Paid Social Specialist (Austin)

Search Laboratory is a multi-award-winning, digital marketing agency. We work with a range of clients on a global scale, helping brands grow internationally through building profitable integrated digital strategies. We employ and attract talent from all around the world and now have offices in New York, Austin and the UK!

This new and exciting role is primarily to support the management and efficiency of key Paid Social clients, lead our technical expertise, and act as a mentor to future Paid Social Associates

What to expect from the role:

  • Own operational activity of Paid Social client campaigns, including setups, optimisation, budgeting, strategy, and media planning
  • Follow a delegation process within the Paid Social team; ensuring that tasks are delegated fairly, and the workload is assigned according to the Paid Social Associate team’s skills and capacity
  • Develop an expertise in, and promote the development of, one or more services or platforms that the Paid Social department offers
  • Supporting client onboarding and setup, and leading the organization of larger client projects
  • Manage and develop reporting; overseeing updates and changes to reports and the Paid Social reporting process as a whole
  • Maintain a high-quality of work with the Paid Social team via regular QA processes and spot-checks on tasks and accounts
  • Keep on top of industry news to ensure that Search Laboratory can offer the best possible service; distributing the news and your recommendations accordingly
  • Develop, or make recommendations to develop new tools and procedures to assist with the management of Paid Social accounts
  • Consolidate developments and knowledge within the team to ensure everyone is working to best practice
  • Assist with the training of team members
  • Recognize opportunities to develop the Paid Social Associate team and report to management with recommendations for training or coaching
  • Attend industry events to further your knowledge and report back to the Paid Social team with your findings
  • Support the sales team and provide additional recommendations as required

What we need from you:

  • Degree-level education
  • Experience of Paid Social digital marketing
  • Ability to contribute to the strategic development of accounts
  • Logical and data-driven mind
  • Strong spoken and written communication
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint

What you can expect from us:

We employ the best people in the industry, which makes it an innovative and inspiring place to work and learn. You should also know we have a people-first approach when it comes to looking after our team. Our parent company has been named in the Top 100 Companies to work for in the UK, and this culture filters through to our teams in Austin, Texas and New York.

Our benefits include:

  • 19 days PTO and an extra day on the anniversary of your start date until you reach 22
  • Medical Insurance
  • 401k plan,
  • Flexible spending account
  • Travel to NY and the UK
  • Free beer!
  • Employee Assistance Program and Wellness Program with online resources
  • Birthday lie-ins

We believe in equality of opportunity, and we want to attract and retain a diverse range of talent. Our ambition is to have an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. Reach our friendly recruitment team at [email protected] if you’d like to find out more.

Reporting to: Head of client services

Job Purpose: This new and exciting role is primarily to support the management and efficiency of key Paid Social clients, lead our technical expertise, and act as a mentor to future Paid Social Associates.

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