Paid Media Manager - PPC/Display/Paid Social

Job Title: Paid Media Manager - PPC/Display/Paid Social
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-02-12
Reference: TD3782942
Contact Name: Tim Dent
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2018 14:20

Job Description


As a Paid Media Manager, you will work with some of the UK’s major brands. You will be responsible for the successful development and implementation of campaigns and reporting across paid search, social, display, native, and other biddable platforms, for clients in a range of industries including travel, retail and finance. This diversity makes every day different, one of the many benefits of agency life. You will be given the autonomy and responsibility to manage your accounts and, of course, provide structure and support along the way.

  • You have a good head for numbers and working with large sets of data
  • You have a good understanding of Business, B2B and B2C models
  • You love uncovering trends in data and analysis
  • You are clever, forward thinking, and are able to use your own initiative
  • You have a strong desire to compete and a drive to succeed
  • You have honesty and authenticity
  • You have a values driven attitude
  • Manage a portfolio of the largest paid media campaigns, working across an exciting and diverse range of platforms, including paid search, social, display, native and video.
  • Work with the Head of Paid Media to develop the agency's paid offering, services and best practises.
  • Work with clients to set KPIs for campaigns and ensure performance is monitored closely against client goals and contractual requirements.
  • Develop and maintain close and productive client relationships as well as have the ability to identify new business opportunities from existing clients.
  • Develop a strong insight into each client’s campaign(s) and provide well-informed, strategic and timely advice to both clients and internal departments in order to continually optimise activity.
  • On a day-to-day basis, communicate directly with mid-level stakeholders; attending or leading meetings, creating campaign plans and implementing them as required.
  • Create and provide campaign performance reports and ensure they are shared and communicated well to the client.
  • If necessary, be comfortable reporting any potential issues or concerns with management, if you believe escalation may be required.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the financial status of accounts at all times.
  • Work with the Client Leadership and Sales teams to provide forecasts and presentations.
  • Keep up to date with the latest changes in the paid landscape and ensure these are communicated clearly internally.
  • You have 2 years+ experience in Paid Media
  • You have experience in Paid Social (desired but not essential)
  • You are proficient in using GA
  • You have experience with double-click and other third party management tools (desired but not essential)
  • You have a good understanding of how other digital channels integrate with PPC
  • You have a good, confident grasp of the MS Office suite, Excel in particular