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Associate Strategist, Paid Search/SEM


We are looking for an Associate SEM Strategist to join our Revenue department at our rapidly growing Center City, Philadelphia office. 

As an Associate SEM Strategist, you will be exposed to all facets of the business and encouraged to learn and develop skills both within and beyond your role. You will be responsible for campaign launch, management, and, over time, some client/internal communications of assigned accounts to achieve client goals (mainly ROAS and revenue driven).


  • 0-12 months experience in search engine marketing/pay-per-click based advertising, digital marketing, analytics, or e-commerce
  • High level understanding of paid search, Google/Bing shopping
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Excel (basic formulas, pivot tables, vlookups)
  • Intellectual curiosity, with a strong desire to both learn and experiment in a rapidly-changing industry
  • Strong sense of urgency and solid communication skills


This is a entry-level position; the ideal candidate is looking to begin their career in Customer Strategy within the Digital Marketing industry. You are:

  • Experience in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Background in e-commerce or product-focused advertising
  • Google AdWords or Google Analytics certification
  • Self starter with the ability to operate both independently and collaboratively and be accountable for the delivery of project work on time


As an Associate SEM Strategist on our Channel Solutions team, you will:

  • Campaign structure creation and build, including keyword research from keyword mining to vetting to ensure relevance to site product offering
  • Developing tailored ad copy and assigning landing pages to drive engagement
  • Creating ad extensions (sitelinks, structure snippets, callout extensions, etc.)
  • Manage and optimize campaigns based on data and direction from Strategists and CSMs, including identifying opportunities and assisting in addressing client requests
  • Perform ad hoc analyses for insights to further improve upon goals
  • Complete reports of key metrics for internal review and/or for client discussion, such as executing, monitoring, and providing performance updates for A/B tests
  • Surface product and user experience feedback to internal teams as it relates to Sidecar’s technology and tools
  • Regularly attend trainings on Sidecar’s product, interacting with key product leaders to ensure an understanding of how to work both within and alongside Sidecar’s technology

...If you reached this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Sidecar's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes!


  • Comprehensive Insurance Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts)
  • 401K Plan with Employer Match
  • Employee Stock Options Program
  • Generous Paid Time Off (Sick, Vacation, Paid FMLA)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Pre-tax deductions of public transportation costs for your commute
  • Choice of Device: Mac or Windows
  • Discounted Gym Membership 


Sidecar is dedicated to solving the challenges retailers face in performance marketing channels like paid search and shopping.
Our technology digests and analyzes massive amounts of real-time data to continually improve campaign performance and efficiency for e-commerce retailers of all sizes and verticals in the U.S. and abroad, including Under Armour, Crate & Barrel, and Boscov's, to name a few. Our team of performance marketing pros collaborate with our customers to ensure our approach and technology remain aligned to their businesses and goals.
Sidecar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer with employees stemming from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As a business, we value the enrichment that diversity brings to our organization and are committed to a culture that creates a sense of inclusion and belonging. We welcome new perspectives and affirm that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, familial or marital status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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