Job Title: Performance Manager

Travel Required: On occasion

Location: Auckland CBD

Position Type: Full-time permanent



Looking to work for a company that not only delivers impressive results, but has an office full of laughs, enthusiastic creativity, and daily excitement? Look no further than Media X – an accredited, full-service media agency dedicated to providing our clients with the best media solutions focused on your bottom line. We pride ourselves on building fiercely loyal brand communities which lead to powerful commercial outcomes. As a global company, Media-X is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand and has teams across Aotearoa, Australia and Asia. We are running multi-language, multi-platform campaigns across Asia, India, Europe, Australasia, the Middle East, the United States, and Canada. 

Our experienced team (let’s also not forget our office dog, Harry) develops innovative strategies aligned with our client’s objectives, to maximise their media investment. At Media X, we’re proud to offer our clients access to the most advanced Precision Targeting Platform available – ‘Follow the Money’™. This powerful platform is fueled by New Zealand’s largest retail customer data set, which is exclusive to Media-X and contains over 250 million customer data points. Join us today!


As a Performance Manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing the strategy for implementation, optimisation, and reporting of all Socialites Performance Media clients and campaigns. Your day-to-day will consist of digital strategising, stakeholder management, campaign management, and reporting.


  • Develop, execute and manage digital campaigns across key channels such as Paid Social, Paid Search, Display and Programmatic, ensuring KPIs are in line with clients and campaign business objectives.

  • Implement a recurring rapid testing framework to validate hypotheses and recommend performance optimisation based upon in-depth campaign analysis

  • Utilise respective digital platforms, looking at and understanding performance, and looking for actionable insights that you can then apply to respective campaigns.

  • Collaborate with the broader agency and account management team to improve on agency growth within digital media.

  • Lead and manage a Performance Executive, providing ongoing training and support to help manage the workload from a client and campaign perspective.

  • Conduct regular research and stay abreast of current industry trends to ensure the campaigns are at industry-leading standards – reporting back to the wider performance team on relevant insights that can complement other marketing initiatives.


  • 5 years of hands-on experience working in Performance Marketing within an agency or in-house.

  • Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in Paid Social and Paid search; across platforms such as Google Ads, Meta, TikTok and more.

  • Strong understanding of analytics, A/B testing and CRO, and metrics-driven marketing.

  • Advanced experience with analytical tools such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics

  • Comprehensive experience in analysing performance data for optimisation towards performance-marketing KPIs.

  • Outstanding attention to detail paired with a strong analytical mindset.

  • A tertiary education, or a track record of relevant experience that proves it wasn’t needed.

  • The ability to multitask, run multiple projects at once, and not get overwhelmed by an impending deadline.

  • Proven analytical ability and quantitative skills including strong Excel skills.

  • Understanding of digital marketing and experience in strategizing and implementing digital marketing campaigns.

  • Data-driven, with the ability to report, analyse and tell a story with data.

  • Stakeholder management skills with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders, and report back on performance in a timely manner.

If you’re passionate about media planning and execution and want to join an award-winning, fun-loving team, apply now!