Populate are looking for an outgoing, organised and intelligent individual who’s keen to establish themselves at our award-winning social media marketing agency in Cardiff. This is an environment where you can make your mark, work your magic, and hopefully thrive!

Job Description
They'r looking for someone to join the team and for their sole focus to be on strategising and implementing paid social media campaigns. We need independent workers, ready to hit the ground running and able to multitask to the highest degree. Most importantly, they're looking for someone who’s highly organised and ready to take on the world of a digital agency. If this sounds like you, then get in touch.

They're looking for a Paid Media Manager in Cardiff who we can add to our talented team, with a great understanding of media strategy and social advertising (around 1-4 years experience with paid social media). You will work closely with all the account teams to set and deliver paid advertising strategies that align closely with the key social and business objectives of our clients.

You will be responsible for:

Full management of all paid social campaigns across multiple platforms including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google. 

Optimisation of campaigns on a daily basis to ensure the best ROAS for clients.  

Providing full reporting to our Account Management team so they can give feedback to the client. 

Forecasting & Budgeting: Working in collaboration with the Client and Account Manager you will input into the overall performance goals and delivery.

Digital Assets Collaboration: Liaising with in-house Creative team to develop compelling creative assets designed to resonate with campaign target audience.

Improving our current paid social process 


Required Skills/Experience:
Confidence throughout the paid social process, from campaign building, implementing tracking methods, optimisation and reporting (minimum of two years’ experience)

Demonstrable track record of positive ROI on paid campaigns

In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Ads and YouTube (a confident self-starter who is highly motivated and passionate about social media)

Proven track record of using Facebook Ads manager

Enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a growing team;
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Be friendly and welcoming, and able to work independently as well as part of a small team


Preferable Skills/Experience:

  • An understanding of Asana would be hugely beneficial
  • Experience with an agency environment
  • An intermediate understanding of html, javascript and front end web design is desirable
  • Google Ads Qualifications
  • Facebook Blueprint Qualifications
  • Google Analytics Qualifications


You can expect:

  • Salary £25-30k depending on experience
  • Company bonus scheme available
  • Regular socials (not just drinking!)
  • Pension-related benefits
  • An unrivalled office atmosphere
  • 28 days holiday
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Access to discounts at over 400 businesses including Odeon, Pizza Express & MyProtein
  • The opportunity to work within a motivated and growing business
  • City centre location

Find out more and apply. 

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