Lead Media Planner Job at Byte | The Dots
Job Expired
1 month ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Planner, Digital Strategist
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Remote

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We are looking for someone to lead certain clients within the paid media offering, while making sure it’s collaborative and closely integrated with creative content, technology and data. This person will provide visionary leadership around paid media, supporting our paid media planners with strategic guidance, personal development and training. They will innovate our offering and help us do outstanding work that delivers true ROI for our clients.


The role of Lead Media Planner is exciting, varied and constantly evolving. In this role, you will:
  • Support media planners and analysts in delivering the best possible work
  • Work with senior clients and consult on key strategy projects
  • Work with media planners to develop paid media strategies and oversee plans to deliver them
  • Develop and oversee processes for delivering the work
  • Innovate our offering, making sure we’re taking advantage of the latest tech and most advanced approaches, as well as expanding into new platforms
  • On-board new clients and run, optimise and report on campaigns for this client
  • Participate in new business pitches


  • 4+ years relevant experience within a relevant social media marketing role
  • Expert understanding of digital paid media, particularly paid social media
  • Advanced skills with advertising across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube
  • Good understanding of media possibilities on Twitter, Pinterest, Twitch and TikTok
  • Understanding of social media data sources, including organic data
  • Comprehensive understanding of measurement and attribution of digital activity
  • Expert Excel/Google Sheets user and great with Powerpoint/Google slides
  • Excellent presenter, including the ability to communicate complex subjects simply
  • Ability to work with senior clients on key strategy projects
  • Very efficient, producing significant output with minimal wasted effort
  • Focused under pressure and can get stuff done on a tight deadline
  • Loves learning and teaching new things
  • Great interpersonal and listening skills
  • Very organised, with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously and find solutions without help
Nice to have:
  • Experience working in and loving a start-up environment
  • Experience using Tableau


To complement the team dynamic:
  • Sense of humour
  • Self-starting
  • Easily bored
  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Clear communicator

Skills Required

  • Strategy
  • Planning
  • Social Media
  • Excel
  • Campaign

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