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Assistant Social Media Planner

Assistant Social Media Planner

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Social.Lab applies Direct Marketing principles to Social Media. We leverage the reach and targeting power of social platforms through proprietary processes, methodologies and tools to make social content more relevant/more engaging, insure it gets traction, and assure it drives results -­‐ from awareness to sales. In the US, we strengthen Ogilvy with in-­‐depth social platform expertise in Consumer engagement (including audience development, awareness & impact campaign), social CRM campaigns, and Social Performance campaigns. 

We are embedded within Ogilvy and functions seamlessly with other disciplines.

Social.Lab has 75 employees and offices in 5 markets: Belgium, France, Netherland, UK and US. We manage campaigns in 70 markets. We work with clients including  IBM, Philips, IKEA, Nestlé, L’Oréal, Ferrero, BMW, Mini, Aetna, E*TRADE, European Parliament, WWF, and British Telecom.


  • Assist in the execution and finalization of campaigns on social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest). This includes campaign structure, bidding strategy, detailed versioning per segment, integration of A/B testing of artwork, copy or call to action and planning of the test to run.
  • Support Social Media Planners with setting up campaigns on the PMD platform of choice including: credit validation, media allocation, tracking performance and optimization, detailed planning of the campaign (week, day, hour, frequency) and tagging rules.
  • Identify the variables that can be optimized and execute optimization.
  • Aggregate results and prepare weekly summary and key learnings.
  • Prepare potential recommendations to Social Strategists based on the insights revealed through execution/optimization to re-adjust future plans.


  • Entrepreneurship mindset
  • Analytical 
  • Social media enthusiast with an established understanding of the wider digital communications landscape.
  • Left and right brained: demonstrate creativity in data analysis and understanding.
  • Curious and have a “test, learn and optimize” culture
  • They like to push the limit and break the silo’s.
  • 0-1 years experience in social campaign management.
  • Proven ability to independently manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Must have spreadsheet capabilities; can build detailed business reporting
  • Previous experience in paid social/advertising internship preferred.