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Account Director- Paid Social


Jan 10, 2020

West London


Agent: Claire B.

Job #: 155633

Salary: £55k

Job Description

Do you have a passion for fashion? And are you looking to work for a fantastic global media group, well you have come to the right place?  If you are a Paid Social Manager/Account Director and have experience managing large social teams then read on...

As part of this team, you will receive some great benefits from free breakfast to a subsidised cafe and gym memberships and flexible working hours.

Your responsibilities:
 Supporting the Account Lead and BD on the strategic development and growth of the retail account, ensuring best in class strategy being implemented across the team
 Support the Account Lead and BD on validating the importance of Brand Social activity in driving impact on online and offline performance through test & learn, and bespoke measurement solutions like Brand Lift, DAR and Holdout test
 Developing and maintaining 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.
 To ensure client and agency targets are achieved and effectively grow Paid Social revenue

Client & Account Management:
 Develop, install and supervise efficient best practice, quality team materials and standardisation of processes across the team.
 Provide guidance to the Account Managers on day-to-day media performance of the global brand and local activities
 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


Your team management skills:
 To create a strong ‘team’ ethos and exhibit focused and positive team leadership
 Equip Account Managers and Sr. Account Execs to understand and be able to run effective brand campaigns
 Upskill Account Managers & Sr. Account Execs on planning, buying and measurement, especially beyond Facebook
 Line manage all Account Managers' career development and progression
 Actively recruit and seek the best and brightest talent

You must Have:
 Must currently be an account director in a paid social team or equivalent level (c. 5yrs. experience)
 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 solution-driven and innovative with how they drive performance for their accounts.
 Be strategic and commercially minded in planning goals for their teams as well as being able to shape and develop a biddable strategy
 Proven experience training and leading teams
 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.

You will Ideally Have:
 Experience in fashion retail or e-commerce brand
 Experience working with a big paid social budget
 Experience working with Nordics or U.S. clients
 Experience with PMDs and third-party data and tech providers, such as 4C, Smartly, or Sprinklr.
 Experience with advanced measurement solutions like Nielsen DAR, conversion lift test and data modelling
 Knowledge of other channels so they can have a full understanding of digital –Paid Social, Programmatic, Remarketing, Video etc.

Please contact me if you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.

*Due to the high volume of responses, if you have not received an email in 48 hours please take it that you have unfortunately not been successful.

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