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Paid Social Account Director- £50k

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  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 50k per year

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

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    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

Paid Social Account Director, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £50k

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 Account Director to join their digital team in their well-established Manchester office. This is a really exciting senior position and will give you the opportunity to work on a global account.

As Paid Social Account Director you will help 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 Account 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 Director will be to lead a team and own both platform and trading partner relationships whilst driving innovation, you’ll work closely with the senior team 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 etc
  • Extensive experience in leading on clients and ensuring success in planning
  • 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. They have an exceptional benefits package and have a genuine focus on employee health & wellbeing. 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 Account Director, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £50k

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