Head of Paid Media: Digital Marketing Agency (440 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
14 Jan 2019

We have a terrific opportunity at a leading Digital Marketing agency in Johannesburg for a Head of Paid Media. We’re looking for someone passionate about Digital Marketing who is a real self-starter. You will manage all spending online which includes search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo), Display Networks, Gmail Ads, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, DoubleClick, Programmatic, AppNexus but is not limited to these. The role will see you engaging with clients both internally and externally. This is a very exciting opportunity for an analytical and strategic thinker.


  • Make sure internal and external clients are happy
  • Make sure all reporting is accurate and on time
  • Find latest channels, tools, tricks to grow profits
  • Keep the department certified and up to date with all the latest trends, tricks etc.
  • Handle internal and external communication with other departments and clients
  • Grow profits
  • Set up and manage paid campaigns across different platforms
  • Will be liaising with Google, Facebook and all other partners that involve paid search or display type advertising.
  • Will be required to compile reports and liaise with clients with the support of a team
  • Will deal closely with the Lead Distribution Team and Account Management team.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Industry relevant qualification
  • Understanding (in depth) of how all the platforms work
  • Able to grow profits
  • Problem solver
  • Able to make decisions
  • Innovation (first to market)
  • Someone who takes accountability
  • Ability to handle pressure and stress
  • Organised and able to work at a fast pace
  • Analytical
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Self-starter/autonomous
  • Innovative
  • Stable, calm and collected, easy going
  • Reliable


Salary: Negotiable