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PCC/Search Specialist

at Media.Monks

Tokyo, Japan

This role is a client management position which will also involve training across other areas within digital media such as programmatic, search, social and analytics. The projects will therefore be more general in nature and will provide you opportunity to diversify your knowledge and experience.

Responsibilities will include:

    • The key responsibilities of this role are account management, and search implementation.
  • Account Management
      • Managing client relationships and providing ongoing account management.
      • Understanding clients’ marketing technology, and providing support and expertise to help them maximise their use.
      • Provide technical and strategic support to clients to help them get the best results from their advertising activity.
      • Providing analysis, insight, and expertise for clients on our products and offerings.
      • Develop initiatives and tactics designed to drive incremental spend within the client patch and the wider team.
  • Search implementation
  • Own the development, implementation, optimisation and reporting of paid search campaigns across Google, Apple, Bing, Amazon Advertising & SA360.
  • Ensure all campaigns are delivered on time and within budget whilst achieving the brand’s KPI’s.
  • Manage large budgets, maximizing spend at every opportunity. 
  • Review analytics to identify areas of opportunity to maximize performance.
  • Develop, validate and test landing page experience.
  • Keep your finger on the pulse to identify opportunities within paid search.
  • Manage execution and performance of Search campaigns through the full account management life cycle. You will be the key player in kick-off meetings, client relationship management, ad-serving, tech stack implementation, campaign optimisation, and quarterly business planning.

What you bring to it:

  • Successful candidates will have 2-3 years experience in paid search advertising experience, whether at an agency, end brand, or other search technology platform.
  • Thorough understanding of search management platforms such as Search Ads 360, Kenshoo, Marin, or proprietary solutions.
  • Client-facing and client-management experience.
  • Strong data analysis abilities (Excel v-lookups, pivot tables, and basic functions).
  • Direct hands-on experience with Google Ads, Microsoft Advertising, and (preferably) Amazon Advertising.
  • Preferred skills in a number of the following: Display & Video 360, Campaign Manager, TTD, Meta, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter.
  • Planning experience preferred but not required.
  • Excellent consultative approach when developing and managing business relationships.
  • Innovative thinker who brings ideas and strategies to life.
  • Flexible, versatile and driven to obtain new skills and scale knowledge to take on uncharted territory.
  • Strong communication in English and Japanese

What we offer: 

  • Comprehensive salary & benefits package
  • Opportunity to be a part of and contribute to the success of a market disruptor in the advertising industry
  • We provide a robust learning program to train on cross-platform (Programmatic, Search & Social platforms) 
  • Well supported role in a growing team
  • Join a welcoming, ambitious, and collaborative team


About Media.Monks

Media.Monks is the purely digital, unitary operating brand of S4Capital plc that connects 7,600+ digital natives across one global team. We are united by a mission to shift industries forward and pave the path towards ambitious outcomes so our clients and our people can realize their full potential for growth. Joining Media.Monks means becoming part of a highly ambitious collective of some of the most gifted, focused, joyful talent from all over the world, with the goal to change the industry for good.

Our unified model combines solutions in media, data, social, platforms, studio, experience, brand and technology services to help our clients continuously reinvent themselves throughout increasingly rapid cycles of disruption. Our efforts to shape culture, build innovative technologies and unlock the future of growth have earned recognition from numerous esteemed panels: we maintain a constant presence on Adweek’s Fastest Growing lists (2019-23), regular recognition at Cannes Lions, and continual inclusion in AdExchanger’s Programmatic Power Players (2020-24). In addition, we’ve received the honor of being Adweek’s first AI Agency of the year (2023), the title of Webby Production Company of the Year (2021-24), a record number of FWAs, and have earned a spot on Newsweek’s Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplaces 2023. Together, these achievements solidify our experience in digital innovation, excellence in craft, and commitment to personal growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us. 

While we continue to grow our teams, please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and recruiting activities that may use our company name and information. Please be mindful to protect your personal information, especially your national identification number, and bank account information during a recruiting process. While Media.Monks may reach out to potential candidates via LinkedIn, we will always ask applicants to apply through our website ( and will never ask for payment or bank account information during the recruitment process.

  • Responsible for resourcing and implementing security controls for your teams processes and systems
  • Responsible that all your personnel apply information security in accordance with the established information security policy

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