We're looking for a
Paid Social Executive
to join our team

The basics

Job Title: Paid Social Executive
Location: North East, UK (Offices in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and Teesside)
Reporting to: Senior Paid Social Manager
Salary£18,000 – £26,000, dependent on experience, plus pension and benefits package

About us

Ortus is part of N21, an 80 person and rapidly growing digital agency based in Newcastle upon Tyne. We’ve got ambitious growth plans for the future that’ll see us become even bigger and better. Our vision is simple: To deliver an unrivalled, luxury paid marketing offering and experience for ambitious eCommerce brands.

We’re proud to have an amazing team of enthusiastic, talented and friendly digital marketers, who are the reason for our success. Our people come from all walks of life. It makes us who we are: marketing experts armed with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

We take great care of our people and our culture – we enjoy a range of great benefits, with the basics covered and more. We offer unlimited annual leave, enhanced pension, flexible and hybrid working. A choice of a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, bring your dog to work, a personal budget to learn a new skill, additional support with your health and wellbeing, time off to make a mark and support a charity of your choice and of course legendary social nights.

About the role

We are looking for a Paid Social Executive to support the Paid Social team with our exciting client work across a wide range of industries, on many different social media platforms.

Your responsibilities in the role will be:

  • Develop strong relationships by demonstrating prompt and clear communication with all recipients.
  • Support your line manager in completing monthly client work, including but not limited to, account management, social campaign and ad copy builds and reporting.
  • Conduct research and analysis for search trends, audiences and competitor activity.
  • Consistently show you are keeping up to date with industry news, blogs, case studies and new formats by sharing knowledge with the team and putting your learnings in to action.
  • Actively contribute to team meetings.
  • Show passion and proactivity by going above and beyond for your clients and colleagues.
  • Efficiently manage your workload, complete all tasks on time and accurately record your time in our internal system.
  • Seek additional training in areas of interest and development.

About you

This is a role in which we consider those both with and without any prior Paid Social experience (salary in this role will be dependent on your experience in this area). What is a must is having enthusiasm and the right mind set, any previous exposure to digital marketing and Paid Social is a bonus!

The entry level of this role is an ideal opportunity for you to learn the ropes of working in a fast-paced industry and digital agency. For those with prior Paid Social experience, this is a great opportunity to be trained by our expert team to further refine your skills in this industry. The role will require the following:

  • Creative and innovative: You will be able to compose creative ways to develop our paid social offering.
  • Organised: You’ll be confident managing a challenging workload, overseeing complex and multi-service projects, working to deadlines and prioritising tasks to keep on top of multiple campaigns, clients and other tasks.
  • Action orientated: You’ll have the drive to get your work done done.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills: The ability to look at any client challenges and suggest solutions to the client
  • Data-driven: You have the ability to analyse data understanding how the data can drive decisions for our clients
  • Relationship builder: You’ll have the ability to build relationships across the business and with clients
  • Collaborative: You’ll want to work as part of a talented team, collaborating and sharing ideas across the team
  • Presentation skills: You’ll take pride in the way you present communications and information to the team and clients
  • Proactive: You’ll have the ability to manage your own time and work to deadlines.
  • Researching skills: You’ll want to learn more, immersing yourself in reading blogs on social media to enhance your skills.
  • An excellent communicator: You will have the ability to adapt your communication skills depending on the audience.