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Head of Performance Marketing

Date: 21-Nov-2021

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG


  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds
  • Flexible/ Hybrid working for a better work/ life balance
  • Work for an iconic business and work on industry unique projects across global markets
  • Senior level base + 11% pension contribution, car allowance, private medical, bonus, free parking and multiple other corportate beneftis
  • Based above Manchester Airport’s Train/ Tram station for an easy commute
  • Work with (and lead) a highly professional and experienced marketing team



The Business


Part of MAG Group, MAGO is our Digital Tech business; utilising advanced data Insights, digital platforms, and new and emerging technologies, it is an ever-evolving engine house of ideas and innovation. We not only support our UK business, but also MAG USA (based out of Chicago) along with our network of clients both in the US and across the world. With support from our large and technically comprehensive in-house Digital Marketing Team, MAGO’s focus is to create new and exciting digital and physical B2C products for customers at every step of the customer journey. Furthermore, we offer a variety class leading physical and digital B2B services and associated digital platforms to our global clients.


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The Role: 


As the Head of Performance Marketing at MAGO you would be responsible for the growth and optimisation of our Performance Marketing channels; including Paid Search, Organic Search, Affiliates, Paid Social and Programmatic Display. Managing an experienced team, this role delivers both the tactical and strategic direction for these channels, continually identifying opportunities to improve and scale performance.


You will be leading all Performance Marketing activity and strategies across the MAGO portfolio which includes MAG’s three UK airports, our multiple distribution businesses and MAG USA along with any other associated digital marketing services. You will also be responsible for driving key metrics, such as incremental sessions to gain market share for existing and new products/services. This role is pivotal in helping to bring traffic to the sites that we manage and working in conjunction with the Commercial and Tech teams to ensure they understand how consumers are reacting to market conditions (eg: ATV, conversion rates etc).


As a senior member of the marketing team, you would be a conduit for the MAGO SLT to understand developments in the market (eg: third parties such as Google and competitors) to understand how we need to react in order to maximise our market share and to also be guided by best practice in other industry sectors.




As a natural born leader with experience in leading (and building) creative, efficient and innovative teams, you will be proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills.

You must be a senior marketer with significant experience managing multiple performance channels (at least 2 of: GDN, Paid Social, Programmatic Display, VOD) and the ability to demonstrate success in delivering a strong ROI against those channels. You must have Knowledge of conversion paths (particularly long paths to conversion) and how they work as part of a performance strategy. As the Head of performance Marketing, you will be responsible for managing a six figure monthly budget (and growing!) so experience managing a similar budget would be highly regarded.


Candidates with hands on PPC experience; running successful campaigns from within an e-commerce business will stand out.



What are we offering?


  • A company that is inclusive and tolerant to all
  • Hybrid working model for a better work/ life balance
  • Senior grade salary + 11% pension
  • Bonus
  • Personal private medical cover
  • Free parking and significantly subsidised public transport
  • Discounts on company products
  • 25 days Holiday entitlement (plus the ability to buy more)
  • Great work culture: the feel of a tech start-up with the backing of a global corporate with fantastic career development and advancement opportunities
  • Based above a train/ tram station for an easy commute
  • 25% off train and 20% off tram commute to the office
  • Free coffee/ gym/ break out areas/ great company culture and approach


Equal Opportunities


MAG is a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work. At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments 


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.


…please apply today.