Paid Media Manager

This is the perfect role for a creative paid media professional that wants to be hands-on with the management of cross-platform paid advertising campaigns.

We’re looking for a paid advertising enthusiast who is organised, creative, analytical and will be comfortable in discussing paid media practices directly with our clients.

If you’ve ~5 years’ of paid media experience, are self-sufficient and enjoy working cross-platform and cross-industry, we’d love to speak with you. 

In return, you’ll be entering a supportive and flexible workplace, with lots of opportunity for self-development, and the chance to build your own paid media team.


  • Configuring and restructuring advertising accounts (Google Ads, Microsoft Advertising and social media ad platforms)
  • Continuous analysis, optimisation and reporting of paid media campaigns
  • Leading the paid media contribution to our clients' marketing strategies
  • Leading the paid media contribution to our new business pitches
  • Identifying, understanding and documenting our clients' paid media objectives
  • Uncovering our clients' paid media assumptions, motivations and resources
  • Configuring new ad campaigns and ads
  • Creating paid media ads (copy and assets) in collaboration with our Head of Creative and other third parties
  • Communicating paid media performance in regular review meetings and client calls
  • Sharing new paid media practices and trends with our team and clients


  • Approximately 5 years of paid media experience, with ideally at least 1 year agency-side
  • Proficient in managing the breadth of Google Ads and Microsoft Advertising campaign types, including Shopping, Display, Video and Remarketing
  • Experience in managing paid media budgets of >£10k per month
  • Demonstrable paid social advertising experience (preferably Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn)
  • Experience in creating and presenting paid media performance reports
  • Evidence of having improved paid media performance over a sustained period (at least 6 months)
  • Experienced in leading paid media pitches and communicating the value of paid media
  • Able to clearly demonstrate paid media processes, including account auditing, ad creation and optimisation strategies
  • Experience in surfacing performance insights from paid media data


  • Google Ads certifications
  • Google Analytics certifications
  • Experienced in working with e-commerce businesses
  • Practical experience in any other paid advertising network, i.e. content discovery networks, podcasts
  • Self-motivated
  • Resourceful
  • Compassionate
  • Curious
  • Proactive
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Reliable


  • Flexible working hours and culture
  • Dedicated training time (at least 12 days per year)
  • Monthly personal development meetings
  • Access to a team training and well-being budget
  • Access to a WFH budget (to make your home office as comfortable as possible)
  • Lunch & Learns with a variety of marketing and business professionals
  • Guaranteed ticket to BrightonSEO
  • Discounted BrightonSEO training
  • Ability to build your industry profile through BrightonSEO and our Internet Marketing Podcast
  • 25 days of annual leave per year, with an extra day added for every year of service
  • A generous work-based pension scheme
  • Ability to buy additional annual leave
  • Ride2Work scheme
  • Dental plan
  • Free network railcard
  • Bring your dog to work (we’re based in dog-friendly Plus X)

Note: We’re a remote-first company, but Sussex-based is preferable given the location of the majority of our team and our clients.

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