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Social Buyer, Paid Media

Viral Nation
Canada, Canada
About the job

At Viral Nation, we specialize in building social-first ecosystems for brands to connect with the modern consumer journey. Our integrated solutions align strategy, talent, media, and technology with culturally relevant creativity to scale the world’s fastest-growing digital brands. Viral Nation offers a fluid, creative, and growth-oriented environment that will support your ambitions to apply your talents in an open, collaborative, and fast-paced culture. Our ability to stay at the forefront of the industry has fueled our success and will guide us in paving the path forward. We’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver strategies, and we’re just getting started.

While we continuously exceed our goals, we need your help – our success is only as great as our people. Strong performance leads to high expectations, and we must keep raising the bar!

What You'll Do Here:
  • You will be responsible for launching, maintaining and reporting on paid media efforts on paid social, search and programmatic platforms. 
  • Effectively communicating needs to ensure the success of campaigns to the Senior media buyer, and the Manager, paid media. 
  • Accountable for any relevant communications internally and externally
  • Daily monitoring and optimizing of active paid media campaigns
  • Retain quality control and adherence to overall media plan objectives
  • Assist in preparing and presenting documents for internal and external initiatives
  • Actively participate in agency workshops (i.e.) ideation sessions, training, new business, research, etc. 
  • Be able to speak to the media plans and strategies developed 

  • 3+ years of paid media buying experience at a performance marketing agency
  • Must have an understanding of paid media both on a qualitative and quantitative aspect
  • Effective cross-functional collaboration and verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficient in Google/Microsoft Suite 
  • Experience with managing workflows through project management software such as, Asana, ClickUp, etc
  • Must have a strong eye for creative and overall marketing trends
  • High level accountability of managing timelines and deliverables 
  • Have a strong understanding of marketing best practices, testing methodology, and optimization

Viral Nation is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our agency. Viral Nation welcomes applications from people with visible and non-visible disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruiting and selection process.