Google South Africa: Account Strategist

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1 Dec, 2009

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa

Google in Africa recruits: Account Strategist to be based in Johannesburg –  South Africa.

Job area: Sales
The Sales Department does more than simply make money for our company. At Google, we’re passionate about technology in general and about connecting people with information in particular. Google Sales employees have the ability to share that passion for technology with our customers while keeping them aware of and interested in the business value of our current and future products. We also possess a keen eye for new opportunities and a knack for effectively presenting them to our clients.

Job Role: Account Strategist

This is a creative position that calls for the highest levels of strategic and analytical thinking, a strong affinity for the craft of language and a fondness for consulting closely with clients. As an Account Strategist, you’ll distill the essence of our clients’ products and services into targeted keyword lists and text advertisements that connect our advertisers with customers. You will also collaborate with our Sales and Operations team to work closely with clients to maximise the performance of these highly targeted ads.

Monitor and analyse online marketing and campaign performance data in order to suggest structural and editorial improvements that will optimise ad campaigns.
Leverage your deep understanding of clients’ websites and products to develop creative content for their text ads.
Encourage advertisers to incorporate Google’s variety of ROI-oriented ad strategies.
Provide customer training and orientation on Google products such as Google Analytics.
Consult with advertisers in developing their strategy while controlling editorial quality.

BA/BS degree or equivalent with top-class academics preferred.
Demonstrated excellence in writing/editing and verbal communication.
Detail-oriented, ability to complete large volumes of work quickly.
Significant problem-solving and analytical abilities.
Proven track record in high productivity and meeting deadlines.
Strong knowledge of the search industry.
Fluent in English.


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