Added 24.05.17


We are looking for a Social Media Buyer who has a passion for both data, analytics and the world of social media. You’ll be responsible for working across all social platforms to plan, implement, manage and optimize data-driven campaigns as part of our social media team. You will focus on paid social display and video activity across a range of exciting clients – including some extremely well-known national and international brands.



Job Responsibilities: 

Work closely with account leads, planners and strategists to develop social media plans, including channel selection and budgets.

Execute and optimize social media spend, making ongoing adjustments to creative, targeting, and bidding on various buying platforms.

Run paid media in API partner platforms and directly in social platforms.

Set up campaigns, manage trafficking, ongoing optimization, and reporting to meet/exceed targets.

Analyze media spend datasets to create weekly/monthly reports to share with teams and clients.

Work with key platform partners, focusing on ad product & creative innovation, audience and data strategy, and measurement and attribution opportunities

Stay up to date on new ad products and technology advancements, understanding how to translate them to deliver on business goals and how they work with your media plan.


Qualifications/Key Skills:


1-2 years’ experience in digital media buying and/or planning across the core social media platforms (Facebook/Instagram experience essential).

Digital media buyer/planner experience at a media agency, or other social buying platform is preferred.

Strong analytical skills and numerate.

Good time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to learn new channels, platforms and internal businesses.

Bags of initiative and drive to go above and beyond.

If you think this role matches your experience and ambitions, please send your CV to Due to the high number of applications we get, we can’t guarantee you’ll hear from us.

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We’re always on the look out for exciting new talent across all disciplines, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, please send your CV to

McCann Birmingham do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not send or apply unsolicited CVs to any of our job opportunities advertised on our website or directly to any employee of McCann. McCann Birmingham will not be responsible for any fees that may relate to unsolicited CVs.



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Highlands Road,
Shirley, Solihull,
West Midlands B90 4WE


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