Background to the Role

Havas Media are delighted to be recruiting for a Paid Social Specialist position. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with one of the leading global agency networks. This is a newly created role within our digital team opportunity to work alongside an award-winning team of Havas performance specialists.

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience specialising in paid social media campaigns. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills are essential. This role will command a competitive salary for the right candidate and is an excellent opportunity to advance your career. Havas Media is an equal opportunities employer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the end-to-end management and deliverables of specified Paid Social campaigns from implementation to optimisation, ensuring it delivers to time, budget & quality standards
  • Work on campaigns across all major social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, Snapchat and Pinterest
  • Management of campaign budgets, pacing and bid adjustments
  • Meeting & exceeding specific performance KPI’s on a client-by-client basis
  • Adopt a continual ‘test and learn’ approach to all Paid Social activities and spot improvement opportunities
  • Actively contribute to account strategy, including annual budget development, KPIs, platform selection, new tactics, and tracking industry developments
  • Primary contact for social media billings process in partnership with client services and digital platforms team
  • Draft holistic reports by analysing and interpreting data from all social channels and Google Analytics
  • Assist and train junior members of the team.
  • Attend clients call and be comfortable speaking to an audience.

Experience Required

  • 2+ years’ experience specialising in paid social, ideally within an agency environment
  • Hands on experience managing all major social platforms is essential
  • Be familiar with conversion tracking on the major social platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Experience managing budgets and understanding how best to optimise them
  • Knowledge of Buyer Workflow and Data Studio is a plus
  • Must be able to communicate well, interpret data to the client and manage their expectations on targets & results
  • Excellent knowledge of industry tools and latest technologies
  • Good numeracy skills with strong knowledge/ experience of MS Excel.
  • Passion for, and a wide understanding of, all aspects of digital media.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritise workload in a fast-paced environment.

Introduction to Havas

Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups, founded in 1835. Havas Group operates in over 100 countries, employing over 16,000 people. Our mission is to make a meaningful difference to the brands, businesses, and people that we work with. We believe that brands and communication should be a force for good in society and culture. And we believe that our clients and employees should feel motivated by a purpose in the work we do.

Havas Group is owned by Vivendi, an integrated content, media and communications group operating businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content.

Our Culture

All these aspects of our business set us apart from the competition and reflect our culture. Part entrepreneurial, part challenger. We question everything and are constantly looking for creative ways to produce work that matter to our clients' businesses and the people they serve.

Our restless nature means that we challenge what has been done before, question what is being asked of us, and innovate at every opportunity. We uncover evidence to support our thinking and prove our success.

Please contact ian.campbell@havasmedia.com with your application by the closing date of 31st January 2022.