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Each week Campaign Brief posts positions available within the Australasian and Asian advertising, media and marketing industry through TheBestAdJobs.com, a joint initiative of Bestads and Campaign Brief. Ads only cost $50 and appear on all CB Blogs (Aust, NZ, Asia) plus internationally on bestadsontv.com.

 

STUDIO MANAGER (FULL-TIME), SYDNEY/NEW ZEALAND

Are you a Studio Manager who can run projects and organise busy studios?

Do you have 5+ years’ experience working in creative/ design studios?

Are you excited by branding, design, animation and creative thinking that’s ahead of the curve?

This is a fantastic boutique creative studio that works across branding and design – with expertise across art direction, animation, design, photography and storytelling and a track record of crafting timeless identities and campaigns for emerging and heritage brands. They have seen some exciting growth over the last 2 years – with bigger brands and bigger budgets seeing the team and organizational processes move to the next level – from a tight knit team of quirky creatives to an expanding and well-oiled creative studio that retains its unique and progressive culture.

The role of Studio Manager has been newly developed to help with the agency growth – this is the perfect chance to be part of progressive agency and have a real impact on it’s future, while holding true to the creative DNA that has helped it flourish.

The roles and responsibilities of the position include:

– Assist to develop and maintain project plans/ timelines/ budgets
– Workflow management and resource allocation across the studio and with external suppliers and freelancers
– Managing creative team/project workload – helping to support motivate and upskill across the different skill sets and levels
– Work checking and obtain relevant sign-offs and approvals
– Work closely with the Founder to support open and transparent communications across the agency

We are looking for someone with at least 3+ years of creative agency experience and a high attention to detail. You are someone who is confident scoping projects and managing timelines across animation, design, photography, video and even animation – with a knack from being able to juggle multi-faceted projects and shifting priorities. Communication and clarity are core to your ability to get things done – and you do this with a solution-focused and ever-positive outlook.

This is a rare chance to be part of a cool and innovative studio as they work with some exciting clients and expand to their next stage of development.

Send your CV to Lauren Juska at The Creative Store, email Lauren@thecreativestore.com.au or call The Creative Store on (02) 8278 7514 for more details.

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CAMPAIGN MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGER – SOCIAL/DIGITAL & EVENTS (FULL-TIME), JOHNSON & LAIRD, AUCKLAND

Are you passionate about the Entertainment Industry?

Do you have previous experience in Digital Production, Campaign Management or Project Management

Are you a team player with a focus on customer service and a passion for digital?

If so, this may be the role for you!

Reporting to the Divisional Manager we are looking for a motivated, driven, and organised professional to fulfill a Campaign / Project Management role within our Digital/Social & Events Division. Responsbile for management of Social/Digital campaigns with our talent and partners and management of Event bookings for our talent and partners.

As high-performing support to the Digital / Social & Events team, you will have the ability to manage campaigns, troubleshoot, and form strong relationships with Talent, Agencies, Corporates, Events organisations and other relevant people.

You will be expected to take ownership of all Social/Digital campaigns & Events bookings for our talent, with the clear objective of delivering projects on time and within budget along with providing a high level of customer service to the Talent Agents, clients, and talent at all times.

This is a busy role and will require out-of-hours work as and when required.

You can expect to be well supported through training however, a solid level of knowledge about current New Zealand talent would be advantageous.

Interested? Apply online here…

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MEDIA PLANNING MANAGER (FULL-TIME), WPP, PERTH

The Lowdown

UNION operates as a fully integrated agency within WPP AUNZ and is dedicated to offering best-in-class media, creative, production and strategy solutions to Bankwest.

Our close relationship with Bankwest is founded on honesty, openness and trust. We have a shared responsibility to help Bankwest achieve their business objectives, acting as a true partner and extension of their marketing department.

Purpose of Position:

Union is a unique team made up of exceptional people working with Bankwest. With AKQA Media as the important media back bone, coupled with the best creative minds within the WPP network, you will be immersed in a variety of exciting integrated opportunities, focusing on the construct and execution of offline media campaigns.

You will be responsible for bringing the media strategy to life across Offline channels and ensure you deliver best in market amplification and negotiations that drive the client’s budget hard. With well established relationships with all Perth media partners, you will be empowered to develop go-to-market trading strategies, delivering on all client objectives and smashing benchmarks.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Product

– Work collaboratively with the digital team co-creating planning documents that deliver on strategy via clear holistic media recommendations, ensuring quality control processes are properly adhered within deadlines
– Manage and lead offline trading for Bankwest through establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Perth media
– Lead with best in class client service, acting with professionalism and representing the Union brand
– Ensure high quality trading outcomes that deliver on client benchmarks through negotiation, management of ongoing tracking/optimisations and presentation of post analysis
– Negotiate compensation for any campaign discrepancies within the campaigns
– Responsible for delivery of proactive and innovative communication solutions that amplify the creative idea and surprise & delight the client
– Assist Media Director in creating and trading any annual offline planning and trading strategies
– Maintain up to date knowledge on market trends and research findings locally and internationally, sharing where appropriate with clients
– Feed into and collaborate with broader Union team to establish integrated campaign responses across media and creative

