Digital Media Manager

Job description

Job Purpose

As a Digital Media Manager at Republic of Media your job will be to plan, implement, manage and report on digital media campaigns for a variety of clients. Working in the digital team alongside communications planners and trading specialists, you’ll be dealing directly with clients and new business prospects. The right candidate will progress rapidly as the Digital team in Manchester grows and digital activity plays an increasingly important role in the media mix.

Job Description

The role will require significant skills in campaign planning, ad-serving & tracking as well as the reporting and analysis of digital display, video and social campaigns – and beyond. The candidate will liaise with clients and account teams to create and manage campaigns and optimise them on a daily basis to achieve the best results for our clients. Technical set-up of campaigns and negotiation of digital buys will also be a key part of the role.

Required Competencies

Communication
Accurate written and verbal communication is essential
You’ll also be able to deal with clients and new business prospects in a friendly, clear and effective manner
Ability build relationships and negotiate with media owners
An absolute team player, comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders

Knowledge
Comprehensive knowledge of the digital landscape and the implications for advertisers
Experience in analysing a brief, assessing what’s required (and what crucial elements might be missing) and providing coherent rationale documents and digital media schedules to meet the objectives in the brief
Experience and competence with Campaign Manager (essential)
Experience with Google Ads (essential)
Experience with Google Analytics (essential)
Experience with Google Tag Manager (essential)
Experience in the planning, set-up and monitoring of social campaigns (essential)
Experience preparing, checking and distributing digital reports
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a digital role is required

General
A highly personable, numerate and detail focused individual, the candidate will be confident in producing digital media recommendations and will have experience with generating reports and analysing them to pull out key insights and optimisation opportunities to generate higher returns for the client
A creative thinker who can deliver and communicate exciting and effective connected media plans for our clients
You’ll have a passion for digital and media in general
You’ll enjoy learning how to use systems and get the best out of them

Closing date for applications: Sunday 15th November 2020

Apply by sending a CV and covering letter to hannahj@republicofmedia.co.uk & simonw@republicofmedia.co.uk

The Package

Excellent salary DOE, plus contributory pension and other benefits

The Agency

Republic of Media

Who are Republic of Media?

We’re Freethinkers – working with clients to deliver media effectiveness and manage transformation. Born in the digital age, we are the fastest growing media agency in the UK, with offices in both Manchester and Edinburgh. As a media agency with an emphasis on being truly independent, we specialise in communication planning, media buying, brand building, digital media and innovation. We guarantee a competitive salary, plus the challenge and excitement of joining a rapidly emerging agency.

COVID-19

Due to the current global pandemic we are working both remotely and from our regularly sanitised COVID-19 compliant offices. As a team of dynamic practitioners, we have set ourselves up to work efficiently from home providing daily contact with team members. We speak openly and honestly to our team about their personal circumstances during the current pandemic. The ideal candidate would be able to work from our office in either Edinburgh or Manchester and from home.

An IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) member agency, we have been trading for over 5 years and are one of the fastest growing media agencies in the UK. We guarantee a structured programme of personal development to enable you to develop a successful career in media, a competitive salary, plus the challenge and excitement of joining an ambitious, fast growing agency.