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Manager, Paid Social



New York County, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Company Description

At Publicis Collective, it is both our model and culture to establish fully integrated cross-discipline teams that put our clients wholly at the center and enable us to provide best-in-class services in a fluid and modular way. Publicis Collective uses living data to create brand movements at the speed of people’s lives. We move faster, create movements, and deploy real time data that connects world class creative to content and media in service of growth and ROI.

As part of Publicis Media, our leadership is defined by experience, commitment, and continuity across our vast network. Helming our agencies and teams are some of the most seasoned experts in the industry, committed to doing the best for our people and our clients every day, and bound together by our inclusive and humane culture. No matter whether we’re recruiting new talent or devising new media campaigns for our clients, we put the humanity and identity of real people at the forefront of everything we do. And our peerless history of continuous learning and innovation means we never stand pat.

Publicis Media is the #1 media network in North America, made of a family of world-class media agencies, solutions, and talent. Together, we comprise more than 23,000 people in more than 60 countries, united to serve the world’s best-known and most successful brands.

Job Description

The Manager is the day-to-day steward of social media campaign development, activation and innovation. This person will work closely with the media strategy and client teams to translate high-level marketing goals and media objectives into impactful paid media campaigns on social networks. The Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of a team of Analysts/Sr. Analysts including both project management to ensure timely delivery of all tasks and career development.

This position is both strategic and tactical in scope and requires the ability to apply detailed paid social knowledge to actionable insights and recommendations. This person will assist the Associate Media Director and Director in driving strategic paid social expertise within the team as well as helping to develop innovative strategies to meet and exceed client business objectives.

Role Objectives:

  • Direct and manage the daily workflow of all paid social campaigns, including proposal development, campaign activation & maintenance, and post-buy recaps
  • Interface with Investment, Strategy, and Activation media teams to respond to client briefs, build strategic campaign plans, communicate service offerings, and to identify and deliver new solutions in a collaborative fashion
  • Assist in training, mentoring, and developing team members
  • Compile data across several social media platforms and work in collaboration with the Analytics team to create weekly/monthly reports, including analysis for insights, optimizations and future strategy development
  • Adopt established account management standards and enhance campaign best practices
  • Monitor the latest trends in social media, including advertising formats, channels and technologies in order to improve campaign performance and provide recommendations on how clients can best leverage new tools and services
  • Champion and facilitate communication and collaboration within the team and the agency
  • Participate in regular knowledge share sessions to present and learn new strategies for optimizing and enhancing campaign performance
  • Develop action plans for achieving and measuring social media success, including setting key metrics, measurement and optimization strategies
  • Advocate the value of social media and help educate clients, partners and internal teams on the latest developments and capabilities in this fast-growing media channel
  • Provide oversight and direction to team of dedicated social media buyers
  • Lead regular check-ins on campaign performance and track against KPIs
  • Provide direction as needed for improving campaign performance through optimization and/or implementing new features and strategies
  • Create and deliver presentations to both clients and internal teams showcasing campaign strategy and performance results
  • Develop points of view on new technologies, trends and opportunities in the social media marketplace


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, advertising, business, engineering, statistics, economics, sociology, or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of experience managing and planning paid social campaigns, preferably in an agency or client-facing environment
  • Proficiency in managing and planning campaigns across various paid social platforms, including but not limited to Meta, TikTok, Snapchat and Pinterest
  • Understanding of traditional and interactive media planning elements
  • Strong analytics, organizational, and communication skills
  • Previous leadership/management experience is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate to advanced understanding of Excel
  • Resourceful, curious, and motivated individual with an ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team setting
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills

Additional Information

Compensation Range: $70,000 - $110,000 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off. The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 03/21/2024

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