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Paid Social Associate Director

Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Closes: 21 Apr 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_743999739614096

Company Description

Publicis Media helps clients drive sustainable business growth by harnessing the modern media landscape to drive one-to-one consumer connections at scale. Led by Sue Frogley, CEO, Publicis Media UK is made up of 2000 people working across market-leading media agencies including Zenith, Starcom and Spark Foundry as well as specialist practices Publicis Media Exchange (PMX), Performics, Publicis Sport & Entertainment, Publicis Media Content and NextTECHnow. Together they combine deep expertise in media investment, strategy, insights and analytics, data and technology, commerce, performance marketing and content. Publicis Media is part of Publicis Groupe and is present in more than 100 countries with over 23,500 employees worldwide.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Paid Social Associate Director to lead the team on the luxury watch brand, Rolex.

This is an assignment on a global business which is centralized out of London. The role focuses on delivering market leading social strategy, innovation and brilliant client servicing. You will be responsible for overseeing all paid social activation and will be the main point of contact for the client, dealing directly with key stakeholders. Your remit will include strategic pieces of work and thought leadership.
  • Lead account strategy and performance and activation across multiple social channels
  • Build strong relationships with the client and key internal stakeholders
  • Provide strong leadership and inspiration for the team and clients
  • Manage and lead the team, be responsible for the output of the team, ensuring all deliverables meet the standard expected
  • Be responsible for team appraisals
  • Liaise with media owners to get the best value for the team
  • Build a roadmap for development of the client
  • Be responsible for recruitment for your team


Pre-requisites for the role are:
  • Advanced knowledge of Facebook Ads and other social advertising platforms
  • Experience in line management
Desirable experience:
  • Experience using FMPs
  • Experience in putting together high level social strategies
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
  • Strong leadership, communication skills and ability to engage with planning teams and also brand leaders at the client side
  • Commercially minded, with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Be solution driven and innovative with how they drive performance from their accounts
  • Able to develop and learn new processes
  • Experience with new business pitches and knowledge of how a business operates

Additional Information

Harnessing the power of the modern media landscape to drive one-to-one consumer engagement at scale, Publicis Media creates value for clients through global media agency brands and scaled capabilities across investment, strategy, insights and analytics, data and technology, commerce, performance marketing and content.

Trust is the cornerstone upon which we build our relationships. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of how a partner should behave. We treat our people and our clients with respect, transparency and honesty.

This is first and foremost a people business. We are committed to ensuring Publicis Media a destimation for the best talent in our industry. We value people as individuals, growing ourselves as we grow our client's business.

True transformation comes when we stop managing change, and instead initiate change. We believe in our purpose to be the admired force for business transformation. We believe that focusing on performance and results has the power to transform client business.

Publicis Groupe UK

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