DEPT®/Digital Marketing

Paid Social Executive

Roles open in: Dublin

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Department Digital Marketing

Employment type Employee

Paid Social Executive

Paid Social Executive


Dept is the one of the world’s fastest growing digital agencies.  With close to 3,000 employees, which is increasing rapidly, we work with some of the biggest brands in the world including Adidas, AIB, Triumph, United Airlines, HSE, FitBit, Nivea and Tesla. 


We’re looking for a Paid Social Executive for our Dublin team. This is the opportunity to join an agency with a brilliant culture and a global footprint. You will have the opportunity to build upon your experience to date, working with the biggest brands, collaborate across markets, learning and sharing with Dept offices from all over the world. 


You will have some experience implementing and running paid social campaigns across key social platforms (Meta, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn). You will be good with numbers, will be enthusiastic, proactive and with a keen appetite to learn and develop. You are a team player and have the ability to work well with others, getting the best out of them and yourself in the process. 


You have your finger on the digital pulse, with a good knowledge of all social platforms. You keep up to date on the latest developments across platforms.




  • Planning, setting up and running paid campaigns on social platforms – Meta (Facebook, Instagram), LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok etc.
  • Working knowledge of Facebook Business Manager
  • Experience with Facebook Product Catalogue and Instagram Shopping a bonus
  • Responsible for media management
  • Campaign ideation and copywriting
  • Responsible for reporting on campaigns (using tools, for example: Google Analytics, Google Data Studio dashboards etc.) and have an excellent ability of drawing insightful conclusions from the data. Google Analytics certification a plus. 
  • Inputting into the development of social strategies – making recommendations on trends, latest platforms, technologies, formats etc.
  • Coordinating creative assets with our Design Team 
  • Ensuring campaigns are delivering against KPIs and proactively managing the campaign throughout
  • Communicating with regards your thoughts and actions which may need to be taken, in respect to optimising campaigns
  • Have experience working in an agency or a busy in-house digital marketing team
  • Great at working on a team
  • Experience in using social tools – including the ability to use data to support your thinking
  • Excellent knowledge of all social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat, LinkedIn etc.
  • General digital marketing knowledge a plus
  • Preparing reports along with recommendations




  • Have at least 1 year experience running paid social media campaigns
  • Analytical skills (understanding of the results reported in Meta Ad Manager)
  • Have experience running campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat etc.
  • Passionate about social media and the technologies used to support online and/or mobile advertising operations: ad serving, audience management tools, inventory applications, and third-party ad tags
  • Great at working on a team
  • Great interpersonal skills and an excellent communicator – ability to articulate complex concepts/data in a clear and concise fashion
  • BONUS – Knowledge of Google Analytics, Facebook Blueprint Certification



  • Generous package 
  • An open culture supporting our employees wellness (certified Good Place To Work company)
  • Global and local initiatives supporting our company values (B-Corp certified)
  • Surrounded by the best digital minds in Ireland and Globally
  • Develop yourself at one of the fastest growing digital agencies in Europe
  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further
  • Legendary team outings
  • Our annual company festival weekend in Amsterdam
  • Beautiful office in Dublin
  • Flexible, hybrid work model (we support WFH with an option of attending office-based team meetings etc.)



We are Dept, an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, a thousand of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier.


Dept is built on a diverse mix of personalities. Working together, testing ourselves, getting better every day. Working at Dept is about giving you the space to do what you're good at, and giving you the room to get ever better. Dept loves people that take responsibility, not orders. We nurture raw talent, support each other and coach you to be the best you can be.


But enough about us. Get in touch, send some examples of the clients and campaigns you’ve worked on and tell us about yourself!


An assessment can be part of the application procedure.


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