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Social Media Executive- Paid Social, Media Agency

  • Location

    Manchester City Centre

  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20k - 25k per year

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

Social Media Executive- Paid Social, Global media agency, Manchester City Centre

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 Media Executive to join their digital team in their fast-growing Manchester office. If you have a passion for social media and are looking to work for an agency that really prides itself on investing in 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. 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 Media Executive you will form part of their close-knit social media team.  The most important thing is ambition and a genuine interest in social media and advertising, the rest can be taught. 

As Social Media Executive you will primarily be involved with successfully executing paid social campaigns and be responsible for the ongoing optimisation of these according to clients requirements. Part of the role will involve monitoring campaign performance, and conducting analysis regularly.

You will ideally 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 Executive/ Assistant, or someone who is analytically minded who is comfortable with Google Analytics, Tag Master and Adwords. As Paid Social Media Executive you will 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 the ability to improve performance and report back on statistics
  • 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!
  • Internships and work experience will be considered, but they must be relevant to working within an agency environment.
  • Ability to work well as a team and pass skill on throughout the team
  • 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 

Social Media Executive- Paid Social, Global media agency, Manchester City Centre 

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