SEA Manager

  • Marketing
  • Ghent, Belgium

SEA Manager

Job description

  • Role: SEA Manager
  • Scope: own our paid media strategy, budget and execution across our key markets
  • Level: medior
  • Location: Ghent, Belgium or Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Timing: September 2022

Who are we and why should you care?

Teamleader is a SaaS scale-up founded in 2012 in Ghent, Belgium. With Teamleader Focus we simplify work for small businesses by offering an all-in-one solution for CRM, project management and invoicing. Teamleader Orbit, acquired in 2019, focuses on helping medium-sized agencies thrive. By joining forces, we became the logical choice for any European business, big or small, that aims to automate and simplify work. Find out more about Teamleader as a company, our products and why you should consider applying, here.

We're looking for an SEA Manager to join us on our mission

In today’s market, most new business relationships start with a challenge, an interest, a first touch, a keyword search, a click. When that happens, we want to stand out of the crowd. You know what it takes to make that happen.

As an SEA Manager at Teamleader, we ask you to: 

  • own our paid media strategy, budget and execution across our key markets (Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany), including keywords, bid strategy, competitive, CPL/CPA optimisation etc.

  • drive the continuous improvement of our SEA return on investment in light of our country and product-based business objectives.

  • work closely with business stakeholders to educate them on the function and contribution of search engine marketing and paid media to overall business growth.

  • always be scouting and researching your field of expertise to make sure we apply the latest methods and insights to our programs.

  • drive the expansion of SEA and develop innovative buying and search strategies to optimize and expand our SEA activities (based on A/B testing and evaluation of new advertising opportunities).

  • work closely with peers focused on go-to-market, research, brand, messaging, content, organic, SEO and web to drive alignment between SEA/paid and other channels of lead generation and lead intake.

  • work closely with peers in Data & Operations to optimize our paid media performance analytics and dashboarding.

  • proactively share insights in lead and prospect behaviors to inform planning and targeting of our strategy and tactical execution. 

Why others choose Teamleader: we're lively, not corporate

We have the energy and boldness of a start-up and the expertise and pragmatism of a scale-up. The result: a team of both young and seasoned professionals led by supportive and approachable managers who give recognition and rewards for hard work. You’ll be working in a fast-paced tech environment with open feedback culture and room for initiatives and ideas. You will have plenty of room to apply your personality, express yourself, and impact our course of action with your insights and ideas.

On top of that, you’ll get:

  • A liberal training budget to spend as you choose.

  • A hybrid working model, a pleasant mix of office work and home working. Find out more here.

  • A personal tooling budget, to make working from home as comfortable as it is in our offices.

  • Daily budget-friendly in-house prepared lunch and dinner options, as well as Free Food Fridays and Cava Fridays.

  • Competitive and market-conform salary and compensation and benefits, including company car or other mobility options (electrical step, bike,...)

  • A 40-hour workweek, meaning: 32 holidays in total!

  • Our long-lasting dedication to employee wellbeing, just take a look at our career page and Instagram to see how we keep the Team(leader) spirit going.


You would be a great fit for this role, if you...

  • have a minimum of 4 years of experience owning Search Engine Marketing for a B2B organization, preferably in SaaS.

  • are a certified expert in Adwords, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics/Data Studio, LinkedIn and Meta.

  • are a Google algorithm nutjob, but you know how to connect it to search behavior and audience strategy relevant to Teamleader’s business reality.

  • have proven experience running competitive programs in SEA and paid media.

  • are fluent in Dutch and business fluent in English (written and verbal). Experience running SEA campaigns in foreign languages (FR, DE) is an advantage.

  • are a teamplayer with management skills, you’re used to working with peers within the company, as well as managing extended teams in freelancers and agencies when needed.

  • understand the value of clear communications in the hybrid workplace.

  • have experience with Slack and Jira would be a nice extra! 

Interested? Questions? Get in touch!