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SEA Team Lead

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsChannels & Markets

Job description


Join Recharge, a global leader in online prepaid payments. Our mission is clear: "Make Prepaid Easy".

We operate in over 180 markets worldwide and process millions of transactions annually. With a powerful global network of digital marketplaces, we serve businesses and consumers with over 16,000 products from brands such as Google, Nintendo, Netflix & Ikea.

Established in 2010 and headquartered in Amsterdam, with a secondary office in Eindhoven and a hub office in Lisbon, where over 38 nationalities work together.

We're backed by Prime Ventures, Smartfin, Committed Capital, and BlackRock.We're rapidly growing, acquiring our competitors, highly entrepreneurial, and ambitious in our pursuit of market leadership.

If you're seeking a role that combines innovation, ambition, and transformation in the prepaid payments industry, click "apply" and join our exciting journey!

The Role💡

We are looking for someone that has got a thing for optimizing, structure progress and you are always eager to learn new things in order to create growth, increase efficiency and ROI. You are a data-driven person with a strong analytical sense to bring our key paid marketing channels to the next level. You have got a strong commercial drive and keep yourself up to date with the latest developments when it comes to search and display online marketing. You know how to lead, grow and challenge a team of ambitious experts.

As our SEA Team Lead, you will lead all developments to bring our setup to the next level of complexity, build automation and focus on improving performance cross the board. In other words, you will build the right system and processes within the team and all other stakeholders so that we accelerate growth in a scalable setup.

You would take ownership of the full traffic acquisition coming from the paid media activity, relying strongly on paid search, as well as taking ownership of major projects that would benefit the whole program. We have already built significant automation processes, and we ambition to keep building the right processes to scale faster while delivering outstanding performance. You would also take ownership of this part to deliver solid solutions that answer our main challenges for growth and efficiency.

You give your team the right focus, create a challenging and interesting environment as well as help your team members grow and thrive within the company. You are a team player at all times and together with your team you share knowledge and data to help all stakeholders in this adventure

Job requirements

What will I do? 🤔

  • Planning, management and measurement of all paid media campaigns for all markets across different search engines, campaign types and languages

  • Identify and act on high impact opportunities

  • Build our learnings library: Help the team organize and execute tests, collect and analyze data, identify trends and insights in order to achieve growth and a maximum return on investment on paid media campaigns

  • Improve our monitoring and reporting systems of all markets considering different strategies and maturity levels

  • Build a great understanding of products & competition in all markets together with paid traffic activity

  • Understand and leverage competitor advertising strategies and plan appropriate responses

  • Own budget and forecast of your activity

  • Take ownership of key areas around data, reporting and automation, helping shape the next level of complexity

  • Review and design new optimization processes – implement them within the team

  • Help the team grow sharing your experience – participate in educating various stakeholders on our activity

  • Enhance the use of our tools to maximize their benefits

  • Develop collaboration with other teams in the company

  • Develop outstanding relationship with various stakeholders and external partners

  • Structure the plan of growth of each team member and implement the follow up structure

  • You know how to lead, grow and challenge a team of ambitious experts 

What you have 💪🏻

  • Min. 8 years experience within PPC in complex environment

  • Min. 3 years leading a team with proven track record of excellent results

  • Master bidding tools and all bidding strategies

  • Very strong SEA background and experience at scale and campaigns automation 

  • Proven experience of campaign automation through concrete implementations and feed-based campaigns

  • Long term vision for “building the right thing”, ability to elaborate projects, specs, and discuss with tech teams

  • Love for numbers, an analytical mindset and a data-driven approach to any task performed. You challenge the status quo, come up with new hypotheses, make plans to test them

  • Open minded & love for change to embrace new ideas, new ways of working, new cultures in our awesome international workspace

  • Great accountability & ownership that enables you to go the extra mile to solve any PPC-related matter

  • Ability to manage all stakeholders & expectations

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Recharge we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

What We Offer🥳

  • 30 days of holiday, a great pension scheme, and one of the best relocation packages in Amsterdam

  • Flexible working hours and an office overlooking the Amstel

  • Macbook Pro (13”or 15”)

  • Budget for noise-cancelling headphones, travel to and from the office, working-from-home and self-learning

  • Free healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks by our in-house chef

  • Free Dutch classes to help out with daily life in the Netherlands

  • Regular parties, pub quizzes, bingo sessions, celebrations and other events

The Process⚙️

1. Apply: Want in? Let us know! Apply for a role and help us get to know your best self;

2. Phone interview: One of our recruiters will get in touch to help you both understand if Recharge is the right next move for you;

3. First interview: You’ll meet with your future line manager (online) to talk about you, our culture, and whether you're a fit for the job;

4. Assignment & Second interview: Some roles involve a case study. Great! It’s your chance to shine and show us you have what it takes; You’ll present your case study to the Hiring Manager and someone from the team;

5. Third Interview: You’ll meet with a key member of the management team;

6. Offer: You did it! There are only a few tickets available, and this one has your name on it. Welcome to the team.

Find out more about our company culture, values and big wins at, our Instagram Page on Lifeatrecharge or meet some of our team in the video below.

Proactive acquisition from 3rd parties is not appreciated