Paid Media Specialist

Are you a passionate and knowledgeable Paid Media Specialist with a proven track record in delivering outstanding campaigns? Are you in the know about the latest digital marketing trends and confident you have what it takes to work with one of the UK’s biggest brands? Are you looking for an organisation that truly values their employees and recognises talent? If so, this role could be perfect for you!

Our client, an award-winning Digital Marketing Agency based in Chester, have a new opportunity for a Paid Media Specialist to join their talented Digital Marketing department. As Paid Media Specialist, you will be responsible for the end to end campaign management on Paid Social and Paid Media, maximising the performance of your campaigns in line with KPI’s from your clients. This is a role that harnesses both your analytical skills and your creative flair, a winning combination! We’re looking for someone with previous experience in paid search and social, but we also want someone who thinks like a marketer, who understands the bigger picture and can help adapt clients’ strategic priorities into tactical campaigns with appropriate KPIs.

On offer for the successful Paid Media Specialist is a competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes hybrid & flexible working. If you feel you have what it takes to make the most of this opportunity and be part of an expert team, we want to hear from you!


As Paid Media Specialist, you will be responsible for the end to end campaign management on Paid Social and Paid Media, maximising the performance of your campaigns in line with KPI’s from your clients. Personal development is made a priority, on an individual basis and as a member of the team, through working smarter rather than harder and learning new skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver our Paid Media department’s services and ensure we provide what clients need from us
  • End to end campaign management on Paid Social and Paid Media from, full build, ad copy reviews to reporting and analysis
  • Maximise the performance of your campaigns in line with key performance indicators for our clients
  • Using data and interrogating the numbers to understand what’s working and what’s not
  • Share new developments in PPC with the wider business
  • Establish a strong relationship with the client services team, keeping them up to date with the performance of your campaigns, any issues you’ve encountered and any opportunities you’ve found.
  • Work with the creative and development departments, incorporating their ideas to bring your campaigns to life
  • Working with other departments to develop marketing-led digital strategies for clients
  • Immerse yourself in the marketing and digital industry, keep up to date with relevant trends and keep on the lookout for new techniques


  • 2-5 years’ experience running PPC campaigns through Google/Bing/Facebook Ads
  • Solid understanding of search, social & display platforms
  • Appreciates the importance of KPIs and working to objectives
  • Is comfortable with being held accountable for their work
  • Able to divine wonderful insights from Google Analytics & spreadsheets
  • A detail-oriented individual with a combination of creative and analytical skills
  • You’re eager to learn new things and to acquire new skills

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with/understanding of additional channels such as Amazon Marketplace and Affiliates
  • Understanding of marketing strategy (4Ps, STP, brand building)
  • Experience working with Shopify sites
  • Experience with product feed management

What goodies will you get?

  • A competitive salary
  • Your choice of equipment to work on
  • Earn up to 5 extra holiday days with each year of service
  • A ‘Pick and Mix’ benefits scheme, where you pick the benefits that work best for you
  • Individual yearly training budget
  • Enhanced ‘family-friendly policies (maternity, paternity, sickness etc) after 2 years of service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Hybrid working; we currently have 1 day a week with everyone in the office (a second is encouraged for those who want to) where the rest of the time can be remote, but you have the flexibility to do more in the office if you prefer
  • Flexi-time; you can choose your own working hours (within our core hours) to fit in with your life and what works best for you
  • A modern, stylish office kitted out with table tennis, a bar, Xbox, karaoke machine, office dogs (standard), & onsite parking.
  • Regular social outings, as well as monthly lunch, treats in the office
  • Regular abroad work trips such as skiing, city breaks etc

If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    25th May 2022
  • Location:
    Chester (Hybrid)
  • Salary:
    £25,000 - £30,000

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