Paid Media Manager


About WePlay


WePlay is an award-winning performance marketing agency specialising in sports, helping leading brands and sporting organisations to achieve their commercial and marketing objectives.

We deliver strategic consultancy, content marketing, creative development and media planning and buying services, across event marketing, broadcast & streaming, eCommerce, digital sponsorship and audience development verticals.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Hybrid

Employer: WePlay

Start Date: Immediate

Job Summary


You will be the performance lead and main day to day client contact on key Paid Media accounts at WePlay as well as responsible for both strategic direction and day-to-day management of digital media campaigns. You will need to optimise budgets and advise on channel selection and use.

Responsibilites


You will be responsible for the delivery of media buying services for your clients. 

You will work closely with the Paid Media Manager (if applicable) Paid Media Executive and execute against the agreed media plan and strategy for your accounts. This will include weekly campaign optimisations and management of client budget and sales trackers.

 

50% – Campaign Delivery and Optimisation 

You will be responsible for the delivery of media buying services for your clients. You will work closely with the Paid Media Manager (if applicable) and Paid Media Executive and execute against the agreed media plan and strategy for your accounts. This will include weekly campaign optimisations and management of client budget and sales trackers.

 

20% – Client Servicing 

You will be the main day to day contact with your clients. You will lead regular client status updates (in person or on the phone), manage client expectations on the delivery of services and ensure that all client queries/requests are dealt with in a timely, appropriate manner. You will build strong relationships with your clients and gain their confidence by demonstrating a deep understanding of their objectives and key business drivers.

 

10% – Project Management and Delivery

You will be overseeing the delivery of agreed services as per the SoW, supported by Paid Media Executives. This includes working with the Paid Social Director and Operations Manager to plan team resource as per the SoW, briefing your support team clearly on all tasks, monitoring timely delivery of said tasks and troubleshooting when required. You will also ensure all client invoicing and documentation is completed in line with WePlay company procedures.

 

10% – Campaign Strategy and Planning

You will work closely with the Paid Social Director to help develop a media plan, forecast and strategy for your campaigns. You will provide input into this process with your deep knowledge of Paid Media platforms such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc., your experience running campaigns in particular client verticals/sectors as well as your knowledge of the client’s business requirements. 

 

10% – Business Development

You will assist the Paid Media Director in identifying upsell opportunities on your client accounts. You will develop a deep understanding of the services offered by WePlay beyond Paid Media. You will proactively suggest testing budgets to your clients for WePlay services that can help them achieve their business objectives.

Requirements


  • At least 3 years in a client-facing agency role
  • At least 5+ years of hands-on experience on Google Ads, Facebook Ads and one other area of Paid Media (e.g. Programmatic Display). in either a hands-on capacity or working with specialist business units.
  • Be comfortable and have experience leading day to day client relationships.
  • Lead by example and develop junior team members  
  • Planning experience across at least two paid media disciplines out of Paid Search, Paid Social and Display Advertising.
  • Facebook Blueprint certification/proficiency
  • Google Marketing Platform qualification
  • Google Analytics IQ qualification/equivalent and high level of proficiency in cross-channel analytics and attribution modelling
  • The capability to work as an authoritative figure in a busy team, working against tight project deadlines 
  • Strong organisation, time management and prioritisation skills 
  • Interpersonal skills to build rapport with clients and internal stakeholders 
  • Excellent written grammar and verbal communication skills  
  • A willingness to grow personally and professionally with ambitious targets

What we can offer


  • A fast-paced, remote working role with comprehensive, personalised training
  • An immersive learning experience, with a focus on digital media, data and new technologies
  • A passionate and energetic company, driven by a love for sport and an “anything is possible” attitude
  • The opportunity to work in the dynamic international sports industry
  • A senior-level mentor at the company
  • Brand new Mac computer
  • Basic pension plan
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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Equal Opportunities
WePlay is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritised. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, ethnic background, family status, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, neuro-diversity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.