Paid Media Specialist


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Elastic is looking for an experienced Paid Media Specialist responsible for the day-to-day management of paid digital marketing campaigns on the Demand Generation team. This role will own, execute, and optimize paid media channels to support the broader org in their growth goals.

This Elastician will be an immediate contributor and help drive growth and success across existing social media platforms as well as identify new and growing opportunities to get our name out there. The opportunity is to significantly grow Elastic’s digital share-of-voice and help the business reach global pipeline and SaaS business growth goals. The successful candidate should want to join a business in hyper-growth mode and look forward to progressing their digital marketing career long-term.

What you will be doing / Responsibilities:

  • Developing, executing, and optimizing ground breaking digital campaigns from conception to launch
  • Working cross-functionally to align campaign strategies and goals across the organization
  • Providing ongoing measurable insights into campaign performance to relevant partners
  • Defining, measuring, and evaluating relevant paid media critical metrics
  • Building out media buys for various ad platforms and supervising the day-to-day execution of paid media
  • Coordinating and managing the budget for all social media accounts
  • Conducting in-depth audience targeting research
  • Maintaining knowledge of industry standard methodologies and new technologies

What You Bring Along / Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree.
  • At least 2-3 years experience managing budgeted social media campaigns. Successful track record required.
  • B2B marketing experience desired. SaaS experience is helpful.
  • Experience launching and optimizing campaigns on paid social platforms, like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Quora, and Reddit
  • You’re really comfortable with spreadsheets… no macros needed, but you’re comfortable with SUMIFS, VLOOKUPS, and Pivot Tables to aggregate data and manage the Paid Social media budget
  • Ability to look at data and prioritize - you don’t do everything, you’re good at looking at limited amount of info and picking a successful path to move forward
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable crafting presentations and sharing findings and leading discussions with partners about performance of your campaigns
  • Solid understanding of common marketing analytics platforms (e.g., Google Analytics)
  • Bonus: Experience with Salesforce reports, you understand fields, report types, and how to build dashboards

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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