Lead Creative

Lead Creative

JOB DESCRIPTION: Lead Creative

Internally, this role is known as Lead Creative Planner 

JOB PURPOSE

As a Lead Creative you’ll get to work on some of the biggest and most exciting digital brands in the world. You’ll be expected to develop brilliant ideas whilst guiding and motivating the people around you. You will work closely with designers, videographers, editors and photographers to execute ideas with a high level of craft. This role also requires close collaboration and integration with all areas of the business (media, tech and data).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead creative projects, finding new ways to inspire audiences with creative ideas 
  • Oversee and support creatives in delivering the best possible work
  • Juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Play a key role in production, including overseeing and planning shoots
  • Team leadership: work with the Head of Creative and other Lead and Senior Lead Creative Planners to foster a stimulating environment
  • Present work to senior clients
  • Help to grow our creative offering, making sure we’re taking advantage of the latest tech and most advanced approaches, as well as expanding into new platforms
  • Participate in new business pitches

SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE 

Essential:

  • Solid experience within a creative advertising role, including copywriting and/or art direction
  • Experience of leading and inspiring a team 
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience on set
  • Deep knowledge of digital media, particularly paid social media formats
  • Exposure to digital marketing campaigns that have increased sales
  • Ability to work with senior clients
  • Ability to remain focused under pressure and get stuff done on a tight deadline
  • A love for learning and teaching new things
  • Great interpersonal and listening skills
  • A high attention to detail

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with Gen Z / youth culture

HEALTH, WELLBEING & BENEFITS 

As the business has grown, we have and will continue to evolve the benefits that we offer to our people. Here is a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect. 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off each year
  • Company Pension scheme 
  • Health Cash Plan 
  • EAP scheme
  • Ride to work scheme 
  • Sabbatical 
  • Enhanced family friendly policies 
  • Flexible working* 
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Events throughout the year to promote health & wellbeing 
  • Training & development opportunities 

*The COVID-19 pandemic has seen nearly everybody move to remote working. Our approach is reviewed and adapted in line with the changing restrictions. When it’s safe to return to the office our flexible working approach will include a hybrid mode of working incorporating remote and in-office working.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 

Diversity, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion (DEI) are hugely important to us. Our DEI commitments sit at the core of our business and are part of our culture. We’ve always held the belief that being a progressive and innovative business necessitates a diverse team with an inclusive attitude - one cannot exist without the other. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop, nurture and retain the most talented people from a range of diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We encourage all applications irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, marital status, and disability. 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Self-starting, reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to feedback and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Sense of humour

 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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