Profile

– Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders within the broader Union and WPP AUNZ network to ensure cohesion on briefs and responses
– Live and breathe the Union behaviours in every interaction with clients and media partners
– Provide insightful input & leadership into all internal meetings, training forums and media hosted events/presentations
– Share, write and contribute to agency-wide opinion pieces on key market trends and impacts to clients
– Drive your team to live and breathe the Union behaviours in every interaction with internal and external stakeholders

People

– Drive career development and growth for direct team including KPI setting, quarterly reviews and actively encourage participation in WPP training opportunities
– Take an active role in day to day management of Perth & Sydney team members overseeing workloads, output and development plans
– Work with junior team members to develop detailed communication plans, ongoing weekly tracking and accurate delivery of campaigns

Key Requirements:

– Minimum of 5 years experience in media planning and trading (Offline)
– Experience in various clients and industries – finance is a bonus
– Outstanding relationships with Media within the Perth market
– Good attention to detail across the planning process
– Analytically minded and curious about data
– Excellent client communication and professionalism
– Highly organised, with strong project management and coordination skills
– Works well autonomously, communicates effectively and loves to collaborate as part of the wider team
– A desire to work within an integrated team and open minded to new possibilities

Three best things about this job

1. The team: UNION is made up of talented individuals within a culture of honesty, openness and trust. We look after each other and work as tightknit and supportive team to deliver outstanding work for, and build a solid partnership with, our client.

2. Our client: A landmark in WA and an awesome group of people to work with. A very special and respectful relationship has been formed between client and agency.

3. The unique agency model: UNION operates as a truly integrated agency; with media, creative, production and strategy all under one roof, working across Australia. We have access to the broader WPP AUNZ network, and work closely with The Brand Agency (Perth) and VMLY&R (Sydney) as the lead creative agencies. We also work as part of the broader CBA Group team which operates in AKQA Media Sydney.

Interested? Apply online here…

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DIGITAL ACCOUNT MANAGER (FULL-TIME), SOCIAL METEOR, PERTH

Social Meteor is looking for an experienced and self-driven Digital Account Manager to join their team. As a Digital Account Manager, your main duty will be to develop and manage digital marketing strategies with clients, helping them achieve their digital marketing goals. Your role will be extremely important for customer success, satisfaction, and ultimately, loyalty.

“We are a boutique creative agency, based in Perth, offering results-driven digital advertising solutions for businesses of any size. We use a range of advertising strategies with a focus on social media which is fast becoming the future of digital communication. Instead of adding ‘social media’ at the end of a long-winded list of digital capabilities, we believe that your social media marketing strategy should be every modern brand’s first priority when it comes to connecting with its audience.”

Account Management & Client Liaising

– Nurturing current and inbound client relationships
– Maintaining service retainer and project timelines & workflow
– Tracking and invoicing ad-hoc work
– Pitching & selling products and services to existing clients
– Completing regular client performance reviews
– Contracting & invoicing
– Represent the client at industry networking events

CRM Mgmt, B2B Comms, Reporting

– Managing and updating the CRM system (Hubspot)
– Track key metrics and provide clear reporting on client campaigns
– LinkedIn and client MailChimp channel management

Skills / Experience

– Facebook & Instagram
– Hubspot
– LinkedIn
– Mailchimp
– Account Management (2 years’)
– Digital Agency (1 year)

If you match the selection criteria and are interested in finding out more about the position, please forward your updated CV to hello@socialmeteor.com.au

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3X F/T ROLES @ JW: PRODUCER/AGENT . CO-PRODUCER . PA (FULL-TIME), THE JACKY WINTER GROUP, MELBOURNE

Established in 2007, The Jacky Winter Group is a creative production and representation studio with offices in Melbourne, New York, and London.

Representing over a hundred commercial artists working across a diverse range of specialised branches and partnerships, we solicit and produce thousands of creative briefs a year ranging from illustration and activations, to animation and special projects, catering primarily to advertising agencies, publishers, and design studios.**

Following a restructure of our core operations including the upcoming relaunch of our Animation offering Flutter and our Choreus community site, we are filling three separate vacancies in our Melbourne HQ to support this new period of growth:

1) Producer/Agent
2) Co-Producer
3) Personal Assistant to the Director

These positions will see you as a vital member of our team working from our Collingwood office and gallery, as well as remotely.

These are full-time positions working Monday through Friday from 10–6pm with overtime as reasonably required. Hours and working locations can be flexible, however we are only accepting applications from Melbourne-based applicants at the moment.

For more details and to apply visit http://jwg.is/hiring_in_aus

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MIDWEIGHT CREATIVE (FULL-TIME), THE GEMBA GROUP, SYDNEY & MELBOURNE

Love sport and entertainment? Love great ideas even more? Come play on our team.

Mid-Weight Creative wanted to deliver brilliant ideas and quality craft in the sport and entertainment sponsorship biz.

Who are we?  

The Gemba Communications team connect brands with fans through the power of shared passion. We’re blessed to work with some of the world’s biggest brands on some of Australia’s biggest sponsorship properties, including Toyota, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s across footy, cricket, motorsports, music and much more. If that’s not enough to pique your interest, we’re also rapidly growing, winning new business and lots of diverse work.

