Paid Social Account Manager (Contract)

Content & Social Media

City of London Contract / 6 Months £250 - £350 per day

My client is one of the world’s largest global agencies operating in over 100 countries. They are looking for a Paid Social Account Manager to to join an expert team of strategists, planners, ideas people, story-tellers, content producers, community managers, distributors, analysts and traders.

My client is a highly motivated, energetic team with a passion for all things social media. This is an exciting position to act as an Account Manager, working on retail clients.

This role is On-Site in London.

The Role:

You’ll be expected to manage key pieces of business, providing a superior service to clients and delivering innovative communications planning solutions. You will apply your knowledge of owned, earned, paid and shared communications platforms to identify the most appropriate mediums to overcome the challenges the clients are facing. Furthermore you will be responsible in driving performance through an unrivalled understanding of social channels and how consumers use them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client account management and ability to communicate with and manage multiple stakeholders, providing first class service to clients as well as delivering quality and innovative solutions.
  • Support the Account Director and Business Director with the day-to-day running of client accounts as well as addressing strategic business challenges.
  • Creation and delivery of social-first plans for clients, with a focus on paid, but with the confidence and knowledge to propose earned and owned media as part of an integrated response.
  • Campaign/ project management and the ability to take ownership and delivery of client programmes from brief to campaign report.
  • Collaborate with the wider activation team to deliver best in class campaigns that exceed campaign targets.
  • Manage campaign teams to ensure delivery to deadline and budget.
  • Ensure that results are reported with accuracy and that actionable insights are shared for continuous campaign improvement.
  • Perform presentations to clients and agency staff with enthusiasm.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key partners
  • Ensure you are up-to-date with cultural/ social trends and customers’ views and attitudes
  • Supporting additional projects as required – such as new business pitches, market reviews and competitive trends.

Team & Management:

  • Lead by example, taking a positive attitude at all times, embracing opportunities, resolving issues collaboratively and swiftly, and making sure that the Account Directors are kept abreast of any issues/concerns.
  • Play an active part in mentoring and developing junior members of the team.
  • Take ownership of personal and team skill development with full commitment and attendance to all training and development sessions.
  • Act as an ambassador for the business, inspiring others and demonstrating our agency values.
  • Monitor of your workload in addition to any direct reports, ensuring a high quality output.
  • Continually act as an ambassador for the agency in all internal and external events.


  • Someone with a passion for social media – using it, learning about it, innovating on it.
  • Proven knowledge of and expertise in creating social media plans, paid activation, optimisation and reporting.
  • Self-starter with proactive attitude to work.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • My client also need you to have experience of client management and clear communication skills with a strong ability to present ideas with conviction and gravitas.
  • Ideally you will have experience of line management and assisting in individual development plans.

If you are interested to find out more please drop me an email with a copy of your CV to

This is an on-site role to start ASAP.

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