Paid Social Manager
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
3d ago


At ForwardPMX, we help brands find the change to fuel business growth. We are an award-winning global brand performance agency, home to 1,000 talented people across 25 offices globally.

We create unique data, technology and media solutions that enable faster and smarter problem solving and an inspired, collaborative workplace culture.

We're looking for an experienced Paid Social Manager to work with a group of clients (including a globally renowned fashion brand) to define paid social strategies, manage client relationships and oversee the delivery of activity.

For the right candidate, this is a unique opportunity to work with a dynamic and enthusiastic paid social team that plan and activate innovative campaigns across all the social platforms across the globe.

Our Manchester role comes with the added opportunity of helping to build out our paid social team in Manchester, drawing on cross-channel expertise to shape our consultative and strategic proposition.

Working alongside a team of exceptional talent you'll manage a team of Paid Social Specialists that know how to run successful campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Snapchat.

In this role you will take ownership of working with your team to manage day-to-day paid social campaigns from initial brief, project planning, execution, billing, financial management, monthly campaign reviews and post campaign analysis, to ensure we are meeting our client's objectives and expectations.

In addition to the above, you will be able to... :

  • Run comprehensive DPA retail campaigns and manage complex campaigns through social management platforms.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth practical knowledge of Paid Social best practice, Optimisation Framework, Account Structure, Bidding Strategy, Targeting types, and their application to campaigns to generate a high standard of delivery.
  • Build paid social campaigns & strategies that are structured into clear frameworks focused on clients business objectives & are built upon solid insight.
  • Ensure that we execute and surpass our client requests and manage expectations effectively
  • Support Team Leads and the Head of Department in developing investment-led strategies in paid social to help meet our client’s business objectives
  • Actively seek creative and innovative media solutions
  • Lead, guide and mentor your team towards being the best they can be
  • Develop close working relationships with the other departments within ForwardPMX to deliver an integrated service to clients
  • Requirements

  • Confident in managing senior client relationships on key accounts in term of driving strategy and ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Proven experience in planning and activating paid social performance campaigns, working to conversion-specific KPIs
  • Strong technical and data analysis skills (advanced Microsoft Excel)
  • Excellent written and numerical skills
  • Excellent communication and literacy skills
  • Self-motivated & willing to take on new challenges
  • Keen to make your mark and pass on your knowledge in an exciting and fast moving workplace.
  • Desirable

  • Experience working with retail client(s)
  • Benefits

    In return for your enthusiasm and expertise, we’ll reward you with a competitive salary and an enviable range of benefits that include 24 days holiday a year (with the option to buy more days) that rises by one day per year of service, pension, and life assurance.


    In return for your skills, hard work & commitment, we offer a competitive salary and an enviable range of flexible benefits including :

  • Significant career opportunities by being exposed to a wide range range of tasks and projects as part of a growing office
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing by 1 day for every year you work with us)
  • Quarterly socials in Manchester, Summer and Christmas Parties in London with all European offices (when it's safe to do so)
  • Training and development, both in Manchester and London offices
  • Free breakfast & Lunch (weekly allowance)
  • Top of the range laptop & equipment
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Gym offers
  • A day off for your birthday
  • Access to counselling / coaching sessions with Sanctus.
  • We're proud to offer progressive and flexible working practices designed to give you the work-life balance you need.

    Our ForwardPMX Thinking...

    ForwardPMX is an advocate for equal opportunity in the workplace. We are committed to ensuring equal opportunities regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability and gender identity.

    We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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