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Social Account Manager - Social

Agency - Digital Marketing
Ref: 895 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Sep 2018
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Social Account Manager – Performance Agency

£30-36k + Benefits


The most awarded Agency in the UK are looking for a talented & experienced Paid Social Marketer to manage one of its largest accounts.


The Company:

  • Enviable and diverse client list of over 35 clients across a range of categories accounting for 100+ influential and iconic brands (you will know them!)

  • New Media Age’s Digital Agency of the Year, M&M’s Best Digitally Integrated Network and Adweek’s Global Agency of the Year

  • Superb central London offices with over 270 talented and ambitious individuals working together under one roof

  • Experts in planning, buying and creating integrated creative campaigns

  • You will be motivated by a constantly challenging and rewarding role and inspiring culture

  • As well as actively support several charities, there’s a fair share of play too!


The Role:

By being part of OMD, you will be exposed to the campaign development process from beginning to end – working alongside an in-house creative team that influences comms planning, media, and strategy.


Day to day, you will support and lead the team through all facets of Paid Social:


  • Developing local and tailoring global strategies for up to 9 EMEA markets

  • Planning account development together with the account and creative teams

  • Applying best practices for Paid Social media

  • Aligning Paid Social media strategies with cross media plans in partnership with the planning and account teams

  • Build and manage client and internal relationships and comms

  • Liaise with partners and networks on strategy, new opportunities, best practices, and measurement

  • Promote creative integration and innovation

  • Manage budgets and spend pacing

  • Drive overall account strategy, and oversee execution, optimisation, and insights

  • Manage and improve cross functional reporting and measurement

  • Working alongside the global team based in Los Angeles

  • Lead and mentor a team of 6


The Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years relevant experience in Paid Social

  • Ability to sell Paid Social both internally and externally

  • Experience working in a media team, within a full service agency

  • Strong knowledge of technology / telco vertical

  • Excellent client facing skills, with polished presentation, communication, and analytical skills

  • Have strong organisational skills, with ability to manage multiple projects at once and work under pressure

  • Proactive approach to work

  • Proven experience in managing a team of at least 4 people

  • Hands on approach and passion for working in a fast-paced team

  • Ability to motivate and lead a team and manage up

  • Experience in working on regional or global accounts

  • Maintain gravitas, forward thinking and strategic initiative

  • Fully conversant with digital media and able to think across the whole media mix

  • Understanding of local media landscapes in EMEA

  • Proficient in Excel


How Do I Apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity please contact Dev Bajwa at Pivotal for a confidential chat on 07733 180977 or alternatively email me at 


Key Skills: Digital Marketing, Social Media, Social Advertising, Paid Social, Search, Biddable Media, Performance Marketing, Real Time Bidding, Digital Media, Digital Advertising, Media Agency