Posted by Merkle DWA
North Sydney
AUD $50,000-$60,000
31 March, 2021

Paid Social Media Executive

We're recruiting for Paid Social Account Executive who will be responsible for developing innovative, data led paid social media solutions for global technology clients

Merkle DWA is a data driven media planning and buying agency. Our expertise is Technology brands and we work with some of the world’s biggest players in the category. Several recent new business wins have sparked the hunt for new talent, who can help expertly deliver customers to our clients through data led, 1:1 brand experiences.

We’re recruiting for Paid Social Account Executive who will be responsible for developing innovative, data led paid media solutions for global technology clients.

Task & Responsibilities:

  • Closely work with the Paid Social Manager and account team to understand client needs and communicate insights and results back to clients
  • Develop and execute detailed creative testing plans (ad copy, image, CTA, etc.), analyse and report back results to clients
  • Take the initial campaign briefs and create practical and measurable plans for delivering platform ROI
  • Be one of the primary points of contact for our key clients on all things social
  • Identify and build best practices and processes for social media management such as campaign set up, trafficking, targeting, bidding, and creative.
  • Remain abreast of and share knowledge and opinion of developments in broader social media and digital spaces
  • Perform regular quality assurance/quality control checks on assigned client campaigns to ensure they are running as contracted

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 12 months experience working within an paid social buying role
  • Desirable Certifications: Facebook Blueprint and social media relevant certification, Google Analytics
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Experience with 3rd party campaign management platforms like SocialMoov or Sprinklr is a plus
  • An excellent working attitude with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple campaigns and tight deadlines
  • Solid understanding of planning social campaigns across various mechanisms, channels and buying models
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability and confidence to deliver in front of senior stakeholders
  • Content creation/writing skills is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills coupled with the ability to act independently across competing priorities


  • $50,000-$60,000 per year


  • Work from home policy – requirement for 3 days working in the office and 2 days working from home
  • Health & well being benefit – yearly subsidy for health initiatives

Employment conditions

Job Type
AUD $50,000-$60,000

For further information

Tim Brogan