Senior Paid Search Manager



Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

As a Senior Paid Search Manager at MongoDB, you will be responsible for leading our in-house paid search strategies and campaigns and managing our agency relationships and projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience managing substantial PPC budgets and driving measurable success in SEM initiatives. We are looking for a results-driven professional with both strategic and hands-on experience in managing search campaigns directly in the ad platforms, rather than solely relying on the agency for optimizations or using proprietary in-house software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute, and optimize cutting-edge paid search strategies to drive business objectives and maximize ROI
  • Manage accounts on major search platforms (e.g., Google Ads, Bing, etc) with a significant monthly budget
  • Analyze and report on campaign performance data to guide strategic decisions and improve future campaigns
  • Collaborate with other marketing teams, agencies, and product teams to align search marketing strategies with business goals
  • Conduct continuous testing and data-driven optimization of keywords, bidding strategies, and ad copy
  • Oversee and manage the paid search budget, forecasting, and reconciliation processes
  • Stay updated with PPC and SEM trends, tools, and best practices to continuously refine our approach
  • Mentor and lead any future team members responsible for assisting with paid search efforts


  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in Paid Search (SEM) management, particularly in-house roles within corporate settings
  • Proven track record of managing large-scale, high-budget paid search campaigns directly
  • Expert proficiency with PPC platforms like Google Ads and Microsoft Advertising
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to use data in creative ways to drive and measure results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and project management skills, capable of working cross-functionally and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field is preferred

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in the technology or software industry, especially in a B2B environment
  • Certifications in Google Ads, Bing Ads, or other relevant platforms
  • Experience with CRM and marketing automation tools

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$84,000$165,000 USD