Job description

The Role

The team is expanding again due to exceptional client growth. You will be working in a small, growing digital marketing team you will support the SEO Manager and Paid Media Manager primarily supporting all aspects of digital marketing processes and paid media campaigns. The role will report to the Head of Performance.

Job/Team Purpose:

-Supporting the team with digital marketing strategy implementation, including social media advertising, email marketing, display ads, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and Pay Per Click (PPC).

-Knowledge & Experience Needed:

-Ideally a degree or similar qualification in digital marketing

-Some experience in a digital marketing/advertising role

-Working experience with website analytics, social media platforms, and digital advertising best practices

-Good understanding of paid media platforms (Google Ads, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Bing Ads)
Google Analytics, Tag Manager, Data Studio experience desirable

-An understanding of SEO

-Calm and professional under pressure

-Diligent; for understanding processes, adapting to new ones, and ensuring that processes are followed accurately

-Excellent written and communication skills

-Knowledge of the latest digital marketing trends and technologies

-Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

-Highly self-motivated with a proactive, ‘can do’ attitude

Engaged with our vision, values, and behaviours

Support the team with a range of digital marketing activity including supporting management of paid media campaigns (Google, Facebook etc.), ongoing SEO activity and reporting, creating reports from Google Analytics, and generally getting involved with all things digital.

Role Responsibilities:

Working collaboratively to support the SAC Manager, Paid Digital Media Manager and Head of Performance to ensure client activity meets the specific accountabilities and SMART objectives set – demonstrated through success criteria (KPIs)

Working collaboratively with all departments across the agency to include Client Delivery, Content and Creative

Supporting the team to execute and monitor campaign performance

Supporting the team to measure key performance metrics (website traffic, audience engagement, service quotas, bunce rate, ad spend on investment)

Supporting the team to identify growth opportunities

Supporting and creating reports on digital marketing performance

Effective communication with clients as and when required

Effectively brief paid media tasks to colleagues, providing detailed instructions, and clearly detailed output

Proactive approach to continuous learning and development; keeping up to date with the latest emerging tools and software enhancements, and how this affects campaigns

Keeping up to date with digital advertising best practice

The Package

Total Reward Package

£ Competitive salary

Employer pension contribution of 4%, plus 4% employee contribution

Employee Life Assurance (4 x salary)

35 days’ holiday (inclusive of BH’s and Agency Christmas Closure) full time equivalent

One day each year (paid) for voluntary/charity work

IPA member agency; plenty of access to industry related tools and learning

Health cashback plan

Access to retail, travel, vehicle discounts

Flexible ways of working

Various wellness initiatives

Free onsite parking

The Agency

About us

Cogent is an award-winning, independent, integrated marketing agency. We help brands to create belief that changes behaviour.

We’re super proud to say that:

We’re ranked as one of Campaign’s ‘Best Places To Work’ in marketing (2 years running)

We’re one of only 36 UK agencies to be IPA CPD Gold accredited (also 2 years running!
And we’re highly recommended by our clients, according to Drum Recommends.

Our Vision?
To create:

Better people,
Better relationships,
Better work
(yes, in that order)

Our Values?




Why are we recruiting?

We’ve just had a record period of growth, both organic and through new business wins. So we need more of the very best people to join us; to do career-defining work on fabulous briefs across a truly enviable group of brands and businesses.

What are we looking for?

An individual who loves all things digital!. If you are passionate about promoting client’s brands, products and services through digital marketing to include paid social (Google Ads, Facebook, LinkedIn, Bing), search engine optimisation (SEO), and PPC you are the perfect person for this role.