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Paid Social & Programmatic Account Director - Programmatic

Up to £68,000 Basic Salary - Agency - Marketing
Ref: 2238 Date Posted: Monday 28 Mar 2022
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Account Director (Paid Social or Programmatic)

Independent Agency


Up to £68k Basic Salary

If you are ready to start a new role and are an experienced programmatic or paid social master of your craft with an agency background, look no further.

This opportunity is particuarly exciting since although you only need exprience in one channel, you will have the opportunity to learn across multiple channels. 

Our client were founded in 2008, are 50 people and are continuing to grow quickly! They are an award-winning pioneer in programmatic, social and mobile, celebrating its 12th year in 2020, it was one of the first companies to trade on ad exchanges in Europe.

The Opportunity

  • Join an independent award winning media agency  

  • Leadership opportunity

  • Senior level client management and oversee a programmatic & paid social activation team


The Role

  • Lead client communication

  • Leading programmatic performance strategy and overseeing implementation across programmatic

  • Managing a highly competent team of optimisers

  • Foster a culture of proactivity across the team, delivering new opportunities for test & learn

  • Lead on the performance forecasting and delivery across all media, with focus on meeting client KPIs and performance targets


Your Profile

  • 5+ years’ experience in digital media, ideally from an agency side background (or client side or a hybrid will also be considered)

  • Strong client management experience

  • Experience within DSP setup and trading or Paid Social is preferred 

  • A drive to expand knowledge into new areas such as paid social, audience led planning and client leadership

  • People management experience of managing several direct reports

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage upwards and downwards

  • Strong organisational and communication skills

  • A drive to further develop precision planning skills

  • In-depth knowledge of programmatic channels

  • Excellent numerical skills

  • Professional digital media/advertising qualifications will be advantageous

  • All academic backgrounds will be considered – qualifications in math’s, data, media of interest


Key Skills:

Programmatic, Trading, Account Management, Media Agency, DV360, The Trade Desk, Xander, Amazon, DSP, Verizon, MediaMath, Optimisation, Management, Campaign Management, Client Management, Social


Pivotal is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications regardless of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation, and any other protected status as required by applicable law.


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