Full Time Job

Paid Social Buyer


New York, NY 04-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Ignition is our paid social branded content team that works strategically with Ad Operations, Sales, Marketing teams, and the Branded Content Studio, to help ensure the success and delivery of all branded content programs across all content formats (written, visual, video, etc.). Ignition helps lead content producers in understanding what works from a content, creative, and strategic perspective across the many distribution channels where branded content will live, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Snapchat.

As a part of the paid social team, the Paid Social Buyer will be responsible for media buying across self-serve paid social API tools such as Facebook Ads Manager, Snapchat Ads Manager, and Google Analytics. The ideal candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, possess a passion for creative, and is prepared to be a flexible team player.

What you'll do
• Own social campaign performance from beginning to end including how they are pacing to deliver, and how they are performing against Hearst benchmarks
• Compile mid-campaign and final reports to provide valuable and actionable insights
• Execute branded content campaigns through paid social buying platforms, including setting up the ads, choosing creative, writing copy, and ad optimization
• Track campaign performance and trends over time to help shape future campaign strategy
• Optimize campaigns against our branded content client's main KPIs such as CTRs, VCRs and Engagement Rates
• Use Google Analytics to monitor page views and Impressions of branded content articles, galleries, and listicles across multiple Hearst brands

Who you are
• You have a solid understanding of social platforms both established and emerging
• You have experience with paid social buying tools such as Facebook Ads Manager, Snapchat Ads Manager, and Google Ad words
• You have 2-3 years of digital experience pertaining to paid social
• You have strong project management skills
• You are proficient in Excel and Google spreadsheets
• Copywriting experience is a plus
• Agency experience a plus
• Experience at a content company/publisher a plus

Company Profile

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.