Etna Interactive
709 Fiero Lane, Suite 43
/ San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Tel (866) 374-3762
Fax (805) 543-2014

Paid Search Specialist (Remote)

To apply, please submit your résumé, cover letter (PDF preferred), and portfolio if applicable. We will ask the most compelling candidates to complete an at-home skills assessment; exceptional performance on the assessment will earn you an interview.


Etna Interactive, a  leading online medical and aesthetic marketing firm based in San Luis Obispo, CA, is seeking a remote Paid Search Specialist. The Paid Search Specialist possesses a generalized understanding of digital marketing and is strong in SEO and SEM. They have a strong desire and aptitude to deploy their skills in paid search, display, video, and social media platforms. High attention to detail and accuracy is critical in this role, as this individual will be responsible for managing live campaigns with particularly stringent guidelines specific to our clients’ specialties. Critical thinking, humility, and the ability to ask questions and learn are key elements of success in this role. This individual must also be highly adaptable with a balance of big picture creative thinking and process efficiency.

At Etna Interactive, we understand that it begins and ends with our people. While a well-developed skill set and innate intelligence will get you in the door, we are also looking for individuals whose professional values align with ours. We are looking for that right “fit,” both for you and for us.

Responsibilities Include:

  • PPC Campaign Creation & Management:
    • Daily management of all client PPC campaigns, paid program accounts, and paid directory sponsorships, including ads, placements, bidding, and spend.
    • Ongoing account optimization, including the following as appropriate to the channel being managed: structure improvements, target improvements (geo, demographic, day-parting, keyword, and URL), frequency caps, search query reporting, keyword expansion, use of negative keywords, and improvement of bid management processes and algorithms.
    • Testing and optimizing visitor experiences, including ad messaging, selecting the appropriate landing page for each segment of traffic (by adjusting destination URLs including associated parameters that trigger customization of landing page experiences), and working closely with Paid Media Strategist and other teams in a cross functional manner (engineering, development, etc.).
    • Maintaining expertise in keyword research (including techniques and applicable tools).
  • Growth, Research & Development:
    • Maintaining skilled competency in paid media programs and ensure best practices alignment by tracking and reporting ongoing results to marketing management team.
    • Supporting the Paid Media Team in monitoring and researching trends in online media and paid programs as well as emerging trends in SEO/SEM to improve strategies, practices, and approaches and innovate new products, and ensure the successful implementation of those ideas as approved by management.
    • Monitoring the competitive landscape for products, including competitors’ ad creative, landing page and conversion funnel paths, as well as provide insight into competitors’ impact on our volume, cost, and performance in the paid search space, and report findings and proposed tactical changes to Paid Media Manager.
    • Collaborating with Paid Media Team and other departments including copy, design, development, and engineering to create, launch, and track results of new products such as landing pages and conversion funnels.
    • Developing strong partnerships with vendors including Google, Facebook, and Optmyzer to maximize and fully capitalize on the support and involvement of their representatives, and to keep abreast of beta programs, product releases, and new available features.
    • Assisting in the development of existing products and help to identify new product opportunities.

Must Haves:

Our firm has built a name for itself in the medical marketing space, and our clients expect and deserve the attention of a professional who is:

  • Google Ads certified
  • Excellent at time management and organization
  • Proficient with MS Office (specifically Excel)
  • Experienced in business writing
  • Strong in interpersonal skills, particularly influencing and listening skills
  • A resourceful problem solver
  • A supportive team player
  • A stickler for detail

We truly enjoy each other here at Etna and you will fit in best if you have:

  • A sense of humor and optimistic personality
  • A passion for quality
  • A considerate and collaborative attitude
  • Resourcefulness and self-motivation
  • Good judgement
  • An analytical mindset with ability to uncover trends within data sets.
  • Skill in writing ad copy based on client, keyword, and conversion analysis.
  • Deep understanding of client conversion funnel from top to bottom, targeting multiple segments
  • Ability to manage PPC accounts in Google Ads (AdWords), Bing Ads, and Facebook
  • Experienced with keyword research and implementing bid optimizations
  • Courage to take calculated action to improve account efficiency
  • Ability to pick up new skills quickly

Etna Interactive operates a distributed team with members in-office (San Luis Obispo, CA) and remote. In addition to great colleagues, you’ll enjoy perks like:

  • Employer-sponsored medical coverage
  • A 401(K) plan with an employer matching component
  • Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Employer-provided remote workstation
  • Respect and flexibility

There is also the intangible benefit of working in a supportive, casual environment, surrounded by professionals who work with purpose and passion, and understand that this is more than just a job to us.

About the Company:

Founded in 2002 and based in San Luis Obispo, California, Etna Interactive provides strategic online marketing solutions tailored to the needs of aesthetic practices. We meet the complete web marketing needs of cosmetic and plastic surgeons, dermatologists, cosmetic dentists, ophthalmologists, bariatric surgeons and medical day spas with a strong emphasis on measurable results and proven value. Our firm has made a big name for itself in the industry by providing thoughtful leadership, uncommon quality, and exceptional commitment and service to our partners.

To apply, please submit your résumé, cover letter (PDF preferred), and portfolio if applicable. We will ask the most compelling candidates to complete an at-home skills assessment; exceptional performance on the assessment will earn you an interview.

Etna Interactive provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Etna Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.