Paid Social Media Executive - Reigate

Job Title: Paid Social Media Executive - Reigate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reigate
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: P77R
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2018 15:59

Job Description

Paid Social Media Executive

The Role

The agencies social media department is experiencing rapid growth and as such there is an opportunity to join the team of this highly successful, award winning independent media agency and become part of their ongoing success story. The social team concentrates on paid social network advertising and content management, particularly on Facebook. You will report into Social team manager. This role will require you to work closely with clients and colleagues, helping them to set up, manage and optimize campaigns across various social media channels.

Responsible for activation, optimisation and performance analysis for your allocated accounts or campaigns, this will specifically include:
  • Ongoing campaign optimization, including adjusting bids, altering keywords and refreshing creative
  • Adjusting bid levels in order to meet targets or optimize for best results
  • Reaching performance targets for allocated accounts
  • Delivering regular reports and analysis to clients, highlighting the key trends
  • Meet all campaign targets, ensuring the best ROI across paid social for clients
  • Work on campaign strategy, manage and optimise paid social campaigns and report back to clients and colleagues
  • Assist the Social Manager by acting as a support to the exec team, providing support through guidance and training
  • Checking the output and quality of all exec work to ensure it is of the highest standard
  • Educate both client and colleagues by attending regular client and internal meetings, at least once a month
  • Liaising with media owners (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) on new activity and ensuring we are up to date with the latest beta tests and to trouble shoot issues
  • Liaise with creative agencies to acquire creative assets
  • Deliver creative recommendations where appropriate
  • Consider innovative ways to boost campaign performance
  • Creating post-campaign analyses for Account Managers and Directors
  • Support managers and directors with strategy and new ideas for existing clients 
The Ideal Candidate
  • At least 6 months experience working within a paid social or paid search position. Agency experience is preferable however will consider candidates from client side with experience working within various biddable media channels
  • A commercially focused, can do attitude
  • A strong passion for social media and digital advertising in general
  • A sound working understanding of bid management tools
  • A good working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • An excellent working attitude with an ability to work well under pressure mixed with a friendly and positive attitude
  • Have demonstrable experience of planning and activating paid campaigns across social media channels such as Facebook (Facebook Ad Manager / Business Manager), Twitter and Linkedin 
  • Be a comfortable and competent communicator, able to build strong relationships within the agency and externally with our clients and media partners. Enjoy working on multiple campaigns in a fast-paced environment
This role is a fantastic opportunity to step up and broaden your experience and skills on a number of different and challenging but ultimately rewarding accounts.