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Paid Social Media Specialist

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Career level
Middle (2-5 years), Senior (5-10 years)
Employment type
Full time
Remote job (the activity is performed from home)
Spoken languages
English - Advanced
Number of vacancies

Paid Social Media Specialist

Company Description

YouGov is an international market research and data analytics group. Our mission is to supply a continuous stream of accurate data and insight into what the world thinks, so that companies, governments and institutions can better serve the people and communities that sustain them. With operations in the UK, North America, Mainland Europe, the Nordics, the Middle East, India and Asia Pacific, YouGov has one of the world’s largest research networks.

Job Description

  • Owning paid social advertising to drive respondent acquisition of youth audiencesyear-olds)
  • Managing paid activity on Facebook (& Instagram), as well as driving innovation through testing new platforms (Snapchat, Tiktok, Quora, Reddit etc.)
  • Planning, activating, and optimizing paid social campaigns to meet target volumes, on-budget.
  • Tracking, measuring, analysing and reporting on campaign performance, sharing results with internal clients.
  • Working with content teams to create and optimize advertising to drive the best conversion rates and minimize costs.
  • Project managing all activity and processes required to meet targets and managing day-to-day relationships with research teams, partners and colleagues.
  • Helping to build the paid-social strategy for YouGov Member acquisition, across 40+ markets worldwide


  • At least 3 years’ experience of managing paid social media advertising on Facebook.
  • Experience of creating and testing multiple ad sets and targeting different audiences.
  • Prior management of campaigns on other digital marketing platforms, a plus.
  • Experience of working with medium to large performance marketing budgets, ideally across multiple markets.
  • Understanding of technical aspects of online advertising including conversion optimization.
  • Highly numerical, analytical and comfortable with raw data in Excel

Additional Information

We offer some brilliant benefits and perks at YouGov, some of which include:

  • The role could be either a completely remote or hybrid one
  • Medical subscription
  •  Meal tickets 20 RON/ ticket
  •  7card subscription (part of it paid by the company)
  • Complimentary fruits and coffee in the office
  • Free paid day on your birthday
  • You get 21 days' time off throughout the year to take a well-earned rest
  • LinkedIn Learning - we’re big on learning, so all YouGovers have first-hand access to the vast number of courses available on the platform