The Spider People Series - Gene Oliver

Name, Job and Team:

Gene Oliver, Senior Account Manager, Digital/Social

How long have you been at Spider?

Just under 2 years

What is your job role at Spider?

Client lead across our key social media accounts and managing the day-to-day of our social team

What does a typical day look like for you?  

It can vary from supporting the social team in their day-to-day tasks and liaising with clients, to working on new business pitches across all sectors, to collaborating with other agencies on global strategy and creative sessions for clients

What’s the best bit about working here?

Without the cliché, it’s genuinely the people. It’s the first thing I say when interviewing for new hires. You spend so much of your life with your colleagues, you might as well make them your friends

What are you looking to achieve in the next 3+ years?

Continue to support my talented team develop and grow and become the best in their craft

What’s the best campaign you’ve worked on at Spider?

A World Cup campaign which was with great, funny content, a big production team and top talent to work with

What’s been your greatest achievement at Spider?

Supporting my team progress from execs to managers

When not at Spider, what do you love doing?

Sports, music, socialising