This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Paid Media Manager looking to take the next step in their career where they can play a lead role in shaping the development of our PPC, paid social and display media services.  

The role

As Senior Paid Media Manager you will work with Three Whiskey’s Managing Partners, Client Director and Strategy Director to understand client briefs, diagnose media problems, define opportunities and devise solutions.

You will provide our clients with market-leading paid media strategy and execution as well as contributing to their wider marketing goals through your ability to effectively combine client, industry and marketing knowledge.

You will be responsible for recruitment, retention and development of a team of media experts. You will define processes and ways of working which ensure the highest level of quality and performance across all client projects.

We want you to be a leader for the agency and our clients. Through your exemplary knowledge of paid media and excellent communication skills you will build trusted relationships with clients and the Three Whiskey team.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and generous bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Company pension scheme
  • The opportunity and support to shape your own career progression
  • A fun, hard-working and smart team to work with
  • Exciting and challenging client projects
  • Lovely office and fantastic location


  • Experience working directly with clients to provide first-class service
  • Experience managing all dimensions of PPC activity, including:
    • Investment, budget and bidding strategy
    • Daily campaign optimisation (inc. targeting, testing and analysis)
    • Performance forecasting
  • Expert in paid search/PPC (AdWords and Bing) and paid social (Facebook and Twitter) advertising platforms
  • Experience managing display media activity – planning and buying, RTB, trafficking and reporting
  • Familiarity with paid media management technologies (e.g. Kenshoo, Marin, DoubleClick Search etc.)
  • Understanding of tracking and analytics platforms (e.g. GA, Adobe, etc.)
  • Experience managing and developing teams (preferred)

Education and skills

  • A relevant academic background (economics, maths, statistics, computer science or similar – preferred).
  • Excellent numeracy, data handling and analytical skills
  • First class written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines and plan time effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Clear and persuasive presentation style
  • Understanding of the wider digital marketing mix
  • Professional standard in the use of Microsoft Office (inc. advanced Excel)

Attitude and approach

  • Passionate about digital marketing
  • Enthusiastic and positive outlook
  • Eager to learn, to challenge, be challenged and develop new skills
  • Motivated to provide excellent service
  • Deeply analytical and able to diagnose issues and develop solutions
  • Enjoys solving problems with creativity, lateral thinking and technology
  • Accountable and committed to quality

About Three Whiskey

We are a fast-growing digital marketing agency located in Southwark, close to London's South Bank, and equidistant between Waterloo and London Bridge mainline stations. We provide expert digital strategy, SEO, paid search, paid media, social and content services for a portfolio of top-tier brands.

We are seeking to expand our team with people at the top of their game and who are looking for a unique opportunity to help shape a fast-moving digital agency.

Our vision is to provide digital excellence, high performance and fantastic service to our clients. We achieve this by creating a culture and environment which allows our team the space, support, tools and development to make the most of their strengths and fulfil their potential.

We know our agency performs at its best when our team is happy, respected, motivated and well-rewarded. This understanding is the ethos which guides how the business is run.