Media Manager - Paid Social (Maternity Cover)

SHIFT Active Media are looking for a Media Manager specialising in paid social marketing for a 12-month maternity cover contract, to build on our established area of excellence within the industry. We are looking for a candidate to start in mid-June / early July 2020. 

With a good understanding of media strategy and social advertising (ideally 3 years of experience with paid social), you will work within a media planning and buying team to set and deliver paid advertising strategies that align closely with the key social and business objectives of our clients.


  • Work as part of our media planning and buying team, working closely with our client services and creative departments.
  • Be responsible for day to day management and optimisation of global paid social campaigns across our client base.
  • Produce reports to analyse the performance of all paid campaigns and promotions.
  • Closely monitor KPIs for campaigns, ensure they are all reached and develop recommendations to improve them.
  • Support the development of targeting strategies across social channels, keeping informed on latest developments in the field and communicating these to the wider team.
  • Work with the team to ensure we efficiently optimise campaigns delivering the best possible results for our clients.
  • Use your experience of social media advertising to ensure all campaigns are thorough and deliver against our clients needs


  • Experience in multi-channel social advertising
  • Experience working on DR and eComm campaigns, optimising for conversion
  • Able to analyse data to draw conclusions on campaign performance and improvements
  • Planning and analytical skills
  • Organisational and good at prioritising 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An interest in cycling and a sporting lifestyle would be preferred, but is not essential
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