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Paid Media Trader – Marketing and Communications job – R300 000 – R420 000 p/a – Cape Town, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Sep 3, 2018

An award winning global Digital Marketing agency based in Cape Town have an exciting job opportunity for a Paid Media Trader to join their team. They run digital marketing campaigns in all forms of biddable media, from Search to Display and Paid Social Media. They are looking for someone to join their social team as Paid Social Trader with Paid Social & DoubleClick experience. If you want to work in a fast growth environment, and play a leading role in shaping and building this critical area, you will find this agency provides an environment in which you can make a real impact and progress rapidly

Your key job responsibilities as the Paid Media Trader in Cape Town will include defining / creating digital Social strategies, implementing this in social platforms (various sophisticated technologies are used) and wisely spending a pre-determined budget – all to ensure client digital goals are reached & that they see a full return on digital investment. You will need to understand how to buy inventory via the technologies at what price and what inventory / audiences / strategies will be successful of a campaign. The emphasis of the role is very much on taking ownership of the end to end delivery of social campaigns, owning the campaign set up and execution, and running the team to ensure the service and the results exceed the client’s expectations. This agency manages by outcomes which gives every individual the freedom to exercise their entrepreneurial talent and to take responsibility for the outcomes of their work

Requirements for this Paid Media Trader job in Cape Town will include:

  • Agency side experience as a Paid Social Optimisation Trader. Alternatively Paid Social experience running performance campaigns on Facebook, Twitter etc.
  • Experience of running social campaigns, developing strategies, optimising for performance, and developing and reporting back insights to clients
  • Have extensive experience in managing performance Paid Social campaigns is a must
  • A thorough understanding of the display space, including traditional reservation buys, RTB and Paid Social performance campaigns
  • Previous Retail experience is a bonus
  • Experience of running programmatic campaigns is a bonus
  • Comfortable working with data to drive insights and recommendations
  • Excellent team and client management, and organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Communications or related area

If you meet the above requirements for this Paid Media Trader job in Cape Town, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to cpt@initiateinternational.co.za today! 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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