Paid Social Executive – Precision, London

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  • Salary: Competitive

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Position at Wavemaker

About Wavemaker

We believe there always is a better way to grow. We positively provoke growth for our clients by reshaping consumer decision-making and experiences through media, content and technology. The Wavemaker way is globally consistent. Fueled by the world’s most powerful consumer data, we understand where and how marketing can intervene decisively to help brands win more sales.

Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We do our best work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster. We know it’s not easy, but if it’s in you, we will get it out of you.

Our 7,600 people across 90 markets provoke growth for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses. Our attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by:

  • deep knowledge we have of our clients’ business
  • confidence to challenge what’s gone before
  • the support to go further than we thought possible

We are a part of GroupM, WPP’s global media investment management company. Discover more on , Twitter and LinkedIn

Job Title

  • P recision Account Exec – WW Activation Hub

Reporting to:

  • Precision Director – WW Activation Hub

Role Context:

This is a hybrid role giving experience of both social media ads management and also sophisticated client admin and process management .

Working collaboratively with the account director and account manager as well as several other internal stakeholders, the candidate will support in the delivery of planning, buying and optimizations across paid social platforms . This will be appx 50% of the time.

The other 50% will be working closely with the precision director on cross-channel processes that keep the team and the client running smoothly including finance processes, campaign reporting and a variety of diverse analysis tasks.

The successful candidate will be working across one of Wavemaker’s biggest global clients , an online subscription-based client, part of one of the world’s biggest brands.

The account offers a strong opportunity to innovate and build expertise across a wide range of digital channels, with the clients open to testing and learning from new platforms, audiences and tactics.


  • Working with the Precision Director on collating and forecasting monthly finance figures
  • Responsible for monthly finance processes
  • Assisting the Account Manager on responses to briefs using a wide range of tools and platforms
  • Campaign set-up and implementation, adhering to Wavemaker’s processes and best practices
  • Daily monitoring , budget checks and optimization of performance across channels
  • Support on the day to day QA process across all media activation, minimizing error s and ensuring consistent and accurate adherence to process
  • Support on delivery of client reporting of media performance, ensuring timely, insightful, performance focused analysis and actionable insights
  • Direct client servicing exposure with regular contact via weekly status and reporting calls
  • Working in partnership with the adops team to deploy the campaign setup requirements across all channels
  • Identifying client challenges and provid ing prompt feedback to the line Manager to develop new approaches to continually improve campaign performance
  • Ensure all budgets are booked and reconciled through the relevant financial process in line with agreed deadlines
  • Contribute to materials required for regular internal and client meetings

The Candidate:

  • Well-organized and able to multi-task.
  • Proficient in Excel and able to pick up new programs easily.
  • Highly numerate and detail-oriented .
  • Experience in digital media, ideally from an agency side background preferred
  • Hands on paid social or digital display experience preferred
  • All academic backgrounds will be considered
  • Professional digital media/advertising qualifications will be of an advantage
  • Any digital media experience e.g freelance, personal projects etc. will also be of interest
  • A pro-active attitude to learn new things and be positive about taking on new challenges

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