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Groupon Marketing and Communications Team

Senior Search Engine Specialist


Groupon is an experiences marketplace that brings people more ways to get the most out of their city or wherever they may be. By enabling real-time mobile commerce across local businesses, live events and travel destinations, Groupon helps people find and discover experiences––big and small, new and familiar––that make for a full, fun and rewarding life. Groupon helps local businesses grow and strengthen customer relationships––resulting in strong, vibrant communities. With employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. Our culture encourages employees to embrace change, adapt to new circumstances, and find creative solutions to the challenges we face. Does that sound like a great way to grow your career?

Let’s get into the details:

Senior SEM Operations Specialist owns/coordinates at 2-3 SEM projects related to program and product development and works in close cooperation with analytics/engineering/3rd party teams. Senior SEM Operations Specialist supervises and is responsible for performance of 1-2 channel programs and executes campaign creation/management activities across all of Groupon’s online marketing channels and platforms. 

This position requires attention to details, passion for operational excellence, project management skills, solid verbal & written communication skills and ability to multitask while working to tight deadlines.

You’ll spend your time on the following :

  • Owns/coordinates 2-3 projects related to program & product development that require regular & close cooperation with analytics/engineering/3rd party teams/other stakeholders;

  • Supervises 1-2 SEM programs & is responsible for their results;

  • Proactively looks for improvements and suggests ideas to test; 

  • Provides tactical/operational support to team members; 

  • Creates weekly/monthly reporting;

  • Keeps track of the latest Google trends, solutions and products;

  • Obtains relevant Google Ads certifications;

  • Other duties as assigned.

We’re excited about you if you have :

  • 2+ years of experience in digital marketing (preferably in paid channels);

  • Excellent understanding of digital serving concepts (ROI, ROAS, CPA etc.) and bid management backed by hands-on experience;

  • Oral and written language skills in English (C1);

  • Proven track of successful project management; 

  • Solid understanding of consumer trends, technical curiosity & a thirst for knowledge of Online Marketing;

  • Strong technical skills in MS Office and G Suite, especially in Excel;

  • Good understanding of Google Ads/Microsoft Ads, Google Analytics, Looker Studio, keyword-generating tools, feed management tools;      

  • Data-driven approach - ability to process large data sets & draw insights from reports;

  • Good attention to details and ability to follow processes, good interpersonal and strong communication skills;

  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage to deliver projects with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment & flexible hours; excellent organizational skills;

  • Degree (or the equivalent) in a related field (Marketing/Business/Communication);

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members, learn more about our inclusive employee groups, and check out our benefits. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us.

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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