Media Planner/Buyer - Paid Social/Paid Search

Pasadena, CA | Freelance | Job ID #61549 |
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Our client, an agency, is seeking a freelance Media Planner/Buyer for their Paid Social & Paid Search teams.


  • Doing media planning in platform for paid social campaigns across multiple self-serve native platforms (Facebook/IG, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, TikTok, etc.)
  • Develop social media strategies and create comprehensive presentations that detail campaign objectives, tactics, rationale, strategy, budget allocation, platform selection and all relevant documentation
  • Manage client feedback/expectations and implement any updates and revisions required to secure social media plan approvals
  • Monitor all aspects of social media implementation through various proof of performance measures (pacing, link audits, site checks, reporting, screenshots, pre/post logs, tear-sheets etc.)
  • Provide clients with comprehensive campaign analysis documentation and reports that evaluate all relevant performance criteria


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
  • Min 2 years’ media planning experience with a focusing on Digital (including Mobile, SEM, Social Media) and Account Management
  • Fluency with 3rd party ad servers like DoubleClick Campaign Manager and Sizmek
  • Familiarity with Viewability platforms such as DoubleVerify and IAS
  • Familiarity with 3rd party reporting platforms such as Sprinklr, Datarama and Power Bi is a plus
  • Facebook Blueprint Certification and Google Adwords certified a plus
  • Offline Media and Digital Media (including OTT, SEM) experience is a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to working independently creating the plans and being in the process from trafficking to reporting

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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.