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March 28 2022

Our ‘Role of the Week’


Social Media Manger

Reporting directly into Social Media Director, you will be responsible for developing social media strategies, ingrained in insight, and that ladder back to PHD’s client’s business and campaign objectives.

As part of your remit, you will also find ways to grow current client investment in social platforms through testing and ultimately deliver successful results.

The opportunity

This is a perfect opportunity to showcase your knowledge and skills in the world of social media. You will be the first point of contact for your clients on social platforms and will be fielding their questions, as well as getting the chance to proactively approach them with new opportunities.

The people

Sitting within the highly skilled social team, you will get to work collaboratively with each other as well as the planning and buying teams across the agency and Omnicom Media Group.

There are also many opportunities to engage with more people across the agency outside of your work remit by getting involved with the activities and initiatives of our agency experience team.

Whether you want to run your own social club, be part of our D&I change, help our moments team celebrate achievements and occasions or find ways to improve our working environment, via our Future of Work Group, PHD is an agency of collaborators and will bring more than expected to your experience of agency life.

The Ideal Candidate

The person we’re looking for will have a clear understanding of online social metrics and a thorough understanding of the impact of social on client campaigns and objectives. You’ll have the ability to establish client friendly and efficient processes to manage expectations and agency workflow and have the skills to support, train and delegate to the wider social team.

We take Inclusion seriously and provide adjustments for individuals throughout the recruitment process, so you can be at your best.

Please discuss any specific adjustments with your Talent Attraction team member or if you would feel more comfortable, please reach out to [email protected] and let us know (confidentially) how we can be of help.

Knowledge and experience required

  • Ability to induct clients into PHD re what we do in social advertising, digital planning and explain other departments
  • Ability to understand clients’ business to drive conversations with senior clients and media owners/suppliers to deliver our commercial agenda
  • Be able to confidently take a front-of-house role in new business pitches, and work productively both with pitch and marketing teams
  • Exhibit excellent presentation skills to clients
  • Be proactive on accounts to ensure we are challenging clients and are ahead of the game in social.
  • Ability to influence clients through all verbal and written communication

Personal attributes required:

  • Demonstrate a curious and positive attitude
  • Be approachable and supportive to all you work with
  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail
  • Encourage regular feedback within the team both positive and constructive
  • The want to work across many different areas of the business and the will to learn so much more.

What else do I need to know?


We have an underlying belief that our agencies and specialist services should reflect the society in which we live. Be that Age, Disability, Education, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender identity, National Origin, Religion or Sexual Orientation.

Simply, we believe that Inclusion and Diversity makes for a more stimulating and inspiring working environment, where people are treated with respect and can be comfortable being themselves. Embracing these different approaches and thinking helps deliver tangible and positive results for us and our clients’ businesses.

Apply direct

If this role sounds up your street  apply direct via our OMG Careers website and find out about even more benefits of joining our award winning team.

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