Job description

Paid Social Media Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30k - 40k per year

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

Paid Social Manager, Independent media agency, Manchester, £30- £40k

Forward Role are proud to be working with a fantastic independent media agency in Manchester who are currently looking for an ambitious Paid Social Manager to join their digital team in their fast-growing Manchester office. 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!

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 digital team and this is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing agency.

As Paid Social Manager you will form part of their digital team, reporting into the Head of Digital. You will own and manage all aspects of paid social accounts and will take responsibility for ongoing optimisation according to client’s requirements and appropriate KPI’s.

Part of the role as Paid Social Manager will involve social media strategy, monitoring campaign performance, and conducting analysis regularly. They are looking for an ambitious Paid Social Manager who would like to have the chance to grow a team and have a real say on the way the department grows. They have a fantastic culture in the business and promotions and regular pay reviews are actively encouraged.

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 Media Manager you'll have the opportunity to work with the wider media teams 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 is an exciting opportunity for someone with a proactive mindset who seeks to deliver amazing Return On Ad Spend for clients. 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 Manager, Independent media agency, Manchester, £30- £40k

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