Recommendations: “Sporting Appointments helped progress my career by finding a new role for me. They were very efficient in the whole process, listening to what I wanted to achieve, and ensuring that it was delivered. / Very reliable, strong communication, and understanding on what a specific role means to the client, I would highly recommend speaking with Sporting Appointments if you looking to change your employment role.” / “James quickly found me an alternative job after hearing about my job role redundancy. He was approachable, understanding, reassuring and supportive during the process. I would recommend Sporting Appointments to anyone looking for a career in sport. Thanks James.”  |  
"The candidate we recruited via Sporting Appointments has settled in well and has turned out to be a great success."
British Cycling

Paid Media Manager


An award-winning sports marketing agency is currently looking to appoint a Paid Media Manager. With a background in social, search and display advertising, the Paid Media Manager is responsible for ensuring that the campaigns generate measurable results for our clients.


Main Responsibilities:

·         50% - Paid Social Campaign Management - Facebook will be your primary platform to advertise on, with Instagram and Twitter supporting. Your experience in using Facebook Business Manager to plan, schedule, manage and report on advertising campaigns is going to be used to deliver social media success for our clients.

·         30% - Paid Search & Display Campaign Management – includes retargeting, native advertising, paid search through Google Adwords and Display (including programmatic). Our expertise outside of social is required just as much as our social expertise to grow awareness, purchase intent and conversions.

·         10% - Writing & Content Marketing - We give each of our employees the remit to write blog content, which is distributed across the sports marketing industry through our WhatsApp group and leading newsletter to over 3,000 people. This allows you to take your paid media knowledge and share it with the sports industry.

·         10% - General Project and Account Management. This includes spending time with your colleagues and sometimes your clients, across ad-hoc project deliverables, including creative ideation time.


Experience & Skills:

·         2+ years of Facebook Advertising experience

·         2+ years of using Google AdWords for search and display

·         Established track record of delivering campaign success, particularly through performance advertising

·         Experience in managing a junior member of staff to support you in your work

·         You will have great experience of internet marketing in general – knowing how consumers use platforms and what the upcoming trends are

·         A solid understanding of digital advertising and building paid media campaign, including placement of pixels on websites, customer data onboarding, custom audience creation and sales tracking, to demonstrate direct campaign ROI

·         Experience in developing and recommending paid media strategies to clients including audience segmentation, spend allocation between channels and biddable strategy

·         A solid understanding of each platform’s advertising formats and features and an avid interest in exploring new formats and ways to engage audiences through paid digital media

·         A good understanding and interest in data processing, regulations and the implications of GDPR

·         A strategic understanding of how to improve digital media campaign performance through optimisation of creative.

·         Experience working with dynamic creative is preferable

·         Experience in creating and managing campaign reporting for clients, including management of dashboards with data on CPC, CPM and CPA metrics. Experience in e-commerce and customer acquisition marketing is preferable

·         Great organisational skills, with the ability to stay on top of multiple projects at any given time

·         Excellent communication skills, with experience in being able to communicate effectively to your colleagues and clients


We regret that due to current volumes, we are unable to acknowledge every application.  All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.  If you are contacted, please note that, as part of the registration process, you will be required to provide us with proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Sporting Appointments, part of the St George’s Recruitment Group, is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy.  We specialise in finding great jobs for great people; our consultants handle a wide range of roles within the betting and gaming industry. If you’re looking for a fresh approach to betting and gaming recruitment, please contact us now.



Apply for this job vacancy
< Back to Job search results