Digital Media Buyer

England, Surrey, Guildford
£30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing, Programmatic
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Your new company
My client is a leading name in the interactive entertainment industry, developing software products to engage with a range of customers and users worldwide. With over 25 years' in the industry, multiple high-profile products, over 8000 employees and a presence worldwide, they are a leading employer offering big opportunities and great packages. Due to the creation of a new Digital Media team, we are actively recruiting for a team of Digital Media Buyers to join the organisation at their headquarters in Guildford.

Your new role
As a Digital Media Buyer you will plan, execute, and manage paid social, search, or programmatic display and video campaigns across multiple European markets. This role will analyse large datasets to draw meaningful insights for the business and continually optimise campaign performance and strategy. You will partner with strategists and local territory leads to develop local media plans, budgets, and channel splits to promote the brands' products. You will execute and optimise media spend making continual adjustments to creative, targeting, and bidding on various buying platforms, and you will analyse media spend datasets to create weekly reports to communicate campaign status and progress to internal teams. Overall you will optimise targeting, creative, marketing messages, marketing spend, bids and budget allocation.

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for applicants with experience in digital media buying and/or planning, including:
o Online direct marketing channels depending on your area of preference: Social, Search or Programmatic:Twitter Ads, Power Editor, Kenshoo, Nanigans, DS3, Marina, Gemini, DSPs, DMPs, etc.
o Ad serving and tracking and capabilities (e.g. DFA, Atlas)

o Comfort and familiarity with site optimisation and analytics tools (e.g. GAP, Coremetrics)
o Digital media buyer/planner experience at a media agency, or other social/search/programmatic buying platform is preferred.
You will have strong quantitative skills and a comfort with numbers, a proficiency working with Microsoft Office applications, with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of the development of a brand new team within this global player, to be at the helm of change and innovation. You will receive a generous package including competitive base salary + benefits including an annual bonus scheme, Private medical insurance & dental care, Pension scheme, Life insurance, Stock plans, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, and a free onsite gym.

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