Digital Media Manager – Manchester

Job Details

Job Title Digital Media Manager (Ref: EDI127)
Line Manager Simon Watson, Head of Digital
Salary DOE with excellent benefits
Department Digital
Location 26 Cross Street, Manchester (occasional travel to Edinburgh possible)
Hours 37.5 per week
Contract Permanent (3 month probationary period)

 Job Purpose

As a Digital Media Manager at Republic of Media your job will be to plan, implement, manage and report on digital media campaigns for a variety of clients.  Working in the digital team alongside communications planners and trading specialists, you’ll be dealing directly with clients and new business prospects.  The right candidate will progress rapidly as the Digital team in Manchester grows and digital activity plays an increasingly important role in the media mix.

 Job Description

The role will require significant skills in campaign planning, ad-serving & tracking as well as the reporting and analysis of digital display, video and social campaigns – and beyond.  The candidate will liaise with clients and account teams to create and manage campaigns and optimise them on a daily basis to achieve the best results for our clients.  Technical set-up of campaigns and negotiation of digital buys will also be a key part of the role.

Required Competencies

Required Competency Our Expectation:


Accurate written and verbal communication is essential

You’ll also be able to deal with clients and new business prospects in a friendly, clear and effective manner

Ability build relationships and negotiate with media owners

An absolute team player, comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders

Knowledge Experience in analysing a brief, assessing what’s required (and what crucial elements might be missing) and providing coherent rationale documents and digital media schedules to meet the objectives in the brief

Experience and competence with DoubleClick Campaign Manager (essential)

Experience with Google AdWords (essential)

Experience with Google Analytics (essential)

Experience with Google Tag Manager (preferred)

Experience in the planning, set-up and monitoring of social campaigns (essential)

Experience preparing, checking and distributing digital reports

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a digital role is required



A highly personable, numerate and detail focused individual, the candidate will be confident in producing digital media recommendations and will have experience with generating reports and analysing them to pull out key insights and optimisation opportunities to generate higher returns for the client

You’ll have a passion for digital and media in general

You’ll enjoy learning how to use systems and get the best out of them

Who are Republic of Media?

Republic of Media is an independent communication planning and media buying agency with offices in Manchester and Edinburgh. An expert team of media planners and buyers, we deliver effective business orientated solutions that generate sales growth for clients in sectors including gambling, retail, FMCG and public sector. Our values define who we are and the type of people we’re looking for: Progressive, United, Open, Fun and Agile.   We were recently shortlisted for the Marketing Society Scotland’s Agency Employer Brand of the Year 2017.

An IPA (institute of practitioners in advertising) member agency, we have been trading for over 5 years and are one of the fastest growing media agencies in the UK. We guarantee a structured programme of personal development to enable you to develop a successful career in media, a competitive salary, plus the challenge and excitement of joining an ambitious, fast growing agency.

Closing date for applications is TBC.

Contact details: Apply by sending a CV and short cover letter (with Ref:127 in the subject line) to