Paid Social Manager


London, GB / New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 01/03/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 2067 Massachusetts Avenue Floor 5, Cambridge, MA, 02140

About DataCamp

DataCamp is an online Data Science school that uses video lessons and coding challenges.

Job Description

DataCamp is building the best platform to learn and teach data skills. We create technology for personalized learning experiences and bring the power of data fluency to millions of people around the world. Our learners get real hands-on experience by completing self-paced, interactive data science courses, practice, and projects from the best instructors in the world, right in the browser.

We are an international team with backgrounds in education, data science, design, psychology, biology, linguistics, engineering and more. We are united by our passion for impacting the future of education. 

About the Role 

The Paid Social Manager will own the day-to-day management and performance of DataCamp’s Facebook Ad campaigns, as well as other paid social channels.  The role is part of the Acquisition team focused on growing both individual subscriptions (B2C) and enterprise leads (B2B). We need someone who will bring a fresh perspective, creativity, and storytelling to our paid social ad campaigns.


  • Day-to-day management of paid social campaigns, including managing creative, targeting, budgets, bid strategy, conversion optimization, campaign structure, and reporting
  • Our primary channel is Facebook Ads, while secondary channels include LinkedIn, Quora, Reddit, Twitter, etc.
  • Develop compelling messaging, tailored to each ad platform and purchase funnel stage (e.g. prospecting vs. remarketing)
  • Experiment with and execute new ad formats (e.g. video, carousel, instant experience)
  • Copywrite headlines and ad creative
  • Create creative briefs and interface w/designers for required images
  • Create video creative briefs and interface w/agency partners for video ads
  • Propose landing page ideas that enhance the customer journey and improve conversions
  • Effectively communicate performance to stakeholders via reports, presentations, meetings
  • Contribute to the wider marketing discourse by sharing thoughts and feedback on other acquisition, retention, and branding initiatives

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has 3+ years experience managing and optimizing Facebook Ads. Experience on other platforms a plus 
  • Is creative and innovative - able to push the envelope on how paid social platforms can be used to acquire customers
  • Has copywriting skills - able to craft headlines and ad copy that convey our story and value props, with impact
  • Has good visual sense - able to collaborate with designers to produce images that reinforce/complement the message
  • Is a strong marketer - customer-first mentality, and a storyteller.  
  • Has a growth mindset - always hunting for the most conversions and best CPA through extensive experimentation and optimization
  • Is data-driven and analytical - we’re a data science company!
  • Is self starter with a strong sense of ownership and accountability 
  • Is resourceful and organized with high attention to detail 

What’s in it for you? 

  • Learning and development. We encourage continued education through a conference budget and external training
  • A competitive salary and stock options
  • Flexible hours
  • International company retreats
  • Work with a great team (everyone says this, but we’re serious—we’re pretty great)

DataCamp is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We regret not being able to provide sponsorship for this role. 

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.