Junior Search Executive - Head Office

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Glasgow
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We’re recruiting for a tech savvy Junior Search Executive to work in our dynamic in-house Marketing department in Hillington, Glasgow.


Full time, Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Flexible working is available with this role.

About the role

Arnold Clark’s Marketing department works at the forefront of digital car retailing, constantly exploring new ways to reach customers and optimise their car buying experience.

As a Junior Paid Search Executive, you will know your keywords from your AdWords, have a passion for search and able to work collaboratively with a fast-moving digital team, producing great results within tight timeframes.

Day-to-day duties

  • Helping with the daily account management of PPC campaigns.
  • Maintaining and monitoring keyword lists, bids, budgets, quality scores and other important metrics.
  • Writing ad copy.
  • Analysing results and providing recommendations to ensure campaigns are performing within set KPIs.
  • Interpreting briefs and devising PPC strategies.
  • Working closely with stakeholders to ensure campaigns run in line with expectations.
  • Working with other marketing teams and acting as a point of contact for paid search enquiries.
  • Producing reports and presenting results as required.

Essential skills

  • Graduate level qualification in a marketing, psychology, mathematics, statistics, economics or business analysis discipline.
  • Previous experience in a digitally focused marketing role.
  • Fantastic communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work well within a team.
  • Ability to work independently and manage your own workload.
  • Able to demonstrate critical thinking and commercial awareness.
  • Previous experience of Microsoft Excel.
  • Willingness to learn.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • Experience of using AdWords and Google Analytics.


In return for your enthusiasm and expertise, you’ll receive training, flexible hours and a lunch subsidy. As part of one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, you will also enjoy free private healthcare, life assurance and generous discounts on new and used cars.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.