The purpose of this job is to provide a supportive role to the group leads in cascading information throughout the paid media team to improve the performance of campaigns. Assisting in project delivery to maintain alignment across the group. A requirement to have a basic understanding in the principles of Paid Search and Paid Social.


·       Job Title – Paid Media Assistant

·       Location – Bury, BL9 8RR

·       Working rota – M-F

·       Working hours – 40hrs


What You'll Be Doing:


  • Concise written English to take minutes during senior partner meetings, and present back to Group Leads.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work cross-functionally in paid teams to optimise campaign.
  • Good task management to monitor hygiene of accounts and inform relevant teams of irregularities.
  • Basis grasp of feed management, and good verbal communication to explain issues discovered.
  • Help support the management of UK and International Paid accounts and review the delivery of Paid campaigns.
  • Work with cross-functionally to implement testing and optimising campaigns to meet targets/KPI’s.
  • Support the teams as required with day-to-day activities including SQL reports, landing page checks, KW audits, building out campaigns.
  • Manage the bid management platform to meet targets and KPI’s whilst ensuring we are up to date with any enhancements and Beta tests.
  • Analyse data, identifying trends and opportunities within the market and the paid search accounts.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal departments to support product launches and promotions.
  • Regularly researching and reviewing latest industry trends, tools and software that could enhance the paid search channels.
  • Attend quarterly reviews with selected partners to review performance and create appropriate action plans.


What We're Looking For:


  • Resilient nature, and positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good basic knowledge of the digital landscape and paid channels including Google Shopping, re-targeting and display, and paid social.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Google docs.
  • An understanding of budgets, KPI’s and ROI.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical, insightful and able to draw key points from data analysis.
  • Experience / knowledge of other digital channels and multichannel marketing.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Second language an advantage.


The Company:


The JD Group is a leading omnichannel retailer of Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues over 3,400 stores across several retail fascia's in over 30 markets around the world.

We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces and values differences. We recognise the importance of an inclusive workplace culture in which everyone can thrive irrespective of their background or identity.

To be a part of this successful and continuously growing company, you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people first, a digital leader and customer focused organisation which provides operational excellence and is continuous with identifying new areas of growth into our day-to-day.

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount on qualifying purchases across Group retail stores and online
  • Exclusive Colleague Bike Discount scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work
  • Access to Apprenticeships and accredited qualifications




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