Biddable Media Specialist

Ascential Group
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Perm Full Time
London, UK
Competitive Market Rate Salary
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We're looking for a Biddable Media Specialist to join our team in London. As part of our Marketing, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Designing and implementing our biddable strategy and optimisation plans
  • Briefing content & creative professionals on content and design needs (for ads and landing pages)
  • Briefing in data and insight requirements to our Data and insight professionals
  • Ensuring alignment from a PPC and SEO perspective
  • Implementing a biddable measurement framework to quantify improvements both in terms of competitors and vs. ourselves
  • Managing the Automation of Biddable reporting and providing regular updates on performance, needs, and blockers
  • Developing the Biddable plan for each brand and ensuring performance against that plan (in the context of the wider Marketing plans.)
  • Being the internal thought leader on Biddable Media


Key Accountabilities

  • Leading our Biddable efforts to deliver the highest possible level of performance in terms of MQLs, Accounts, Revenue and Profitability.
  • Feeding into performance kick-off sessions with relative internal/external contributors and stakeholders across the business including but not limited to product marketing, content, design, marketing performance & automation, data & agencies
  • Providing detailed technical requirements as part of briefing to content, creative professionals, and digital analysts (ad specs, landing page specs, specific tracking taxonomy needs etc.)
  • Integrating with other channels to deliver a seamless multichannel experience that maximises media spend
  • Actively managing biddable activity using Salesforce Advertising Studio
  • Working with Data and within Marketing Performance & Automation to forecast Biddable performance
  • Ensuring Biddable performance is on track with any blockers/slippage escalated.
  • Providing regular periodic status reports tracking Biddable performance vs. forecast and competitors
  • Standardising and implementing Biddable reporting framework across the portfolio
  • Designing and implementing processes that harmonise with internal and external partners around the delivery of the Biddable forecast
  • Leading the co-ordination of all internal and external resources required to deliver profitable growth via Biddable
  • Foster a dynamic industrious and delivery culture across the team. Drive celebration of our wins, and lessons to be learned from our losses


Your Experience

  • Strong, successful technical experience in PPC and Programmatic Display, (please note we are only looking for Biddable SMEs and not candidates who manage agencies)
  • Familiarity with marketing to the B2B audience, particularly with advertisers, agencies and publishers
  • A data-driven mindset and the ability strategize with cross-functional teams and execute marketing campaigns.
  • Mature Google Analytics experience is a significant benefit
  • Exposure to direct marketing tactics, including email, webinars, sponsorships, trade shows, mobile and use of third-party data sources.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technically capable, excellent communicator, and a desire to improve processes. Able to explain complex SEO items to various stakeholders and understand projects that have different analytical goals and needs


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Season ticket loans

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and well-being consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.


About Ascential

Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.



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