Paid Social Media Director

Job Title: Paid Social Media Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Reference: 41184s
Contact Name: Becky Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2019 15:46

Job Description

Paid Social Media Director, Global media agency, Manchester City Centre, Up to £60k

Forward Role are proud to be working with one of the world's largest media agencies who are currently looking for an ambitious Paid Social Media Director to join their digital team in their fast-growing Manchester office. If you have a passion for social media and are looking to work for an agency that really prides itself on investing in their staff, then this is a really exciting senior position!

As Paid Social Media Director you will lead the social media offering for the agency with key responsibility for paid social strategy, planning, activation and performance. They are looking for someone with ambition, a genuine interest in social media and advertising, and the ability to lead a team.

They are a renowned agency, working with some huge global brands across a variety of sectors. It's a really exciting time for the agency as they are currently continuing to grow their Manchester office, and this is a truly unique opportunity to be part of a growing team. As Paid Social Director you will primarily be involved with strategy, client planning and innovation, ensuring that paid activity aligns with the content, earned and influencer teams.

Part of the role as Paid Social Media Director will be to own both platform and trading partner relationships and drive innovation, you’ll work closely with the MD on new business and pitching and will ensure that paid and organic submissions are well aligned together and integrated.


  • An extensive understanding of all social media channels and the ability to improve performance and report back on statistics
  • Proven paid social media experience and expertise across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest channels
  • Proven experience of managing and leading a team.
  • Must display a real interest in social media, new apps and technology!
  • The ability to manage key stakeholders

This role offers a brilliant opportunity to be part of a growing team within a well-established agency with global reach. You'll join a supportive team, based in a creative office space in the city centre who put a lot into staff engagement and social activities making it a collaborative place to work. Opportunities like this are unique, so apply now or send your CV to Becky Smith.

Paid Social Director, Global media agency, Manchester City Centre, Up to £60k

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