Paid Social Media Specialist

Bellevue, Washington | Freelance | Job ID #58612 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Media Specialist supporting our client's paid social initiatives. We are seeking this individual for a 12 month contract assignment working out of the Seattle, WA area. Apply today to learn more!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Ideate, plan and execute comprehensive paid social campaigns and tests through cooperation with external agencies/technologies, internal marketing channel operators, and other partners
  • Collaborate with vendors and cross-functional stakeholders to develop and launch analytically-sound A/B and multivariate tests, measure impact, capture customer learnings, refine successive tests, and scale successes
  • Challenge the status quo and drive innovation, inclusive of new creative formats, technologies, tracking, and media formats
  • Own and drive a sizable progress on key KPIs including active buyers, lifetime value, and revenue via intelligent and iterative experimentation to continuously elevate performance marketing
  • Deeply analyze and understand current performance marketing practices of related marketing channels and key competitors in order to identify potential opportunities
  • Continuously generate ideas to improve digital marketing performance including campaign strategy, audience management, creative optimization and bidding
  • Ensure alignment of tests, campaigns, and paid social activity across accounts and regions

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated self-starter with a demonstrated strong professional performance
  • The position requires someone who is innovative, analytical, organized, and detail-oriented with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • In addition, the ideal candidate works well with outside partners and has Internet industry experience. 4+ years of professional experience in consumer marketing; ideal candidate will have at least 3+ years in paid social media
  • Knowledge of the online advertising industry, social media platforms, ad network capabilities, industry trends, and technologies
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams, and through influence and collaboration achieve ambitious goals while strengthening relationships
  • Proven career wins in developing solutions on social media marketing platforms
  • Extensive hands-on experience of Social Media Platforms, in particular Facebook Ads-Manager, experience of Smartly.IO and additional Social Media platforms, including Pinterest and Snapchat is a plus
  • Experienced in managing external agencies/technologies and partners and working with internal, cross functional teams in a complex and large organization
  • Positive, can-do attitude; must be experienced at effective communication and fostering teamwork
  • Entrepreneurial spirit / ability to try different things with minimal direction
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills in English required

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.