The role 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate creative thinker to make work that consumers want to engage with. We’re collaborating with big talent and amazing properties in elite sport and entertainment.  You’ll have the chance to make a real impact on our business and develop deep expertise in sponsorship marketing. We’re looking for smart ideas that engage and inspire, always striving for results.

Working with our dynamic creative team, you’ll get a crack at almost every brief, large and small. It’s hands on and always different, with a diversity of clients and workstreams that only comes with sponsorship marketing.

So, who are you? 

Interested? You’ll need 3+ years’ creative experience in communications, advertising or sponsorship marketing. You’ll be a creative problem solver, with keen curiosity and a passion to grow with our business. You should be just at home developing ideas for content, as you are creating experiential activations or generating digital campaigns. You’ll have the ability and motivation to work alone as well as part of a team, developing your creative and ideas with the skills to quickly adapt to feedback and fast paced project deliveries.

You should have a folio of insightful ideas and a good mixture of media including video content, digital and social, as well as some personal projects that showcase your individuality.

So, let’s be clear: we need a creative that’s passionate about great ideas and driven by quality craft. You need to be confident to package up quality ideas, sell them internally and externally, then execute them in style. All this with the help of our dedicated creative and production team.

The non-negotiables: 

• Prolific idea generator, technology and social media savvy
• Agency experience in campaign development and execution
• Adaptable creative skills; social, digital, video content and traditional media. Experiential expertise a big bonus.
• Well developed craft skills – an efficient, clear visual and verbal communicator
• Passionate about sport, entertainment and culture, because it’s all we do, day-in, day-out!

With clients large and small, offices in Melbourne, Sydney and London, and in a business spanning a multitude of sports and entertainment properties, there’s no shortage of variety.

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviors.

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision statement, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

Written applications including a CV, cover letter and links to your portfolio should be addressed to Elaine, People & Culture Manager careers@thegembagroup.com

Applications close COB Friday 28 January 2022

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider a job share for this role.

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks! 
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EMAIL MARKETING LEAD (FULL-TIME), HEART FOUNDATION, ALL CAPITAL CITIES WELCOME TO APPLY

– Play a part in fighting the biggest killer of Australians – heart disease.
– Supportive, flexible and values-driven environment
– Permanent, full-time opportunity
– Applicants from all capital cities within Australia are welcome to apply

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Email Marketing Lead to join our Digital Marketing team and take the lead over the Heart Foundation’s email and 1:1 marketing capability.

Responsibilities

Reporting to our Digital Manager, your new role will see you collaborating with all areas of the organisation to achieve the below key accountabilities.

– Develop and implement acquisition and retention marketing strategies across direct and targeted marketing channels to achieve revenue raising, brand and health targets: including email and SMS.
– Ensure data within Salesforce Marketing Cloud and integrated technologies is accurate, fit for purpose and continually improved.
– Work in collaboration with internal stakeholders to develop customer lifecycle pathways, on-boarding and user journeys to achieve acquisition and retention targets.
– Provide expert strategic and tactical advice and support regarding marketing automations and lifecycle journey design
– In conjunction with our campaigns team, analyse the effect of our email communications and implement strategies for improvement and growth.
– Perform post-campaign analysis to evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of campaigns and lifecycle journeys.
– Manage the Email campaign calendar and coordinate resources and traffic.
– Lead an analytical approach to a “test, measure and learn” methodology to progressively improve campaign performance against targets.
– Manage and motivate the Email team and provide coaching, regular feedback and opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development.

About us

The Heart Foundation is Australia’s leading heart health charity, committed to helping Australians lead healthier lifestyles and encouraging those most at risk to take better care of their heart health. Our Connecting Hearts Strategy (2021 – 23) is focused on our life saving work in Research, Support & Care and Risk Reduction, to reduce heart disease and improve quality of life of all people in Australia.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have relevant tertiary qualifications in marketing or business or demonstrated experience in a senior email and lifecycle marketing role.

The key skills, knowledge and experience required for this role include:

– Demonstrated experience with a large-scale email service provider (SFMC, Eloqua, Marketo, HubSpot).
– Demonstrated analytical skills with experience working with complex data sets for targeting, insights development, segmentation, journey design and testing.
– Demonstrated project management and evaluation skills with a track record of delivering outcomes on time and budget.
– The ability to negotiate and manage agreements with external suppliers and service providers.
– The ability to work in a collaborative and consultative style with internal stakeholders.
– Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to facilitate meetings with key stakeholders.
– Demonstrated experience developing and managing a high performing team.

Benefits

Our staff believe in our purpose, they are proud to work at the Heart Foundation and have the opportunity to make a difference every day through challenging and meaningful work. We promote active living and support our employees to lead a healthy work life balance.

– Generous Salary Packaging
– A positive and supportive culture
– Additional day of leave at Christmas
– Programs and initiatives that focus on your wellbeing at work

To apply

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter addressing the essential requirements. Please refer to the position description available on our website for further information about the role.

Candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and other diverse groups.

Applications close: 11.59 pm on 30 January 2022

Interested? Apply online here…

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DIGITAL MARKETING BDM (FULL-TIME), STUDIO22, LEEDERVILLE, WA

Are you…

Feeling unappreciated in your current role?

