Join us in this new position to drive our Paid Search strategy. Taking the lead, you’ll manage paid search across segments and markets on behalf of all our brands. In doing so, you’ll play an integral role in our mission: to create and support specialized travel brands that change the world for the better.

If you want to manage a core area of our business while adding countless value to our customers and our organization, then read further!

You’ll develop, test, execute and optimize successful campaigns and strategies. You’ll embrace innovation and research as well as new target groups, audiences, markets, and brands. You’ll work alongside the account management team to provide insights, reporting, and recommendations to our brands.

You will report directly to our Performance Marketing Lead and work in a growing, international Marketing team alongside nine other talented individuals. Your main working language will be English. 

We think you will enjoy this job if you

Are smart, focused, fun, and enjoy freedom.

  • By smart, we don’t mean a high IQ (although hey, it’s a big plus) rather it’s an affinity for learning and testing. We want to automate as much as we can in this role, so we can focus on where humanity and creativity are best used to raise performance.
  • By focused, we don’t mean long hours (go enjoy long walks in the evenings instead). Instead, we mean when you’re here, you give our brands and travellers the best work of your life. Be gritty, focused, resourceful, and pragmatic.
  • By fun, we definitely mean someone that we enjoy having around for cups of tea, but also someone collaborative with a ‘Let’s get it done attitude that helps drive us all further.
  • Enjoying freedom is thriving from responsibility: you’ll be a self-starter, excited to make an impact, you won’t get blocked by things, and you’re comfortable being bold.

What you will be doing

Managing campaign strategy for paid search across Google (including GDN & YouTube) as well as Yahoo/Bing:

  • Building campaigns - construct campaigns from scratch in German and English (from keywords to ad copy etc) which developing campaigns for other markets such as France using analytics skills and localization services.
  • Pacing budgets - with conversion goals in mind, monitor spending on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis for efficiency and maximum return to achieve commercial aims.
  • Managing bids and optimizing - develop and deploy the optimal bid strategy for each campaign, brand and market to achieve the best ROAS for the available budget.
  • Modelling - together with the Performance Marketing Lead and our Intrapreneurs, you’ll scope market potential before planning traffic and conversions accordingly.
  • Reporting - you’ll distil Google Ads and Analytics data into insights, empowering our account management team to provide expert advice to brands on search strategy that meets goals and maximizes performance.
  • Innovating - you’re constantly researching new trends, you’re quick to react, bold and creative in suggestion and logical and data-driven in your approach to form, test and implement from solid hypotheses.
  • Collaborating - your humility enables you to take leadership from everywhere (SEO, UX, Product, Sales) to collectively reach the best outcome together, yet you’ll be proactive in your approach – “I can take responsibility for that task”.
  • Enriching - you’ll enrich both the marketing team with your data and performance insights as well as our customers’ with crisp, brand consistent communications.

We think you will be perfect for this job if you

  1. Have 1+ year hands-on, direct experience of paid search campaign building, bidding and optimization - whether at an agency or in-house.
  2. Are able to write fluent German and English ad copy.
  3. Are literate in Google Ads and Analytics.
  4. Are logical and data-driven to formulate a solid hypothesis, then test it out and iterate. 
  5. Have strong project management skills: multitasking and making decisions is all in a day’s work.
  6. Are always reading about the latest developments in paid search and associated disciplines.
  7. Are based in Berlin, looking to relocate to Berlin or are located in a time zone of <6 hrs from Berlin.

 You can impress us even more with

  • Experience working with high budgets and multi-brand accounts.
  • Experience working for clients/brands in the travel sector.
  • Experience in GMP (Search Ads 360, D&V 360, CM & Analytics 360).
  • Experience in Facebook Ads Manager.
  • Experience with Google Tag Manager and other channels such as programmatic.
  • Native-level language skills in French.
  • Passion for responsible travel and bringing cultures together.

 What we promise you

  • Interesting tasks and goals.
  • Freedom to be creative in achieving results.
  • Flexibility in regard to place of work and working schedule.
  • Work out of other offices in the Ventura network around the world.
  • Colleagues who are a lot more than just co-workers.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Good career opportunities within Ventura Travel.
  • International Team.
  • Visit our Career Page to get more insights to our office life  .

About Us

We are a Travel Service Developer. We are a global network of tourism experts, who create, launch and support highly specialized, individually branded travel services. All our services are led by passionate intrapreneurs with an extraordinary travel expertise. By providing financial support, IT, marketing and other services, Ventura Travel allows its brands to focus on their individual core competence while having a highly competitive infrastructure. Our goal: our travel hub replaces ordinary touristic products with authentic travel experiences created by passionate specialists.

You are looking for a job you love and at the same time you come up to our requirements, are enthusiastic about the responsibilities for this position and on top of that share our values? Then, we are looking forward to receiving your application in English.

Confidentiality & Diversity 
Applications at Ventura TRAVEL are treated with strict confidentiality. We use a professional HR-Software which only grants access to your applications to HR, the Recruiting Manager and the interviewers. 

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion.


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