Brainlabs is a digital media agency – we’re passionate about using data and tech to craft marketing strategies that drive real business results for clients. Our 1000+ Brainlabbers partner with some of the world’s largest advertisers to do just that. 

Our mission is simple, we want to become the world’s largest independent media agency, famous for delivering high performance and accelerating the careers of Brainlabbers whilst we’re at it.

Brainlabs has always been a culture-first company. In fact, from the very beginnings of the agency a set of shared principles, philosophies and values was documented in The Brainlabs Handbook, helping us create our unique culture.

As with everything here we always seek to adapt and improve so The Brainlabs Handbook has been fine-tuned to become The Brainlabs Culture Code.

This Culture Code consists of 12 codes that talk to what it means to be a Brainlabber. It’s a joint commitment to continuous development and creating a company that we can all be proud of, where Brainlabbers can turn up to do great work, make great friends and win together.

You can read The Brainlabs Culture Code in full here.


Classification: Full-time
Reporting to: Account director
Location: Hybrid (Singapore based candidates)

What’s the role?
We are on the lookout for an analytical Paid Media Manager to join our team. You will own the outcome for all aspects of clients’ paid media campaigns, including initial planning, implementation, monitoring, optimisation, analysis and reporting. The role requires someone who is comfortable analysing data, is able to give strategic recommendations across paid social or programmatic display, paid search experience would also be a plus. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead on 3-6 accounts, being measured on client satisfaction scores for clients under management. Owning the creation of client deliverables including client presentations and business reviews
  • Accountable for the integrated planning, forecasting, implementation, optimisation and reporting for client paid media activity across Google Ads, Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Baidu, TikTok, Snapchat and other platforms, in multiple APAC markets
  • Take a data enabled approach to derive actionable insight from data to inform iterative optimisation and planning
  • Adopt a test & learn approach to setup and carry out testing and conduct actionable analyses to drive awesome results for clients
  • Ensure accurate, high quality audience and keyword targeting, and ad copywriting for search and social.
  • Ensure adherence to process and standards for QA and Brainlabs’ best practice
  • Effectively communicate insights and outcomes to client stakeholders
  • Work closely with Account Directors and other team members to develop media strategy and take a proactive role in account development and client roadmaps
  • Guide and support direct reports to manage their workload and take accountability for client deliverables, ensuring they are to Brainlabs’ standards
  • Apply Brainlabs’ proprietary tools to realise value for our clients

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Mentor to team members working on assigned clients providing training and shadowing opportunities and participating in new hire training program
  • Participate in wider company initiatives including, but not limited to new business pitches and internal marketing efforts
  • Help shape agency processes, best practices and tech automation
  • Cultivates an atmosphere that embraces diversity and inclusion within the team and agency

What particular set of skills would suit this role?

Essential Skills and experience

  • Demonstrable proficiency of paid search platforms (Google, Bing, SA360) and paid social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Consumer/audience research
  • DV360 campaign management
  • Campaign strategy and stakeholder management
  • Experience running campaigns across APAC.
  • Proven organisational, project, and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbally, with the ability to provide actionable insights for all levels of an organisation
  • Possess keen critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Proven skills with Microsoft Office and/or Google Business Apps, especially Excel or Google Sheets
  • A true ambassador for our culture code

Ideal Experience

  • Minimum of 3-years hands on experience managing paid social or programmatic campaigns agency or client side (search experience is a plus)
  • Minimum of 6 months client-facing experience
  • Previous agency experience
  • Previous search, social or ad ops experience
  • FMCG/Retail industry experience

What happens next
We know searching for a job is tough and that you want to find the best career and employer for you. We also want to ensure that this position is the best fit for both you and us. Therefore, you will participate in a comprehensive interview process that includes skills interviews with our team. The goal of this process is to allow you to get to know us as we learn more about you.

Thank you for your interest in Brainlabs! We look forward to getting to know you!

Brainlabs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace: we are committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the application process, please let us know!


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