Search Lead Benelux

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Who are we?


We are MediaMarkt, the number 1 consumer electronics company in Europe! Our right to exist in this industry? Our unique personal contact between employees and customers in our stores.


As a team, we work together to remain the omnichannel player with 23 stores in Belgium, 49 stores in the Netherlands and our webshops. How we do that? By putting our customers first. Always. By offering the best customer experience both online and offline. We build a party for and with our customers.


We are energetic, customer focused and believe that anything is possible if you take action yourself. With a mix of innovation, a wide range of products but above all a unique experience, we create happy customers. You get the space and freedom to do your job in your own way. So you can show your customer focus in your own way. Are you ready for this challenge?


Your challenge:


  • You are confident working with large budgets. You are decisive and are able to take swift action on gigantic changes that have impact on millions of users;
  • You identify opportunities and threats in the enormous amount of SEA data. You are able to translate this to actions to improve our results and you are able implement together with the team;
  • You are the owner of the search roadmap and are able to formulate key projects to make the subject matter ready for the future. You are able to break down these complex projects to implementable small steps;
  • Knowledge is paramount to you. You strengthen the Search subject with your team, being able to transfer everything that you learn to others. The definition of a good day is a day in which you learnt something new;
  • You are at the forefront of Search innovation. Incrementality, automation, experimentation , measurement frameworks, attribution and data integration are all topics you have thought long and hard about;
  • You are the internal search champion – you are able to convince other departments of the importance of this subject and autonomously demonstrate on how it can make the entire business better. You have no difficulty in levelling to a controller, a buyer or a marketing director;
  • Accuracy is your thing. You understand the impact and magnitude your work has, millions of people are watching your ads. Small changes lead to great results and you cherish this within your work;
  • Grit is in your DNA. Your team is ambitious and so are you. You have the urge to get things done and to elevate the channel to the highest possible level;
  • You understand the Pareto principle and apply it to everything that you do in this domain. You prioritize your work based on business impact;
  • You lead with data. Opinions are of little worth to you and data is worth a lot to you. You understand that data is the only way to verify you’re moving forward in the right direction or not.



As Search Lead you have the following competences:


  • A Bachelor degree within Marketing/Strategy/Business;
  • A demonstrable track record of SEA successes;
  • Analytical and strong self-starting ability;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Search & Shopping advertising;
  • You have experience in coaching and developing other SEA specialists;
  • Experience with feed management tooling such as Channable;
  • Experience with SA360 and GA360;
  • Resilient to tight deadlines and working under pressure.


What do we offer?


  • Freedom and responsibility to shape your own function and bring ideas to fruition in an environment where anything is possible;
  • Working at the frontier of innovation. You get to test everything, have access to the newest beta’s (and alpha’s) and work with dedicated partner teams from the likes of Google and Facebook;
  • Working for cool brands like Apple, Samsung and Sonos;
  • Good working conditions and development and growth opportunities;
  • In addition to a great place to work, you are also entitled to 26 days of vacation, an attractive employee discount, meal vouchers, group & health insurances and many more.  
  • At MediaMarkt we simply have guts. We are entrepreneurs within a company, so you get the chance to develop yourself quickly and in a variety of ways. 

Sounds interesting?

If you recognize yourself in this profile we challenge you to push the red button. In case you would like to find out more before applying, please do not hesitate to contact us. Tim de Vrind is the Hiring Manager for this position and will be more than happy to tell you all about this spectacular opportunity. He is available via email