Title Paid Social Media Manager
Categories Digital Marketing, Media Agency-Cross Media/ Offline, Social
Salary up to £32k
Location Central London

Our client is a major international network of media agencies with offices across the world who are currently one of the Sunday Times top 100 Best companies to work for.

You would be joining one of the fastest growing areas of Advertising in the UK – social media. You would be joining their inhouse team which concentrates on social network advertising self-serve platforms and third-party IPA technologies, particularly on Facebook. With a wide range of international clients, our services are in high-demand. You will be joining a rapidly growing team, reporting to the pod Associate Director or Manager and working alongside Executives and other Analysts working for a large FMCG client.

Who are we looking for?
You will have at least one year of paid social media experience managing and implementing
campaigns on the Facebook platform. Your experience so far will have given you exposure to analysing data, mathematical or financial diligence, forming relationships and strong
communication methods.

You are bright, intelligent, and a quick-thinker, always curious about the ‘what if?’ and ‘why?’ of media and you are passionate about your work and want to break new ground. You embrace the evolution of the online social sphere and keep your finger on the pulse of new developments.

You will have a creative imagination, able to think outside the box and be comfortable challenging the convention.

If you are comfortable with streams of customer response data, all the better! If not, you should be receptive to identifying response trends within data and potential consumer insights.

Key Responsibilities?
• Work with Facebook &  key stakeholders to set up new client accounts
• Campaign recommendations (incl. budget), strategic planning & implementation for branded & direct response campaigns
• Oversee that all client work is to a very high standard and delivered within the agreed timelines
• Deliver integrated campaigns with an appreciation for other online and offline channels
• Line management of one or two social media execs, including leading annual appraisals and 6-month reviews, setting objectives, assessing team’s performance and managing any underperformance.
• Put in place new processes to create efficiency
• Ensure all campaigns billings are up to date
• Ensure all finance queries are followed up in a timely manner
• Analyse campaign performance against client KPIs & report on any trends & insights to key stakeholders
• Monitor delivery and budget against KPIs
• Recommend opportunities for campaign optimisation based on meeting clients KPI’s & implement as required
• Deliver post-campaign analysis & PPT presentations to clients
• Support the Associate Director in resource management and recruitment
• Work with system providers to trouble-shoot any issues that may arise

• Work closely with internal departments (e.g. Search, Display, Video, Mobile) and external companies
• Support the Associate Director and the Head of Paid Social in any new business pitches and related work as required.
Essential Skills Required?
• At least one year’s experience of Facebook advertising
• Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel (up to VBA standard is highly desirable)
• Excellent communication and literacy skills.
• Analytical approach in managing data
• Technical mindset
• Competent in Microsoft PowerPoint & Word
• Able to manage time effectively & multi-task
• Team player
• Self motivated & willing to take on new challenges
• Excellent communication and literacy skills.
Desirable Skills?
• Experience with Facebook Ads Platform or 3rd Party API technology
• Understanding of Search PPC Media Buying or Display Planning
• Polished presentation skills
• Experience using 3rd party ad-serving software (DART, Marin etc)
• Second language
• Experience using Adobe Photoshop
• Experience in copy-writing
• Understanding of media & audience targeting


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