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Paid Media Director

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    Leeds, West Yorkshire

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    £65000 - £80000 per annum

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    John Austin

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    3 months ago

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The Head / Director of Paid Media will help drive the paid media product offering for the agency and work closely with the Managing Director.

With overall responsibility for the agency's joined up approach to PPC, Programmatic and Paid Social, you will have to collaborate successfully with key senior stakeholders to ensure a holistic, seamless and future-facing offer. You'll ensure that the agency is at the cutting edge of paid media campaign planning, strategy and execution.

You'll need the ability to think strategically and long-term, while also able to react quickly to changes in the industry and client landscape to generate results for clients, including international clients based overseas.

Working closely with colleagues across departments, you'll need to inspire and engage across the business in order to set the agency's long-term paid media direction that has buy in from everyone.

You will also be a key figure in representing the agency at industry events and speaking at conferences, playing a major role in the positioning of the agency proposition in paid media and informing its future development.

This role requires a confident and experienced grasp across all areas of paid media, ability to motivate teams and individuals alike, commercial acumen, relationship building skills, and an understanding of how best to pull an agency team together to deliver results. My client is looking for someone who can help demonstrate how to bring PPC, Programmatic Display and Paid Social channels together, to drive performance for our clients.


  • You will have already forged a successful career in the digital business, whether agency, client, or media owner
  • 8+ years experience in digital media, preferably involving agency side
  • You will be familiar with paid digital media work for brand/above the line results, but are absolutely required to be familiar with work for DR/below the line activity.

My client is looking for a thought leader who has an opinion about the direction of Paid Media and in particular programmatic.

This represents a great opportunity to create a strategy and run with it whilst educating the agency on the future of Pad Media.

Salary is negotiable for the right candidate but is in the region of £65K-£80K + extensive benefits.