and manage their paid search campaigns across multiple market verticals. This is an opportunity to grow and operate a multi-million dollar PPC search business.

Adchemy has a solid track record, founded in 2004 and located mid-peninsula, is focused on delivering superior results to their pay-for-performance customers through a proprietary platform that integrates highly scientific, algorithmic approaches from various disciplines, including statistical machine learning, combinatorial optimization, information retrieval, and experimental design. Adchemy is well funded by top-tier VCs and is on the curve of the hockey stick ready to take off. The management team consists of veterans of several online advertising, marketing, and search giants.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Operate a growing, profitable PPC search business.
  • Continually monitor PPC campaigns across publishers. Seeking opportunities to grow and improve the campaigns. Upload new keywords, modify campaign structures, and run profitability analyses.
  • Check-in regularly with search publishers to review campaign progress, identify new opportunities for growth, and secure their on-going business and technical support.
  • Work with product team to develop new campaigns for new market verticals and clients. This includes identifying relevant PPC keyword categories, understanding the categories’ PPC economics, developing compelling ad copy and landing pages, and deploying the campaign into production.


  • Minimum 8+ years professional experience with 4+ years of hands-on PPC search experience.
  • Prior experience growing and managing a team.
  • Proficient with Google Adwords and Yahoo Search Marketing.
  • Solid command of desktop productivity applications including Excel and Word.
  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Possess the highest ethics and integrity.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player-solid interpersonal and communication skills.
  • BA/BS in quantitative discipline, e.g., engineering, economics, etc.

For Consideration Contact:

Mark J. Landay, mark@dynamicsynergy.com

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