Paid Social Media Executive - Head Office

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Glasgow

We’re recruiting for a Paid Social Media Executive to work at our vibrant head office in Hillington, Glasgow.


Full-time, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm. Flexible working is available with this role.

Do you have a passion for all things social? Are you looking for new and exciting opportunities to work across a range of automotive brands? Can you create incredible social content and manage large paid campaigns effectively?

As our Paid Social Media Executive, you’ll take ownership of our paid social media channels, an area that holds serious potential for our brands. You’ll drive and develop strategies, create timelines and collaborate with other teams to scale our revenue, engagement and grow our customer base through innovative, efficient and effective acquisition methods.

Day-to-day duties

  • Managing and executing paid advertising on our social channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Measuring, analysing and optimising efforts and communicating our strategy and learnings to internal teams.
  • Conducting keyword, trend and audience research.
  • Tracking and reporting performance.
  • Evaluating and recommending new online opportunities and technologies. Testing and improving on existing techniques.
  • Investigating new audiences and testing them on an ongoing basis depending on the brand being advertised.
  • Collaborating with the rest of the social media team to optimise content visibility, conversation and engagement.
  • Meeting different brand KPIs and advising on campaign optimisation.

Essential skills

  • At least one year’s experience in a similar role and a proven track record of setting up and managing paid advertising and promotion opportunities across social media networks, especially Facebook.
  • Understanding customer value, and using strategies to drive quality traffic to our company’s websites.
  • Outstanding written communication skills.
  • A data-driven approach.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • Experience working in an agency.

In return for your skills, you will work in a fun, fast-paced environment with a talented team and enjoy flexible hours, lunch subsidy and a great benefits package, including free private healthcare and training courses.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.