Paid Media Director


It’s really no secret that we’ve been working with our good friends at Alpha Digital for some time now. 

We have had the absolute pleasure of helping them grow, scale, and track down some of Brisbane’s best minds across a bunch of digital verticals. 

And now? 

We’re wrapped to be linking arms to find them a brand new Paid Media Director to step in and take the reigns of one of Brissy’s most cherished and respected Digital Performance teams.

Folks, if you’re in “performance land” you’ll know that Alpha Digital do some *bloody* good work. They’ve got an awesome rep around town and they work with some epic brands too. Think City Beach, Superga, Dissh, and Pillowtalk, Lorna Jane [and heaps more, obvs] getting them the most incredible results, time and time again.

But the best bit? They’re not part of a network. They’re homegrown here in beautiful Brisbane. And by golly, they are gooood. Actually, they’re the best.

Now, let me tell you a little bit about this Paid Media Director gig, shall I? 

As the Paid Media Director you’ll be leading, inspiring, and managing the most epic team that delivers ‘all things’ digital media. You’ll be leading a team of around 26 Paid Media specialists to create digitally-led + performance-driven solutions. All with the goal of bringing your department’s portfolio of clients closer to their audience. And of course, helping make Alpha Digital the most effective marketing partner in all the land.

The aim of your game will be to champion the team and take the lead on team engagement and delivery of work. You’ll also be the leading point on those BIG, meaty, strategic client decisions, coupling that with being accountable for the performance, growth, success, and evolution of your department. 

In this gig, you’ll have an important seat and voice at the leadership table which is why we’re after a genuine, caring, and high caliber leader. Someone who leads by example and with integrity is really what’s important here.

And you? 

When imagining what our ideal person looks like, we’re picturing that you’ve probably got around 8+ years of Paid Media experience, with around 3-4 years in a leadership role. You’ll have an innate understanding of the global and local Digital Media ecosystem, including publishers, platforms, and technology players, with a strategic, empathetic, and creative mindset.

You’ll have some pretty epic stories to tell around how you’ve turned BIG client briefs into outstanding digital marketing plans, and the communication / interpersonal skills that allows you to build trust and garner respect quickly. 

You will also have…

  • Brilliant interpersonal and client relationship management skills;
  • Experience with turning BIG client briefs into ripper digital marketing plans;
  • Strong experience leading a team with proven management experience;
  • Excellent verbal, written, and comms skills; 
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities; 
  • Exceptional stakeholder management experience; 
  • A keen understanding of agency economics; And
  • Incredible business acumen. 

Here’s a little taster of what’ll sit in your remit: 

  • Leading and inspiring a team of 26 high performing Paid Media Leads, Executives, Specialists + Account Managers – fostering their individual professional development;
  • Setting, defining, and leading a responsive strategic vision for the Paid Media department;
  • Overseeing all workload planning, quality assurance, and process improvement initiatives that will enable your department to deliver best-in-class outcomes; 
  • Building a warm, genuine and personable relationship with a number of BIG powerhouse brands under the management of your department, and exceeding their expectations every time; 
  • Staying abreast of performance media and marketing technology trends, recognising opportunities to apply these to meet client goals;
  • As part of the senior leadership team, you’ll be contributing effectively towards the growth and development of the agency as a whole; And 
  • Identifying and developing new solutions to ensure Alpha Digital’s offering is continuously evolving, improving, and at the top of it’s game!

So. What do you think? 

If the idea of being in a role like this at Alpha excites you, then please, apply. But not just “I’ll flick my CV through kind-of-apply.” I want to know your story, the one that’s behind your CV. Tell me who you are, what you’re proud of, and of course, why you think this role is #SoYou.

Want to chat before you apply? You can do that, too! 

Here’s how you’ll find me to tee up a chat: 

[email protected] | 0458 184 555

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