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Head of Paid Media – Marketing and Communications job – R1.2 Million p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jan 31, 2019

A leading digital company that uses innovative digital marketing channels have a GREAT job opportunity for a Head of Paid Media in Johannesburg. If you have advanced experience in analytics, advanced tracking (regex, gclid matching for offline tracking, event tracking) AdWords and Facebook, keep reading! This job could be perfect for you!

The Head of Paid Media will be responsible for all spending online which is self-managed. This currently entails search engines (google, bing, yahoo), display networks, gmail ads, facebook, twitter, linkedIn, doubleclick, programmatic, appnexus but is not limited to these.

Your key job responsibilities as the Head of Paid Media in Johannesburg will include:

  • Make sure internal and external clients are happy
  • Make sure all reporting is accurate and on time
  • Find latest channels, tools, tricks to grow profits
  • Keep the department certified and up to date with all the latest trends, tricks etc.
  • Understanding (in depth) of how all the platforms work
  • Handle internal and external communication with other departments and client
  • Will be liaising with google, Facebook and all other partners that involve paid search or display type advertising
  • Will be required to compile reports and liaise with clients with the support of a team
  • You must be able to grow profits, make decisions, innovation (first to market), take accountability, and set up and manage paid campaigns across different platforms

Requirements for this Head of Paid Media job in Johannesburg:

  • Must be senior – at least 5 years’ experience
  • Must have advanced experience in analytics, advanced tracking; Adwords and Facebook
  • Must have general SEO knowledge
  • Must be able to set up and manage paid campaigns across different platforms
  • Ability to handle pressure and stress
  • Organized and able to work at a fast pace

If you meet the above requirements for this Head of Paid Media job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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