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Paid Social Account Manager

  • Location

    Manchester City Centre

  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28k - 32k per year

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

If you have a passion for social media and are looking for an opportunity that offers excellent training and development, then this is a really exciting position! Forward Role are proud to be working exclusively with one of the world's largest media agencies who are currently looking for an ambitious Paid Social Account Manager to join their digital team in their fast-growing Manchester office. 

They are a renowned agency, working with some huge global brands across a variety of sectors, predominantly consumer. It's a really exciting time for the agency as they are currently continuing to build their Manchester proposition, and this is a truly unique opportunity to be part of a growing team. As Paid Social Account Manager you will form part of their social media team alongside the Account Director. The most important thing is ambition and a genuine interest in social media and advertising.

As Paid Social Account Manager you will primarily be involved with coming up with creative social media strategies for the agencies key clients and ensuring the successful execution of paid social campaigns. You’ll take responsibility for the ongoing optimisation of these accounts according to client’s requirements and ensure the team are on track. Part of the role will involve social media strategy, monitoring campaign performance, and conducting analysis regularly.

You will have a good understanding of different paid social platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter etc and be able to independently activate, manage and optimise campaigns. This role would suit a Social Media Manager, Senior Paid Social Executive or Account Manager with a focus on social. If you are analytically minded then great, as you’ll be working with Google Analytics, Tag Master and Adwords!

As Paid Social Manager you'll have the opportunity to work with the wider marketing team to integrate social media campaigns with the agencies other traditional and digital advertising campaigns. 


  • An understanding of all social media channels and ideally the ability to improve performance and report back on statistics
  • Ability to work well as a team and pass skill on throughout the team
  • Proven social media experience and expertise across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest channels
  • Must display a real interest in social media, new apps and technology
  • Excellent communication skills

This role offers a brilliant opportunity to be part of a growing team within a well-established agency with global reach. 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 Manager, Global media agency, Manchester City Centre 

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