Vertical Rail employees are an experienced, multi-disciplinary team fluent in the latest developments in ecommerce and SEO. We serve as a trusted guardian of each client’s business, treating it as if it were our own. This requires integrity, drive, diligence and focus. And having a sense of humor doesn’t hurt. We are always on the lookout for exceptional individuals with passion, a strong work ethic and a desire to join our successful ecommerce marketing team.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and lots of job satisfaction. Not to mention a great location in Santa Cruz County.

Current Career Openings

We do not currently have any open positions.

Google Ads Specialist (Contract Position or Contract-to-Hire)

You are more than a dashboard, you command the dashboard.

Where your contemporaries rely on a budget and automation, you bring strategy and game.

You see the user path and can show the math and impact, they make excuses.

You thrive on accomplishment, recognition, and a job well done. To them… a client is a number.


We recognize your brilliance.

In our day-to-day, we are our client’s trusted advisors. Though not in their physical offices, stores, or warehouses, we are valued members of our clients’ companies & teams. It’s a position we take seriously, and it gives us profound professional satisfaction in an often thankless and revolving industry.

Your innovation empowers us ⇔ Together we do great marketing.

As a team that’s very particular about the clients we bring into our portfolio, we are applying the same diligence to adding our next team member.

We are a Google Premier Ads Partner that is not afraid to dig into serious work. Our job is to manage multi-channel ecommerce marketing and advertising. This includes Shopping Ads management and reporting for top companies in consumer electronics, automotive, sports & outdoor, health & fitness, apparel, grocery, home & kitchen, personal care, and even pet supplies. We also represent clients in professional services, hospitality, technology, and retail.

How It Breaks Down
75% of our business is managing our client’s Amazon strategy, content, and advertising.
25% of our business is managing Google Ads.
Roughly 30% of our client work consists of multi-channel cross-over

We are looking to add to our team. We are seeking a Google Ads specialist for either Contract Employment or a Contract-To-Hire relationship.

The right candidate for Contract-To-Hire will be located in California, Arizona, or Nevada.

The right candidate for Contract Employment will be located in the US.

Our main office is located on the Central Coast of California, and our staff operates remotely from Nevada, Arizona & California. The majority of our team communications happen between 8:00 AM-5:30 PM PST. Any mandatory meetings will be scheduled in advance.

Duties include:

  • Keyword research
  • Additions of keywords to campaigns
  • Competitive analysis
  • Generating and interpreting Google Ads Reports and Google Analytics Reports
  • Managing campaign bidding strategies to meet goals
  • Creating and testing new campaigns
  • Increasing client account performance

The right candidate:

  • A skillful listener & master communicator
  • Pays meticulous attention to detail
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently
  • 5+ years experience managing 10+ accounts simultaneously
  • Google Ads Certification with at least three areas of specialization
  • Experience with Google Ads Editor
  • Bulk management with Microsoft Excel experience
  • Experience managing monthly budget spends over $50,000/month
  • Proficient moving between ecommerce and lead-based businesses
  • Advanced understanding of Google Merchant Center and Product Data Feeds

How to Apply

No phone calls please. Please submit a letter detailing how your experience would be a good fit for our needs along with your CV. Compensation is negotiable and based on experience.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond personally to every applicant. Vertical Rail carefully reviews each application within two weeks of application receipt.

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