Paid Media Strategist

Paid Media Strategist

We are looking for a Paid Media Strategist to join our rapidly growing Media team. The role will involve working as part of our multidisciplinary team to service a portfolio of Paid Search clients.

If you are a senior Paid Media practitioner, with experience gained in a strategic leadership role within an agency, have a strong eye for valuable trends & insights and are looking for a fresh challenge somewhere you will feel rewarded then we may have the opportunity for you.

This really is a great opportunity for someone with both strategic and hands-on Paid experience, to drive true client satisfaction.  If you love delighting your clients, and know how to deliver successful campaigns then we’d love to speak to you.

About the role

As a senior member of our Paid Media team you will be responsible for the success of Paid Media activities across a portfolio of clients, ensuring campaigns across various media platforms are optimised to meet and exceed client KPIs.

This role is less about the day-to-day and more about the top-level. Leadership, team management, new business, longer-term thinking, product development, and anticipating client needs are key areas for the Paid Media Strategist.

Comfortable with complex rationales and able to conceptualise for senior clients as well as the wider business, you will work well under pressure and are used to tight deadlines. Good management skills will also be expected as managing and developing team members will also a key responsibility.

Being an evangelist for the International nature of our services is not just an expectation but is central to our work, consistently used as a means to outsmart our competition. This is a high-impact role and so quality & consistency whilst keeping a commercial mindset will be paramount.

Responsibilities will include creating, owning and coaching the overall account strategy and roadmap as well as defining targeting structures and bid optimisation approach. The role will also involve creating and evolving client reporting, client communication and tactical planning. In addition you will be a QA point for the team, mentoring and developing junior members.

About you

We are looking for someone to join our Paid Media team who can take ownership of client relationships and really add strategic value to both our engagements and our Paid Media offering going forward.

To do this you will need…

  • Proven experience of providing a professional service to clients within an agency environment
  • Evidence of developing commercially successful strategies
  • Experience of building and sustaining strong mutually beneficial client relationships
  • Experience in product and process development and optimisation
  • Focus on details, problem solving and pro-active approach to campaign management
  • Language skills are by no means essential but are welcome due to the nature of the client portfolio

Why Oban International?

As well as getting to spend time with a fantastic team, you will have the chance to do great work with a diverse range of brands. You will get great development opportunities and you will get to have fun whilst doing it.

We love Brighton – it’s a melting pot of creativity and culture, and we owe our success to being here. We celebrate diversity, equity and inclusivity. We value diverse experience and believe that embracing difference leads to more effective solutions. Everyone is involved, everyone is important. It’s this lack of ego that sets us apart from other agencies.

Just some reasons to join Oban include working with a motivated team, an opportunity to develop relationships with some fantastic brands and a package which includes generous employee benefits.

In addition, we have a great office culture. We organise great annual events, like our Silly Sports Day, Charity Halloween Spooktacular and Christmas Party. We also enjoy meditation sessions, bake sales, international cocktail evenings and ‘pub quizzes’ at our inhouse bar McCaig’s.

What Next?

If you like the sound of this opportunity and Oban and would like more information or to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV, together with a covering letter explaining why you would be perfect for this opportunity, to [email protected].