Disheartened by the constant burnout?

Looking for a great team to grow your skills with?

Yes? Well, you’re in luck, because we are looking for a passionate person to join our growing team.

This is a unique opportunity to work and grow with an innovative and dedicated Agency for a range of clients and industries.
About Studio22

Studio22 is a creative Perth Marketing and Advertising agency that specialises in building brands and cultivating an online presence for small and medium-sized Perth businesses.

Our dedicated team is imaginative, skilled, innovative, quick to jump into action, and fully focused on our client’s success by delivering on the promises we make. We’re driven to see every business succeed!

What you’ll be doing

Responsible for developing new business for a growing Advertising and Digital Marketing Agency. You will be expected to develop your own lead generation alongside leads provided to you.

What we are looking for

– Extensive B2B sales experience and new business development using a range of strategies
– A well-crafted sales process/methodology & proven track record of success
– Outstanding communication, influencing, and negotiation skills
– CRM experience
– Digital marketing knowledge and experience is a bonus, but not essential – we provide training.
– A passion for learning and enhancing your existing skills.
– Speed and able to hit deadlines that you set for yourself.
– Great client-facing skills.

Requirements

– 2+ years of sales and business development experience.
– valid Australian Driver’s License and your own car.
– Previous experience within digital marketing.
– Exceptional phone communication skills with a natural ability to build rapport with clients/referral partners.
– Strong Business lending and business development experience.
– Ability to build a strong network & Generate your own leads
– Strong influencing and negotiation skills.

What’s important to us?

At Sudio22 we aren’t like every other agency we want the best people who are interested in helping us grow the company to be one of Australia’s premier agencies Bring your passion for discovery and fun

– Accountability is key
– Good attitude and someone that’s not afraid to put the work in for our team and clients
– Build a good culture, we are a small agency growing quickly with big ambitions so we want someone to contribute to Studio22 culture and development.

We will invest in you as a person, and we want you to succeed and be excited to come to work each day. We remunerate based on attitude, performance, and continuous value-adding.

To apply for this position please include:

– Cover Letter addressing the above criteria
– Resume and references

Remember, your cover letter is your chance to shine! We want to hear about your experience in the industry but we also want to hear about your life experiences.

Seek Link: https://www.seek.com.au/job/55466887

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HEAD OF STRATEGY & GROWTH (FULL-TIME), STUDIO22, LEEDERVILLE, WA

This is a unique role that blends both business development and client strategy.

Business Development

What you’ll be doing

Responsible for developing new business for a growing Advertising and Digital Marketing Agency. You will be expected to develop your own lead generation alongside leads provided to you.

What we are looking for

· Extensive B2B sales experience and new business development using a range of strategies

· A well-crafted sales process/methodology & proven track record of success

· Outstanding communication, influencing, and negotiation skills

· CRM experience

· Digital marketing knowledge and experience is a bonus, but not essential – we provide training.

· A passion for learning and enhancing your existing skills.

· Speed and able to hit deadlines that you set for yourself.

· Great client-facing skills.

Requirements

• 3+ years of sales and business development experience.

• Valid Australian Driver’s License and your own car.

• Previous experience within digital marketing.

• Exceptional phone communication skills with a natural ability to build rapport with clients/referral partners.

• Strong Business lending and business development experience.

• Ability to build a strong network

• Strong influencing and negotiation skills.

Client Strategy

· Develop digital marketing strategies that are perfectly aligned with client’s goals

· Create digital marketing proposals that outlines client goals

· Present digital marketing proposals to prospective clients

· Brief digital marketing team on client strategy and goals

· Ensure a smooth transition once the client is onboard to the digital marketing team

· Continue developing relationships with clients

· Always looking for opportunities to upsell and find new strategies for clients

What’s important to us?

At Sudio22 we aren’t like every other agency we want the best people who are interested in helping us grow the company to be one of Australia’s premier agencies Bring your passion for discovery and fun

– Accountability is key
– Good attitude and someone that’s not afraid to put the work in for our team and clients
– Build a good culture, we are a small agency growing quickly with big ambitions so we want someone to contribute to Studio22 culture and development.

We will invest in you as a person, and we want you to succeed and be excited to come to work each day. We remunerate based on attitude, performance, and continuous value-adding.

To apply for this position please include:

– Cover Letter addressing the above criteria
– Resume and references

Seek Link: https://www.seek.com.au/job/55498034

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THRIVE PR LAUNCHES WORKING HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE & PILOTS PR JOB OF THE FUTURE (FULL-TIME) – AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Has working through a pandemic given you the ick and left you searching for your next career match?

If you’re seeking a no-strings-attached senior PR role that offers fame, fortune, fun and adventure, then Thrive PR is the one you’re looking for.

In a post-covid world, Australasia’s leading communications agency has created two unique roles which pilot a new way of working. A Trans-Tasman experience where successful candidates will split their time across three or more of our office locations – think Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth – and elevate their professional experience working with global brands and brilliant talent across multiple markets (all while exploring incredible Australia and all it has to offer).

Shape your own career path, whether that looks like 6 months, a year or two years across the ditch, with full support while you get settled and a streamlined pathway back to Aotearoa.

