Social and Digital Planner

Job description

Vacancy/Job title: Social and Digital Planner

Location: Cardiff

Job description:

Golley Slater is looking for a Social and Digital Planner to join their thriving integrated marketing agency.

The Social and Digital Planner will work on media strategies in response to client briefs outlining platforms, role for platforms, detailed audience targeting, media spend by platform, recommended formats and buying method and measurement KPIs. They will also be responsible for the curation of social media plans and the post campaign reporting for their channels.

This position does not require activation, content/copy creation, or community management experience.

What you will be doing:

​ Developing paid social & digital strategy development for existing and potential clients.
Identifying appropriate platforms, digital media owners, role for platforms, detailed audience targeting, media spend by platform, recommended formats and buying method, investment split and measurement KPIs.
Presenting social and digital media strategies and media plans to client and colleagues.
Working alongside the digital activation team to optimise campaigns and re-distribute budget, if necessary, when campaigns are in-flight.

The essential skills and experience you need to be successful in the role are:


2- 4 years of experience in a social/digital planning role.
Previous experience within a media agency essential.
Strong social media and digital planning capabilities including ability to use Meta, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube planning tools.

Desirable but not required:

Ability to understand, interpret and use complex and varied sources of data and statistics.
Able to simplify and explain complex plans and strategic thinking with the ability to present to peers and clients.
Have strong rapport and regular communication with social and digital media owners.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Golley Slater, we believe that curiosity creates the unexpected, and true curiosity can’t be achieved without diversity. We need people with different perspectives, experiences, and cultures to develop unexpected ideas that challenge, excite and create lasting impact. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race including colour, ethnic or national origins and nationality, religion or belief or sexual orientation ("the protected characteristics"). So, whoever you are, whatever your background, we want to hear from you.

How we can support you

We know that some people may need more flexibility than others. We offer the opportunity for our teams to fit work around their needs and schedules with:

A ‘work where you feel most productive’ policy for those who find it easier to work remotely.
Flexible working hours (with core hours of 10am-4pm).
Enhanced parental leave, to give teams time with their new arrivals.
Pregnancy loss leave.
Enhanced sick leave.
If you require any adjustments to make this role work for you or need assistance during our application process, please contact a member of our HR Team.

​ In return, we’ll give you the chance to build on these skills and advance your career with support and collaboration among a team who like to have fun as well as work hard. If this sounds like you then please apply!

The Package

Some of our benefits include:

25 days annual leave plus bank holiday.
Birthday Holiday Day.
Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave pay.
Enhanced sick pay
Compassionate leave policies, including paid pregnancy loss leave
Employee assistance programme including access to free counselling sessions.
Life and service milestone awards
Hybrid working and core hours (10 to 4)
Life assurance (4 times annual salary)
Option to buy extra holiday.
Pension scheme (5% employee, 3% employer)

The Agency

Golley Slater

Founded in 1957, Golley Slater has been evolving for 65 years, driven by our innate curiosity.

As a multi-disciplined and Integrated marketing agency , we deliver sales overnight and brands over time, and drive changes of behaviour in society. All made possible by our unwavering belief that CURIOSITY CREATES THE UNEXPECTED.