Paid Social Executive

Job description

About the role:

This role sits in our Digital team and will involve working closely with the Paid Social Manager, as well as the wider Planning, Data and channel specialists across the agency to deliver successful campaigns for our clients.

The Paid Social Executive manages social campaigns end-to-end. This includes, but is not limited to:
Supporting the Paid Social Manager with planning, building and optimising high-performing campaigns across key platforms (i.e. Meta, Twitter, Reddit, Pinterest, LinkedIn & Snapchat).
Managing campaigns in line with client KPIs and agreed budgets, as well as identifying and rectifying any delivery issues.
Pulling performance data and providing comprehensive, accurate and insight-led reporting across campaigns for internal teams, as well as external clients.
Supporting the test & learn agenda for key accounts across areas such as audience targeting, formats, creative, bidding strategies etc.
Auditing social accounts to identify gaps and opportunities to improve performance over time, and sharing recommendations with clients.
Building strong client relationships by presenting results and insights to client stakeholders.
Developing relationships with media partners to remain current and up-to-date with the latest products and trends in the media landscape.
Completing training with media partners, such as Meta, TikTok & Twitter in order to develop key competency skills.
Developing a strong understanding of the wider marketing mix and the role of social media within the broader landscape.

Extended role

Keep abreast of industry news and events.
Pro-actively participate in agency and team initiatives.

This role reports into the Paid Social Manager, who, in turn, reports directly into the Head of Digital.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate for this role will:
Have a keen interest and passion for social media and its role in the marketing ecosystem. Hands-on experience managing campaigns would be a plus!
Be self-motivated and comfortable with working in a fast paced environment.
Able to multi-task and effectively prioritise workload.
Be a strong communicator (verbal and written) with an eye for detail.
Be a team player, who is diligent, proactive and eager to learn and develop their media career through team connections,
Have a good level of common sense and judgement in order to confidently deal with arising challenges.
Be solution focused, forward thinking and exceptionally organised.

Experience & qualifications

Microsoft Office 365 proficient (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc)
Capable working as a part of the team
High accuracy and quality of data in reporting

Diversity & Representation
Aside from simply being the right thing to do, we believe that fostering an inclusive culture where all talent can thrive makes our company stronger and helps drive invention in the work we do for our clients. We also believe it enables a greater idea exchange that fuels innovation and best reflects diverse consumer experiences.
Bicycle is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a space where everyone can bring their whole self to work. We actively promote and welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups currently underrepresented in the advertising industry.

If interested in this role, please supply your CV and a cover letter describing why you're interested in working in paid media, and why you think you'd be a great fit for Bicycle.

The Package

Up to £25,000 with a 6-month salary review

Flexible, extensive benefits post probation. These include:
Cycle to work scheme (of course)
Additional holiday for every full year as an employee
Two additional days of holiday per year for volunteering
Pet-friendly offices
Brompton bikes for employee use around London
Annual away day & monthly socials
Free Audible membership
Private healthcare, death in service, pension
Annual personal development fund to explore your passions and hobbies beyond work
Incentives for successful new business leads
Discretionary bonus scheme

We have a generous, bespoke training & development programme, curated according to employees’ career ambitions. Examples include:
1-2-1 career coaching
Presentation skills
Client relationship management
MediaMath Academy
DV360 Certification
IPA courses, such as Behavioural Economics, Foundation Certificate, Effectiveness Certificate and Digital Performance Certificate
IAB courses
Meta courses, such as Marketing Science

Our close-knit culture is incredibly important, as is cross-departmental collaboration and ensuring all employees are able to learn directly from the Board. Therefore we’re based in the office (and/or with clients, media owners and at industry events) 3+ days per week.

The Agency

Founded by four people in June 2021 who believed that a better type of media agency wasn’t just possible, but needed, from a standing start we are now 27 strong and one of the fastest growing media agencies in the world. Our clients include Livescore, Virgin Bet, Kroo, Moju, La Vie, Belvoir Farm, Tate & Lyle, Branston Pickle, Sarsons Vinegar, Movember, Swyft, Carwow, Royal British Legion and Estrid. We are also The Drum’s Global Startup Agency of the Year 2022 and were shortlisted for Campaign’s Startup Agency of the Year.

We are the Media Experience (MX) agency. We believe that experience is the most important factor to lean into when considering communication for clients, and our unique 3X approach brings together MX, CX and UX to powerful effect in a way that other agencies simply aren’t able to deliver. We're built on the power of 'and': brand and performance, art and science, data and creativity, man and machine.

Our headquarters are in Clerkenwell, London and we have fully global capabilities in-house. We’re home to intelligent people who want to create incredible work on interesting brands. We are 100% independent, with no external investment whatsoever. And we're going to change what you thought it was possible for a media agency to be.

If interested in this role, please supply your CV and a cover letter describing why you're interested in working in paid media, and why you think you'd be a great fit for Bicycle.