Paid Search Marketing Lead
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Vivid Seats

501-1,000 employees

Online marketplace for live event ticketing and rewards
Company Overview
Vivid Seats stands out as a leading online ticket marketplace due to its commitment to connecting fans with their favorite live events, artists, and teams, offering one of the broadest selections of events and tickets in North America. The company's competitive advantage lies in its proprietary software and unique technology, which power both the consumer and business ecosystem for live event ticketing. Additionally, its industry-leading Vivid Seats Rewards program, which allows all fans to earn on every purchase, and proactive communication strategy, offering exclusive offers and updates, contribute to a customer-centric culture.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google AdWords
Google Analytics
Growth & Marketing
  • Enhance our approaches, methods, or technologies to mitigate risks and improve efficiencies
  • Dive deep into the data and share input in daily stand-ups + weekly performance reviews, making recommendations and highlighting insights
  • Monitor and analyze campaign performance regularly to make data-driven adjustments
  • Drive testing strategy for ad copy and landing page experiences to drive lift and improve the customer experience
  • Build relationships with cross-functional teams like SEO, brand marketing, and product
  • Take a leadership role in shaping the long-term paid search strategy
  • Design and implement process improvements that positively impact the team
  • Mentor others, playing an active role in elevating the skill sets of those you work with
  • Establish standard operating procedures for testing to effectively challenge legacy strategies and promote innovative ideas across paid search
  • Compile industry challenges, news, opportunities, and trends for the team to utilize towards greater strategy development and optimization
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in paid search managing large budgets
  • Proficiency in Google Analytics, Data Studio, Looker and other BI tools
  • Start-up mentality and a drive to constantly test, learn and innovate
  • Experience in a fast-moving category is desired (this is not standard e-commerce with a static 5K SKU catalog. Live events in changing and evolving by the MINUTE, which is what makes this an exciting and high-profile role.)
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively conceive and execute strategic project plans
  • Proactive, energetic and optimistic disposition; strives to learn new skills and share knowledge with team through coaching & development
  • Able to effectively multitask and realign focus according to changes in project demands without sacrificing work quality
  • Team-driven mentality with intrinsic desire to learn from and support managers and peers
  • At Vivid Seats, paid search is a significant driver of new customers and revenue. As Paid Search Marketing Lead you will be working on paid search accounts across multiple platforms, including Google Ads, Bing Ads, and more. You will be nurturing the growth of revenue and witnessing how new events become superstars. You will also have plenty of opportunities to innovate and see your impact on the company. Because of the importance of this role, hands-on experience in managing large Paid Search budgets is desired, and an ownership mentality isessential
  • You will contribute to a robust testing pipeline by proposing creative ideas to improve program performance and channel efficiency/contribution
  • You will help Vivid Seats stay ahead of competition by evaluating industry benchmarks/competitors' programs to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement
  • You will grow your influence by collaborating with the content creation team to enhance messaging and build customized campaigns
  • You will champion digital marketing within Vivid Seats by serving as an internal subject matter on the topic-staying abreast of new developments & challenges in the world of Paid Search
  • You will thrive on managing, coaching, and mentoring junior team members, and be someone who is passionate about developing the next generation of talent
  • You will be a creative and innovative thinker who thrives on pushing boundaries and consistently explores new, outside-the-box solutions to drive our team and company forward
Desired Qualifications
  • Expert level knowledge of Google Ads ( for certifications in: Google Ads, Google Analytics, Microsoft Ads)