Paid Search/Social Manager

Job Title: Paid Search/Social Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-21
Reference: TD749378343
Contact Name: Tim Dent
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2019 18:09

Job Description

A great role to work across Paid Search and Paid Social for a blue chip client has come about. Working for a huge established media agency in central London, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best minds in performance marketing.

Objectives of the Role
  • The successful candidate will be the key client contact. They will be responsible for ensuring that strategic directives are followed and are exceeding client expectations. Their responsibilities will include:
    • Managing paid search and social activity
    • Leading communication with key stakeholders
    • Planning and forecasting new projects and campaigns
    • Assisting key stakeholders with any requests for insight or data they may have
    • Building reports and presentations to be shared with the stakeholders
    • Planning and activating campaigns on a multitude of digital channels
  • Responsibility for managing the day to day tasks and professional development of an Account Executive.
  • Proactively taking part in helping to evolve how we work in the department: Account management, reporting, implementation, optimisation and automation.
  • Responsibility in helping to drive best practice across SEM, Paid Social, VoD and other channels.
  • Keeping abreast of trends and thought leadership in paid search and other biddable platforms.
  • Winning key stakeholders trust (internally and externally) through consistent performance, proactive management and by developing an in-depth understanding of client products. Working closely with your manager and MEC account teams to cross-sell and upsell biddable services
  • Proactively taking part in helping to evolve how we work in the department: Account management, reporting, implementation and optimisation
  • Responsibility in helping to drive best practice across PPC and related services (e.g. GSP, GDN, Mobile, Biddable Social and YouTube) 
  • Knowledge of PPC and social with at least 2 to 3 years’ experience, preferably within an Agency.
  • Excellent understanding of search techniques (research, optimisation and evaluation).
  • Excellent skills in building strategic documents and presentations.
  • Must be a confident presenter.
  • Experience in managing employees is advantageous: setting objectives, task prioritisation, motivation, and appraisals. 
  • Knowledge of site analytics tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Intermediate knowledge of SEO is advantageous. 
  • Fundamental understanding of the workings of other performance/direct response channels such as Affiliates and Display would be advantageous. 
  • Knowledge of key trends in client and Search market media dynamics.


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