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Regional Manager Media and Acquisition Planning

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Regional Manager Media and Acquisition Planning
£70,000 - £80,000
Manchester(Hybrid) M50 2ST

Hybrid working, 25 days holiday with purchase options & carry over, high level Private Medical, Health cash plan, Rewards & Discount portal, EAP, Income protection, Life Assurance, Enhanced Maternity and Paternity, excellent track record of personal development. Opportunity to join a large and growing, progressive, Digital Marketing agency, that forms part of a lobal agency network of over 250 people, exciting sector with global clients; Regional Manager Media and Acquisition Planning role, focussing on international territories, joining a 'centre of excellence' acquisition team of five within the organisation.

The role will develop and lead 360 acquisition plans that lead to growth in regional new customers via online and offline marketing campaigns. You will lead the planning and execution of acquisition marketing, acquisition strategy development and management, campaign execution and optimization to support client business objectives. Being responsible for developing tactical and strategic customer acquisition plans, executed through traditional media, performance media, agency delivery and media operations you must have an analytical approach and a passion for driving performance improvements.


Strategy Development, Planning and Execution:

- Partner with client marketing and commercial teams to create effective acquisition strategies and plans that deliver on KPIs and goals
- Implement and manage both online and offline marketing programs that deliver on customer acquisition targets and ROAS
- Build strategies and tactics: implement optimization and measurement of consumer
- Lead cross-functional acquisition channel and media input, deliverables, timelines, and communicate progress and issues
- Manage the acquisition and media marketing budgets and planning across marketing channels in conjunction with client marketing teams
- Monitor and control all costs that are associated with business-wide media campaigns, initiatives, and pilot projects

Capability, Measurement and Optimisation:

- In conjunction with key cross-functional stakeholders define the requirements for the region’s digital acquisition marketing technology to maximize marketing performance and profitably
- Implement tracking and monitoring of performance against the business’s overall goals and objectives
- Provide weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual forecasts for all channels, brands and regions
- Monitor and optimize ROI performance, and communicate results and recommendations to the Snr Director of Acquisition Planning and Media, clients and key stakeholders
- Test, optimize, and scale channels for growth efficiency
- Lead efforts in region for the utilization of data-driven methodology, analysis, and measurement in order to improve the effectiveness of all acquisition marketing channels


- The Senior Manager Media and Acquisition Planning role is highly collaborative and requires a partnering mindset to support clients and stakeholders in order to define strategic objectives, marketing budgets, and success metrics
- This partnering approach creates tactical execution plans for each marketing channel to achieving program/campaign and commercial objectives
- Lead the regional AQ marketing planning by partnering with other acquisition marketing areas including, Affiliates, SEO, Social Media and Innovation to build robust 360 plans

Qualifications and Experience

- Education: A degree in a business related or technical field such as Marketing, Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science, or any other related field. An equivalent of the same is also acceptable for this position
- Experience: Over 10 years’ experience in driving customer acquisition across marketing channels such as TV, OOO, Radio, PPC, Display, Paid Search, Paid Social, and Retargeting. Have a history in driving growth with innovative demand generation and prospecting campaigns. Extensive experience working not only with, ad-serving platforms and digital monitoring tools, but also with offline marketing tools and strategies. The candidate must also have a proven and successful experience building and executing direct and digital marketing campaigns for a business in a highly competitive and complex business environment. Extensively familiar with social acquisition channels, inclusive of You Tube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media environments
- Analytical Skills: Highly analytical and data driven. Proficiency in A/B testing. Have the ability to track and report on key metrics that measure performance in programs and campaigns inclusive of traffic, revenue, conversions, and ROI
- Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Excellent communication skills, both in written and verbal form. Communication should be clear. Customer-oriented and detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Able to prioritize and work comfortably on multiple projects and meet deadlines, work effectively under pressure. Be team-oriented using sound judgment in decision making, demonstrate calmness in uncertain and stressful circumstances. Be approachable and relatable person who will earn the trust

About the company

the Regional Manager Media and Acquisition Planning will be joining a dedicated team of 5 within a 70 strong, established, dynamic, and steadily growing Digital Marketing Agency that forms part of a large global agency network. Focussed on growth, and with a track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining world class talent, the agency upholds a culture of humility, ownership, ambition and collaboration. The role will see you playing a key role at a strategic level. Based out of the Manchester office, working 2 days in the office and 3 from home per week, you will enjoy a significant list of excellent benefits. The company is looking to move quickly, please apply with your CV asap.