Paid Social Executive

AKA UK team


AKA is one of the world’s most successful entertainment marketing agencies offering full-service advertising and marketing for theatre, live entertainment, film, music, museums, galleries, events and attractions, working with some of the country’s leading organisations.
We are looking to recruit a Paid Social Executive to join the Digital team in our head office, in the heart of London’s West End.
  • Work with the Paid Social Manager to plan, activate and report on client campaigns
  • Assist in presenting paid social strategy in client meetings, making recommendations on the best practical strategies to put in place
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of Paid Social campaign activation and reporting on assigned accounts
  • Adapt to client needs and maintaining client media schedules to ensure they are an accurate record of what transpires
  • Take commercial responsibility for campaign budgetary management including bookings and billing, ensuring this is done in a timely fashion
  • Assist in the creation of monthly client reviews - providing insights on campaign performance
  • Demonstrate confidence and clarity in communicating with the team, clients and media owners
  • Introduce and activate new and emerging trends where appropriate on campaigns
  • Keep abreast of the developments in digital landscape and the affect this may have on campaigns
  • Act as a positive, professional ambassador for paid social service, the overall Media Teams and the agency both internally and externally


  • Have a basic understanding of the role of Paid Social in the digital mix
  • 1+ years’ agency /in house experience working in Paid Social platforms
  • Experience dealing with client requests directly and with quick turnarounds
  • Ability to activate paid social accounts for multiple clients at a given time
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal including reporting insights to clients and colleagues
  • Experience working in a fast-paced working environment
  • Technical knowledge of platforms and their capabilities
  • Commercial awareness, maths skills, and numeracy
  • Microsoft Office – particularly Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Positive attitude and curious nature
  • Use of reporting tools such as Google Analytics and Improvado
  • An interest in other channels and willingness to explore capabilities
  • An interest in arts/culture/heritage sector

Benefits & Perks Fully flexible working
  • 25 days annual holidays + bank holidays (rising to 31)
  • Free Theatre tickets
  • Lifeworks EAP scheme
  • Travel loan: season ticket
  • Enhanced Parental leave
  • Death in service Life insurance
  • Ride to work scheme

How to apply

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AKA was established in London in 1995 and has since gone on to open offices across the UK, in Australia and in New York. With more than two decades of experience our expertise spans theatre, film, live events, museums, galleries and visitor attractions. We work with some of the most prestigious clients in these sectors around the globe, including The Royal Opera House, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Donmar Warehouse, Young Vic, The Old Vic, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cameron Mackintosh, Sonia Friedman Productions, Michael Grandage Company, National Theatre Productions, Playful Productions, ATG productions, Fiery Angel, Elliot & Harper Productions and Sadler’s Wells. We are proud to work with the majority of the UK’s prestigious museums and galleries including the British Museum, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, Britain and Liverpool, Science Museum, Imperial War Museum, V&A, National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery, Wellcome Collection, Royal Academy of Arts and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. We are also agency of choice for UK attractions and tourist centres including The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Bletchley Park, The Arcelor Mittal Orbit, Dreamland Margate and Visit Kent. We help our clients find and engage with the widest possible audiences, generate a buzz around their events, and convert prospects into customers. We do this with a unique mixture of smart analytical thinking and bold creative vision. Our international reach creates opportunities unique to AKA. This, combined with local knowledge makes for a potent combination of big thinking and tactical know-how that is unmatched in our industry.

Job Details

Posted on Nov 12

London, England, UK

Full time