Paid Social Media Manager

Posted 5th May

Based in our Manchester office and reporting to our Group Social Media Manager, we’re looking for a skilled paid social practitioner who can lead our paid social services as we continue on a high growth trajectory.

You will be a key player in demonstrating paid social’s value to clients’ businesses and support their campaign and marketing objectives in measurable ways. You’ll be expected to manage and provide a best-in-class service to our clients, applying your knowledge of paid social platforms to identify and implement the most appropriate mediums to overcome both client and internal agency challenges.

Role and responsibilities

  • Run a diverse range of comprehensive campaigns through social management platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and TikTok
  • Demonstrate an in-depth practical knowledge of Paid Social best practice, Optimisation Framework, Account Structure, Bidding Strategy, Targeting types, and their application to campaigns to generate a high standard of delivery
  • Build paid social campaigns & strategies that are structured into clear frameworks focused on clients business objectives & are built upon solid insight
  • Analyse results and provide recommendations to improve paid social campaign and platform performance
  • Ongoing, proactive campaign and platform optimisation and testing
  • Write effective creative briefs to support the Design department to create required paid social assets
  • Contribute towards new business activity, case studies and pitches
  • Be the agency lead for all things paid social
  • Knowledge sharing across team and training junior members of the team

Key qualifications, skills and experience

  • 3+ years minimum Paid Social experience
  • High expertise level of Paid Social platforms and tools
  • Facebook Blueprint qualified (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain and deliver insights and recommendations
  • Outstanding planning, analytical and organisational skills alongside diligence and attention to detail in optimisation and reporting
  • Brilliant numerical skills with a strong background of data analysis and interpretation
  • Initiative way of working and ability to cope with competing demands, prioritising tasks accordingly
  • Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • First class written and verbal communication skills
  • Work to tight deadlines with a can-do attitude
  • Personable approach, able to build strong working relationships with colleagues across different locations and with clients


We want to hear from you if:

  • You are passionate about and engaged with the fast-changing world of social media, online video, and digital marketing
  • You have a test and learn mindset, and you underpin that with excellent hypotheses, detailed documentation and effective implementation of positive results
  • You are passionate about best practice paid social and want to work across an exciting and diverse range of B2B and B2C clients
  • You are able to work independently but want to be part of an engaged, exciting team
  • You want to help drive wider team goals in a fast-paced work environment


Benefits including a competitive salary, 30 days annual leave, flexible working and a commitment to training and development. We want someone who is prepared to grow with us.

  • Competitive salary
  • Support for flexible and remote working
  • Thirty days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced sickness, compassionate, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Pension scheme
  • Support for volunteering
  • Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Strong commitment to learning and development
  • Regular team away days and socials

Interested? Apply Now

Please fill out the form below to apply for the role as Paid Social Media Manager in Manchester. Once submitted, our team will get back to you if we would like to take your application further.

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