This experience is limited by nothing, with 2022 signalling a new era of working with no bounds or borders. Apply now. Tell us about you and send us your CV.

fly@thrivepr.com.au

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OFFICE MANAGER/FRONT DESK (FULL-TIME), SCOUNDREL, CHIPPENDALE

Scoundrel is looking for an entry-level Office Manager/Front Desk person to join our busy team. Attributes desirable for this position are strong organisational skills, an excellent phone manner and enthusiasm and ability to work in a team environment.

*Applicants please note this is not a production role.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– General office management and maintenance.
– Front of house/reception duties.
– Answering phones and triaging business calls.
– Monitoring financial transactions and reconciling of office expenses and office-related invoices.
– Managing the Scoundrel company calendar and assisting Executive Producers with their calendars.
– Monitoring, archival and sharing of all Scoundrel media assets.
– Office filing, archiving, and storage management.
– Assisting all producers and directors with general tasks as required.

Interested applicants, please send your current resume and cover letter to contact@scoundrel.co

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TOP TECHNICIANS MANAGEMENT BOOKING AGENT (CONTRACT), WILLOUGHBY

Top Technicians Management Group offer a diary and booking service for film and television crew who work in the feature films, drama productions, TVCs and online content primarily servicing NSW, Australia and New Zealand. We are a small and friendly team of booking agents who work collaboratively with production companies and advertising agencies to support our crew to secure freelance work.

We are currently looking for a dynamic new booking agent to join our team on a full-time basis.

Essential Skills/Experience

– Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
– Strong attention to detail while managing multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced working environment
– Initiative and well-developed problem solving skills
– Customer service focus, with the ability to foster strong working relationships with both our clients and external stakeholders.

Desirable Skills/Experience

– Knowledge of the film and television production industry
– Prior experience an executive assistant, crew member or agent

Key tasks & responsibilities

The primary focus of this role is the administration and management of bookings for our roster of freelancers and production crew as new jobs are pitched, quoted and awarded. This will necessitate the development of strong working relationships with the crew we support. You will also be required to build relationships with external production companies and advertising agencies, while always ensuring outcomes which are in the best interest of our crew.

If this position interests you, please send your CV and Cover Letter (outlining relevant skills and experience) to: toptechsjobs@gmail.com

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DESIGN DIRECTOR (FULL-TIME), NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA

Are you a Design Director capable of high-quality execution and have a deep understanding of branding?

This agency is a brand and creative studio that believes in the potency of positive brand chemistry. With strategic thinking and a commitment to meaningful design, they have managed to build an international reputation for crafting high-quality, effective brand solutions for clients big and small.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone to step-up into a Design Director / Senior Branding Designer position role.

We have partnered with this excellent studio to assist in finding a Design Director / Senior Brand Designer. You will bring a deep understanding of Brand and design along with relevant experience to lean upon. As a Designer Director, you are responsible for the conception and execution of high-quality, creative. You are innovative and collaborative. You know how to be a gatekeeper of the Creative Director’s vision and be expected to know how to design, adapt, rationalize, defend and approve work on brand standards. You will work closely and collaboratively with the Creative Director, Strategists, Copywriters and Project Managers to develop innovative, creative work for the client. You should be confident in your craft skills, meticulous in the details, and eager to learn new tools and techniques.

As their new Design Director, you will be responsible for:

– Lead projects from start to finish that satisfy a creative brief
– Collaborate and or manage multidisciplinary teams including project leads, writers, strategists, designers, and digital marketing specialists
– Convey creative ideas and build strong relationships with the creative team and clients
– Develop graphic content, illustrations, and infographics
– Develop new brand identities and campaigns based on strategy with thoughtful storytelling
– Offer and receive direct client feedback to improve the work
– Review work, troubleshoot, and provide feedback to other team members
– Generate original concepts with rationale
– Possess the ability and willingness to quickly adapt to new technologies and tools
– Interpret and implement the design using existing brand guidelines across a variety of categories
– Exercise a continuous learning approach to keep skills and industry knowledge fresh and current
– Apply knowledge of current digital and social trends
– Understand digital and social trends and performance, and use data and best practices to inform the work
– Create cohesive multi-channel digital content that aligns with larger brand stories
– Work remotely and be available to meet and collaborate in person and/or via web

Experience required:

– 4-year degree or certification in design or related field of study, and/or 5+ years of experience as a director-level graphic designer in branding and marketing communications preferred
– Experience developing new brand identities or an adjacent discipline(s) applying branding strategically across multiple channels
– Proven experience working for creative agencies
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Strong organizational skills, impeccable attention to detail, and personal accountability for the quality and timeliness of work
– High proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat)
– High proficiency in Keynote for client presentations
– Familiarity with a breadth of creative and production management tools for file builds and asset management: Google, Slack, Dropbox, etc

In return, this position allows you to work with an excellent international branding agency, which is constantly growing and work with a great list of clients. This is a unique opportunity for professional growth, where you can see your impact immediately felt throughout the business.

If this is the role you have been waiting for – we would love to hear from you.

Send your CV and work to James Hunter at The Creative Store, email James@thecreativestore.com.au, or call The Creative Store on (02) 8278 7514 for more details.

