Paid Ads Specialist

A little about the role

We offer remote working, flexi-time opportunities in Paid Media and Digital Marketing Management. We are an award winning South African based organisation supplying international SMEs (small to medium businesses) and entrepreneurs with digital marketing services, virtually. We are a fast-growing business with an international client base and a reputation for providing exceptional quality service and having extraordinary employees! We’re passionate about adding people that want to be part of a fun, flexible, values-based company. We’re an innovative organization, with a strong focus on employee well-being and culture. Our hiring philosophy is focused on individual values and how you will fit into our culture and team. With the right people, we believe anyone has room to grow within our company.

We are offering a remote working opportunity for a Paid Media Strategist to join our team. This is an amazing opportunity to further your career, collaborate with top talent and work for international clients across a wide range of exciting industries.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing, reporting on and optimising display, search and video campaigns to ensure alignment with the company’s online marketing strategy. This role requires the ability to operate on both a strategic and tactical level.

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The skills we need

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Excellent, strong and personable telephone manner.

  • Great listening skills and high attention to detail.

  • Extremely organised, excellent time management skills and able to manage own work-load to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Be extremely self-sufficient and able to make decisions.

  • Be comfortable around technology and willing and able to quickly learn new applications and software.

  • Show a strong desire to help people and has a professional attitude at all times.

  • Quick learner in a fast-paced environment who works well under pressure.

  • Experience with e-commerce/conversion-based campaigns mandatory.

  • Have knowledge of various platforms, their strengths and weaknesses and able to identify which platforms are best for the clients’ objectives and budget.

  • Have an analytical eye and know how to use data tools.

  • Must be proactive and willing to work closely with the client.

Your day-to-day

  • Developing Paid Ads strategies for clients.

  • Working cross-departmentally to align business strategies and goals across the organisation.

  • Main point of contact for your client/Account Manager for any paid ads related queries or concerns.

  • Defining, measuring, and evaluating relevant paid media KPIs.

  • Overseeing and managing the overall budget for paid media.

  • Briefing campaign managers and overseeing campaign performance to ensure objectives and KPI’s are being met.

  • Maintaining knowledge of industry best practices and new technologies/platform updates.

The non-negotiables

  • South African citizen or valid work vis is essential.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

  • Experience in a similar position is essential.

  • 3+ years’ experience preferable.

  • Facebook Blueprint Certification Ideal.

  • Google Search Certification up to date.

  • Working PC/laptop.

  • Secure and reliable internet connection.

Work-life at OS Digital

Who are we? Oh, just Africa’s fastest-growing digital agency, quietly
revolutionising the digital marketing space.

OS Digital is comprised of committed, remote teams with a focus on
flexible work-life balance. Our global client base allows us to create
award-winning work across a variety of exciting industries.

Since 2013, we’ve perfected the art of bringing together expert skills and
passionate people, forming our magical OS Digital formula. Now, we invite
you to come and join the revolution.

Want to join our digital clan?

We’re looking for great humans as much as we
are kick-ass skills and talent.

If you feel you have what it takes and like the
look of our company culture, fill in the form to
begin the application process.

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