Precision Social Manager

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO London, England


Position at Wavemaker

Role Overview:

The Precision Social Manager is an important role within the growing B2B Hub.

Our B2B team is one of the fast-growing units within Wavemaker, with continued account growth and new client wins. This is an exciting time for an ambitious and strategically minded individual to join our forward-thinking team.

You will be joining a team with exceptionally high standards for delivering activation excellence and proactively challenging best practises and ways of working, therefore our successful candidate will want to work and learn with one of the best biddable team across the industry and will be equally willing to challenge us and our existing beliefs.

You’ll be working with the best and brightest social talent across the entire GroupM family, with pods of excellence setup between our sister agencies to share the leading practises across the social channels.

Our new team member will be responsible for supporting the senior members of the team on media channel strategic planning and activation, while leading and guiding the Executive/s on the implementation, optimisation and performance of media activation across a suite of Biddable channels. 

This role will give activation practitioners the opportunity to further refine and develop the craft in a fast paced, dynamic agency environment, all while working on two exciting Global B2B Brands.  The role offers a strong opportunity to innovate and build expertise across a wide range of digital channels, with the clients open to testing and learning from new platforms, audiences, and tactics – across a range of performance and brand-based digital media campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead for activation implementation excellence
  • Direct client servicing exposure – medium/high
  • Direct and indirect people management of Journey Activation Executives
  • Channel planning leadership, feeding into strategic planning and client direction within team, ensuring alignment and adherence to WM RGP process
  • Performance forecasting and delivery across all media, with focus on meeting client KPIs and performance targets
  • Activate role on activation strategies, optimisations, and tactics for relevant media channels across global markets (e.g. Google, Bing, LinkedIn, Facebook/Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
  • Responsible for the day-to-day QA process across all media activation, minimizing error and risk and ensuring consistent and accurate adherence to process
  • Overseeing an approach to and delivery of client reporting of media performance, ensuring timely, insightful, performance focused analysis and actionable insights
  • Support on client reviews of all media activation – BAU, campaign specific and all channel planning for activation
  • Lead on application and adherence to all areas of media activation finance process

The candidate

  • Experience in digital media, ideally from an agency side background (client side, media owner side or a mix will also be considered) with hands-on skills planning and activating across biddable platforms.
  • Social media activation experience across LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
  • Search experience a big bonus
  • Partnership experience would be another big bonus
  • A intermediate level of Excel would be advantageous
  • All academic backgrounds will be considered – qualifications in maths, data, media of interest
  • Professional digital media/advertising qualifications will be of an advantage
  • Any digital media experience e.g freelance, personal projects etc. will also be of interest


  • Passionate – brings a genuine thrill and excitement to the role
  • Agile – is able to be nimble in thought and action and overcome obstacles to achieve great things
  • Collaborative – works well with others, and can align behind a shared purpose
  • Entrepreneurial – is open to new ideas, and will challenge old ones.
  • Diverse – is proud of the difference they can bring
  • Inquisitive – is able to interpret data to find insights and communicate these

About Wavemaker
Wavemaker is a billion dollar revenue agency that sits at the heart of GroupM and WPP. Our ambition is to be the most distinctive and admired media, content and technology agency in the world.

Wavemaker is a global network that operates locally in over 90 countries and 139 offices. We are aligned behind our purchase journey obsession, and we help our clients translate audience behaviours and insights into smart decisions for today and tomorrow.  Our commitment to our clients it to be the “Future Makers’.  We demonstrate this in how we think, how we work and our relationship to technology and content to better serve their needs.  We are leading the way in re-inventing the role of a media agency in the digital age, embracing media planning and buying, but fit for the modern marketing requirements of seamlessly connecting media, content and technology.

To do this, we attract experts from diverse backgrounds that can share in our vision for the future.

We believe in the essential relationship between the vitality of our 8,500 people and our commercial success.  This can best be encapsulated in the values we uphold, and the way in which we demonstrate our commitment to them.  We are Passionate, Agile, Collaborative, Entrepreneurial and Diverse (PACED)

With PACED as our backdrop, we require our people to be self-starters, with high standards. We know that ‘great teams still have star players’, and we expect everyone to bring their own uniqueness to the party and contribute their value with their own flair.  We do not tolerate exclusion of team members and their ideas.  We are here to make waves with our clients, and we can only do that as a collective.

Wavemaker have many benefits for its employees along with monthly socials, well being fund, private health insurance and private pension.