Visit The Creative Store website www.thecreativestore.com.au to view all our jobs online.

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SENIOR BUSINESS MANAGER – SYDNEY & MELBOURNE (FULL-TIME), THE MONKEYS

The Monkeys make provocative ideas that live within advertising, entertainment and technology. As part of Accenture Interactive we aim to bridge the gap between brand promise and customer experience.

We have two opportunities for a Senior Business Manager (SAM) who values creative opportunity and strategic thinking to join our Sydney and Melbourne teams on a full time basis. These are two separate roles.

You’ll be part of a supportive team who bring energy and creativity to every brief, no matter the size. You will be across the day to day running of your account and deliver integrated solutions for our clients.

Here’s a bit about the role:

– Be accountable to ensure every project runs on time and be across the detail.
– Manage, mentor and develop junior members of the team.
– Build client relationships and learn from those around you.
– Become an internal brand champion for all your accounts.
– Become essential within the agency, updating the team on progress and owning your projects.
– Play an active role in delivering The Monkeys’ experience to clients, ensuring all briefs are followed while still pushing for creative solutions.
– Record all job requirements accurately and further develop your commercial ability.

About you:

– Provocative thinking comes naturally to you.
– You must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a creative agency.
– You develop relationships quickly and genuinely enjoy partnering with clients.
– Excellent attention to detail – you check everything, then check it again.
– Ability to manage multiple workflows. You know where everything is and what everyone is doing at all times.
– Your sense of calm is infectious.

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

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BUSINESS (ACCOUNT) MANAGER (FULL-TIME), THE MONKEYS, SYDNEY

The Monkeys make provocative ideas that live within advertising, entertainment and technology. As part of Accenture Interactive we aim to bridge the gap between brand promise and customer experience. We have an opportunity for a Business Manager (AM) who values creative opportunity and strategic thinking to join our Sydney team.

You’ll be part of a supportive team who bring energy and creativity to every brief, no matter the size. You will be across the day to day running of your account and deliver integrated solutions for our clients.

Here’s a bit about the role:

– Be accountable to ensure every project runs on time and be across the detail
– Build client relationships and learn from those around you
– Become essential within the agency, updating the team on progress and owning your jobs
– Play a key role in delivering The Monkeys experience to clients, ensuring all briefs are followed while still pushing for creative solutions
– Record all job requirements and develop your commercial ability

About you:

– Provocative thinking comes naturally to you
– You must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a creative agency
– You can develop relationships quickly and genuinely enjoy partnering with clients
– Excellent attention to detail – you check everything, then check it again
– Ability to manage workflows; you know where everything is and what everyone is doing
– Your sense of calm is infectious

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

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DESIGN DIRECTOR (FULL-TIME), NEW ZEALAND

Are you a senior digital design purist and enthusiast? Do you enjoy leading team processes and bringing websites and digital experiences alive to connect, engage, and delight users everywhere?

This is the once in a lifetime opportunity to take your Digital Design skills into one of NZ’s high-growth, fully funded Crypto-Gaming start-ups.

On behalf of our client – a tech start-up on the quick incline in the gaming and cryptocurrency world – we’re looking for a senior Digital Design Director. The ideal candidate will help lead the studio’s digital art direction, construct beautiful interfaces, and create seamless interactive designs throughout the brand.

You’ll be someone who’s just returned from overseas with a stunning portfolio of international work, or someone who’s already done the hard yards with global experience under their belt. Already a whiz on the tools, you’ll lead the whole team with your flair and creative wizardry, and mentor and manage other designers with confidence and autonomy!

Day-to-day you’ll be collaborating with the Chief Design Officer to set a seamless design strategy, creating and delivering content that elevates the brand in a competitive marketplace, and most importantly connecting and engaging unique audiences through one amazing platform and product. This role plays a critical part in the audience and customer experience.

The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for gaming, and a fascination for cryptocurrencies, and NFTs (non-fungible tokens)! You will be someone who is dedicated to the craft, and is always willing to go the extra mile.

Is this you? APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown

We are looking for a senior Design Director with:

– 10+ years’ of design and brand experience in an agency or client-side
– Experience leading design teams & team processes

You’ll have…

– Strong conceptual design thinking
– Ability to take the creative lead on website builds and 3D art production pipelines
– Strong understanding of UI Design principles, and sound knowledge of UX best practices
– Experience liaising with many teams – including the internal design team, Digital Producer, external artists, and technical team
– Confidence managing your own work pipeline to deliver different projects simultaneously
– Experience in mentoring, leading, and nurturing a creative team

Are you someone who is…

– A design leader and motivator?
– Strong communicator, enjoys design debate?
– Design smart with a focus on excellence?
– Excited to be involved in a venture heavy in decentralisation and the metaverse?
– Passionate about gaming, crypto and/or NFTs?

The reward:

– Very generous salary of $150,000 – $160,000 per annum + Kiwi Saver
– Flexible schedule – WFH when it suits you!
– Be part of a growing start-up that’s well-funded
– Exciting international projects

Mandatory requirements:

– Relevant tertiary design qualification
– Must have the full right to work in NZ and currently reside here

Apply today:

Ready to dive straight in? Hit the apply button or email your application directly to Nicole at nicole@thepond.co.nz with a brief summary of why you may be interested.

