Sr. SEM Analyst

The Search Engine Marketing (SEM) team manages biddable media, including SEM/PPC, display/GDN, and remarketing. The Sr. SEM Analyst is a key support role that works closely with SEM Program Managers to ensure campaign and client success. 

What We’re Looking for in a Teammate:

  • Is curious, iterative, and collaborative
  • Cares about winning as one team
  • An eye for detail and thorough approach
  • High level of accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Candidate must be fluent in English (written and verbal)


  • Create, implement, track, analyze and optimize paid search campaigns in Google AdWords, Bing AdCenter, 3rd party SEM Platforms and other search engines
  • Conduct recurring weekly and monthly SEM optimization tasks (i.e. keyword expansion, ad testing, negative management, etc.)
  • Provide consistent and effective support to SEM Program Managers on day-to-day management of campaigns and new SEM opportunities
  • Measure and evaluate success of SEM campaigns to inform investment decisions
  • Deliver analysis and insights that help teams optimize SEM programs
  • Provide ongoing and ad hoc analytical support to SEM program managers
  • Maintain and create marketing's KPI dashboards
  • Perform regular quality assurance/quality control checks on assigned client campaigns to ensure they are running as contracted
  • Train SEM Analysts as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Economics, or Mathematics preferred
  • Certifications: Google AdWords Fundamentals, Search Advanced, Display, Bing Ads and Marin.  Certifications are not required, but they must be obtained while employed with DWA.
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience in search marketing, digital marketing, and/or another highly quantitative, analytical, and results-driven environment
  • Experience with Google AdWords and Bing AdCenter mandatory
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is a must
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in SEM and performance advertising
  • Experience with 3rd party campaign management platforms like Marin Software is a plus