Lead Media Buyer

Join our Award-Winning Digital Marketing Agency! As part of our plans to grow our business, we are looking to recruit an awesome Lead Media Buyer.

Background:

Over the past 6 years, we’ve helped hundreds of companies grow through our dedicated digital growth services. Growth Gurus is a specialised team of digital scientists that explore, measure and manage the digital marketing space. We help our clients unlock their digital potential, using data-driven tactics to deliver calculable growth.

As part of our plans to grow our business, we are looking for a Lead Media Buyer to join our team. The candidate must be dynamic, target driven and enjoy working in a fast-paced, energetic environment where striving for excellence is the norm.

As main operator to our campaigns, you must have excellent communication skills and be capable of strategically tackling optimizations, with the aim of delivering optimum results for our clients. In addition, you must also take the lead in setting up the necessary tech required to successfully run a campaign, driving the the primary tests so as to ensure that the campaign is ready for launch.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Overseeing day-to-day campaign lifecycle tasks including campaign building, implementation and optimization across all platforms
  • Making recommendations on supportive media for paid social campaigns
  • Providing detailed insights into the results and suggestions on how to achieve our goals
  • Undertaking keyword research and providing necessary suggestions on copy
  • Providing monthly reports as outlined by the Head of Marketing on the month’s activities and results
  • Liaising with the Head of Marketing on changes and recommendations including structure, direction, copy and creatives
  • Strategic planning of advertising campaigns with the Head of Marketing
  • Creating advertising budget plans and recommendations
  • Setting up of additional tech including platforms, report structures, pixels
  • Providing written reports on campaign performance and verbally communicating with the Client
  • Sourcing and recruiting media buyers responsible for executing the campaign
  • Providing weekly updates of client success with Head of Marketing to ensure campaign progress
  • Holding bi-weekly calls with the Head of Marketing to address issues and trends
  • Initiating the testing phase and ensuring the proper set up of campaigns
  • Advising on and identifying opportunities for mutually beneficial growth of the Growth Gurus / Client relationship
  • Working with our Account Managers to define creative campaign briefs for the Media Team

What’s essential to us:

  • Strong communication skills and a strategic mind
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Outstanding time-management and organizational skills
  • Experience in buying across multiple channels, both SEM and Paid Social related
  • Embodies our values and fits into our team and culture

Our values:

Our core values are our non-negotiable behaviours. The critical few things that make us who we are – the glue that holds us together despite our individual differences.

  • We Figure It Out 🤔
  • We’re Excited To Learn 🧠
  • We Strive for Excellence 🏆
  • We Always Get it Done ✅

If you share our values, you’ll make a great fit with our team and we’d love for you to work with us!

Our selection process:

  • We will shortlist a number of candidates that meet the criteria set for the role and conduct a round of first interviews, to assess the culture fit and validate the experience and suitability for the role.
  • A small number of these candidates will progress to a final detailed interview with the Managing Director.
  • A decision will be taken after a rigorous assessment of these final candidates.

How to Apply:

Write a cover letter that shows who you are to us, your writing and communication skills are super important to us, so please spend some time writing this out.

Attach a CV – keep it relevant, we are impressed by a person who clearly communicates what they have accomplished and how their experience and skillset can drive value for our company. 

If you’re feeling outgoing, feel free to also send a video of no longer than 2 minutes for us to get to know you. (Cover letter still required). Create a .zip folder of all files you wish to send us and upload it in the form below to send directly to our HR team and CEO. 

Good luck from all of us at Growth Gurus; we’re excited to meet you! 🚀

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