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Paid Media Executive


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS
Function:  Marketing
Work Location:  Hybrid

Paid Media Executive

Corby, Northants (Hybrid working)


Are you a paid media specialist with ideally 1 year of experience in Paid Social and Display (DV360 & GDN)?  Are you looking to join a FTSE 100 company that offers career development opportunities and great people to work with? 

You'll play a crucial role in the planning, strategy, and execution of Paid Social and Display activity across EMEA, working closely with key partners, media owners and stakeholders.

You will also be supporting the short- and long-term media plans, ensuring operational efficiency and helping to deliver against the Performance Marketing objectives and key results

Department Profile

We are a Paid Media team that sits within the Performance Marketing department based at the RS Headquarters in London St Pancras Square, right next to companies such as Google, Universal & Havas. From here we support our local markets by delivering best-in-class paid media solutions.

We are a large, multinational team and operate in 29 countries across EMEA! We use different paid channels including PPC, Display and Paid Social and work with the best partners in the world.

We have huge ambitions and are on a journey to create something very special. We have a clear vision of where we want to get to - a purpose-driven high-performance culture to support a best-in-class Paid Media team where talent can flourish and develop.

What you will be doing:

  • Direct ownership and execution of display, native and video campaigns, for the EMEA markets
  • Working closely with various agencies to implement, analyse and optimise campaigns, on a regular basis, providing recommendations (paid social & display)
  • Working across platforms including Microsoft 365 (Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Analytics, Google Marketing Platform (GMP stack)
  • Track spend and manage small to large budgets, for the EMEA region
  • Liaise with the Paid team on the activation of display, native and video campaigns within agreed timelines 
  • Support the creation of in-depth analysis, setting benchmarks, identifying trends & opportunities
  • Deliver regular reports and analysis to internal stakeholders, showing campaign results and highlighting key trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the business and markets on a day-to-day basis
  • Manage the invoicing process across multiple media owners
  • Support paid media testing projects
  • Help the wider team identify ways to improve internal processes
  • Build relationships with relevant market stakeholders
  • Support the manager on the planning of paid media campaigns (i.e. display, paid social)
  • Monitor industry trends and updates to be able to report back on insights / and new concepts and ideas


What we are looking for from you:

  • Ideally 1 year experience managing Programmatic/Display/Video campaigns. Paid Social experience is a strong plus.
  • Some track record in managing large-sized budgets
  • Strong organisational skills with capabilities to effectively prioritise multiple tasks
  • Data driven mindset by being able to analyse and make sense of large volume of data  
  • Commercial acumen by understanding how business operate
  • Good knowledge of Excel and MS suites
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical, communication and reporting skills
  • Experience in Project Management desirable
  • Passion for Digital Advertising in general
  • Great team-player


At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits that you’d expect from a FTSE listed company which include annual performance bonus, private healthcare and 30 days holiday, in the UK&I, we’ve just introduced several new Family Friendly Policies including:

- Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation
- Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette’s syndrome
- Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause
- Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery

Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all

We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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