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Performance Marketing Specialist at Making Science UK

Location: London

Type: Full-time

Salary: £29,000 - £39,000

Deadline: 08/03/2022

Job Overview:

We think several traits are essential to be able to do this role well: a client-focused approach; being comfortable talking and presenting to clients (and each other!); and a mind that is very analytical and creative in equal measure. Our people thrive at Making Science because they are self-motivated, ambitious and team players. But most importantly, they love working in a fast-paced, growing business where everyone is encouraged to make a difference to how the company lives and breathes. 

  •  1-3 years’ experience in running Performance/DR and/or User Acquisition Campaigns on paid social platforms and/or Google Ads (UAC, Search, Display), or ASA
  •  Very data-driven analytical thinker with a hands-on approach and can-do attitude
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills with data manipulation capabilities using weighted average formulas, pivot tables and results visualisation
  • Passionate about the digital advertising industry
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Focused and highly organised
  • Methodical and inquisitive
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Able to interact effectively with both clients and other team members

What we’d like you to do:

Campaign Management

  •  Plan and document campaign strategies in line with a test and learn approach
  •  Think creatively when coming up with targeting and creative options
  •  Set up digital campaigns accurately and logically
  •  Monitor all data points through the user funnel, analyse performance, identify areas of improvement and take action to improve overall results
  •  Recognise trends of key performance indicators

Tracking & Reporting

  •  Collect, track and record data from a variety of sources
  •  Spot check and reconcile data sets
  • Troubleshoot tracking and reporting issues
  • Provide ad hoc reports to managers and clients

Client Services

  •  Create a close relationship with our clients through impeccable client service
  •  Be presentable and have a friendly, positive approach to our clients
  •  Prepare regular insightful updates on campaign performance for our clients
  •  Find smart solutions to client objectives


  •  Brief compelling copy and creative for clients, considering their tone and brand
  •  Liaise with 3rd party partners and advertising technology platforms
  •  Support senior management in preparing for new business pitches and bringing onboard new clients
  •  Ensure work is prioritised and implemented based on agreed deadlines
  • Keep a tight grip on the market and competitor analysis to discover new opportunities and implement relevant changes.

Perks of Joining Us

  • 23 days of holidays (plus bank holidays)

  • We care about a healthy work-life balance. You can count on having flexible working hours (start at 9am +/- 1 hour and finish accordingly) and 2 days a week where you can work from home AND 2.30pm finish on Fridays 
  • Up to 10% discount in shops, restaurants and hotels in the West End
  • The opportunity to meet our international team with our Ambassadors Programme 
  • Regular team socials to get to know your peers better!
  • Feedback is part of our day to day lives. We recognize a job well done through a continuous feedback model.
  • Gym membership 
  • You will never stop learning with us: subsidized training, free language classes, learning capsules, an e-learning platform and many more.
  • Work comfortably and follow your own style because we don’t have a dress code.
  • Be a part of a dynamic, adventurous and professional team with people you’ll grow fond of!

About Making Science UK

Nara Media (a Making Science company) believes in inspiring the growth of our clients and our colleagues by encouraging collaboration, nurturing creativity, and embracing opportunity.

Being part of the Making Science group means we’ve got the backing of a big agency but with the feel of a small agency. Even though we focus on performance media at Nara (mainly Paid Social, Paid Search and App), we’ve now got access to tons of development and learning opportunities. We can now offer to our clients Programmatic, SEO, ASO, Data Attribution, CRO and much more. This opens a lot of doors for personal and professional growth.

This isn’t a typical advertising agency opportunity. Unlike big global agencies, you won’t be stuck in one role type. You’ll gain exposure to all areas of the business and have lots of variety in your day-to-day work. Nara has a great working environment and is based in the heart of London’s West End.

We do everything we can to make our culture collaborative and caring, with an openness that invites growth and sharing knowledge. We want this role to accelerate your career in digital advertising and help you to play a major part in growing Making Science We can offer you the chance to become a leading figure within the company while broadening your experience on multiple digital acquisition channels.

Making Science Group is an equal opportunities employer. We give equal opportunities regardless of ethnicity or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, pregnancy or maternity, colour, race, gender reassignment or disability.

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