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SENIOR DESIGNER (FULL-TIME), OLIVER AGENCY, SYDNEY

One of the fastest-growing global creative services agencies is looking for a highly conceptual Designer to deliver world-class work. You need to have your finger on the pulse, be in touch with the latest technology, and be extremely hands-on.

Your experience must cover taking design projects from brief through to completion. Applying brand guidelines, typography, and photography to create effective integrated campaigns. Along with strong visual design skills, we need strong user interface capabilities and a love for the detail of digital interaction. Your folio/website will demonstrate these skills.

You must be flexible, thrive on change, and enjoy a fast-paced working environment. Love being part of a collaborative environment where you can share ideas and learn from the Creative Director as well as the ability to work under your own initiative. We want you to contribute to the continuous improvements of the agency’s design practices and processes.

This position offers room to grow and further advance your career with inspirational mentors. If this sounds like you, we want to talk to you.

Interested? Apply online here…

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR – BRANDING (FULL-TIME), AUSTRALIA / NZ

Are you looking for the chance to step up in your career and take the next step into leadership?

This is a well-established midsized branding agency, looking for a skilled Senior Designer ready for more responsibility.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone to step-up into a Creative Director role – perfect if you have done your time as a Senior Designer/ Creative and ready for the next level.

This is a well-established creative agency that is at the perfect size – big enough for great structures and processes, but small enough that you can have a really big impact.

This exciting agency creates on-point branding and collateral for a range of clients. You will lead ideation and development of all creative outputs for this agency, also leading a small team of creatives. Working closely with their clients and managing briefs you will have a lot to bring to the table. A strong understanding of Branding and being able to work to deadlines are a must. You will be tasked with driving the core creative ideology of the company and imbedding that ideology into the process and ensuring it is adhered to within the group. This is a very exciting role in a group at a time of expansion.

As their new Creative Director, you will be responsible for:

– Lead ideation and development of all creative outputs for the agency
– Ownership and representation of the creative outputs to clients
– Prepare briefs and brief key internal and external suppliers to achieve the agreed creative vision
– Provide feedback and direction to relevant resources to ensure the achievement of the creative vision
– Drive the core creative ideology of the company
– Embed that ideology into the process and ensure it is adhered to
– Improve client relationships
– Undertake regular conversations with leadership to maintain external relevance and competitiveness
– Superior knowledge of brand and marketing concepts
– Understanding of business concepts
– An existing network of qualified relationships with suppliers and clients

Experience required:

– 7+ years demonstrable experience developing design, creative or in a similar role
– 3+ years demonstrable experience managing a creative team to achieve creative outcomes

In return, this position allows you to work with an excellent small to medium branding agency, who are constantly growing and working with a great list of clients. This is a unique opportunity for professional growth, where you can see your impact immediately felt throughout the business.

If this is the role you have been waiting for – we would love to hear from you.

Send your CV and work to James Hunter at The Creative Store, email James@thecreativestore.com.au, or call The Creative Store on (02) 8278 7514 for more details.

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PRODUCTION MANAGER – MOTION AND PRINT (FULL-TIME), TOWN SQUARE, PRAHRAN

Town Square is a privately-owned advertising and communications agency managing a national client base with over 37 team members. We have a broad range of clients in categories including, travel and tourism, property, power tools, mining equipment, charity and government. We offer a typical span of marketing communication services.

We need a production manager to join our team and help make sure our day to day client needs are running smoothly. Someone who enjoys being exposed to all aspects production from start to finish including but not limited to print, collateral, radio, TV, digital content, and interior fit-out. Life in our agency is varied and challenging so we need someone highly organised and who thrives under pressure. Across the agency, team work really does make the dream work so you must be a team player.

Role

You will work closely with members of our production team – including our Head of Production, Head of Studio and 2 production assistants. In the first instance, the responsibilities for this new team member will be the day-to-day management of a range of tasks – from quoting through to checking artwork, organising our ongoing content shoots, and the standard agency work such as VOs, CAD and asset management.

We need a candidate with an enthusiasm for making things happen, an ability to take initiative, a talent for organisation and structure. The right candidate will see in this role the opportunity to take meaningful responsibility for helping deliver all the production in the agency and help the team run smoothly. There is plenty of room for growth for the right person – they will come in at 2IC in the department. We are looking for a confident candidate who has presence and strong interpersonal skills.
Responsibilities

Shoots and assets:

– Booking resources for shoots (still and motion).
– Working with creative department to find suitable suppliers.
– Management of external suppliers (production companies) and any freelancers.
– Overseeing pre-prods and attending shoots as necessary.
– Filing of all assets for future use.

Print production:

– Receiving production briefs from A/S and sending out RFQ to suppliers.
– Ensuring artwork has been circulated and signed off by all departments.
– Ensuring correct format specifications are sent to studio for despatch.
– Creating PO’s, despatch artwork together with PO’s to suppliers.
– Ensuring printer proofs have been circulated and approved.

Digital Video/Broadcast:

– Familiar with CAD requirements: reformatting scripts, drafting FACTs letters, uploading approved material to stations. Ensuring masters are saved.
– Reviewing, circulating, despatching MI’s.
– Ensuring correct format specifications are sent to editors for despatch
– Vimeo update and despatch

Reporting Line

This role will report to the Head of Production.

