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Head of Paid Media - PPC/Paid Social Specialist

– London, London, City of
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

The Company   

Ayima is a global digital marketing agency built on a foundation of bespoke technology and data insight.  Working with household name clients in highly competitive sectors, we develop effective, long-term proven strategies with our efforts having a real impact on their business.  We've built our own tools, won awards for our work, and expanded across three continents. Now we're on the hunt for talented people to help our clients dominate their market.

The Head of Paid Media will lead a growing team of Campaign Directors, Campaign Managers and Analysts working across Paid Search, Paid Social and Programmatic Display.

In addition to providing senior strategic guidance across all client accounts, there is the requirement to identify new and emerging opportunities for the department and ensure that these are rolled out successfully to existing clients. The Head of Paid Media will also play a pivotal role in the preparation and presentation of new business pitches and proposals.


  • Continuously evolve the paid search and paid social proposition to ensure that the agency remains cutting edge
  • Develop strategic partnerships with key media partners and platforms
  • Act as a thought leader for new products and industry challenges
  • Oversee and provide input and advice on all clients’ paid media strategies
  • Deliver content, insights and strategy for new business presentations, proposals and pitches (including presentation delivery)
  • Monitor client profitability and time spent servicing client base to ensure that team is adequately resourced
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures to ensure smooth and efficient running of the Paid Media team
  • Develop and lead both internal and external training
  • Conduct regular 121s, performance reviews and appraisals with direct reports
  • Regularly contribute to Ayima's marketing initiatives including speaking at events and conferences, blog posts, articles and white papers
  • Improve workflow and account performance by working with dev team to plan and  implement automated procedures and strategies


  • Proven manager with extensive knowledge and experience of Paid Search, Paid Social and Programmatic Display
  • Experience of managing and leading teams
  • Commercial acumen
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience  across all major platforms including adserving technology,      website analytics, pixel implementation and tag management solutions
  • Ability to generate and manage own workload
  • Outstanding project management, organisational skills and time management
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and technology
  • The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

There are many reasons to work for Ayima, including

  • Competitive salary that reflects contribution
  • Comprehensive health, dental and pension packages for every employee
  • 25 days paid holiday

 A culture built around our employees

  • Become a pivotal part of the most talented digital team on the planet
  • Enjoy a relaxed, welcoming and collaborative work environment that rewards entrepreneurs
  • Be the master of your own destiny with a structure to help you develop your role
  • Flexibility around 9-6, we know you have a life outside of the office

We work in exceptional spaces

  •  Awesome Farringdon office in one of London’s most iconic buildings
  •  A fully stocked office kitchen, beer fridge and great coffee
  • Pool, table tennis and arcade machines for ‘creative thinking’ time
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  • Location
    London, London, City of
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  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
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