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Associate Director, Digital Media – London / Hybrid – Up to £75,000


Company Description

Digital Republic Talent are seeking an Associate Director for a client of ours, they are a dynamic and innovative service provider with a unique culture. They empower employees to use their creativity, looking beyond tools and technology to unlock the full potential of full-funnel Media. They do it as a diverse, global community of over 800+ experts collaborating across countries, cultures, languages, and technologies They have been operating for over 50 years and are globally recognised for being one of the most significant performance agencies, and for bringing a unique offering to multilocation brands. 

Associate Director, Digital Media Role & Responsibilities:

The Associate Director, Digital Media is responsible for the planning, creation, and execution of integrated digital advertising programs for key clients. This individual will be accountable for the strategies and functional activities as they relate to the effective delivery of core client programs that include paid search, paid social, OLV, display, and other critical channels to their core offering.
  • Become an expert in biddable paid media.
  • Produce weekly/monthly reports, covering all paid media channels & performance data.
  • Work collaboratively, coordinate and communicate with internal and external partners.
  • Provide ongoing analysis and monitoring of paid search & display campaigns, 
  • An eye to proactively expanding and improving campaigns based on client business needs.
  • Build, launch, optimize and maintain paid search & display campaigns via Google Ads, Bing, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest & other platforms.
  • Conduct search ad copy & banner ad testing per best practice to drive performance improvements.
  • Conduct keyword, placement & market research to make additions to new and existing campaigns.
  • Perform necessary conversion tracking implementation with assistance from our Marketing Science team. Learn how to traffic campaigns through CM360. Understand ins and outs of Google Analytics.
  • Perform QA on campaign set-up and post-campaign launch.

Associate Director, Digital Media Required Skills

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience managing paid search / paid social / display / video campaigns. Agency background in performance media preferred. Come to the interview prepared to talk about what you did to improve KPIs.
  • The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of upper and lower funnel media strategies, including expertise in upper funnel channels such as programmatic display and social media for awareness, as well as lower funnel tactics like search engine marketing (SEM) and retargeting for conversion.
  • Previous management experience preferred. 
  • Involvement in leading client relationship, contributing to strategy, and client presentations. 
  • Good communication skills. Understanding of how to distil message to its key points. Ability to adapt message to audience.
  • Ability to master and use a 3rd party bid management platform (DoubleClick, Kenshoo, etc.).
  • Demonstrate ability to build campaign structures on Google and Microsoft Ads that follow client’s business needs and search best practice.
  • Demonstrate ability to pull reports and provide insights and observations on campaign performance at a high level.
  • Accurately track and maintain budgets across campaigns and on multiple search engines.
  • Provide traffic and cost estimates.
  • Create campaigns that encompass multiple locations / geos and lines of business.
  • Demonstrate ability to create campaigns that are mapped through to conversion focused landing pages that are highly relevant and built at scale.
  • Provide in-depth optimization suggestions based on account performance.
  • Perform ad copy testing.
  • Perform testing against various ad extensions.
  • In-depth knowledge of Google Ads and Microsoft Ads (Bing) features and how
  • they can be effectively integrated into campaigns.
  • Ability to download data into Excel, perform VLookups, create Pivot Tables and charts. Solid understanding of how to visualize data for ease of comprehension.
  • Most importantly, a sense of ownership over your managed campaigns. Attention to detail and diligence in execution.

What do we offer YOU?

  • The opportunity to shape the future—yours and ours—at one of the world most significant performance marketing agencies with offices across the US, Canada, and Europe.
  • A diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) environment where you can bring your whole self to work.
  • A host of perks and benefits, including flexible hours, hybrid working models, employee assistance, and days off to recharge.


Up to £75,000, and benefits 

How to Apply?

If you are interested in this role and want to find out more, apply via the link at the bottom of this page or contact Digital Republic by email  ( [email protected] ) or give me a call at +44 783 463 5117 to find out more about the role. Check our Job Vacancies page for more job opportunities.

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