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

The basics

Job Title: Paid Social Manager
Location: North East, UK (Offices in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and Teesside)
Reporting to: Senior Paid Social Manager
Salary: £25,000 – £34,000, 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.

Our values

  • Fairness – We recognise hard work, we’re here to support each other and shout out our biggest wins and thank yous.
  • Progress – Nobody wants to feel stagnant that’s why we have monthly 121s and individual progression trackers. Our trackers ensure we can look back at what we’ve achieved and push towards the next step – whether that’s a promotion, a pay rise or an entirely new role.
  • Enjoyment – We do our very best to foster a culture of friendship, fun and laughter amongst an interesting and hard working environment and we know mental health is as important as physical health. We strive to create a healthy and enjoyable environment for every member of the team.

We do our very best to foster a culture of friendship, fun and laughter amidst an interesting and hard-working environment, and we know mental health is as important as physical health. We strive to create a healthy, enjoyable environment for every member of the team.

About the role

We are looking for a Paid Social Manager to join our team to manage our exciting client work in developing paid social strategies, building client relationships, identifying new growth opportunities, Paid Social campaign management and reporting.

Your responsibilities in the role will be to:

  • Manage client relationships.
  • Identify and act on cross-sell opportunities with your senior manager.
  • Ensure all client accounts meet best practices.
  • Mentor junior members of the team. 
  • Monitor and understand your clients’ budgets and targets.
  • Develop campaign strategies to hit our clients’ targets. 
  • Copywriting and creative selection.
  • Creative guidance for clients to improve campaign performance.
  • Campaign optimisation and testing.
  • Landing page recommendations. 
  • Provide strategic monthly reporting.
  • Deliver insights to your clients based on account performance. 
  • Plan client budgets and forecasting potential results.
  • Leading on paid social client pitches with the business development team. 
  • Efficiently manage your workload, complete all tasks on time and accurately record your time in our task management software.
  • Make meaningful contributions to team meetings.  
  • Be competent in all relevant tools such as; Google Analytics, Facebook Ads Manager and other measurement tools where applicable.

About you

This role is an ideal opportunity to take the next step in your paid social career. 

  • Creative and innovative: You will be able to compose creative ways to develop our paid media 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 biddable media to enhance your skills.
  • Strategic: You’ll think carefully about the tactics and strategies you could use to develop your client’s
  • An excellent communicator: You will have the ability to adapt your communication skills depending on the audience. 

Interested? Fit the bill?

If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply using the link below and tell us why you think you’d be a great fit for Ortus.

Please note, for every role we advertise we get a lot of applications so if you see yourself as our next recruit, make sure you really sell yourself. But remember, be yourself! Skills can be taught but the right attitude is gold-dust to us. Good luck!