If you want to work with some of best PR, social media, and digital marketing specialists in the industry and deliver exciting campaigns for the world’s biggest brands and brightest start-ups, you’re on the right page.

Senior Paid Social Executive

Who are we?

We are PHA, a leading integrated comms agency with offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, and Wokingham. Founded in a small office off of Carnaby Street in 2005 by our Chairman and former newspaper editor Phil Hall, we have evolved to offer public relations, creative activations, social media, and digital marketing services to our enviable client roster. From renowned consumer brands to household corporate names, our teams deliver top-tier work to start-ups, global companies, and everything in between.

We are now looking for a passionate, ambitious, and entrepreneurial Senior Executive to join our growing Paid Social team. You can expect to support clients including across food and drink, sport and fitness, travel/hospitality and healthcare, and will need at least 2 years’ experience in a comparable role with transferable skills.

We know that PHA is only as fantastic as its people, but don’t just take our word for it… check out the video testimonials here.

What will you do?

All of our roles, from Junior Account Executive to Divisional Managing Director, work to the same five core responsibilities, with specific competencies appropriate to the level detailed under each. This gives clarity to all employees regarding what is expected of them, and a clear vision for career progression.

Client responsibilities

  • Support the Paid Social team and their array of clients, across B2B and B2C sectors
  • Responsible for the day-to-day execution of full funnel paid social campaigns, including campaign set up, optimisation, and reporting.
  • Feed into strategy development and creative testing plans to improve client performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Supporting clients with paid social tracking.
  • Supporting with ad copy writing and creative ideation backed up by paid best practice, when needed.
  • Work with other team members to proactively ensure client-facing documents are accurate and up to date.
  • Ownership of clients calls on account activity, prepare agendas, and accurately document and circulate actions.
  • Build a strong relationship with clients, becoming a trusted day to day point of contact, providing regular activity updates.


  • Support the team with new business campaigns by suggesting potential brands and businesses who may need Paid Social support, working closely with Sales & Marketing alongside other senior members of your division, and assisting with proposals and content creation to support S&M campaigns.

People management

  • Demonstrate consistent and effective upward management to Account Managers, sharing successes and flagging issues/challenges at the earliest opportunity, whilst also starting to identify and suggest possible solutions.
  • Provide ad hoc support and guidance to junior colleagues across accounts, helping them to develop core Paid Social skills.

Industry knowledge

  • Develop your network of key figures relevant to your sector to provide opportunities for your clients.
  • Use your knowledge of industries relevant to your clients and research skills to contribute to planning and campaign strategies.
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of paid social channels and updates.

Agency responsibilities

  • Participate in agencywide activities and initiatives to build relationships with colleagues to include All Staff training, social events, and internal seminars relevant to level.
  • Regularly attend role-specific training organised through the PHAcademy

What will you get?

Our extensive benefits offering rewards employees for the fantastic work they do every day. You can check out our full brochure here, but to give you a snap shot…

  • Make memories last with our £500 annual birthday bonus, long-service awards, wedding and new baby gifts, and a holiday allowance that increases year-on-year from your second anniversary
  • Spend time with family through 26 weeks’ full maternity leave pay, 26 weeks’ full adoption leave pay, six weeks’ full paternity leave pay, paid time off for antenatal care and fertility treatment, and flexible return to work options
  • Get recognised for outstanding work with our £500 wow bonus, new business bonus, talent referral scheme, and monthly companywide awards
  • Prioritise wellbeing with our £1,000 healthcare cash scheme, 4pm finish on Fridays, wellness hours, days, and vouchers, flexible working charter, and flexible hours
  • Get involved with our culture initiatives, from regular socials, team sports, and company breakfasts, to development days, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion forums, and our PHAcademy training programme

If you’re passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals, not settling for the easy and forgettable, but challenging them to do better and be different in an environment that fosters openness, honesty, and diversity – we want to hear from you!

In return, we’ll provide you with the opportunity to develop your unique talents so that they shine through your work, a role in which your voice is heard, and an extensive range of benefits, incentives, and rewards.

What we offer

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Please enquire or send your CV to, or apply via LinkedIn or our website.

As an equal opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from candidates belonging to groups that are underrepresented in the communications and marketing industries. Please let us know if you require us to make any adjustments to support your application and/or recruitment process. Please note that in line with our hybrid working charter, employees are only required to work from the office where their team are based for a minimum of four times per month, and are eligible for flexible start and finish times.

To find out more about our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment that enables everyone to reach their full potential while feeling valued and respected through our Open Conversation initiative, please click this link to our website.

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