Interested? Apply online here…

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ACCOUNT MANAGER (CLIMB THE LADDER / $80K) (FULL-TIME), AUCKLAND

Are you a driven individual, passionate people-person and client collaborator? Are you an Account Executive performing at a high level and looking to step up to an Account Manager role?

Join one of New Zealand’s fastest growing advertising creative agencies, take charge of established key accounts, and OWN it, your way.

On behalf of our client, we’re looking for an entrepreneurial AM to take ownership within a fast-growing independent creative agency and crank the dial up. If you’re an individual with great work autonomy and a hunger to grow and excel, this is the role where your hard work will reap the accolades.

The ideal candidate needs to be passionate, have the confidence and flair to lead relationships with clients both global and local, and appreciate the fast-paced nature of working in a full-service creative agency. The accounts you’ll work on are FMCG brands that are well recognized in NZ, and you’ll play a pivotal role in taking their brand presence on their campaigns to the next level. You will learn from the best in the game and work closely with some of the industry’s best Account Directors and be set up for success.

The ideal person will have established his or her own personal brand with a solid career to match. They will not be a stranger to consistently high service levels, conscientious business practices, energy, style, and flair – all wrapped up in a ‘winning’ attitude.

Looking to grow your personal brand and future earnings? If so, this agency is the place to do YOU!

Individuals, APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown

We are looking for an accomplished gun with:

– Proven 3+ years’ working in creative, advertising, or marketing agency
– Experience forging strong relationships with clients

Proven results and experience in:

– Running client briefing sessions and processing them into briefs
– Preparing project schedules, time estimates and budgets, and working to deadlines
– Ownership of client projects and growth of key accounts
– Researching client’s products, services, competitors, and target markets
– Strategic input & research into key existing accounts
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Highly organised, time-savvy, with an ability to multi-task
– Experience in advertising, retail, digital and/or social campaigns desirable

Are you someone who is…

– A go-getter and proactive?
– Keen to grow fast and an autonomous worker?
– Sociable, outgoing, and always willing to lend a helping hand?

The reward

– Salary $75,000 – $80,000 per annum + Kiwi Saver
– Mentorship opportunities from top Account Directors/Managers, and Founder

Mandatory requirements

– Have full rights to work in New Zealand and currently reside here

Apply today

If you’re ready to climb the ladder, call Nicole on 022 044 2042 or Leighton on 021 702 573 for a confidential chat to discuss this opportunity today!

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CREATIVE TEAM (INTERMEDIATE) $80K (FULL-TIME), AUCKLAND

Are you a creative team buzzing with creativity, passion, and smarts, who loves all aspects of bringing ideas to life? Are you ready to step out of the big agency world to cut your own path? Do you appreciate the past and see far into the future with new ideas that make consumers laugh, think long and hard or maybe get a bit pissed off? If so, this is an opportunity to jump into this great agency, listen, learn, debate, and create work that stops consumers in their tracks.

If so, this role may be for you two.

Our client, a growing Auckland integrated agency, is now looking for a midweight creative team (a copywriter and an art director) to join their successful studio. This newly created role works closely across a range of clients and encompasses all the skills and expertise of advertising, content, ideation, brand, design, online, copywriting, typography, and much much more.

The successful team will take charge of the creative studio from the bottom up, create work that turns heads, gets thrown out, ripped apart, but at the same time creates the odd nugget that gets through to the back of the net and maybe if kicked hard enough wins the odd award. We are talking ideas that shock, inspire, or simply communicate with clarity that will be produced weekly for great clients wanting great results.

This is an opportunity to grow into a senior-level team within 2-3 years and own the projects within the agency and studio structure while reporting to a CD on all ideation and production.

Apply this side of Christmas, start mid-January. New Year – New role – New clients!

The breakdown

We are looking for a creative team with:

– Min 3 years agency work experience
– A selection of ideas within a strong portfolio

As a pair, you’ll have…

– Strong conceptual thinking
– Ability to take the creative direction on new projects
– Nature talent for craft, design, type, and art direction
– Strong talent for words, scripts, sound, and tone of voice
– Experience managing external partners – including Photographers, Illustrators
– Confidence managing your own work pipeline to deliver different projects simultaneously
– Expertise in social & all forms of digital media
– An appetite for creating challenging and progressive work

Are you both…

– Creative, curious, passionate
– Strong communicator, enjoys debate
– Aware, interested, and smart with a focus on communications excellence
– Interested in artistic, social, and cultural trends

The reward

– Salary $80,000 per annum + KiwiSaver
– Supportive team & growth
– Varied project briefs covering a range of industries

Mandatory requirements

– Due to current border restrictions, we are only able to accept applications from people entitled to work in, and currently residing in New Zealand.

In summary

This is a pivotal career opportunity within an award-winning Auckland integrated agency. This role offers the opportunity to grow your career up by working on quality clients, and diverse projects, in new disciplines, producing award-winning work.

Apply now, Interview before Christmas, Start in January.

Apply today

If this role appeals, apply today or e-mail leighton@thepond.co.nz with a brief summary of why you may be interested.

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