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  • Posted: Nov 21, 2017
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At Sprout, we offer online performance marketing and advertising solutions for large enterprises, SMEs and capital backed startups. We excel in servicing online advertisers by combining various digital media channels in order to reach their online conversion objectives and over-deliver on their expected return. Our specialists have in-depth understanding o...
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    Head of Paid Media

    Job description

    As the Head of Paid Media, you will be responsible for the following:

    • Responsible and accountable for leading a team of Search, Display and Design Professionals.
    • Monitor and report on tracked hours for each department monthly.
    • Accountable for performance of campaigns across Search, Display, Social & Direct Buy channels
    • (review and sign off each campaign strategy),
    • Accountable for P&L and forecasting - provide forecast and recruitment plans for each department.
    • Communicate clear recommendations and results to key stakeholders internally and client-side.
    • Manage internal resources efficiently to deliver professional results in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for developing and nurturing the Search, Display and Design talent within the agency.
    • Ensure a training plan is set up and updated for each department quarterly to ensure growth and development take place.
    • Ensure staff feel appropriately tasked and challenged including rotation between clients as and when required.
    • Be involved in every review and objective setting session for each team member reporting directly to the Head of Paid Media.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and subordinates.
    • Staying at the forefront of Paid Media knowledge, by keeping up to date with industry news, developments and best practices.
    • Maintain clear project plans and report on progress.
    • Reports to the Digital Operations Director


    • Leadership and personality management is essential in this role with 5+ years’ experience in digital marketing/performance marketing and team management.
    • Proven experience in leading teams.
    • Degree or diploma in Digital Marketing / Marketing or similar.
    • Strong Team Management skills.
    • Experience in presenting and engaging with C-level clients.
    • Experience in managing big budget campaigns.
    • Experience in training teams.
    • Good financial management skills (P&L’s, forecasting, staff planning, budgets, spend etc).
    • Strong grasp for numbers - analytically minded.
    • Performance driven/focused.
    • Strong leadership abilities.
    • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives.
    • Ability to write comprehensive insights.
    • Time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
    • A keen eye for detail.
    • Strong written and verbal communication.
    • Training and presentation skills (team-building and talent development).
    • At home with the digital media and social media landscape.
    • Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal.
    • Quality assurance.
    • Good administrative skills.
    • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
    • Exercise authority effectively.
    • Emotional intelligence.
    • A passion for the online industry.
    • A true paid media enthusiast!

    Technical requirements:

    Good knowledge of DCM, DBM, DS, AdWords, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Direct Buys, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sprout Performance on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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