Paid Social Specialist

Paid Social Specialist

£35K + Performance Related Bonus

Working Hours: Full Time

Professional Leads, the UK’s leading lead generator in financial services and accounting sector is looking for a Paid Social Specialist to join their team.
The Paid Social Specialist will lead the strategy and development of the channel maximising customer growth at cost-effective levels. Reporting to the Marketing Director, the successful candidate will also integrate cross-functionally, regularly liaising with other paid departments as well and the wider Marketing team.


  • Formulate and own the strategy and performance of the paid Social channel through end-to-end management of strategy, execution, optimisation and insight generation

  • Lead Social planning and media-buying, ensuring both functions are optimised to achieve high levels of growth with an ROI-focus

  • Work closely with the planning and project teams to recommend effective growth strategies and budget

  • Effectively collaborate with other teams and internal stakeholders

  • Working closely with our partner companies who provide our clients with supplementary services.
  • Manage ad copy and creative approval processes across multiple geographies, liaising with relevant internal stakeholders and 3rd parties

  • Lead Social innovation within the team, keeping abreast of market trends and developments, identifying new platforms, tech and audiences to drive our Social offering forward utilising a clear test-and-learn agenda

  • Clearly communicate Social performance and uncover growth levers, effectively documenting our strategies and approach, to drive common understanding and efficiency


  • At least 18 months experience with a track record of delivering success in a similar role

  • Solid understanding of Social landscape

  • Experience using Facebook & Twitter ad platforms is essential; experience of leveraging other social platforms such as Snapchat is highly desirable

  • Highly numerate and comfortable using excel to both run campaign analysis and provide recommendations with demonstrable experience driving growth through testing and analysis

  • Strong appreciation of the marketing funnel, and the relationship with specific tactics

  • A problem solver at heart, interested in working in a fast-paced environment, with excellent troubleshooting and QA skills – strong attention to detail essential

  • Proven project management, self-organisation and prioritisation skills – Ability to multi-task with effective resolution management in a fast-paced, growing environment

  • Clear communicator who is able to translate strategy into action

Do You Want…

  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible hours, consideration of a 4 day week role.

  • Company and Individual Bonus Schemes offering up to 15% Annual Salary

  • Great Holiday Entitlements

  • Lots of scope for promotion and career progression

  • Brilliant social events scheduled regularly

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

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