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Digital Paid Media Account Manager

Benefits:Medical Aid Subsidy - Take What You Need Leave - Annual Discretionary bonuses
Remote work:Only remote work
Job level:Mid
Company:Sprout Performance Partners

Job description

Who is Sprout Performance Partners? 

We’re an independent digital media agency and consultancy, with representation across South Africa’s major centres. We pride ourselves on being best-in-class, and we’re always looking for passionate and skilled people to join our teams. Our approach to media is unique and rooted in a full-funnel philosophy, so no more working in silos! 

We’re a certified Google Marketing Platform partner, which allows us access to the latest Google tech and also support local advertisers and agencies on maximising the value of the Google Marketing Platform tech stack. 

We also do some really exciting work with some of South Africa’s largest advertisers. Picture big budgets, and more alphas and betas than you can handle! 

Why should you apply at Sprout performance?
  • We value our people, their wellbeing, happiness and growth. Supported by our tireless HR department, employee wellness programmes, training programmes and growth planning. 
  • We’ve fully embraced remote working, and also provide the option for colleagues to meet in person should they so wish. 
  • Employee growth is close to our hearts, we value the right people and tailor careers around them. 
  • We have a flat structure, so no ivory towers and isolated working. From CEO to intern, we’re one team with a common goal. 
  • We have an unlimited leave policy called ‘take what you need’, we know for you to be at your best, you need to be rested and ready - both mentally and physically. 
  • We have a company-wide medical aid scheme, personal finance advisors, legal advisors, dieticians and the list goes on! 
Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for a digital account manager with experience in paid media. One of our most important criteria is a passion for what you do, and the industry as a whole.  Experience working alongside a team of paid media specialists and briefing in paid media campaigns is a requirement.

Job scope:
  • Accountable for all client communications and managing expectations on all existing accounts;
  • Responsible for getting IO’s signed off and agreement on campaign objectives;
  • Educating clients on Sprout Performance’s philosophy of Performance Media buying;
  • Sources reports and campaign insights from campaign managers and send to the appropriate client contact on a weekly and monthly basis;
  • Collaborates with clients and campaign managers on strategy and planning;
  • Briefs in new media campaigns to campaign managers and collaborates with campaign managers on the performance of current campaigns;
  • Briefs in creative work to design team and project management;
  • Managing the on-boarding of new clients and presentation of onboarding roadmap and plan of action;
  • Continual learning and research into best practice and tools associated with performance media;
  • Responsible for correct billing and revenue reporting across your accounts on month end;
  • Seeks to upsell and grow revenue intake from clients.
  • No cold calling or sales acquisition (new business on non-current accounts) required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business-related subjects
  • Minimum of three years experience in a digital marketing or media agency in the role of account management/account executive  specifically related to paid media and media buying 
  • Experience with Google Analytics, SearchAds 360, Google Marketing Platform products and Paid Social platforms is a bonus
  • Strong client service skills; client-oriented and highly motivated
  • A people person – comfortable with collaboration and can build internal relationships with cross-functional teams (sales/consultants/Ad operations/campaign managers/design)
  • Excellent organisational, and problem solving/decision-making skills
        Preferred start date: ASAP

        If you feel you meet the requirements listed above, please submit your CV and a short description of yourself via our website

        Please include your notice period and salary expectations.

        Note that if you haven’t heard back from us within two weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

        Posted on 18 Oct 13:47, Closing date 17 Dec

        Sprout Performance Partners
        A leading Performance Media Agency and Google Marketing Platform Certified Partner

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