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Paid Social Director - Paid Social

Ref: 2000 Date Posted: Thursday 23 Dec 2021
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Paid Social Director

Global Media Agency

London, United Kingdom 


Feeling stagnant in your current role? Don’t you think it’s about time you took the next step in your career working with one of the greatest media agencies across the world? Look no further as this Paid Social Director could be the role for you!

The Opportunity

An incredibly exciting opportunity just opened up with one of our biggest clients working as the Paid Social Director on one of their flagship accounts! This is perfect for an ambitious, strategic and self-starting Paid Social specialist who can work autonomously on projects if needed, but also enjoys working within a team with a strong, collaborative working ethos.

You will be supporting the Account Lead and Business Director on the strategic development and growth of the account, ensuring best in class strategy being implemented across the team. You will also be validating the importance of Brand Social activity in driving impact on online and offline performance through test & learn, and bespoke measurement solutions.

The Role

You will be reporting into the Business Director, while also leading a strong and dynamic team of Managers, Senior Executives and Executives.

  • To develop and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders as well as external stakeholders: Clients, Media Owners, Strategy and Insight, Data and Tech, and third-party data and tech providers.
  • Develop, install and supervise efficient best practice, quality team materials and standardisation of processes across the team.
  • Support global brand clients on ad-hoc questions, data requests and forecasting
  • Own Response to Brief for brand campaigns, working closely with the Account Managers to deliver a data-driven, strategic response and media plans
  • Champion best practice and provide support to the team in producing quality process, ways of working, and case studies
  • Equip and upskill Account Managers and Sr. Account Execs to understand and be able to run effective brand campaigns

About Yourself

  • Experience planning, managing and activating both brand and direct response campaigns on Paid Social (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest)
  • Advanced knowledge of Facebook family of apps, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat
  • Demonstrable examples of driving innovation in Biddable media
  • Experience managing a team of 5+ people: hiring and developing talent, conducting appraisals, as well as performance management
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, as well as the ability to engage with senior clients
  • Be strategic and commercially minded in planning goals for their teams as well as being able to shape and develop a biddable strategy
  • Deep understanding of the principles of common attribution models, understands the current industry challenges around measurement and can confidently articulate the limitations of third-party measurement solutions

How Do I Apply?

If this sounds like a challenge you are interested in, then do get in contact with, Lois Holder on 07501 052 258 or

Key Skills: Paid Social, Strategy Planning, Team Management, Performance Marketing, Digital Media, Media Planning

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.