Search Manager

Mitre 10 needs no introduction as a proudly New Zealand owned and operated business you see in almost every town in NZ. We’ve been a trusted brand since 1974 and today are the country’s biggest home improvement and gardening retailer as well as a partner of choice for trade professionals.

This exciting position is a great opportunity to be part of our award-winning Marketing team, work with one of NZ’s leading retailers and make a significant contribution to the ongoing growth and transformation of our e-commerce business.

As the Search Manager you will have ownership of our paid search account, tasked with generating revenue though the online and instore retail channels by increasing the discoverability and engagement of product listings and web content. You will have a strong understanding of SEO and SEM, with an intimate understanding of the Google ecosystem.  Balancing the art and science of search, you will increase our on-line ranking and ensure we win in the “must win” product search terms and deliver to the wider Marketing objectives.

Reporting to the Head of eCommerce your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing senior leadership in developing our Search Marketing Strategy, utilising organic and paid search
  • Keeping pace with search engine and PPC industry trends and developments delivering the ability to leverage emerging placements and new opportunities
  • Responsibility for the Mitre 10 paid search account - managing, reviewing and performing daily account responsibilities associated with Google AdWords and any other search platforms deemed relevant / required to meet campaign objectives
  • Communicating regular reporting and channel metrics to stakeholders

To succeed in this position, you will need to be proficient in managing large scale PPC accounts in a variety of different business verticals, be experienced working with popular PPC ad platforms, be comfortable with fundamental web marketing tools and be experienced with enterprise level content management systems. AdWords certification is a plus.

You will have a passion for search and eCommerce, be a creative thinker and problem solver, analytical, and be able to articulate yourself clearly with the ability to work cross-functionally in an agile environment.

This role offers the opportunity to work on Auckland’s North Shore in a positive, fast paced environment that is stimulating and enjoyable to work in. We are a team moving forward and that is a result of our motivated, skilled team members. There is an attractive remuneration package for this role, generous staff buying privileges, life insurance, discounted medical insurance, birthday day off, flexible working and more.

If you are a highly motivated individual who is passionate about being part of the Mitre 10 team and a company in growth mode, then we want to hear from you.  Please provide your CV and cover letter, including your remuneration expectations, via this website. 



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Permanent (Full time)

Job no: SC_SM22

Location: North Shore - Support Centre , Auckland, Rodney & North Shore

Closing Date: Saturday, 12 February 2022