Performance Marketing Trainee

Join our paid media team as a performance marketing trainee and work with some of the coolest brands in the industry

We are Vervaunt, a paid media and eCommerce consultancy agency. We work with ambitious brands and retailers to help them achieve their eCommerce goals and solve their hardest challenges.

Our paid media team manage a wide variety of campaigns for our clients, across search, shopping, social and more. We are a team of experienced consultants, who have experience of scaling search and social activity for some of the biggest brands in the world.

As we reach a really exciting part of our journey and growth, we will be running a performance marketing trainee assessment day, whereby we will be looking to grow the team with a number of graduate hires, to train up and build the next generation of performance marketers.

Please submit applications to careers@vervaunt.com.

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What the assessment day will involve:

  • Two interviews with existing team members, these will generally be competency based and provide us with the opportunity to get to know a little more about you and your aspirations.

  • A group exercise / presentation so we can see how you work collaboratively.

  • Numerical test.

  • And hopefully a bit of fun along the way!

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Key responsibilities

We will provide on the job training and get you immersed within the agency. Some of the key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Learning the fundamentals of key biddable channels such as Google and Facebook

  • Structuring campaigns and creating ads across platforms

  • Monitoring spend, flagging concerns, and identifying opportunities

  • Responsible for optimising accounts and reporting back performance to clients

  • Keyword and trend research in paid search, paid social and other biddable platforms

  • Ensuring that all biddable channels are delivering against their KPIs

  • Building reports and presentations to be shared with stakeholders

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What we're looking for in an ideal candidate

  • Ambition to grow and learn

  • Proactiveness in taking initiative and identifying opportunities

  • Analytical minded and solution orientated

  • Inquisitive, taking pride in getting to know our clients and their businesses

  • Championing gold standards across the agency

You don’t need to have any previous experience working within performance marketing, but any internships or relevant work experience is a bonus.

A degree isn’t essential but we would be looking for candidates with A-levels or equivalent qualifications.

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What we offer

You will be part of a dynamic consultancy operation, who have expanded considerably over the last 12 months. It’s an exciting time in the agency’s growth and you would be a key member of the team.

  • 23 days’ holiday + Christmas break + bank holidays

  • Extra holiday on your birthday

  • Flexible working with an office home hybrid

  • Choice of state of the art equipment

  • Regular team nights and days out

  • Private healthcare, pension scheme and discounted gym membership

  • Two mental health half-days off

  • Discounts on retailers, brands and stores through CharlieHR

  • Extensive training and dedicated development time

  • Fun and friendly working environment with monthly socials and industry events

  • MoreHappi - a life coaching service which focuses on anything from work, relationships or finding your purpose

  • Free beer and coffee!

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About Vervaunt

Vervaunt is a London-based eCommerce and paid media consultancy agency, focused on driving growth for aspirational retail brands. Our paid media team has worked with some amazing brands including LUSH, PANGAIA, MUJI, NIO Cocktails, CurrentBody.com, Antler, Bremont Watches and David Austin Roses.

Our eCommerce consultancy team has also worked with Lulu Guinness, Globe-Trotter, This Works, The Conran Shop and The Sports Edit.

Apply for the role

To apply for our performance marketing trainee assessment day and join a number of our newest graduate hires, ready to train up and build the next generation of performance marketers, contact careers@vervaunt.com.

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A Day in the Life of Tom

Tom Wilson is one of our Senior Paid Media Consultants and was one of the earliest hires for Vervaunt as a Junior Paid Media Executive. We caught up with him to walk through what a day in his working life was like, and shed some light for new graduates and trainees about what it's like to work in paid media.

How did you get started in paid media?

"After working in a couple of different fields as a graduate (brand, design and even aerospace engineering), I still hadn’t found a career I found fulfilling. Paid media felt like a great fit for what I was looking for, with a clear link between the work you put in day to day and the results you drive for clients."

What attracted you to paid media?

"I think the quick gratification of seeing the results you drive for clients was a big draw for me, and joining the industry at a time where eCommerce was growing really fast was very appealing. I wanted to work on the agency side and have a lot of variety in my day to day work and to be exposed to a variety of different clients with different challenges and goals."

What does a typical day look like for a paid media consultant?

"Day to day the job varies quite a bit! In a typical day, we are communicating with clients around recent performance, the plan of action for the week and month ahead, working on longer term planning, activating campaigns, and attending industry training and events with our tech partners. Client meetings are always a highlight, especially as we build really good relationships with the brands that we work with."

What's one of your favourite clients to work on and why?

"The Frankie Shop is one of my favourite clients to work on. They hadn’t run any paid media in the past so it was really exciting to build out their roadmap and we have seen great results which makes the job really satisfying. We also have a great relationship with the client which makes working on the account that bit more fun."